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Special Education Teacher - Math/Science
|School Name||Yellow Wood Academy|
|City, State||Mercer Island, WA|
Title of Job: Special Education Teacher
YWA is seeking a Math and/or Science SPED Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.
Start Date: 09/01/2020
About Yellow Wood Academy:
Yellow Wood Academy is a non-profit, nationally accredited, K-12 school, located on Mercer Island, Washington. Our professional team of teachers act as student profile experts to individualize their one-on-one and small group classes to fit each student’s ability, temperament, passion, and learning style. Our team acts as a community to help every student at Yellow Wood Academy thrive academically and socially.
In a complex world, creative ideas and solutions are best formed by the widest range of perspectives. Therefore, Yellow Wood Academy welcomes a diverse community, and believes that a diverse community is essential to a healthy education. Further, we believe that such a community includes and embraces a range of differences in learning style, race, color, creed, religion, ethnic and national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, and life experience. We therefore foster and encourage respect for human differences, growth of the individual, and diversity within the school population.
Designs and implements accommodated lessons for students both with and without a district IEP and oversee the implementation of a caseload of students with their general education teachers.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
The objective of the SPED teacher is to ensure that the students on their caseload are provided with accommodate education using research based methods both by the SPED teacher themselves as well as their Gen Ed teachers.
Specific Responsibilities of the Job:
The following is a list of general job responsibilities for a SPED Teacher position. This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities, and qualification for this job. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills and perform other related work as required or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Education and Experience
Degree or equivalent experience:
Years of experience:
Specialized training in:
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time. In this position, you must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.