Classroom Teacher - Elwyn
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: HYBRID Local Education Agency (L.E.A.) Representative *$3K Sign-On Bonus*
Job Location: Elwyn
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Jul 25, 2022**
Certificate: Early Childhood N-3
Certificate: Special Education N-12
Certificate: Special Education PK-8
District: Elwyn
Elwyn, PA 19063
Telephone: 610-891-2003
Job Description:
Elwyn is offering NEW HIGHER PAY RATES for LEA Representatives, up to $64,000 to start (depending upon experience) plus*$3,000 Sign-On Bonus payable in two equal installments of $1,500 within 30 days of completing 30th and 180th day of employment.

PA Teaching Cert required in either Special Ed or Early Childhood Ed; Drivers License required (See below for details)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Local Education Agency (LEA) Representative provides administrative oversight of Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for preschool early intervention in the City of Philadelphia and/or the City of Chester per Chapter 14 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requirements. The LEA Representative determines special education services, supplemental supports, and placements. LEA rep is the primary contact for families of children receiving Early Intervention services and provide ongoing administrative oversight of the implementation of the IEPs for children on their caseload. 

  • Current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in Special Education or Early Childhood ; Master's Degree preferred
  • Two (2) years' experience in an educational setting developing, writing, and implementing IEPs, preferably in early childhood
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of federal and state Special Education regulations including Act 212, IDEA 2014, and Chapter 14
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current issues in early childhood education, including current best practices and special education methodologies as they related to Early Intervention
  • Qualified to provide, or supervise the provision of, specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of children with disabilities
  • Knowledgeable about education curriculum including, but not limited to, its purpose, content, outcome measures, and best-practices
  • Familiarity with the availability of resources of the public agency
  • Group leadership skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of early childhood development principles and practices
  • Demonstrated effective problem solving skills, clear communication and appropriate interpersonal interactions to build and maintain positive, professional working relationships with peers and supervisors
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Publisher and report-writer experience preferred
  • Dual language proficiency preferred
  • Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience, and acceptable driving record
Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.

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