Special Education Teacher

Special Education Teacher Wanted:


  • Delivers designated curriculum and skill-appropriate supplemental materials
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans
  • Evaluates students through diagnostic programs and assessments, classwork; test scores, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Participates in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required
  • Provides Social Skills lessons in the classroom setting
  • Facilitates the implementation of IEP program components, including providing progress monitoring of IEP goals and objectives
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings involving cooperation with other pupil personnel workers, school personnel, parents and community agencies
  • Participates as a resource person in in-service training and planning
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from classrooms, lunchrooms, and/or restrooms
  • Establishes and maintains student records, documentation and files and provides written reports and communications as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Provides consultation to parents regarding the needs of their children
  • Works in collaboration with the school team
  • Other duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Director


  • An understanding of the IEP process; including current IDEA laws and state and local regulations
  • Ability to interpret data related to student goals for appropriate interventions
  • Knowledge of current state law/regulations regarding high school proficiency standards
  • Knowledge and competency of understandingcredit and graduation requirements
  • Leadership skills in working with individuals and groups (i.e. initiating individual or group discussion, listening, clarifying and facilitating interactions and sharing of ideas)
  • Ability to counsel students, parents, staff and lay persons individually and in groups
  • Skills in conducting effective meetings and conferences (including the resolution of disagreements)
  • Skills in socio-environmental analysis and diagnosis of students with behaviors
  • Skills in communicating concepts and information accurately orally or in writing, including formal statistical reports
  • Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with parents, schools, and agencies
  • Ability to aid in program development.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College/University
  • Possession of a valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate in Special Education and/or specific content area;
  • Evidence of in-depth knowledge of special education and experience working with individuals with exceptional needs.

CONTACT | Steve Plantholt - splantholt@highroadschool.com - or at 443-794-4914