1ST-2ND GRADE TEACHERS

Pasadena Classical Academy

Responsive Education Solutions

Pasadena, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3156074
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: August 12, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Dyslexia Specialist will conduct the dyslexia intervention program for all dyslexia students. In addition to these duties, the Dyslexia Teacher will serve the student population as a formative phonetics resource to students struggling in the areas of reading fluency and early phonetic comprehension.
Qualifications:

Education/Certification

Must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University, preferably in the area of Special Education.
Valid grade level (EC-6 or 4-8 Generalist) or content area certification required for select positions.
Dyslexia Certification (preferred)
CALT (Certified Academic Language Therapist) (preferred)
Experience

2+ years of Dyslexia teaching experience in a Public School (preferred)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

A passion for students, especially students with reading disorders
Ability and patience to work interactively with students
Advanced knowledge of and compliance with federal and state dyslexia and reading disorder laws.
Working knowledge of and compliance with individualized services for students
Knowledge of the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong computer skills to implement multiple and diverse programs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Learn and implement teaching curriculum software programs and instruct students on utilization.
Communicate effectively with all levels of students, parents, administrative staff, and Campus Directors.
Ability to effectively interpret policy, procedures, and student data such as diagnostic test results, state assessments scoring, transcripts, and grade point average
Must have the ability to transition with the district, campus, and/or department changes
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with and receive guidance from supervisors
Must have the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively

Responsibilities and Duties:


Apply knowledge of the interrelated components of reading across all developmental stages of oral and written language and has expertise in reading instruction at the levels of early childhood through grade 12.
Use expertise in implementing, modeling, and providing integrated literacy assessment and instruction by utilizing appropriate methods and resources to address the varied learning needs of all students.
Recognize how the differing strengths and needs of individual students influence their literacy development, applies knowledge of primary and second language acquisition to promote literacy, and applies knowledge of reading difficulties, dyslexia, and reading disabilities to promote literacy.
Understand the theoretical foundations of literacy; plans and implements a developmentally appropriate, research-based reading/literacy curriculum for all students; collaborates and communicates with educational stakeholders; and participates and takes a leadership role in designing, implementing, and evaluating professional development programs.
Collaborate with general education teachers and administrators to provide dyslexia accommodations and services to dyslexia students.
Ensure student individualized education programs (IEPs) are appropriately written and implemented.
Ensure that student progress is evaluated on a regular basis and that the findings are used to make dyslexia services more effective.
Plan the necessary time, resources, and materials to support general education teachers in accomplishing educational goals of students receiving dyslexia services.
Assist the campus administrator with the Response to the Intervention process.
Demonstrate support for the campus' student management policies and assist with behavior management strategies as they relate to students with dyslexia.
Establish and maintain open lines of communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, teachers, and administrators.
Recommend sound policies to improve dyslexia program.
Perform special projects, during and after normal business hours, and other duties as assigned. Travel as required.


Equipment Used:



All equipment required to perform jobs duties and task previously described.



Physical / Environmental Factors:



The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Elementary
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    Contact Information

    • Amie Sevier, Recruiter
    • 1301 Waters Ridge
    • Lewisville, Texas 75057

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