Director/Administration, Resource Teacher, Special Education Teacher Pre-K to 12
4 Year Degree
ESS Coordinator / Special Education Teachers
Great Hearts Academies is committed to serving the students within our special education population in a manner that reflects and affirms their dignity and rightful participation within the larger student body. Through the use of consultation, resource, inclusion, and co-teaching models in a variety of academic environments, the Special Education team aims to provide support for students while working to ensure as much time as appropriate is spent within the regular classroom.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Providing direct and consultative services to students with IEPs in the school environment
Collaborating with related service providers, assisting general education staff in the implementation of accommodations and modifications
Writing and maintaining all IEPs, Prior Written Notices, and MET paperwork while ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines
Planning and facilitating meetings throughout the IEP Team/ARD committee process, as well as ongoing communication and collaboration with parents, staff, and administrative staff regarding student planning and progress.
Managing the transition of new enrollees eligible for special education and related services for the 2016 - 2017 school year.
Resource model with flexibility for small instructional groups
Strong general and special education administrative support
Professional development, career advancement, and leadership opportunities
Competitive salaries, with very competitive benefits package
Signing and performance bonuses
Candidates must apply using our online application, which allows applicants to submit materials (resume, reference letters, etc.) for review by Great Hearts Administrators.
Candidates must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree besides a valid state certification in Special Education for K-12 or a valid Cross-Categorical K-12, Mild-Moderate Disabilities. Candidates with ESL certification are preferred
Great Hearts Academies is a non-profit charter management organization (CMO) that operates classical preparatory K-12 public charter schools. Our academies cultivate the minds and hearts of students through the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. We currently serve over 13,000 students in Texas and Arizona and are dedicated to providing additional communities with the Great Hearts liberal art...s model of public education and, in the process, aim to restore excellence to American public education. We proudly prepare students for success at the best colleges and universities in the nation, but see our larger purpose as producing great hearted graduates that are prepared to be intellectual, moral and engaged citizens.