Oyster Point Academy is excited announce the opening of a new classroom that will provide students with Autism Spectrum Disorder with more individualized attention and instruction.
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Licensed Special Education Teacher for this new classroom. Oyster Point Academy is a private therapeutic education Day School for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities who need more structured program than traditional schools can offer.
The potential candidate will plan and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students.
Employs specialized teaching strategies to shape adaptive behaviors of students.
Reviews psychological, medical, social and educational summaries on students.
Provides small group and highly specialized instruction and services to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, five days per week and monitors progress regularly.
Serves as a case manager by maintaining parental, school liaison, and referral source contacts for assigned students.
Communicates learning goals and expectations to each student and utilizes effective teaching techniques for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder to motivate student learning.
Implements the Day School Behavior Management Program and adapts to spontaneous needs of the students and the program.
Maintains professional boundaries with students.
Participants in community service projects, educational outings, open houses, and staff meetings as scheduled.
Responsible for writing IEPs, monthly progress reports and FAPT reports for assigned home room students. Initiates IEP for assigned students and updates regularly.
Calculates and records mid-term and quarterly grade averages on assigned students and records academic and behavioral progress for assigned students.
We are licensed by the Virginia Department of Education and accredited by VAISSEF.