High School Special Education Teacher & Student Support Services Coordinator
- Job posted by Brooklyn Prospect Charter School
Details: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience
3002 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn Prospect Charter School is seeking dynamic and engaging High School Special Education Teacher/Student Support Service Coordinator to join our team!
Brooklyn Prospect Charter School is a K-12 college preparatory community where excellent teachers prepare a diverse student body to have a positive impact on society and a lifelong passion for learning.
Our Core Values:
- Curiosity: Develop sound judgment and intellect by asking questions confidently and thinking critically
- Respect: Value others by taking a local and global perspective and appreciating differences
- Persistence: Grow and learn by solving problems with determination, creativity and tenacity
- Passion: Succeed by approaching challenges with excitement, enthusiasm and self assurance
As part of the Brooklyn Prospect Team, you will enjoy a full time position in a supportive and collaborative environment. We are a growing organization and opportunities for development and success are readily available.
Check out our most recent updates: BPCS News
As a Special Education Teacher, you will work primarily within the Integrated Co-Teaching model (ICT), collaborating with subject area teachers to plan and execute unit plans, lessons, and assessments that reach the wide range of learners in our community. You will serve on a team of other learning specialists who will track progress and create strategic plans and interventions to help students with disabilities reach their individual learning goals. This is an ideal position for someone with a commitment to Special Education, a tenacious spirit, flexible thinking in terms of supporting student needs, and the belief that all students are capable of high achievement.
As a Special Education Teacher you will:
- Co-teach 2 sections of academic courses
- Write and update Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
- Serve as a case manager and advocate for a group of students with disabilities
- Be immersed in an extraordinary learning community
- Be offered many opportunities to grow professionally
- Play a vital role in school governance and curriculum development
As a Student Support Coordinator you will:
- Managing the IEP and 504 Process for all eligible high school students, including annual reviews
- Supporting operations on the management of testing accommodations for students with IEPs and 504 Plan on all standardized tests and mock exams
- Supporting DP Coordinator and College Counselor on submission of documents for College Board and IB exam accommodations
- Working closely with families and students to navigate the IEP and 504 process
- Providing professional development to teachers on IEP writing and goal setting
- Work with SSS Department Head to develop targeted professional development and coaching for co-teaching teams to best support our struggling learners
- Supporting BPCS administration on upholding all policies and City/State compliance issues related to special education
In addition to your teaching responsibilities, as a Special Education Teacher, you will also work to develop students’ non-academic skills and interests as a year long Advisor of 12-15 students.
*The critical features of this job are described above but not all encompassing.
As part of the Brooklyn Prospect Team, you will enjoy a full-time position with a competitive salary, full medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401(k) with employer match, and working in a supportive and collaborative environment.
We are a growing organization and opportunities for development and success are readily available. Check out our most recent updates at BPCS News.
Education and Training:
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master’s is preferable)
- New York State Teaching Certification in Special Education
- Content knowledge and training to teach within at least one high school content area (English, Science, Math, Social Studies)
- Strong understanding of how to interpret, write and action upon IEPs
- Experience working with diverse populations, including those with special needs
- Strong sense of accountability and ownership
- Strong collaboration and communication skills
- Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
- Salary is competitive with the NYC Department of Education (DOE)
- Full time position in collaborative environment
- Pre-tax commuter benefits
- Full medical, dental and vision benefits, plus 401(k) with employer match
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Join Our Team:
Interested candidates must apply online here and include a resume and cover letter, including how you learned about the position, and the position for which you are applying.
Applications will be reviewed as received. Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only notify those who meet our selection criteria.
Brooklyn Prospect is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds.