Classroom Teacher - Institute of Professional Practice, Inc.
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Naugatuck, CT
Beginning: Feb 08, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Institute of Professional Practice, Inc.
Stratford, CT 06615
Telephone: 203-317-2700 EXT 110
Job Description:
The IPPI Learning Academy, located in Naugatuck, CT, is currently looking for enthusiastic Special Education Teachers to join our existing team of highly dedicated and successful professionals. This program is a state approved, Kindergarten through 12th grade special education school for students referred for both academic and social/behavioral needs.
With our philosophy based in the science of applied behavior analysis, the Academy uses evidence based instruction and data based decision making to design, analyze, and modify all interventions in order to maximize student success. Direct Instruction and Precision Teaching serve as the primary instructional methods. In addition, school-wide behavior support systems are used while critical social and behavior skills are explicitly and directly taught. Students receive one on one and small group instruction in skills that are then practiced and reinforced throughout the school day.
The philosophy of this program is very simple: Every student can learn given appropriate instruction in the right environment. Our program provides just that!
We are looking for special education teachers to fill positions in both our upper elementary and secondary classrooms.

Responsibilities include:
  • Managing a caseload up to 10 students within a classroom, including implementation of academic and behavior programming and overseeing the implementation of each student’s IEP
  • Provide direct supervision and delegate responsibilities to assigned Instructional Assistants and one on one ABA Therapists
  • Work collaboratively with the BCBA and other team members to develop and implement student programming
  • CT certification in special education or DSAP Eligible
  • Familiarity with Applied Behavior Analysis/Precision Teaching/Direct Instruction
  • Some experience working with students with challenging behaviors
  • Valid driver's license and completed drug test

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