WISH Academy High School Seeks Teacher in Los Angeles, CA

WISH Academy High Schools seeks teacher in Los Angeles, CA!Click To TweetJob Description

The ideal candidate wholeheartedly believes in and is passionate about the mission and commitments of WISH Academy and exhibits this through their development, reflection, exception of school culture, implementation of student rigor, and proven results of student success in a full inclusion setting.

Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:

  • Instruction and services for pupils whose needs have been identified in an Individualized Education Program (IEP) developed by the IEP team
  • Information and assistance to students with disabilities and their parents
  • Consultation, resource information, and material regarding students with disabilities to parents and to general education staff members
  • Coordination of special education services with regular school programs for each student with disabilities enrolled in the resource program.
  • Monitor pupil progress on a daily basis
  • Co-planning/Co-teaching/Direct service Model

Supports shall include (but not limited to): behavior support, basic academic skills, organization and study skills, social skills, and use of cognitive strategies.  In addition, the Inclusion Teacher will be responsible for:

  • Fostering a safe and nurturing learning environment
  • Continuously building professional knowledge,
  • Organizing classroom systems/procedures and managing student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning
  • Establishing an environment where students are excited about learning and preparing for college

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • CBEST Scores
  • Candidate must posses a current California credential in special education or be currently enrolled in a special education credentialing program
  • Enthusiastic and pleasant, highly motivated individual
  • Solid knowledge of state and federal guidelines for special education
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Flexible and team oriented
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb, and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level or above, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull and reach with hands at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

Requirements for Applying

To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Letter of intent describing full qualifications for this position specifically
  • At least two current letters of recommendation, including one from the current principal/administrator, if applicable
  • A copy of the credential or verification of credential completion from the university
  • NCLB Certification or CSET

Salary and Benefits

Salary is based on experience and education (competitive).
Full benefits are offered including medical, dental, vision, and life.
Voluntary benefits are offered to al employees and teachers participate in CalSTRS.

Interested applicants can visit www.wishcharter.org for more information and apply by sending an email to Kellie Mowll at kmowll@wishcharter.org.