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Special Education Teacher - The Kohler Academy

Bancroft
dental insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance
United States, New Jersey, Mountainside
July 22, 2023

Special Education Teacher - The Kohler Academy
Job Locations

US-NJ-Mountainside


Requisition ID
2023-13481

Category
Special Education

Status
Full Time



Overview

Do you aspire to help children with diverse challenges build skills for their future? Are you ready to make a real impact in their lives? As a Special Education Teacher at Bancroft, you will draw upon a wealth of curriculum and clinical resources to design individualized student goals.

Empower Students Through Teachable Moments

For over 50 years, Kohler Academy, A Bancroft School has excelled at providing a high quality education and excellent therapeutic services to exceptional students with very special needs in a safe and nurturing environment. The Kohler Academy team, our students and their families make up our community of learners whose priority and focus is helping each student reach their full potential as they ultimately transition to life beyond high school.



Responsibilities

How You Can Make a Real Impact:

The Teacher of Students with Disabilities will be responsible for planning, monitoring and implementing an instructional lesson plan, of high quality, that is in alignment with the NJ Student Learning Standards in all core subjects. Ability to make appropriate accommodations and modifications for students with multiple disabilities.

    Assess students' individual abilities and create customized lessons plans
  • Address specific Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and encourage skill-building
  • Review IEPs to ensure goals are appropriate and recommend modifications
  • Provide training for parents, in the classroom and at home
  • Communicate with students, families, and guardians

Hear From Real Employee, Sara, About Teaching at Bancroft



Qualifications

We're Hiring Compassionate Team Members Who:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree
  • Are eligible for teaching certification, such as "NJ Teacher of Students with Disabilities" or "Teacher of the Handicapped"
  • Are eligible for highly-qualified Teacher status
  • Have effective teaching, facilitation, and communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least one year of experience teaching Special Education
  • Knowledge of teaching methods designed for students with learning, physical, and behavior disabilities

For information about New Jersey certifications please visit the NJ DOE Licensing and Certification FAQ Website: https://www.nj.gov/education/license/faq.htm

What You'll Love About Bancroft:

  • Meaningful Purpose: We truly make a difference in the lives of our students, and it inspires us to be better teachers.
  • Lasting Bonds: We are a close-knit, committed team who feel like a second family
  • Personal Growth: There are opportunities to learn and build skills, professional development, career advancement, tuition assistance, and loan repayment programs
  • Outstanding Benefits: We offer competitive salaries, retirement savings program, generous paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and more

What May Challenge You:

  • Every hour of each day is different
  • Working with students with behavioral and other challenges can be physically, mentally, and emotionally tough

About Bancroft

At Bancroft, you'll do more than just make an impact. We are a care team of 2,700 employees across 200+ facilities and homes in NJ, PA, and DE committed to making a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve and their loved ones. Together, we work diligently and compassionately, to improve the lives of the people we serve. Find your purpose and more at Bancroft.

Real Life. Real Purpose.

bancroft.org/careers



EEO Statement

Bancroft stands strong against racism and hate of all kinds and supports actions leading to respect, equality, fairness and peace. We advocate for and embrace an inclusive and just world. One world. For everyone. We work with heart, respect and collaboration. We are communicators, listeners, problem solvers, partners and collaborators. Bring your authentic self to our team.

Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential. To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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