Lower School Special Education Lead Teacher

Opportunity to join an exceptional faculty!

We are an educational institution that stretches each child's intellect and creativity; that is passionate about Jewish identity and values; that is committed to the betterment of our world and a strong bond with the State of Israel. Our faculty models it ... our students live it.
 
Carmel Academy, a private school serving Jewish students from TK-8th grade, located in Greenwich, CT, seeks an outstanding Special Education Teacher for our Lower School.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Communicates with members of the leadership team regarding students’ progress, curriculum and behavioral concerns, and needs of the students
  • Provides direct instruction of the curriculum to the students
  • Demonstrates effective communication through email, writing, phone calls, and in-person meetings
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals
  • Evaluates students’ academic growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports
  • Lesson Planning
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Attending and participating in curriculum and team meetings, participating in CSE meetings
  • Acts as an advisor/homeroom teacher to a group of students
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A minimum of a master’s degree and/or certification in special education
  • Orton-Gillingham and/or Fundations training preferred
  • Teaching experience in a special education classroom
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Independent and team working skills
  • Effective time management skills and flexibility
Start Date: August 2019

If you are ready to join a school which prides itself in having rigorous standards, an exceptional faculty, and a low student-to-faculty ratio, please forward your resume and cover letter.
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  • Carmel Academy is a private school for children of all Jewish affiliations, serving children from transitional kindergarten through 8th grade.

Carmel Academy is a recipient of UJA Greenwich, the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County and The UJA Federation on New York.