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Special Education Teacher-Stamford

Company: Aspire Living & Learning
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Feel great about where you work and let Aspire Living &Learning be the place your career takes flight.Aspire Living & Learning is currently seeking an enthusiastic Special Education Teachers to join our existing team of highly dedicated and successful professionals.This program is a state approved, Kindergarten through 12th grade special education school for students referred for both academic and social/behavioral needs.
With our philosophy based in the science of Applied Behavior Analysis, we use evidence based instruction and data based decision making to design, analyze, and modify all interventions in order to maximize student success. Direct Instruction and Precision Teaching serve as the primary instructional methods. In addition, school-wide behavior support systems are used while critical social and behavior skills are explicitly and directly taught. Students receive one on one and small group instruction in skills that are then practiced and reinforced throughout the school day.
The philosophy of this program is very simple: Every student can learn given appropriate instruction in the right environment. Our program provides just that!

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing a caseload up to 10 students within a classroom, including implementation of academic and behavior programming and overseeing the implementation of each student's IEP
  • Provide direct supervision and delegate responsibilities to assigned Instructional Assistants and one on one ABA Therapists
  • Work collaboratively with the BCBA and other team members to develop and implement student programmingRequirements:
    • CT certification in special education or DSAP or Long Term Substitute Eligible
    • Familiarity with Applied Behavior Analysis/Precision Teaching/Direct Instruction
    • Some experience working with students with challenging behaviors
    • Valid driver's license and completed drug testIf you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you.Covid-19 Consideration:Please note that Aspire Living & Learning has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and individuals we support. As a condition of employment, employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless an exemption is approved for medical or religious reason or as otherwise required by law.Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

Keywords: Aspire Living & Learning, Bridgeport , Special Education Teacher-Stamford, Education / Teaching , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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