Sep 15, 2021

K - 5 Special Education Classroom Co-Educator

  • TrulyHired
  • Providence, RI, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Job Goal:
As a Classroom Co-Educator Special Educator, you will collaborate with a regular education teacher or multiple teachers to plan and present lesson plans, create assessments and make sure the needs of all students in the classroom are being met. While your focus may be on planning with your special education students in mind, the goal of an inclusion classroom is to keep special education students from feeling singled out. The inclusion teacher focus is on scaffolding activities and differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students, not just the special education students.

Job Specification:
•Provide direct support to students in a classroom by delivering instruction and ensuring learning through a variety of co-teaching models and strategies.
•Develop Individualized Student Programs (IEP) for students; maintain compliance with all Federal Regulations and State Policies regarding the education of students with disabilities.
•Ensure appropriate accommodations to the curriculum, lessons and learning environment. Instruction may be provided within the regular classroom setting, resource setting, and/or small classroom setting.
•Design engaging classroom activities and differentiated lessons ls so that all students may access the curriculum and benefit from the educational experience.
•Formally and informally assess the student learning (rather than relying solely on standardized curriculum) to create a comprehensive learning program.
•Set high expectations that are suitable for the students. Assessments may be differentiated based on each individual student plan. This may require developing alternative assessments.
•Work collaboratively with Regular Education Co-Teacher, teaching and grade-level teams and other staff, especially instructional support team, to plan, share student work and ensure that instruction is aligned with identified curriculum and standards.
•Build a partnership with families, encouraging their active participation in students' learning.
•Implement academic assessments and progress monitoring tools in order to complete a comprehensive evaluation that diagnostically meet the needs of our students.
•Utilize response to intervention as well as current research-based strategies and interventions as they relate to both academic and behavioral needs.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the principal and Director of Special Services.

The special Education Intervention Specialist will be under the immediate supervision of the Building Principals and the Special Education Supervisor based out of the Office of Special Education. Assignments will be based on school needs. The Special Education Intervention Specialist will be assigned to TIMES2 Academy for its K - 12 levels.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 44,220 to $ 83,351 Per Year
Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
Special Education > Consulting Teacher
Special Education > General Special Education
Equal Opportunity Employer
Times 2 Inc is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • •Rhode Island Certification as a Special Education Teacher
    •A minimum of 5 years of highly successful classroom teaching experience in special education required.
    •Knowledge of reading and behavioral interventions
    •Knowledge of RI Regulations Governing Students with Disabilities
    •Strong oral and written communication skills.
    •Knowledge and experience with research-based co-teaching models.
    •Knowledge of differentiating instruction and Response to Intervention process.
    •Knowledge of Early Learning Standards, AAGSEs, GLEs. And GSEs as pertinent to level.
    •Knowledge of Implementation and analysis of District assessment tools
    •Knowledge of PBIS and its implementation
    •Knowledge of PowerSchool a plus

    Certificate required by the Rhode Island Department of Education
    Current Rhode Island Teacher Certificate(s) in appropriate subject area
    Special Education - Elementary
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required
Contact Information
  • Christianne Fisher , Principal, Gr K-6
  • 50 Fillmore Street
  • Providence, Rhode Island 02908
  • Phone: 401-272-5094
  • Fax: 401-272-0555
  • Email: click here

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