Elementary Support Teacher (Academic Enhancement Program)

RASG Hebrew Academy | Miami Beach, FL, United States

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Posted Date 3/20/2024
Description

Location: Hebrew Academy Miami Beach

Job Description: The Elementary Support Teacher within the Academic Enhancement Program (AEP) at Hebrew Academy of Miami Beach is responsible for providing specialized academic support to students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. The primary focus of this role is to offer both push-in and pull-out support to meet the diverse needs of students within the AEP framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Individualized Instruction: Develop and implement individualized educational plans tailored to the specific needs of each student within the AEP program. 
  • Push-In Support: Collaborate with classroom teachers to provide in-class support for students with diverse learning needs. Offer differentiated instruction and accommodations to ensure that students can access the curriculum effectively.
  • Pull-Out Support: Conduct small group instructional sessions outside the regular classroom environment as needed. Utilize evidence-based interventions and instructional techniques to address academic challenges and promote skill development.
  • Assessment and Progress Monitoring: Administer assessments to evaluate students' academic abilities, identify areas of strength and weakness, and track progress over time. Use assessment data to adjust  intervention strategies accordingly.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Maintain open communication channels with classroom teachers, parents, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure alignment of support strategies and continuity of instruction. Participate in team meetings and parent conferences as necessary. Share progress reports with parents throughout the school year.
  • Differentiated Instruction: Implement a variety of instructional approaches, materials, and resources to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities. Modify curriculum content and  assessment techniques to meet the individual needs of students with varying levels of academic readiness and skill mastery.
  • Classroom Management: Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment conducive to academic growth and social-emotional development. Establish clear expectations for behavior and implement effective behavior management strategies as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Special Education, or a related field (Master's degree preferred)
  • Valid teaching certification in Special Education or Elementary Education. 
  • Prior experience working with students with diverse learning needs, preferably in a resource room or inclusion setting
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and tailor interventions to meet individual student needs
  • Commitment to ongoing professional growth and development
Categories
Education - Other | Lower School Teacher
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Vision
Job Location
US
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