Summit Public Schools is searching for talented Home Hospital Instructor to assist a Summit Denali (Sunnyvale) student requiring temporary home-based instruction starting in December 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:
What if all students graduated high school with not only content knowledge, but the habits and skills to successfully navigate college and career, with a sense of purpose to anchor them? This is the question at the core of Summit Public Schools. Summit is a leading charter management organization serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington state. We operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.
Are you looking for the opportunity to lead change? Do you want to help reimagine what schools should be? We put students in the driver’s seat, empowering students with the skills and habits they need to be successful in college and life. We need diverse, driven, and dynamic teachers to join our growing team to help realize our educational vision.
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
- Adapts and implements online curriculum work in Math and English for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning needs.
- 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.
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.
- Education equivalent to graduation with a bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in working with children in an organized setting
- 6 hours per week (5 instructional hours, plus 1 planning hour); flexible scheduling
- Meet health clearance, and pass the reference, background/criminal checks, per education code
- California teaching credential, or equivalent teaching credential from another state
- Flexibility, perseverance, and a critical eye to targeted support for a student with very unique learning needs.