Special Education Teacher - Homebound Teacher
Positive Outcomes Charter School is looking for a part-time (5-10 Hours Per Week) temporary homebound teacher to provide supports for students on an as needed basis. This position may also be expanded to include in-school supports if our instruction needs increase.
Positive Outcomes Charter School is a small charter school that opened in September 1996. Positive Outcomes is not an alternative school. We work with students who are struggling to find success in traditional classrooms. Our school is comprised of approximately 75% of students with disabilities which qualify for services.
Positive Outcomes is an incredible place for young people to design their own futures, and will continue to serve as a model for the education of students who have had some difficulty achieving success in traditional school settings. We believe students learn best when they are engaged in rich and connected learning experiences that allow them space to think, to create, and to share. We also support experiential learning and believe students should leave the school building often for fieldwork, community service, and internships.
- Qualify, or be eligible for, at time of hire, for State of Delaware certification as a Special Education Teacher. (Additional ELA and Math Certification Prefered but not required)
- Applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge and/or experience appropriate to the position.
- Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community at large.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment.
- Tuberculin test & physical.
- Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck.
Teach students in a home or public environment.
Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
Encourages students to set and maintain standards of behavior.
Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and -in harmony with the goals—establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and communicates these objectives to students.
Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides reports as required, as well as notifying parents of student progress when necessary.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulation.
Administers appropriate and required informal and formal assessments based on student need and state regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.Be knowledgeable of and able to implement positive behavior supports for challenging behaviors.
Start Date: ASAP
Reports To: Dean of Academic Supports and Instruction
Salary Range: From/To: Full State of Delaware Benefits and Competitive Salary
Additional Job Information:
For consideration, please complete basic application on www.JoinDelawareschools.org, and submit a cover letter and resume.
Applicants are advised that a copy of the most recent evaluation will be requested if selected for an interview. The evaluation can be loaded as part of the application in advance.
The following are conditions of employment for new employees: (1) Satisfactory criminal background check prior to being placed on payroll. (2) Satisfactory child protection registry check. (3) Mandatory Direct Deposit of Pay. (4) Documentation of Mantoux skin test results for entrance to school system. (5) Completion of all required employment forms.
Positive Outcomes Charter School does not discriminate in employment or in educational services based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in accordance with state and federal laws. Inquiries should be directed to the Business Manager, Positive Outcomes Charter School, 3337 S. DuPont Hwy., Camden, DE 19934. 302-697-8805, (Fax)302-697-8813.
A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.? 1313.
Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995.
A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.
Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995
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