Special Education High School Teacher

Switzer Learning Center, Torrance, California

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Date Posted July 24, 2019
Industry Other Teaching Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
STEM Focus Math, Science, Technology, Engineering
Certification Needed Yes, Education Specialist Instruction Credential Moderate/Severe and/or Mild/Moderate
Job Status
Salary $48,000 to $58,000
Website http://www.switzercenter.org

Description:

Switzer Learning Center is seeking an experienced High School and Middle School Special Education Teacher for our Heritage Program and Autism Teacher for our Spectrum Program.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

• Seeking an experienced middle school and high school special education teacher to work in our Heritage Program.

• The Heritage Program serves students with social, emotional and behavioral challenges.

• Seeking an experienced special education teacher to work in our Specturm Program.

• The Spectrum Program for middle and high school students with autistic spectrum disorders focuses on social, emotional and relationship development and incorporates parent training.

POSITION DETAILS:

• This position is Monday through Friday

• School hours: 7:30AM - 3:30PM daily

• Position begins August 19, 2019

 

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE JOB REQUIREMENTS.

 

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

• Mild to Moderate or Moderate to Severe Special Education Credential, completed or in process.

• Must have minimum 3 years of experience working with children with special needs.

• Interest in learning new interventions for children in special education.

• Flexibility and creativity in designing individualized education plans (IEP's).

• Experience working with adolescents is a plus!!

 

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE JOB REQUIREMENTS.

 

 

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

• Moderate to Severe Special Education Credential, completed or in process.

• Must have minimum 3 years of experience working with children with autism.

• Interest in learning new interventions for children with autism.

• Flexibility and creativity in designing individualized education plans.

• Experience working with adolescents is a plus but not required.

• Mature person to collaborate with multidisciplinary staff, parents, and personnel from

other agencies.

• Dependable, responsible and resourceful role model for students.

 

COMPENSATION:

ABOUT US:

Switzer Center is a nonprofit, nonpublic, special education school serving 3rd-12th grade students with social, emotional and behavioral challenges. Each student works with a highly trained team of credentialed special education teachers, licensed psychologists, licensed speech and language pathologists, certified Crisis Prevention Intervention behavior specialists and other related service providers who are dedicated to help students achieve academic, vocational and personal goals unobtainable in conventional educational settings. In a supportive and therapeutic environment, students with an IEP eligibility of ED, SLD, SLI, AUT, and OHI receive special education instruction, counseling, language & speech, structured reading and math intervention classes, behavioral analysis/interventions and psychological /educational assessments.

OUR HISTORY:

Our successful special education program incorporates the innovative work of our founder, Dr. Janet Switzer, who was a pioneer in the field of educational therapy. Since 1966 Switzer Learning Center has been operating an outpatient diagnostic and treatment clinic, a K-12 nonpublic school and a nonpublic agency serving children with mild to severe learning, emotional and behavioral challenges and their families. We now have more than 5,000 successful alumni.

NOTE:

• Finalists must submit fingerprints for Department of Justice clearance, and provide TB clearance results that have been done within last 60 days.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should send (email or fax preferred) a copy of their resume and a brief cover letter to:

Sylvia Landaverde, Ed. D.

Switzer Learning Center

2201 Amapola Court

Torrance, CA 90501

slandaverde @ switzercenter.org

Fax: 310-328-5648

Visit our website at www.switzercenter.org

Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/switzercenter

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $48,000.00- $58,000.00 /year

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