Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Follow the professional code and policies of the school, and conduct self in a way that promotes the mission of the school;
Follow the guidance of the psychosocial and educational staff in working with the individual children as per each child’s academic and social and emotional goals;
Provide for individualized educational and social and emotional growth for students who need extra support beyond the 1:1 that is provided in the classroom;
Support students in all of their goals for self-regulation, anxiety management, and impulse control skills;
Fully contribute to planning cross-curricular inquiry based projects and social, emotional and executive functioning learning with a collaborative, integrated team of educators and therapists;
Implement curriculum and instructional activities driven by student learning styles and multiple assessment alternatives, and maintain portfolios of student work to illustrate and record progress and achievement;
Empower students to take charge of their learning by providing all necessary scaffolding, modeling, materials, and resources, and consistently maintaining a high level of expectation for student success;
Co-Teaching & Planning: Responsible for team- and co-teaching with other teachers for integrated lessons/units with themes in academic subjects and other faculty as appropriate to promote the educational, physical, and social/emotional development of students;
Curriculum: Responsible for implementing curriculum aligned with NYS common core standards and other instructional materials to meet students’ needs, considering such factors as physical, emotional, and educational abilities;
To conduct regular assessments to document the growth of students in areas needing support, and to support teachers in periodic benchmark assessments schoolwide;
Work cooperatively with school administrators, special support personnel, and colleagues by attending regular Prep and Team meetings, and meeting all deadlines set by administration.
Meet with parents/guardians to provide feedback on pupils’ progress at scheduled parent-teacher conferences, and complete written report cards in a professional, thorough and timely manner.
Be aware of school calendar and attend all evening meetings as required including Open Houses, Back to School Night, and other school functions, which may periodically be held beyond the school day.
Participate in all training and staff development modules, including reading required books and articles on cutting-edge 2E and other educational developments.
Use GSuite, specifically Google Drive.
Use Google Classroom for communication with students and families.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Attention to Detail
Maintaining Confidentiality and Privacy
Work Environment: This job operates in a school setting. School is located on the 4th floor of building. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the school.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 20 pounds. During fire drills, employee will need to use the stairs to go to ground level from 4th floor. Typing required for composing emails and writing reports.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full time position in an educational facility which is open 8 hours a day. Employee will work 10 months out of the year according academic calendar.
AAP/EEO Statement: The Quad Preparatory School is based on an inclusive philosophy that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, familial status, citizenship, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law in its hiring procedures and policies.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's in Special Education preferably at levels 7-12