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Special Education Teacher at the Aurora Program

Company: Crescent City Schools
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Crescent City Schools is seeking a talented educator to run a self-contained classroom (1:8) as a lead teacher. The Aurora program uses an intimate setting to develop the academic, behavioral, emotional, and social skills of K-8 students. Learn more about the Aurora Program here.
Our Aurora Teachers impact students lives by:

  • Achieving significant improvement in academic performance of students with exceptionalities
  • Providing instruction in small and large groups
  • Developing IEPs to promote students academic, physical, and social development
  • Developing FBAs and BIPs as needed to address students behavioral and social needs
  • Communicating with parents/guardians about student progress
  • Quickly implementing feedback and goal-setting into lesson delivery
  • Collaborating with teammates in grade level and subject level teams
  • Participating in the life of the school, including student activities and events
  • Using data to track student achievement, and to constantly improve practice
  • Participating in daily, weekly, and quarterly meetings about student achievement
  • After CPI training, implementing de-escalation techniques when working with students, as required
  • Embodying, advocating, and operationalizing the mission, vision, and direction of the school
  • Taking on other tasks, as needed
    Apply now if you:
    • Believe in the mission and values of Crescent City Schools
    • Believe in the unlimited potential of each child
    • Have a BA or BS Degree
    • Possess Louisiana Teacher Certification in Special Education (or equivalent certification in another state)
    • Knowledge of social-emotional and behavioral interventions a plus
    • Bilingual a plus
      Physical Requirements
      • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
      • May be required to restrain a student after CPI training
      • This is an in-person role
        About Crescent City SchoolsCrescent City Schools is a nonprofit Charter Management Organization whose mission is to support and develop open-enrollment charter schools that raise student achievement and prepare students for college. Crescent City Schools currently operates three PreK-8th grade open-enrollment charter schools: Harriet Tubman and Paul Habans Charter Schools on the West Bank, and Akili Academy in the Upper Ninth Ward. Our organization creates life-changing educational experiences for students and, through this work, transforms a city.
        At Crescent City Schools, we believe in inspiring people. And we firmly believe our success is driven by dedicated and talented employees. Crescent City Schools is committed to attracting and retaining the best professionals in education, with an array of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
        Compensation is competitive and based on experience.We offer a fantastic benefits package.
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Keywords: Crescent City Schools, New Orleans , Special Education Teacher at the Aurora Program, Education / Teaching , New Orleans, Louisiana

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