Bard High School Early College Baltimore
Full-Time Faculty - Special EducationEmployer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/128481
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Baltimore, a partnership between Bard College and the Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) invites applications for a full-time faculty member in special education. The Bard Early Colleges (BECs) enable intellectually curious students to complete a high school diploma and an Associate of Arts degree from Bard College within four years of study. The academic program emphasizes small classes and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body. Many students will be the first in their families to attend college.
Reporting to the Principal, the Faculty member in Special Education plans, develops, implements, and monitors Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), provides appropriate specialized educational instruction and works closely with general educators to ensure continuity of services for meeting the specific needs of students with disabilities. They also manage student behavior, assess and evaluate student achievement, and can modify instructional activities as required.
- Providing direct instructional services to students with disabilities based on their Individualized Education Program (IEP).
- Assessing individual students with disabilities for the purpose of preparing and implementing individual educational programs.
- Developing, adapting, modifying, and individualizing educational materials, resources, techniques, methods, and strategies to meet the needs of students with disabilities within the City Schools' curriculum framework.
- Maintaining appropriate records and documents of the prescriptive progress of special education children in both the special and regular education programs based on established instructional objectives.
- Assuming direct responsibility for the development of appropriate behavior of students within the school setting by establishing and maintaining effective discipline and management procedures.
- Evaluating the academic and social progress of special education children on a continuous basis.
- Serving as a member of the school IEP Team committee as appropriate.
- Working with parents of special education children to ensure ongoing communication and instructional support system.
- Coordinating instructional activities and collaborating with other professional staff, both school and non school-based as required to maximize learning opportunities.
- Supervising aides plus parent and student volunteers, if applicable.
- Ensuring classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning and that materials are in good condition and accessible to students.
- Supporting or participating in school wide student activities and social events and approved fundraising activities.
- Monitoring student behavior in non-instructional areas as assigned or required and intervening to control and modify disruptive behavior, reporting to administrator as appropriate.
- Demonstrating competence in the subject fields pertinent to the instruction of students with disabilities.
- Demonstrating the use of both traditional and innovative instructional methodologies in working with various groups within the populations of students with disabilities.
- Serving as a model for special education students in both written and oral English.
- Demonstrating proficiency in effectively communicating and analyzing the special education program.
- Participating in in-service training, staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assigned.
- Performing and promoting all activities in compliance with equal employment and non-discrimination policies; following federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.
Compensation: $52,712 - $93,279 annual salary
Location: Baltimore, MD
- Bachelors degree in special education or eligible for a conditional certification in special education (major in any field and no previous conditional certificate held)
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Valid standard professional teaching certificate in special education appropriate for grade level to be taught
- Knowledge of federal laws protecting the educational services for students with disabilities
- Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned
- Knowledge of school's program of studies related to assignments and mission, goals, and organization is preferred
- Skilled in oral and written communications
- Excellent human relations skills
- Ability to select instructional planning, management, and evaluation procedures that relate to student needs and the demands of the instructional environment
- Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs
- Ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents
Qualified candidates for the above position must upload the following materials to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/128481
- Please upload a resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
- Please upload two (2) official transcripts showing conferred degree.
- Please upload two (2) official transcripts from all other colleges attended.
- Please upload three (3) professional references
Review of applications to begin immediately.