Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.
Currently Charles Armstrong School is looking for a Day/Leave Coverage Substitute Teacher with extraordinary vision: to inspire, guide and teach students with dyslexia so that they can meet their full academic and emotional potential.
Position description: The Substitute Teacher will work in conjunction with a credentialed teacher, in a co-teaching model, to create an educational setting where students have the opportunity to fulfill their cognitive and social/emotional potential. Candidates will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students with dyslexia and related learning differences language
Covers all classrooms, as needed, short and long-term assignments
Using direct instruction, teacher will implement differentiated instructional activities in both small and whole group settings that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and learning needs.
Use classroom management systems that are effective with students with learning differences.
Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, parents, peers, and community.
Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating and planning.
Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:
Valid teaching credential (Special Education certification or Master’s Degree preferred)
Three to five years of classroom teaching experience (preferred)
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies
Experience with and understanding of children: Grades 2-8
Understanding of interactive multisensory instructional strategies
Training in a reading remediation and literacy program a plus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work on a team
Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve academic goals
Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills
Ability to communicate with students, teachers and teaching partner
Ability to form parent partnerships
Strong organizational skills
Willingness to work in a collaborative professional learning environment
Experience with technology integration in the classroom
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Charles Armstrong School
Charles Armstrong School was founded in 1968 and enrollment has grown to approximately 240 students serving grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong serves high potential students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, empowering them to strive as learners in school and life. Armstrong is recognized as the premier school for LD students in northern California.