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The Preuss School K-12 Instructor - Special Education

Position overview

Salary range: $54,166 - $109,666

Application Window

Open date: February 7, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Feb 21, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Feb 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

AY 2022 - 2023 Opening: 1 position.

The Preuss School at UC San Diego is a charter middle and high school dedicated to providing a rigorous college prep education for low-income scholars who will become the first in their families to graduate from college. As a department within UC San Diego Academic Affairs, The Preuss School also serves as a model school to study and develop best practices in the preparation of low-income, urban scholars for college admission.

Under the supervision of the Principal, incumbent will provide quality services to special education scholars from grades six through twelve, through a commitment to team participation in planning and implementation of student programs including special instruction, co-teaching, tutorial assistance, and consultation with general education instructor/s as well as serve as the case manager for scholars’ Individual Education Plans (IEPs). The ability to communicate with Spanish-speaking parents fluently to implement special education is a highly preferred skill for the position.

Preuss School teachers are focused on the attainment of the California Standards for the teaching profession:
a. Engaging and supporting all students in learning;
b. Creating and maintaining an effective environment for student learning;
c. Understanding and organizing subject matter for student learning;
d. Planning instruction and designing learning experiences for all students;
e. Assessing student for learning;
f. Developing as a Professional Educator.

All applicants are required to possess the following basic qualifications:
Required - Bachelor's degree with emphasis in the appropriate field.
Required - Current California Teaching Credential - Education Specialist Instruction (Mild/Moderate) with Autism Authorization.
Required - California Teaching Credential – Clear Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate or equivalent authorization.
Required - Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) compliance.
Required - Applicants must pass Live Scan background check and Tuberculosis (TB) screening.
Preferred - Experience in teaching Special Education
Preferred - Bilingual in Spanish

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in the appropriate field.
  • Current California Teaching Credential - Education Specialist Instruction (Mild/Moderate) with Autism Authorization or equivalent from Out-Of-State listed under California Teacher Reciprocity Agreements.
  • California Teaching Credential – Clear Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate or equivalent authorization.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • Meet Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) compliance.
  • Applicants must pass Live Scan background check and Tuberculosis (TB) screening.
Preferred qualifications
  • Experience in teaching Special Education
  • Bilingual - Spanish

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume - Your most recently updated C.V./Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Copy of Degree - Please include copy of your transcripts to determine level of education for salary column placement.

  • Copy of Teaching Credential - Please include a copy of Valid California Commission on Teaching Credential (CTC) or equivalent credential from Out of State listed under California Teacher Reciprocity Agreement.

    30-day Emergency Substitute Teaching Credential does not qualify.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Evidence of Teaching - Please include evidence of teaching such as lesson plans, evaluations, and curriculum.

    This is optional.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Please also include references contact information (e.g. e-mail address and/or phone numbers) with the letter of recommendation.

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03139

Help contact: mmccunney@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA