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Teacher - Special Education Preschool

Teacher - Special Education Preschool

companyEasterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania
locationPhiladelphia County, Philadelphia, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/10/2024
ExpiresExpires: 6/9/2024
Full Time

Company Description

Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania is a leading nonprofit provider of disability services. We primarily serve children from birth to 8 years with a variety of disabilities including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, spina bifida and physical and developmental delays. Our services include Approved Private School, special classrooms, summer programs, assistive technology, early intervention programs and various outpatient speech, physical and occupational therapy programs.  Our team combines expertise and passion to provide exceptional services to meet the needs of every client we serve. Join our community of like-minded individuals, to make a lasting impact, and be part of a rewarding career that fosters diversity, compassion, and independence. Be part of our mission to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play and their communities.

Job Description

Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania seeks energetic and passionate PDE certified Teachers to serve young children with disabilities in our Approved Private School. 

Our center-based programs educate children ages 3-6 with disabilities. Essential duties include classroom instruction, supervising Teacher Assistant staff in the classroom, working with IEP’s to achieve the student’s goals, and collaborating with Therapists, staff members, and administration. We strive to hire those who are passionate about the pediatric special needs population, have strong communications skills, enjoy a team environment and want to make a difference in the lives of those they assist.

We are looking for Teachers who can create fun, engaging and literacy/play-based lessons. This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to become part of our multi-disciplinary supportive team working with children with disabilities and their families.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Services and/or Social Services required.
  • PDE certification in Special Education for Approved Private School , PDE certification in Special Education or PK-4 for Early Intervention classrooms, or emergency-certification eligibility required.
  • Experience working with children with Autism a plus.

Additional Information

  • Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) organization for public service loan forgiveness eligibility purposes.
  • Please review the background check requirements information located on the ‘Careers’ page of our website: https://www.easterseals.com/sepa/who-we-are/careers-at-easter-seals/
  • Easterseals is an equal opportunity provider and an equal opportunity employer.

Required degree level

  • Bachelor Degree