Multi-Sensory Education | K-8th | Potomac, MD
(301) 299-4602

Careers at The Diener School

Middle School Special Education Teaching Partner

Job Description

The mission of the Diener School is to teach through experience, stimulate academically, prepare socially and create a successful educational journey that motivates minds and inspires capabilities for a lifetime.

We are currently seeking a Middle School Special Education Teaching Partner for the 2020-2021 school year.

Our students have a wide range of abilities. Many of them have several challenges that impact learning including:

  • Learning Disabilities
  • ADD or ADHD
  • Language Delays (expressive, receptive and processing)
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Executive Functioning Challenges
  • Social Pragmatics and Social Communication Disorders

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in Special Education or Education.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with teaching partner in the areas of classroom design, classroom management
  • Responsible for multi-sensory lesson planning and implementation, report writing, and data gathering
  • Communication and collaboration with administration, staff, therapists, and families
  • Demonstrate professional flexibility, a growth mindset, optimism, and a sense of humor
  • Demonstrate initiative, confidence, and joy in aspects of work and in front of teaching partner, other colleagues, parents, and students
  • Demonstrate an ability and willingness to collaborate with a teaching partner
  • Implementing behavioral programs and sensory diets
  • Frequently discuss and reflect on teaching partnership as it relates to professional work and professional growth
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teamwork
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with teaching partner on all aspects of the position, including student progress and information

Salary based on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

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