East Side Community--Middle School Special Education 12:1:1
East Side Community High School is seeking a middle school special education teacher to teach the 12:1:1 6th-8th-grade bridged self-contained class for a sabbatical leave replacement during the Spring 2019 semester (late January to late June). The teacher would teach a double-period English class that combines independent reading, writing, and shared texts. In addition, the teacher would teach a single-period science class. The teacher may also co-teach a 6th-grade science class. The ideal candidate would also have experience with navigating IEPs and SESIS to deliver engaging, rigorous, and accessible instruction to a group of diverse learners. Finally, the ideal candidate would embrace collaborating with staff and parents in and beyond the classroom.
About East Side: We are a small 6-12th-grade college preparatory school dedicated to the belief that all students can, must and will learn and succeed academically. We set high standards for each of our students and help them meet these standards by providing personal attention, a strong sense of community, high-quality instruction and engaging and innovative learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Students, staff, families and community members see themselves as part of a team whose main goal is the success of every individual student in our diverse learning community. We have a schoolwide commitment to promoting social justice and combating racism, sexism, homophobia, classism and any other form of discrimination. The goal of the school is to create a community of highly skilled students, lifetime learners, critical thinkers and socially responsible citizens who, upon graduation, will be prepared to succeed in college and beyond.
Please visit www.eschs.org to learn more about our school.
Our commitment to socio-emotional learning is highlighted in Learning by Heart: Six American High Schools Where Social and Emotional Learning Are Core by Kathleen Cushman.
If you are interested in applying to our school for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Chantal Francois at firstname.lastname@example.org.