MIDDLE SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION/RESOURCE TEACHER

Paul Cuffee School

Providence, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3896810
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2022

Job Description

Paul Cuffee School, a K-12 public independent charter school, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee’s life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program that, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship. To learn more about our school, please visit the Paul Cuffee School Website.

  • This position is posted until filled; however, Administration reserves the right to begin interviewing after 5 days
Reports to: High School Principal, Director of Special Education, and Head of School

Position Overview:
The Special Education/Resource Teacher assumes case management duties under the direct supervision of the Building Principal and Director of Special Education. Teaches clubs and other classes, as needed. Performs lunch duty and/or other duties, as needed.

Responsibilities/duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Plan, collaborate, and co-teach with regular education teachers in Math, Humanities, and Science, in accordance with each student's IEP goals.
  • Modify and/or make accommodations to lessons, projects, groupings, and tests to meet students' learning needs.
  • Monitor progress towards standards and goals based on student's IEPs.
  • Provide organizational support, skill development, and assistance with project completion in small-group, pull-out settings.
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with colleagues, parents, and/or team members to discuss progress or concerns of students with IEPs.
  • Stay up-to-date with knowledge about the disabilities of the students on caseload such as ADHD, LD, Dyslexia, ED, mild MR, OCD, Asperger's Syndrome, Tourettes, Bipolar and Depression.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop rapport with all members of the school community including parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Honor confidentiality

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Employer Description

    Established in 2001, Paul Cuffee School is an independent K-12 public charter school for 800+ Providence youth. Students are admitted by a state mandated, randomized public lottery. Siblings and children of employees are given waiting list preference. Our predominantly low-income population identifies as 90% non-white, and 19% have diagnosed special needs. Social and civic responsibility, life-long learning, and academic achievement distinguish our community as does our inclusive school culture, small class sizes and differentiated instruction. In 2018, Paul Cuffee High School was ranked by US News and World Report as the best charter public high school in Rhode Island and listed fifth among the top district high schools in the state. While we are proud of this recognition, we are committed to improving student outcomes every year.


    Paul Cuffee School Mission Statement:
    Paul Cuffee School, a K12 public charter school of choice, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee’s life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program which, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship. Learn more about us...

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    Paul Cuffee School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, required
    • Valid Rhode Island Department of Education Certification - Elementary/Middle Special Education Teacher Grades K-8 or Secondary Grades Special Education Teacher 7-12 required.
    • National Background Check (after offer)
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Special Education Department
    • 459 Promenade Street
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02908
    • Phone: 401-453-2626
    • Fax: 401-453-4964

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