Jan 13, 2024

Special Education Teacher - Learning Support Math, Grade 11

  • TrulyHired
  • Sharon Hill, PA 19079, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Position Title:

Special Education Teacher

Position Location:

Southeast Delco School District - Academy Park High School

Bargaining Unit

Southeast Delco Education Association

Effective Date:


Position Summary: The ideal candidate will support the District's mission and vision and have the primary responsibility to plan and deiver developmentally appropriate lessons that meet state-mandated standards. Each teacher will also communicate regularly and effectively with students/parents.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
  • Responsible for the education of students and implementation of IEP's
  • Work directly with students with special education needs and teams who support these students
  • Provide 1:1 training to staff in the areas of instruction and behavior as required by IEP
  • Develop IEP's in conjunction with IEP teams
  • Prepare lessons in accord with PA State Standards and student IEPs
  • Implement adaptations for testing and assessment
  • Identify accommodations and specially designed instruction to ensure student success
  • Develop individual assessments and administer diagnostic tests to access students' academic achievement
  • Collaborate with School Psychologist to develop Positive Behavior Support Plans
  • Implement Crisis Intervention and Safety Care strategies
  • Collect data and monitor student progress reports
  • Work effectively with teacher assistant and other members of the IEP team
  • Keep up to date attendance records and child tracking data on each enrolled student
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by program Director
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge/awareness of own cultural identity and how this influences behavior, and desire to learn about the cultural identity of others
  • Ability to establish and nurture an environment that promotes cultural competence and equitable treatment of staff, students and patrons of the District
  • Ability to recognize that each person is a unique individual even as we celebrate their group cultural heritage
  • Knowledge of PA Core Standards and eligible content
  • Knowledge of Instructional Planning Guides as it relates to the instructional block
  • Knowledge of Digital Curriculum components
  • Ability to courageously lead conversations focused on equity, closing opportunity gaps, and equal access to technology-infused lessons of rigor
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with District staff and administrators, students, parentsor guardians, outside agencies, and the public, in a multi-ethnic, multicurltural, multilingual environment
  • Ability to receive and implement feedback to improve practice and systems
Required Qualifications:
  • BAchelor's Degree from accredited college or university
  • Valid Pennsylvania Certification: Special Education 7-12, Special Education K-12, or a confirmed pathway to certification
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Education or a related field of study
  • 2+ years of experience teaching in education environments
Pre-employmet Paperwork Requirements:
  • Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check, FBI fingerprinting Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (ACT 168)
  • School Personnel Health Record and TB test
Working Conditions:
  • Work schedule hours on a consistent basis
  • Indoor office environment is subject to frequent interruptions
  • Pushing, moving and lifting objects with a strength factor of light work
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of standard office equipment
  • Clarity of vision at varying distances
  • Verbal, auditory and written capabilities to effectively communicate in an articulate manner
  • Sitting and standing for extended periods of time
  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally to retrieve and store files and supplies
  • Occasional kneeling, crouching and squatting
  • Occasional bending, reaching and stretching
  • Occasional pulling, pushing
Level of Compensation: $50,726 - 103,534 (dependent on Step and Track placement as deterined based on collective bargaining agreements)


The preceding list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the scope of responsibility, and the level of knowledge and skills typically required, but should not be considered an inclusive listing of work requirements, skills or duties so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

All employment open positions are made available on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability, or veteran status.

Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee

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