We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Science Teacher for our private day school Oyster Point Academy. Oyster Point Academy is a special education program for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities who need more structured program than traditional schools can offer.
We are licensed by the Virginia Department of Education and accredited by VAISSEF.
The potential candidate will plan and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students.
Employs specialized teaching strategies to shape adaptive behaviors of students.
Reviews psychological, medical, social and educational summaries on students.
Provides small group instruction and services to students five days per week and monitors progress regularly.
Serves as a case manager by maintaining parental, school liaison, and referral source contacts for assigned students.
Communicates learning goals and expectations to each student and utilizes effective teaching techniques to motivate student learning.
Implements the Day School Behavior Management Program and adapts to spontaneous needs of the students and the program.
Transports students as needed.
Participants in community service projects, educational outings, open houses, and staff meetings as scheduled.
Responsible for writing IEPs, monthly progress reports and FAPT reports for assigned home room students.
Initiates IEP for assigned students and updates regularly.
Calculates and records mid-term and quarterly grade averages on assigned students and records academic and behavioral progress for assigned students.
:This is a salaried position being offered with a generous benefit package, 401k Retirement Plan, and Paid Time Off