Position: Home Hospital Instructor
Location: Sacramento, San Jose
Summit Public Schools is searching for talented Home Hospital Instructor to assist a Summit Rainier (San Jose) student requiring temporary home-based instruction starting in January 2017. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, growing organization that is dedicated to transforming public education for its students and create unique personalized supports for a student with special learning needs.
Who we are:
Summit Public Schools is a leading charter management organization serving diverse communities in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington State with currently 11 schools serving over 3,000 students. Summit’s mission is to ensure that every student has the opportunity to not only attend, but succeed in, a four-year college or university. Driven by our unwavering commitment to our core values, Summit works every day to ensure our students are receiving a world-class education. Summit seeks phenomenal individuals with the talents needed to transform children's lives, as well as those who are interested in working on the cutting edge of education. If you're excited by the prospect of transformative growth for yourself, as well as the students, schools, and communities we serve, Summit may be the place for you!
Summary of Responsibilities:
The Instructor will have the following responsibilities:
- Prepare a variety of written materials (e.g. attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
- Provide instruction for the student who has a medically diagnosed physical condition, which is non-communicable for the purpose of maintaining an educational setting to students that are restricted to their home
- Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) Development process for student
- Facilitate provision of Special Education Programs and services as outlined by the IEP
- Adapts and implements online curriculum work in Math and English for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning needs.
- Administer required testing programs, subject specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels to assist the teacher of record in developing individual learning plans
- Advise parents of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
- Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
- Collaborate with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes.
- Counsel students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal issues.
Education and Experience
Any combination equivalent to graduation with a bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in working with children in an organized setting. Most importantly, applicants must possess flexibility, perseverance, and a critical eye to targeted support for a student with very unique learning needs.
Knowledge and Abilities
- Child guidance principles and practices, especially as they relate to:
- Special education students
- Problems and concerns of students with special needs
- Basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading
- Basic record-keeping techniques
- Assist with instruction and related activities in an assigned special education program
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
- Operate instructional and office equipment.
- 5-7 hours per week (5 instructional hours, plus 2 planning hours)
- Meet health clearance, and pass the reference, background/criminal checks, per education cod