Special Education Teacher - Saco
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
The Spurwink Therapeutic Preschool seeks a full-time Special Education Teacher for our Comprehensive Developmental Delay Classroom. Students in the CDD classroom are ages 3-5 with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The successful candidate will have experience with children with significant social communication and emotional regulation needs. Experience using visual supports, sensory supports, PECS and developing and monitoring individual instruction within the learning environment is desired. An ability to set clear limits, develop a therapeutic relationship and provide a high level of structure, consistency and support is required.
The position includes the regular school year and a 28 day summer program.
Among the duties [expected of Spurwink Special Education Teachers] are: planning and delivering instruction, writing and implementing goals for Individual Education Plans, providing behavior management aligned with an integrated therapeutic model, creating and maintaining a classroom culture that supports the therapeutic model, and supervising Educational Technicians III assigned to their classrooms.
Candidates must have Maine State certification as Teacher of Exceptional Students (282) or be eligible for 282 certification. A letter of eligibility for 282 certification is required if less than professionally/provisionally certified.
Spurwink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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