Great Hearts Academies (North Texas) (learn more)

Great Hearts Academies

North Texas, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3724757
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 18, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

*****Signing Bonuses and Relocation Stipends Available*****

Job Description:
  • This position is based on campus.

    In consultation with other school personnel, the Special Education Teacher:
    •Provides educational services to students with disabilities
    •Is responsible for planning, developing, delivering, and evaluating appropriate individualized educational services, learning programs, and instruction in the resource, LID, and other instructional settings.

    Great Hearts:
    Great Hearts is a growing, multi-state network of 36 public, open-enrollment charter schools, committed to provide a high-quality, classical liberal arts education to well over 20,000 K-12 students in both Texas and Arizona.

    •Exceptional benefits (medical, dental, vision etc.) with minimal employee cost
    •Texas Teacher Retirement System for employees

    •Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
    •Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned; Demonstrates competency in the core academic subject area assigned
    •Valid Special Education teaching certification

    Special Knowledge/Skills:
    •Knowledge of core academic subject assigned Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
    •Ability to instruct students and manage behavior
    •Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    •Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations and policies affecting special education
    •Knowledge of current special education practices and methodologies
    •Knowledge of educational technology applications/interventions

    Minimum of 1-2 years Special Education teaching experience preferred.

    Special Education at Great Hearts:
    •At Great Hearts, our Special Education Teachers and Coordinators are integral members of our faculty, participating in all faculty-wide events and PD, while also bringing the specialized expertise that is necessary for the success of all our students.
    •Great Hearts aims to serve all students within our special education population in a manner that affirms and reflects their dignity and rightful participation within the larger student body and academy.
    •Through consultation, resource, inclusion, and co-teaching models, the Special Education team provides essential support, following an Individualized Education Plan, to ensure each student is served in the least restrictive environment possible.
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 3
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Great Hearts Academies 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

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Andrianna Salazar, National Special Student Services Talent Recruiter
    • 12500 San Pedro Ave., Suite 500
    • San Antonio, Texas 78216

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