Catapult Learning

Teacher (High Road School Philadelphia)

US-PA-Philadelphia
3 weeks ago
Job ID
5033
Full-Time / Part-Time
Full-Time
Regular / Temporary
Regular

Overview

We are an organization of dedicated people who know how exciting and rewarding it is to help children achieve. We are eager to have people join us whose training, skills and experience add to our ability to provide successful, research based instructional systems, great teaching, excellent support services, and strong partnerships with the schools we serve across the US. We emphasize flexible work schedules, small group teaching environments and high professional standards and will provide you the opportunity to grow with us and help students achieve beyond expectations.

 

The High Road School and Catapult Learning provide social / emotional and academic services to students with a variety of special differences.  It is our goal to develop student confidence and competence through individualized academic and behavioral programs.  Working in collaboration with Philadelphia School District provides us an opportunity to address student differences in conjunction with district needs in a meaningful manner that broadens student growth opportunities and enhances their academic experience.

 

Responsibilities

  • Delivers designated curriculum and skill-appropriate supplemental materials
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans
  • Evaluates students through diagnostic programs and assessments, classwork; test scores, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Participates in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required
  • Provides Social Skills lessons in the classroom setting
  • Facilitates the implementation of IEP program components, including providing progress monitoring of IEP goals and objectives
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings involving cooperation with other pupil personnel workers, school personnel, parents and community agencies
  • Participates as a resource person in in-service training and planning
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from classrooms, lunchrooms, and/or restrooms
  • Establishes and maintains student records, documentation and files and provides written reports and communications as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Provides consultation to parents regarding the needs of their children
  • Works in collaboration with the school team
  • Other duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Director

Qualifications

 

  • An understanding of the IEP process; including current IDEA laws and state and local regulations
  • Ability to interpret data related to student goals for appropriate interventions
  • Knowledge of current state law/regulations regarding high school proficiency standards
  • Knowledge and competency of understanding credit and graduation requirements
  • Leadership skills in working with individuals and groups (i.e. initiating individual or group discussion, listening, clarifying and facilitating interactions and sharing of ideas)
  • Ability to counsel students, parents, staff and lay persons individually and in groups
  • Skills in conducting effective meetings and conferences (including the resolution of disagreements)
  • Skills in socio-environmental analysis and diagnosis of students with behaviors
  • Skills in communicating concepts and information accurately orally or in writing, including formal statistical reports
  • Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with parents, schools, and agencies
  • Ability to aid in program development.

 

Education, Training and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College/University;
  • Evidence of in-depth knowledge of special education and experience working with individuals with exceptional needs.



 

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