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The Kingsbury Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kingsbury Center complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Thank you for your interest in Kingsbury! Kingsbury is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or physical or mental disability, pregnancy, parental status, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, family medical history or genetic information and political affiliation.

Competitive Salaries and Benefits

Kingsbury offers competitive salaries and benefits, including a 403(b) retirement plan; health, dental and vision insurance; life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts and paid vacations and holidays.

 

TO APPLY

Send resume, cover letter and three references to aharris@kingsbury.org – Angie Harris, Interim Chief Operating Officer 

 

CURRENT JOB LISTING:

The Kingsbury Center is one of the oldest nonprofit educational institutions in the Washington area that addresses the special needs of young children, adolescents and adults who experience learning difficulties. The Center is seeking an Upper School Math Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and education.

Kingsbury's teachers use a variety of techniques in the classroom and are comfortable integrating technology into the curriculum. The school expects candidates to proficiently differentiate instruction. Kingsbury seeks experienced classroom teachers who have a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation. Responsibilities for this position also include collaboration and full participation in a school-wide department to ensure excellent scope and sequence.

Essential Duties:

  • Use information and data from a variety of sources to understand student’s instructional needs and progress against Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) goals
  • Evaluate and synthesize for instructional practices each student’s learning style, motivators and other factors impacting student’s ability to learn
  • Facilitate individualized strategies to improve behavior and as a drive for instruction
  • Analyze student data and implement strategies to enable each student to access the curriculum and meet their academic and social goals
  • Facilitate individualized academic and behavior management strategies to improve behavior and as a driver for instruction
  • Collaborate with peers and related service providers to design individualized instructional delivery options
  • Develop classroom materials designed to meet curriculum content standards
  • Embed students’ IEP/ILP goals through instruction
  • Write the goals for and actively participate in each student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) team
  • Design, implement and administer classroom-based assessments to measure progress toward academic standards and diagnose areas of student misunderstanding, as well as to refine curriculum and instructional practices
  • Participate in Student Review and Student Support Team meetings
  • Administer and interpret Woodcock Johnson tests or any other assessment or test as assigned by the Day School Director
  • Record daily attendance in every class, per Kingsbury’s FacultyWeb Expectations
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment that encourages student involvement and enables each student to achieve learning goals
  • Use appropriate teaching materials and assistive technologies to facilitate learning
  • Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines that align with the Day School’s overall mission
  • Demonstrate thorough content knowledge
  • Share all lesson plans with Day School Director, per deadlines and directors set by Day School Director
  • Maintain complete classroom records and protect the confidentiality of the records, including but not limited to consent forms and releases, data collection forms and progress and anecdotal notes
  • Provide supervision and training to assistant teachers and dedicated aides
  • Communicate regularly with parents and families; including completion of progress reports, quarterly reports and grading for report cards, within timeframe established by Day School Director and submitting items for Day School’s weekly newsletter
  • Respond within 24 hours, preferably with a phone call, to any communication from a student’s family member or guardian
  • Respond within 24 hours to any communication from a Kingsbury administrator, staff member or faculty member
  • Meet Kingsbury’s FacultyWeb Expectations, including the taking/recording of attendance in RenWeb, posting grades for assignments, posting announcements and syllabi and any other expectation

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Two years of special education experience at the appropriate grade level is preferred
  • Must be certified in Special Education and content area or achieve certification within the year of hire
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the nature and needs of students with learning differences
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of current instructional and behavior management techniques, assistive aids, curriculum scope and sequence and content area
  • Demonstrated knowledge of special education best practices
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication
  • Able to change daily routine to meet the changing needs of students
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team

The Kingsbury Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kingsbury Center complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter and three references to aharris@kingsbury.org – Angie Harris, Director of Human Resources

The Kingsbury Center is one of the oldest nonprofit educational institutions in the Washington area that addresses the special needs of young children, adolescents and adults who experience learning difficulties. The Center is seeking a Dedicated Aide for the 2017-2018 school year. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and education.

Under the direction of the administrative team, the Dedicated Aide collaborates with the Lead Teacher to create, implement and support the daily lesson plan and classroom instruction.

Essential Duties:

  • Use information and data from a variety of sources to understand student’s instructional needs and progress against Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) goals
  • Facilitate one-on-one learning and improve student’s participation using a variety of instructional and behavior management strategies
  • Demonstrate understanding of the curriculum and knowledge of content area for the classroom/subjects to which the student is assigned. Must seek clarification if subject content or instruction is unclear
  • Support student in the transition to and from and his/her participation in special subjects, related services, lunch and recess
  • Manage student behavioral controls using positive reinforcement and positive redirection
  • Prepare student for community transitions to encourage self-sufficiency within the school environment
  • Assist students with personal hygiene (including toileting), meals and other daily activities, as per the IEP
  • Implement behavioral and academic strategies as outlined in student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/Individualized Learning Plan (ILP)
  • Meet regularly with members of the classroom teaching team, lead teacher and appropriate related service providers
  • Use appropriate teaching materials and assistive technologies to facilitate learning
  • Maintain student daily performance data
  • Meet regularly with the classroom teacher/teachers to review expectations for student performance

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related discipline or combined relevant experience and number of credits that would equate to a Bachelor’s degree
  • Must have at least one year of experience working with children with learning differences
  • Knowledge of current instructional and positive behavior management techniques, assistive aids and curriculum scope and sequence
  • Demonstrated knowledge of special education best practices
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication
  • Able to change daily routine to meet the changing needs of students
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Able to stand, move throughout the campus, operate a computer, ascend and descend stairs, stoop, kneel and crouch
  • Able to lift, move or transport equipment and/or furniture weighing up to 20 pounds across campus to various classrooms and events
  • Able to work in outdoor weather conditions

The Kingsbury Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kingsbury Center complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter and three references to aharris@kingsbury.org – Angie Harris, Director of Human Resources

 

The Kingsbury Center is one of the oldest nonprofit educational institutions in the Washington area that addresses the special needs of young children, adolescents and adults who experience learning difficulties. The Center is seeking an Lower School Lead Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and education.

Kingsbury's teachers use a variety of techniques in the classroom and are comfortable integrating technology into the curriculum. The school expects candidates to proficiently differentiate instruction. Kingsbury seeks experienced classroom teachers who have a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation. Responsibilities for this position also include collaboration and full participation in a school-wide department to ensure excellent scope and sequence.

Essential Duties:

  • Use information and data from a variety of sources to understand student’s instructional needs and progress against Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) goals
  • Evaluate and synthesize for instructional practices each student’s learning style, motivators and other factors impacting student’s ability to learn
  • Facilitate individualized strategies to improve behavior and as a drive for instruction
  • Analyze student data and implement strategies to enable each student to access the curriculum and meet their academic and social goals
  • Facilitate individualized academic and behavior management strategies to improve behavior and as a driver for instruction
  • Collaborate with peers and related service providers to design individualized instructional delivery options
  • Develop classroom materials designed to meet curriculum content standards
  • Embed students’ IEP/ILP goals through instruction
  • Write the goals for and actively participate in each student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) team
  • Design, implement and administer classroom-based assessments to measure progress toward academic standards and diagnose areas of student misunderstanding, as well as to refine curriculum and instructional practices
  • Participate in Student Review and Student Support Team meetings
  • Administer and interpret Woodcock Johnson tests or any other assessment or test as assigned by the Day School Director
  • Record daily attendance in every class, per Kingsbury’s FacultyWeb Expectations
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment that encourages student involvement and enables each student to achieve learning goals
  • Use appropriate teaching materials and assistive technologies to facilitate learning
  • Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines that align with the Day School’s overall mission
  • Demonstrate thorough content knowledge
  • Share all lesson plans with Day School Director, per deadlines and directors set by Day School Director
  • Maintain complete classroom records and protect the confidentiality of the records, including but not limited to consent forms and releases, data collection forms and progress and anecdotal notes
  • Provide supervision and training to assistant teachers and dedicated aides
  • Communicate regularly with parents and families; including completion of progress reports, quarterly reports and grading for report cards, within timeframe established by Day School Director and submitting items for Day School’s weekly newsletter
  • Respond within 24 hours, preferably with a phone call, to any communication from a student’s family member or guardian
  • Respond within 24 hours to any communication from a Kingsbury administrator, staff member or faculty member
  • Meet Kingsbury’s FacultyWeb Expectations, including the taking/recording of attendance in RenWeb, posting grades for assignments, posting announcements and syllabi and any other expectation

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Two years of special education experience at the appropriate grade level is preferred
  • Must be certified in Special Education and content area or achieve certification within the year of hire
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the nature and needs of students with learning differences
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of current instructional and behavior management techniques, assistive aids, curriculum scope and sequence and content area
  • Demonstrated knowledge of special education best practices
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication
  • Able to change daily routine to meet the changing needs of students
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team

The Kingsbury Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kingsbury Center complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter and three references to aharris@kingsbury.org – Angie Harris, Director of Human Resources