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Elwyn Special Education Teacher in Media, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 5000852853000\ Special Education Teacher\ 111 Elwyn Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063

POSITION SUMMARY: The special education teacher implements program goals and provides educational instruction to students in the Education Division as prescribed in the student\'s Individual Education Program (IEP) and in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) regulations\ DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:\ Develop the IEP for each assigned student in coordination with, but not limited to, the IEP team, as well as other designated school personnel\ Develop instructional/lesson plans and related activities in support of the students\' IEPs\ Provide direct classroom instruction to students in accordance with each child\'s IEP and Elwyn\'s established curricula\ Complete all documentation related to IEP development, progress monitoring, Re-evaluation Reports (RR), Behavioral Support Plans (BSP), and Extended School Year (ESY) Program, as required by PDE regulations and sending-district\'s requirements\ Adhere to established timelines relating to all required documentation, including but not limited to BIRs, RRs, IEPs, and progress reports\ Complete all program-related documentation, including but not limited to School-Wide Positive Behavioral Intervention Systems (SWPBIS), Behavior Incident Reports (BIR), and data collection.\ Provide oversight, direction, support and work assignments, including but not limited to implementation of the IEP, to all staff assigned to the classroom\ Demonstrate knowledge to address daily situations involving children, parents, and classroom staff including but limited to staff reassignment, assistance with de-escalation of student behaviors coordination of classroom activities, and communication with parents\ Demonstrate flexibility in addressing daily situations involving children, parents, and classroom staff including but limited to staff reassignment, assistance with de-escalation of student behaviors, coordination of classroom activities, and communication with parents\ Participates in all PDE-required/program-required professional development, including self-evaluative and program-established assessment tools and processes\ Provide student supervision at all times and in all areas with responsibilities including but not limited to all mandated and visual, auditory, and physical proximity to students to ensure health, safety, and wellbeing\ Maintain student attendance through the use of the program-approved student information system\ Maintain student records, including but not limited to transcripts, data charts, behavior programming, and assessments\ Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Safety Care Behavioral Crisis Prevention and Management (Safety Care) as needed using agency-trained protocols\ Perform other duties as assigned\ IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Education Facilitator/Director\ DIRECT REPORTS: None\ CONTACTS:  Elwyn staff, parents/guardians, school districts/charter schools/LEAs representatives, allied health professionals, behavioral health professionals\ EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:\ Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Special Education certification; or eligibility for PDE emergency certification\ Demonstrated experience coordinating data collection and developing IEPs, including experience in the planning, writing and implementation of IEPs, progress monitoring, positive behavior supports, and the assessment process\ Experience communicating with families, formally and informally, including engaging families in their child\'s education program\ Experience with adaptive technology preferred\ Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team\ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage and prioritize multiple, often competing, priorities\ Demonstrated strong attention to detail\ Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills\ Demonstrated excellent judgment with the ability o independently solve problems and make decisions with little or no need for direct supervision\ Demonstrated ability to anticipate future needed changes or identify problem areas and take effective actions\ Experience using/knowledge of electronic student record preferred\ Must have current, valid driver\'s license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience in the United States, and acceptable driving record\ Ability to perform CPR and Safety Care Behavioral Crisis Prevention and Management using agency-trained protocols\ Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills\ Demonstrated basic experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; PowerSchool and IEPWriter experience preferred\ PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist below which represents the general physical demands and environment conditions to which the employee holding this position must meet, in addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Elwyn will engage otherwise qualified candidates for this position whose disabilities may require reasonable accommodations to enable an individual to perform the essential functions.\ Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.\ Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Elwyn does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, pregnancy status, medical condition, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, sexual orientation or identity, age, national origin, citizenship, handicap status, marital or family status, mental or physical disability, perceived disability, military or veteran status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation.\ 111 Elwyn Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063\ Full-time\ Union\ Education

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.