Math Special Education Teacher (6th & 7th Grade)

  • ReNEW Schools
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 09/17/2023

Job Description

POSITION DETAILSWe are seeking a passionate and committed Math Special Education Teacher Case Manager who focuses on the development and education of students with exceptionalities. Teacher Case Managers are extraordinary educators with strong content knowledge  They co-teach, adapt lessons, manage IEPs, and track data toward student learning goals. Teacher Case Managers regularly collaborate with teachers, leaders, and staff to ensure student success.This position is located at Laurel Elementary 820 Jackson Ave. New Orleans 70130, which begins the day at 7:00am  WHO WE AREAt ReNEW, we transform underperforming schools into academically rigorous schools that prepare students for the next level of achievement, including high school, college, and career. ReNEW is dedicated to helping teachers become outstanding at their craft. With a high focus on professional development and individual coaching at both the school-level and the network-level, we are committed to helping you become the best teacher you can be.  WHAT YOU'LL DOAs an integral part of the school-based student support team, the TCM is dedicated to ensuring the growth of students with exceptionalities. TCMs are flexible and creative while possessing a strong growth mindset about students and themselves. There are multiple expectations for this role.  Content (Math) ExpectationsCreate a culture of learning. You will lead or co-lead and implement a student-led, positive, and safe classroom and school-wide environment in order to ensure learning is maximized.Teach using your content expertise in Math. You will strategically modify the Louisiana Tier I curriculum and deliver lessons to meet student individual learning goals. Provide targeted feedback to students by asking pertinent, scaffolded follow-up questions that affirm correctly understood content, clarify misunderstood content, or extend students’ thinking.Use data all day, every day. You will assess qualitative and quantitative student data in order to draw insightful conclusions from it and adjust instruction as necessary. Special Education Expectations:Collaborate with Special Education Coordinator and general educators to provide specialized instruction, technical expertise, and supplementary aids and resources to ensure students with exceptionalities access to the general education curriculum.Develop Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) based on information from special education evaluations, progress monitoring data, and input from IEP team members.In collaboration with the Special Education Coordinator, update and monitor a comprehensive data tracking system that results in effective and ongoing decision-making about individual student program adjustments.Act as a case manager for special education students, including progress monitoring toward IEP goals, scheduling and leading IEP review meetings, and partnering with students, families and related service providers to support special education students through a whole-child approach. WHAT YOU’LL BRINGA strong growth mindset, a passion for the students we serve, and an immovable belief that all students can learnExperience with / knowledge of how to accommodate and modify instruction to ensure access to Tier I curriculum for students with exceptionalities.Deep content knowledge in Math and an understanding of Louisiana Student Standards. Strong background in and willingness to continually learn about special education, including knowledge of student exceptionalities and documentation compliance.Technology proficiency- especially with Google Suite Applications (Drive, Classroom, Docs, Sheets) Education – Bachelor´s degree required, Master's degree preferred. Certification in or in current pursuit of Certification in Special Education preferred.