Special Education Teacher

Special Education St. Joseph, Missouri


Description

Position at SESI Schools

Why Join Us 

Are you looking for a new opportunity to make an impact in the lives of students? Join us at SESI Schools, where we are proving what is possible for students with unique needs. We offer a generous benefits package including: 

  • Competitive salary $55,000 - $70,000
  • Signing Bonus of $2500-$5000 depending on experience
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits including medical, dental, and vision 
  • Employer-paid life insurance 
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching 
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,625 
  • Other great benefits like Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Mental Health Support, and Pet Insurance 
  • Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth 

 

About Us 

The HRS of St. Joseph is operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provide specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. 

The Opportunity 

The Special Education Teacher will implement a highly systematic assessment, curriculum, instruction, and behavior model that is rooted in best practices. Our teachers and staff provide individualized academic and behavioral interventions with an innovative learning approach, personalized attention, and all the necessary support services students need to thrive. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional teacher who will play an essential role in fueling student success.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Include the following. Other duties as assigned. 

  • Teach knowledge and skills, nurture confidence and character, and meet the needs of all students by utilizing SESI instructional models, strategies, and curriculum 
  • Develop and maintain individualized lessons that provide a balance of standards-based and skills-based instruction aligned with student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) 
  • Utilize school’s behavior support and intervention strategies 
  • Establish and maintain student forms and files as required by SESI, local, state, and/or federal agencies including but not limited to: Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), Behavior Intervention Plans, Incident Reports, High-Risk Evaluation Forms, etc. 
  • Drive, record, and track student growth and progress towards academic, social, and emotional goals 
  • Supervise students and ensure they are always monitored, including to and from appropriate locations within the school 
  • Light lifting, walking, and/or climbing stairs may be required 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning required 
  • Any valid K-12 teaching credential appropriate to the role preferred
  • Spanish Speaking is preferred
  • Commitment to learning and implementing feedback 
  • Ability to adapt and remain flexible 

 

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.   

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