Providence Englewood Charter School is seeking candidates to fill teaching positions for the 2014-15 school year. Providence Englewood is a K-8 charter School in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood on the city’s south side. Rooted in the belief that all students can achieve and should have education as an avenue for future life choices, Providence Englewood Charter School holds high expectations for all stakeholders within an engaging and supportive environment.
Providence Englewood seeks candidates who will work with students to achieve their greatest success.
-Set goals for the individualized education plan that are achievable and comparable to a non-special education student’s peers in accordance with the State of Illinois IEP that supports a guaranteed and viable curriculum;
– Work collaboratively with parents and the special education team to determine instructional and social needs of students that ensure success while also participating on the multidisciplinary team to promote students’ well-being;
-Serve as an advocate for students with special needs;
-Use informal and formal assessments to support the development of students;
-Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement;
-Design engaging and personalized instruction that nurtures and empowers the whole child resulting in improved student achievement;
-Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor;
-Commit to tutoring students one day per week after school
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in education
-Current IL Type 10 LBS1 Special Education Teacher Certification (Illinois Provisional certificate accepted for out of state applicants)
-Urban / high need teaching experience (Chicago Public School experience preferred)
-Experience with IMPACT SSM (Case management experience required)
The special education paraprofessional assists the teacher in general daily classroom activities, help special needs students, and cares for their physical, emotional health and safety, affirming their abilities, and striving to promote dignity in all relationships.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in preparation and submission of weekly lesson plans, keeping accurate records, employing effective classroom management techniques, formally evaluating student performance, creating rapport within working parent, colleague and administrative relationships, participating in professional developments, and maintaining accountability.
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university
Urban teaching experience
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