About Belmont Charter Network

What makes us unique? Belmont Charter Network equips students with the knowledge and skills to succeed wherever their talents, diligence, and heart take them. Serving as a network of community schools, we strive to ensure that each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. We believe that teaching and learning should be joyful!
Are you ready to create an impact and celebrate your students’ successes? If you are interested in showing what is POSSIBLE, apply today!

Job Description

Belmont Charter High School was founded in 2017 and we offer a positive, inclusive and supportive environment. Here, we understand success means something different to every student and we give them the opportunity to design their own path. We are currently seeking a Special Education teacher to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a secondary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, in accordance with the mission and standards of Belmont Charter Network Life Skills is designed to increase student knowledge and skills necessary for everyday living. The course emphasizes goal-setting, decision making and problem solving, communication, healthy lifestyles and relationships, nutrition, personal safety, citizenship and consumerism. Work is performed under the supervision of the Head of School. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.

  • Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures.

  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.

  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.

  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.

  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.

  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.

  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.

  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations.

  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.

  • Participate in department, school, district and parent meetings.

  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

  • Prepare the classroom for class activities.

  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.

  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development.

  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.

  • Review and construct Individualized Education Plans for students on assigned caseload.

  • Progress Monitor IEP goals quarterly for students on assigned caseload

Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following

  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.

  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.

  • Participate in appropriate professional activities.

  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. degree from accredited institution;

  • 3-5 years of special education classroom experience, preferably in urban education;

  • Valid and active Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate;

  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check Clearance (Act 34)

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Record Check Clearance (Act 114)

  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Clearance (Act 168)

Job Function

Educator

Job Type

Teacher

School Type

Public Charter

Subject

Special-Education

Grade

Multiple-Grades-High-School

Education Level

High School

Term

2022-2023