As one of the highest performing charter networks in New York City, Classical Charter Schools is having a meaningful impact on education in the South Bronx. Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning network, Classical Charter Schools outperforms 85% of New York charters by providing a transformative education through a curriculum that includes art, music, Latin, debate and character education.
All our teachers share the undying belief that maximizing student achievement is their primary goal. Special Education Teachers must be thoughtful educators who relentlessly seeks to improve the content and overall quality of education that Classical Charter Schools provides. Our special education teachers have a razor-sharp focus on the school’s mission and the drive to lead all scholars to gap-closing academic gains.
Under the supervision of the Director of Special Services, the Special Education Teacher will:
Create and revise lesson plans in order to provide daily small group instruction tightly aligned to IEP goals and the general education curriculum.
Assist in the development of standards-driven IEPs, keep organized case files on each scholar with an IEP or 504, ensure all services are in compliance with mandates, attend IEP meetings, and collect multiple sources of data on scholar progress to goals and standards.
Coordinate and monitor related services for scholars with IEPs.
Provide teachers and staff with academic differentiation strategies and interventions for struggling scholars.
Receive regular and ongoing feedback and support from administration and instructional leaders.
Serve on the school-based Scholar Support Team (attend weekly meetings, manage incoming teacher referrals, monitor recommended plans, and help determine scholars who are in need of an evaluation for special education services.)
Collaborate with the school’s leadership team and other committees to support all scholars in achieving high standards.
Assist in providing accommodations for English Language Learners and scholars with IEPs or 504s
NYS Teaching Certification for Students with Disabilities.
Alignment to Classical Charter School’s mission and approach.
Excellent work ethic and organizational skills.
Track record of elevating student achievement.
Experience teaching in a high performing urban school a plus.
Demonstrated application of SBCCS core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency.