Date Posted May 10, 2024
Industry K-12: Independent/Private
Certification Needed Yes, Must possess a Pennsylvania Special Education certificate; or a Pennsylvania Private Academic certification with ability to attain public certification within one year from date of hire will be considered.
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://merakey.org/careers

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About Merakey

Merakey is a non-profit developmental, behavioral health, and education provider. More than 8,000 employees support nearly 40,000 individuals and families in 12 states each year. Click here to watch a video about Merakey.

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? Take the next step in your career and join the Merakey Family, where we put our heart and soul into everything we do! We seek a Special Education Teacher to join our Middle and High school in Altoona, PA.

Earn up to $55,000 yearly, potential up to $12,000 sign-on bonus!

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Special education, or a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 18 credits in special education and 6 credits in education theory.
  • Must possess a Pennsylvania Special Education certificate or a Pennsylvania Private Academic certification with the ability to attain public certification within one year from the date of hire will be considered.
  • 1-3 years of experience working with students with autism or emotional support is required; this can include student teaching.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop classroom strategies that promote an effective teaching and learning environment.
  • Must obtain and maintain agency physical management certification credentials.

Why Teach At Merakey?

  • Benefits are effective upon date of hire and include medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and much more.
  • Teacher-to-student ratio never to exceed 1:8 in ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) classrooms.
  • Teacher to student ratio never to exceed 1:12 in ES (Emotional Support) classrooms.
  • Individualized approach for every student
  • 10-month traditional school year with paid summers off
  • Additional hours and compensation available with ESY (Extended School Year)

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