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Job Openings: Resource Specialists - LPS Oakland and LPS Richmond

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  • Edie Hoffman
    Our faculty of effective & passionate educators makes an extraordinary difference in the lives of urban students!  Leadership Public Schools mission is to
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 10, 2012
      Our faculty of effective & passionate educators makes an extraordinary difference in the lives of urban students!  Leadership Public Schools' mission is to prepare students to succeed in college and to develop effective student leaders. The LPS approach - innovation, constant assessment, academic rigor, and commitment to providing individualized learning pathways - is transforming the lives of our students.

      We are now hiring Resource Specialists for our LPS Oakland and Richmond campuses with immediate openings. 

      Our commitment is to take under-prepared students, many who will be first generation college students, and provide a clear realistic path to college. The LPS Network is built around collaborative innovation. 

      Special Education Teacher
      ·         Provides direct instruction/support to students whose needs were identified in an IEP developed by the IEP team
      ·         Plans and directs a variety of programs, projects, and special education activities
      ·         Attends IEP meetings to review their student’s achievement and progress toward meeting annual goals and objectives
      ·         Demonstrates teaching strategies and utilizes materials considered appropriate and effective in meeting both academic and non-academic needs of identified special education students
      ·         Utilizes assessment results in developing IEP goals and objectives to accommodate individual needs
      ·         Coordinates results of assessments with School Psychologist and Director of Special Education to prepare a multidisciplinary team report at each initial or triennial review
      ·         Establishes effective working relationships with teachers, staff and parents
      ·         Provides technical expertise to teachers and staff as it relates to serving students with special needs
      ·         Originates and follows procedures for an appropriate and efficient record keeping system to monitor student’s attendance and progress on goals and objectives
      ·         Provides emphasis on meeting state requirements for a diploma; college admission; and preparation for adult life
      ·         Provides consultation to school staff and parents which may relate to student assessment, specialized instruction or behavior management
      LPS is seeking successful a Resource Teacher with:
      ·         Academic expertise and enthusiasm for Special Education
      ·         Record of effective teaching and high achievement in the classroom
      ·         Experience using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instruction
      ·         A passion for teaching that provides vital energy to improve the minds and lives of students
      ·         Evidence of professional reflection and collaborative work
      ·         Experience in urban schools
      ·         Experience teaching with varied instructional strategies
      ·         Appropriate CA teaching credential with EL authorization
      ·         A commitment to both excellence and equity
      ·         Ability to work under pressure and adapt easily
      ·         Willingness to contribute to student activities, instructional office hours, and school committee
      ·         Comfortable with a charter environment including flexible roles

      LPS strives to make our schools a rewarding place to work, teach, and learn by actively fostering a professional learning community for staff, students and families that exemplify our values of commitment, respect, responsibility, valuing our students and employees. We invite you to visit our website at http://www.leadps.org with links to each school’s website.  You will be impressed and motivated.  We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. If you are interested, please send a resume and compelling letter of introduction to:
      Email: jobs@...
      or to: Teacher Talent, Leadership Public Schools, 344 Thomas L Berkley Way #340, Oakland, CA 94612

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