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High School Special Education Teachers and Learning Specialists, All Subjects 2019-2020

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The Opportunity Charter School | New York, NY
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The Opportunity Charter School


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Salary

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Belief in Every Student's Promise

Opportunity Charter School (OCS) teachers are trained in cutting-edge, research-based methodology of evaluating students’ academic strengths and challenges. To maximize each child’s personal development, an individualized education plan is created that is tailored to his or her unique needs. Students receive differentiated instruction in every curricular area with the goal of expanding their higher cognitive thinking.

Performance-Driven and Results-Oriented

Our curriculum will prepare students to take the Regents exams and transition to college or a meaningful career. Our goal is for every student to graduate having achieved a clearly demonstrated academic and social foundation, as well as a deep understanding of their own strengths and challenges. Our teachers are responsible for implementing OCS’s Common Core curriculum, and assessing students in order to appropriately meet their academic needs. We seek educators who are dedicated to improving their instructional practices by working critically and collaboratively with their colleagues.

Responsibilities

  • Teach or co-teach 10 periods or a designated subject every week;
  • Assist general education teachers to differentiate instruction;
  • Work with teachers on fine-tuning IEP writing;
  • Provide IEPs and supporting documentation in a timely manner;
  • Work in the classroom with students who need instructional support;
  • Work with suspended students during alternate instruction;
  • Provide small group or one-on-one instruction;
  • Conduct professional development sessions during grade, content, or staff meetings;
  • Attend Annual and Triennial IEP meetings;
  • Communicate on a regular basis with parents and guardians.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred;
  • NY State certification in Special Education required;
  • Content specialist with a proven track record of successfully teaching students with disabilities.

Belief in Every Student's Promise

Opportunity Charter School (OCS) teachers are trained in cutting-edge, research-based methodology of evaluating students’ academic strengths and challenges. To maximize each child’s personal…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Opportunity Charter offers a full benefits program, as well as membership in Teachers’ Retirement System.

Opportunity Charter offers a full benefits program, as well as membership in Teachers’ Retirement System.

How To Apply

Please email your résumé to recruiting@ocsny.org and indicate the position for which you are applying. Please indicate that you found this job on Idealist.

Please email your résumé to recruiting@ocsny.org and indicate the position for which you are applying. Please indicate that you found this job on Idealist.

Location

240 West 113th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10026
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