DC International School is hiring a Secondary Special Education Teacher.

Please
submit your cover letter and resume to resume@dcinternationalschool.org. You will
need to pass a background check. No phone calls please.
Position Overview: This teaching position entails both instructional and case
management responsibilities for providing special education services to students with
exceptional learning needs. The position may also include elective teaching,
behavioral support, and/or other responsibilities at DCI. Spanish proficiency is
required.
Qualifications: The successful applicant for this position will have:

Bachelor's degree (minimum)

Master's (preferred) from an accredited institution in Special Education.

Ability to meet HQT requirements under NCLB

Experience as a special education teacher, secondary experience preferred

Experience working closely with diverse families of special education students

Knowledge about special education practice and regulations, particularly those
pertaining to DC schools

The ability to collaborate and work as part of a team

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong interest in, or experience with, language immersion and IB Middle Years
Program model

Commitment to keeping current on best practices and evidence-based
interventions in special education

Commitment to ensuring access and achievement for our learners with
exceptional learning needs, and be

Bilingual in Spanish and English

Essential Responsibilities:

The Special Education Teacher will:

Provide instruction to DCI students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

Write, deliver, and monitor IEPs

Conduct special education meetings and case management functions

Collaborate with general education teachers and related service providers

Collaborate closely with education leadership

Keep current on all OSSE regulations and initiatives

Demonstrate effective advocacy and transition planning for students with
disabilities at DCI

Engage in a high degree of communication through a variety of mediums with
parents and students

Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in
cultural activities for faculty and students

Provide effective disciplinary support and student supervision

Other duties as assigned

DC International School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and
pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and
multilingual environment. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who
can contribute, through their teaching, work history, and/or language experience, to
building our secondary International Baccalaureate learning community.
www.dcinternationalschool.org
Please submit your cover letter and resume to resume@dcinternationalschool.org.