Classroom Teacher - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Self-Contained Special Education Teacher
Job Location: 3630 Ohio Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63118
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood Spec. Ed. (P-K)
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 262-542-9546
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Job Description:
Job Purpose
An EAGLE Learning Support Specialist/ Special Education Teacher commits to teaching and leading EAGLE College Prep’s mission, instructional vision, and Commitment to Excellence for our scholars with special needs. The Special Education Teacher will work collaboratively with the Principal and Student Support Services Manger to build, create and implement initial and Annual Individualized Education Plans, collaborate with teachers to provide appropriate accommodations for scholars, and overall daily operations of the school.

Essential Responsibilities
  • He/she will demonstrate high expectations for the achievement and development of all students and teachers and foster a safe, joyful, and nurturing learning environment in which students and teachers can thrive with a particular emphasis on loving words and loving actions. 
  • Ensure high academic standards are set for and met by all students
  • Collaborate with co-teachers to provide rigorous, standards-based learning to students with individualized education programs (IEPs)
  • Execute rigorous, small-group instruction based on individual needs of students
  • Differentiate curriculum and instruction to meet needs of students with IEPs
  • Use student performance data derived from teacher-created and standardized assessments to drive instructional decision-making and IEP development
  • Design and implement high quality IEPs that effectively describe student strengths and needs with clear learning goals and performance criteria
  • Play a significant role on an entrepreneurial team to establish policies and procedures, use best-practice instructional strategies
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, student achievement data, grades, progress reports, parent communication, text books, etc.
  • Support the success of all OSE Schools; sharing best practices with other school leaders and providing input to improve regional and school teams
  • Continually improve teaching skills by seeking out constructive feedback and professional development opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
     
Qualifications
  • Special education certification (mild-mod cross categorical: k-12)
  • 3-5 years of special education experience
  • Experience working with a diverse group (various range of academics and behaviors)
  • Ability to multitask
  • Experience building student and classroom schedules
  • Ability to take charge of paraprofessionals, provide materials and support as needed
  • Strong classroom/behavior management and organizational skills
  • Restraint trained or willing to be trained
  • Able to communicate with families in a variety of ways, on a regular basis, regarding progress, behavior, etc.
  • Able to communicate with classroom teachers on how to best support their scholars when pushing into the classroom
Personal Qualities
  • Integrity, credibility, and passionate commitment to EAGLE’s mission of Expecting Academic Greatness with a Loving Emphasis
  • Shape the culture of an EAGLE school by leading scholars and peers with love while establishing and growing high expectations in academics and character development
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, families and students
  • A belief that everyone is gifted with a unique potential
  • A commitment to character development and family partnerships
  • Open to feedback and committed to continuously improving
An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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