Multi-Sensory Education | K-8th | North Bethesda, MD
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Careers at The Diener 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 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

Please submit resume to:
info@thedienerschool.org

School-Based Speech-Language Pathologist-Part Time

Job Description

The Diener School is currently seeking a part-time speech pathologist to join our dynamic therapy team for the 2020-2021 school year. The therapist will be responsible for providing services to our middle school-aged students.

Job Details

  • Collaborate with the therapy and teaching teams and administrative staff in order to provide individualized support to reach therapeutic, social-emotional and academic goals
  • Generate and implement individualized treatment plans
  • Lead and co-treat push-in group therapy sessions
  • Provide parent and teacher consultation services for children with communication and pragmatic based learning needs
  • Complete and update student’s data records and progress reports throughout the school year
  • Experience with the Social Thinking methodology, Zones of Regulation, and social-emotional curriculums is preferred
  • Current MA/MS in speech-language pathology and Maryland licensure required
  • Weekly, set schedule up to 15 hours. Looking for Monday afternoon and Thursday/Friday mornings.

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. Contract is based on a school calendar with some additional part-time work over the summer. Diener is an EOE employer.

Application Questions

Please answer the following questions:

  • How many years of Speech-Language Pathology experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Maryland?
  • When are you available for an interview or phone screen? Please list 2-3 dates and times or ranges of times.

Job Type: Part-time

Please submit resume to:
info@thedienerschool.org

Full-Time Long Term Substitute Lead Teacher

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 Full-Time Long Term Substitute Teacher for a K-1st grade classroom. 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 Disorder
  • Executive Functioning Challenges
  • Social Pragmatic Issues

Job Description

  • Planning and implementing lessons that are hands-on/multi-sensory
  • Collaborating with teachers, therapists, and other specialists
  • Implementing behavioral programs and sensory diets
  • Writing reports
  • Communicating with parents

Requirements

  • Bachelors in Special Education or Education Required

Job Type: Full-time
Please submit resume to:
info@thedienerschool.org

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