• Special Education (Classroom Teacher)

    Job Location US-CT-Wallingford
    Posted Date 3 hours ago(7/19/2019 8:42 AM)
    Job ID
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Regular / Temporary
  • Overview



    Have you been seeking an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children? Our nationally, accredited organization will support you in your acquisition of professional development!


    BEST Academy, part of High Road Schools is a private, special education system serving children and adolescents with Autism. You will simultaneously impact students’ academic, social and emotional success.  


    Our parent company, Catapult Learning, has a national presence in services for at- risk youth.  

    If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of these students, look no further! 


    We are currently hiring for a Special Education Teacher in Wallingford, CT.  DSAP Candidates & long-term substitute eligible in special education will be considered as well! 


    We would welcome the opportunity to meet with you and discuss the competitive benefits and incentives that accompany working for Catapult Learning (including tuition reimbursement).  


    As a Special Education Teacher you will be responsible for: 

    * Developing and implementing goals and objectives for IEP’s

    * Developing and implementing individualized lesson plans

    * Classroom management

    * Collaboration with colleagues, parents/guardians and districts

    * Career growth with opportunities for leadership roles



    DSAP eligible qualifications:  Bachelors Degree, 12 credits in Special Education, & currently enrolled in a special ed. program (your college must be willing to sign off and approve DSAP).


    Long-term Substitute qualifications:  Bachelors Degree & a minimum of 12 credits in the area of special education.



    Please forward resume, 3 letters of reference and letter of interest to amy.farmer@catapultlearning.com.



    • Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models for eligible students through utilization of Catapult materials and educational strategies.
    • Identifies and enrolls eligible students through existing test scores, administering tests, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
    • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
    • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from Catapult classroom or to mobile/trailer classroom.
    • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
    • Establishes and maintains a positive customer relationship with classroom teachers and principals, including providing achievement objectives and updated approved schedules of services.
    • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with Catapult Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals, and parents as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
    • Conducts progress monitoring.
    • Write IEP’s and Implement accommodations and modifications in the classroom.
    • Conduct and participate in IEP Meeting.
    • Create and Implement FBA’s and Behavior Plans.
    • Create weekly lesson plans that meet the needs of the students.
    • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.
    • Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers.
    • Must be flexible.



    • Bachelors Degree in Special Education; from an accredited University
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.




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