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Certified Special Education Teacher
at Alignstaffing
Washington, DC

Certified Special Education Teacher
at Alignstaffing
Washington, DC

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Job Description

Certified Special Education Teacher


• Teaching · Assume personal responsibility for the academic progress of all students· Implement a coherent, research-based curriculum· Document all syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, rubrics, and other instructional materials and methods · Use consistent school-wide practices and individualized methods to engage students in the classroom

• Classroom Management · Create, monitor, and sustain a disciplined school culture of high academic and behavioral standards · Provide structure in the classroom by developing and reinforcing school-wide rules and expectations · Ensure smooth operation of all classroom instructional functions without excuses or exceptions

• Data Analysis · Develop and use a variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice · Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student performance

• Student Support & School Culture · Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues· Develop and maintain positive, strong classroom culture

Required Core Competencies:

• Results-driven educator with experience in, and commitment to, standards-based curriculum and the use of data and assessments to drive instructional decisions·

• Outstanding classroom teacher who has demonstrated quantifiable and objective student performance gains·

• Manager of an urban classroom who has used discipline, structure, appropriate incentives, and grand expectations to achieve measurable academic and civic success ·

• Desire to be held accountable for student academic growth and academic results ·

• Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers·

• Technological proficiency with a basic understanding of data analysis·

• Professional demeanor, strong work-ethic, detail-driven work style with excellent organizational skills ·

• Ambitious nature interested in growing as an educator and reaching high standards professionally·

• Committed to getting the job done well, no matter what the obstacles or how long it takes·

• Passionately dedicated to the school’s mission and a steadfast belief that all students deserve preparation for the college of their choice and active citizenship


Educational Background and Work Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred· At least two years of urban teaching experience preferred· Certification in subject area REQUIRED

-Washington DC Certification/License required

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