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Job Title: Lead Transition Teacher
Job Location: EdAdvance, Litchfield
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: EdAdvance
Litchfield, CT 06759
Telephone: 860-567-0863 EXT 111
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Job Description:
Lead Transition Teacher
Full Time / EdAdvance on Post University Campus

Job Purpose:
The Lead Transition Teacher oversees the daily instructional operations of a Post University based transition program for students who are between the ages of 17-21. The position entails providing services to students of all learning exceptionalities to make progress on their individual academic, social/emotional, and transition IEP goals and objectives.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide research-based specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives contained within each student’s IEP.
  • Develop and implement annual Individualized Educational Program (IEP) plans for students to include: present levels of educational performance, special education needs, instructional goals and objectives, and the special education and related services required to meet those goals.
  • Schedule team meetings and work cooperatively with Post University and home district staff to develop instructional IEP goals and strategies.
  • Coordinate the delivery of special education services in each student's IEP across all settings.
  • Serve as the primary contact for parents/guardians.
  • Provide direction, supervision and evaluation of educational assistants as directed.
  • Provide consultation to Post University staff regarding classroom adjustments, instructional modifications, adaptive equipment, behavior modification plans and other similar instructional interventions to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
The Lead Transition Teacher works under the supervision of the Director of Special Education, and Coordinator of Transition Services.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in teaching from an accredited institution in Special Education.
  • Current Connecticut teaching license in required content area.
  • Valid Connecticut Teacher Certification Endorsement 165 required.
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total program.
  • Must have the proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.
Physical Requirements:

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift, move and/or support up to 50 pounds (and/or up to adult size body weight with two-to-three person lift). Position can require some degree of physical interaction with students who have difficulty controlling physical behavior..

Application Procedure:

Applications should be submitted for consideration by visiting EdAdvance’s employment page at http://edadvance.org/about-us/employment and click on the APPLY button next to the job posting of interest. 

Human Resources
EdAdvance

P.O. Box 909 Litchfield, CT 06759-0909

Position is open until filled /Anticipated start date is February 2019

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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