Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Special Education Teacher for the Child & Adolescent Services – Education Program at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Special Education Teacher functions as a teacher for the Rutgers Day School Adolescent Program providing therapeutic and special education services to Adolescents.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Completes education documentation including monthly progress notes and report cards.
Attends IEP meetings and prepares written summaries including present levels of academic and behavioral performance and functioning, goals and objectives and instructional modifications and accommodations for these meetings.
Plans and implements detailed lesson plans according to New Jersey State Learning Standards and student IEPs.
Works with related services including counseling, occupational and speech therapy to develop individual interventions and strategies to support academic achievement.
Works with supervisors to update content area curriculum and design new course offerings.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, Psychology, or related discipline.
Experience with emotionally disturbed children.
Previous experience with children (3 ½- 21 years).
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Employee must be physically active and be on feet most of the day. Duties may involve running and playing active games with children and/or adolescents (ages 3 ½-21 years).
Following training must be physically capable of safely providing personal restraint to agitated children.
Must undergo criminal history background check at employee's expense, as required by NJ State Law.
Posting Number: 20ST1903
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 121338
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.