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Special Education Teacher

Company: Merakey
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? Take the next step of your career and be a part of the Merakey Family!
We are seeking a Special Education Teacher to join our team at our school in Altoona, PA.
This position requires a current PA Special Education teaching certification or a Licensed Private Academic Certification

WHY TEACH AT MERAKEY?


  • Benefits are effective upon date of hire and including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and much more.

  • Teacher to student ratio never to exceed 1:8 (ASD classrooms)

  • Teacher to student ratio never to exceed 1:12 (ES classrooms)

  • Individualized approach for every student

  • 10-month traditional school year with paid summers off

  • Additional hours and compensation available with ESY (Extended School Year)
    BENEFITS
    Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!
    To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers
    Requisition number:72655
    ABOUT MERAKEY
    Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
    Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • Teachers working at a Merakey School are required to have a Bachelor's degree in Special education, or a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 18 credits in special education and 6 credits in education theory.

    • Must possess a Pennsylvania Special Education certificate; or a Pennsylvania Private Academic certification with ability to attain public certification within one year from date of hire will be considered.

    • Must obtain and maintain agency physical management certification credentials.

    • Experience working with students with autism or emotional support is required; this can include student teaching.

    • Demonstrated ability to development classroom strategies that promote an effective teaching and learning environment.

    • 1-3 years experience (3-5 preferred)

Keywords: Merakey, Altoona , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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