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Foxborough Regional Charter School Special Education Teacher, Substantially Separate Classroom, Elementary K-4 [SY22-23] in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Foxborough Regional Charter School is committed to creating a work environment that celebrates and promotes diversity, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. District / School Overview One of the exciting aspects of working here is our student diversity. Drawing 1,700 students from our large geographic region, we bring students and families from various backgrounds, ethnicities, and experiences into three vibrant school communities (Elementary, Middle & High School). Our families speak over 20 languages and live in more than 20 sending districts. With diversity as one of our greatest strengths, it drives positive student learning and life at our school. At FRCS we have a commitment to equity and inclusion and we have made a commitment to hire and retain a diverse staff and employees who are committed to antiracist curriculum and ideals. The Elementary School at FRCS serves approximately 750 students in grades K-4. The 80+ staff members in the Elementary School are dedicated, collaborative, and compassionate educators and faculty that strive to provide all students with the tools needed to become successful global citizens. In addition to providing a standards-based curriculum, we also provide opportunities for students to build their character, engage in several itinerants, and learn Spanish starting in Kindergarten. Join a team where your voice will be heard and each day you will feel like you are making a difference! Job Summary: The Special Education Teacher is for a self-contained classroom that services students with academic, emotional, and/or behavioral challenges. Responsibilities: Provide individual and small group instruction to elementary school students with significant cognitive, communication, motor and academic impairments who require specialized instruction outside of the general education classroom. Utilize ABA methodologies to support students on the Autism Spectrum. Implement behavior intervention programs as outline by district BCBA Develop/modify curriculum and lessons that align to Common Core Standards using access and entry points as needed. Develop activities to support social, communication, and daily living skills within the classroom. Collaborate with classroom paraprofessionals to develop schedules and responsibilities to meet the individual needs of students. Collaborate with staff to foster successful inclusion opportunities for students as deemed appropriate. Write and maintain Individualized Education Plans including all related documents (i.e. amendments, progress reports etc.) Collect consistent behavior and academic data on student performance to drive instruction and monitor student progress Complete MCAS Alt Assessment portfolios as needed Communicate consistently and effectively with students, families, program staff (paraprofessionals, OT, SLP, school psychologists etc.), and administration Any other duties deemed appropriate by Director of Student Services General Expectations: Manage oneself by being organized, prepared, and punctual Manage resources, meet deadlines, follow through on commitments Act in ways that directly support the mission and vision of FRCS Learn and grow as a professional Use clear verbal and written communication and active listening skills Develop and maintain rapport and effective relationships with young children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation and professional conduct Contribute to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility in team discussions, activities, and decision-making Maintain high ethical standards, legal responsibility, and confidentiality Qualifications- Required: Education: Hold a Bachelor’s degree. Hold a Massachusetts Teaching License in Moderate or Severe Disabilities and hold an SEI endorsement Experience working with children who have moderate to severe disabilities Candidates are subject to background checks including, CORI clearance, and fingerprinting Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment. Qualifications- Preferred: Education: Hold a Master’s degree Experience working in an urban school district FRCS values linguistic diversity. Candidates who speak an additional language are highly valued in our community.