Special Education Teacher 2023-2024 School Year
Job Type
Full-time
Description

The Museum School of Avondale Estates seeks skilled and passionate Special Education teachers. The teacher must be able to develop and implement differentiated lessons by ability level and learning style that are hands-on, interactive, and aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence. This teacher will also ensure compliance with all state and federal policies related to special education services. Additionally, the teacher must be able to promote a classroom environment that recognizes and

appreciates diversity. To learn more about our work around equity, diversity, and inclusion, please visit

HERE.


Responsibilities

  • Providing instruction based on the museum school model, guidelines for differentiating curriculum, and best practices
  • Developing and implementing lessons and activities based on individual needs and learning styles
  • Following students’ IEPs closely, ensuring complete implementation regarding setting, goals, and accommodations
  • Providing general education staff special education strategies to be implemented in the classroom
  • Planning collaboratively with school staff and museum staff to develop thematic units, schedule
  • Learning Expeditions, and prepare for Exhibit Nights
  • Analyzing data to determine individual students’ areas of strength and areas in need of improvement and using this data to influence instructional decisions
  • Monitoring student progress through formal and informal assessments
  • Monitoring personal progress through reflection and creation of Professional Growth Plan
  • Implementing a pro-active, consistent, and effective classroom management system
  • Participating in Professional Development workshops and opportunities



Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Georgia certification in appropriate field of education
  • Experience integrating curriculum, Georgia Standards of Excellence, and effective instructional practices
  • Experience working with K-8 students with special needs
  • Experience
    creating standards-based lessons, units, and assessments
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills


Preferences

  • Degree in the field of education
  • Gifted certification
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing various instructional and teaching methodologies
  • Experience working with a diverse student population
  • Ability to make data-informed decisions


Compensation/Benefits

  • Compensation and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.


The mission of The Museum School of Avondale Estates is to inspire students, teachers, and the community to collaborate to develop strong critical thinking, interpersonal, and academic skills in our students, which will prepare them for real-world success. The museum-school model is a unique approach to learning.