Classroom Teacher - Elwyn
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Preschool, Autism Spectrum, Teacher
Job Location: Elwyn's Preschool in Philadelphia, PA
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary PreK-4
Certificate: Early Childhood N-3
Certificate: Autism Spectrum Disorders PK-12
District: Elwyn
Elwyn, PA 19063
Telephone: 610-891-2003
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Job Description:
Seeking Special Education Teachers for the 2022-23 School year.  Apply now for consideration!
 
POSITION SUMMARY: The special education teacher implements program goals and provides educational instruction to students in the Education Division as prescribed in the student's Individual Education Program (IEP) and in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) regulations
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop the IEP for each assigned student in coordination with but not limited to education facilitator, LEA rep, related services staff, and parent or guardian.
  • Develop instructional/lesson plans and related activities in support of the students' IEPs
  • Provide direct classroom instruction to students in accordance with the child's IEP and Elwyn's established curriculum
  • Complete all documentation related to IEP development, progress monitoring, Re-evaluation Reports (RR), Behavioral Support Plans (BSP), and Extended School Year (ESY) Program as required by PDE regulations
  • Provide oversight, direction, and support to all classroom assistants and aides with tasks including but limited to implementation of the IEP
  • Demonstrate flexibility in addressing daily situations involving children, parents, and classroom staff in areas including but limited to re/assignment of staff, assisting in de-escalation of student behaviors, and coordination of classroom activities
  • Utilize agency-established self-assessment protocol as a strategy for professional growth by
  • Participate in student staffing, meetings, and conferences
  • Provide student supervision outside of the classroom
  • Maintain student attendance and student-related records
  • Perform Safety Care Behavioral Crisis Prevention and Management as needed using agency-trained protocols
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Davidson School
 
DIRECT REPORTS: None
 
CONTACTS: Elwyn staff, parents/guardians, school districts/charter schools/LEAs representatives, allied health professionals behavioral health professionals
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education with Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Special Education certification; or eligibility for PDE emergency certification
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating data collection and developing IEPs, including experience in the planning, writing and implementation of IEPs, progress monitoring, positive behavior supports
  • Experience communicating with families, formally and informally, including engaging families in their child's education program
  • Experience with adaptive technology preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage and prioritize multiple, often competing, priorities
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills
  • View Full Job Description on Elwyn's website to see more information and to APPLY.
 
Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.
All Elwyn team members working in CMS-designated facilities on the Media campus, or those workers that come in direct contact with employees who work in these program facilities, must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or apply for either a medical or religious exemption. If you are offered and accept a position with Elwyn, you will be required to provide proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical or religious exemption as part of the pre-employment onboarding process.
 
Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity EmployerElwyn does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, pregnancy status, medical condition, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, sexual orientation or identity, age, national origin, citizenship, handicap status, marital or family status, mental or physical disability, perceived disability, military or veteran status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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