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Posted June 26, 2017

Native American Community Academy

Dual Licensed Teacher for Tier 3 Reading Dual Licensed Teacher for Tier 3 Math Full Time Social Worker

                                                                     Dual Licensed Teacher

Job Summary:

1) Instructor of Tier 3 Reading Class

2) On-going support/planning with regular classroom teachers regarding students with disabilities.

3) On-going academic instruction and testing support for student with disabilities..

4) On-going progress monitoring towards student’s goals and objectives.

5) Collaboration with staff for the purpose of ensuring appropriate delivery of services and adherence to due process.

6) Assistance to Special Education Director with various duties as assigned.

7) Carry a special education caseload

8) Act as an Advisor to a grade level advisory

 

Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

1)       Knowledge of Native American Community Academy mission statement.

2)       Knowledge of core curriculum content and NM Common Core Standards.

3)       Knowledge of Special Education Federal and State Laws.

4)       Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

5)       Ability to develop and monitor effective and meaningful student IEP goals and objectives.

6)       Effective interpersonal communication and techniques.

7)       Ability to plan effective, meaningful integration of student instruction.

8)       Ability to work cooperatively with regular education teachers in a team effort to modify curricula, provide student support , implement intervention strategies, adjust instruction and delivery as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Educational Plan.

9)       Ability to work effectively with students and act as a positive role model.

10)   Teach and implement with fidelity structured reading program.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Dual Licensed Teacher(Meaning:  Having a Regular Ed License and Special Education License or willing to obtain.

Bachelor’s Degree in Regular Education and/or Special Education

3 years experience

 

Submit Cover Letter and Resume complete with References to :

Pamela Silva, NACA SE Director 

Native American Community Academy

1000 Indian School RD NW  Alb, NM  87104     or email:   silva@nacaschool.org

                                                         DUAL LICENSED TEACHER:

Native American Community Academy (NACA) in Albuquerque has an opening for a Dual Licensed Teacher   School Year 2017-2018.  This position is for an educator who is able to demonstrate the ability to plan and implement a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and complies with NM Common Core Standards, Federal and State Special Education Laws, and the goals and objectives as indicated on the individual student IEP plans.  .

The most qualified applicants will have five or more years of experience in special education, have dual licensure( Regular Ed and Special Ed licensed).  Qualified applicants will be familiar with Federal and State Special Education Laws.

Employment at Native American Community Academy (NACA) is an amazing opportunity for educators who want to make a difference in an innovative setting. Working at NACA means becoming part of a larger community and moving beyond the traditional field of education in a diverse and welcoming setting. The programs are aimed at developing students who not only excel academically, but have the opportunity to integrate the school’s core values and wellness philosophy to become healthy adults and active leaders in the community. Experience or related experiences working in Native American communities or school settings is preferred.

DUTIES:

 

  • Instructor for Structured Tier 3 Math Class grade levels 6-8th.
  • Assess students’ skills to determine their needs and collaborate with Regular Ed teachers to develop teaching plans/modify assignments in alignment with student’s modifications/accommodations as noted on Individual Educational Plans.
  • Adapt lessons to meet the needs of students
  • Develop Accurate Present Levels of Performance for each student with an academic need in the area of Math as indicated on student’s IEP.
  • Plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities
  • Provide support for students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
  • Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
  • Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals
  • Discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators
  • Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilities
  • Collaborate with Regular Ed Teachers.
  • Attend IEP meetings.
  • Advisor to grade level Advisory.
  • Partner with outside agencies in order to deliver support to students participating in SE Program.
  • Clerical duties in SE Department as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • Dual Licensure(Licensed Special Education and Regular Education or willingness to obtain)
  • Knowledgeable in Federal/State Special Education Laws

 

Certificates and Licenses:  New Mexico Teacher’s certification for specific area aligned with Tier III Requirements (i.e. Level I, Level II, Level III)

 

Supervision Received: Is under the direction of the NACA Director of Curriculum and Instruction and NACA Director of Special Education and Head of School.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

 

Commitment to Diversity:

NACA seeks individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for this position, particularly those with a demonstrable and deep commitment to Native American communities and students. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.

 

Contact Information:

Pamela Silva:  silva@nacaschool.org 

 

You may apply on line:  http://www.nacaschool.org

                                                Employment Opportunities

                                                Download:  Employment Application

                                           Please attach Complete Resume

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER:

Native American Community Academy (NACA) in Albuquerque has an opening for a Full Time School Social Worker School Year 2017-2018.  This position is for a Social Worker who is able to demonstrate the ability to assist students, families, and schools in the reduction of social, emotional and environmental barriers to learning and who is knowledgeable and complies with Federal and State Special Education Laws.

Employment at Native American Community Academy (NACA) is an amazing opportunity for individuals who want to make a difference in an innovative setting. Working at NACA means becoming part of a larger community and moving beyond the traditional field of education in a diverse and welcoming setting. The programs are aimed at developing students who not only excel academically, but have the opportunity to integrate the school’s core values and wellness philosophy to become healthy adults and active leaders in the community. Experience or related experiences working in Native American communities or school settings is preferred.

DUTIES:

Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Follows methods of school social work practice appropriate to identify concerns, including direct services, collaboration/consultation, and program development.
  • Provides direct services including School Social Work assessments, crisis intervention, group, individual and family counseling/interventions and information/ referral to mobilize resources and services.
  • Serves as home-school-community liaison.
  • Develops and maintains relationships in partnership with other school personnel, community agencies, students and their families.
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings relating to the educational planning and progress of students in Special Education.
  • Ensures parent participation in the student’s educational placement through home visits and other outreach activities.
  • Establishes and maintains communication with parents regarding student academic, social/emotional and behavioral progress.
  • Consults and shares information with teachers, administrators and other school personnel.
  • Assists in developing positive behavioral supports and interventions strategies for students.
  • Participates in the development and delivery of in-service programs for school, District staff, and the community.
  • Provides case management services to support and optimize student success in the educational setting.
  • Assesses the quality and effectiveness of school social work services and provides documentation, as necessary.
  • Complies with the Code of Ethics and Standards for School Social Work Services from the National Association of Social Workers.

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

 

  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

 

  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations and ability to practice in a culturally competent manner in-person and on the telephone.

 

  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

 

 

  • Knowledge of school community, needs of student populations, and Special Education laws and regulations.

 

  • Knowledge and application of a strengths based systems approach.

 

 

Certificates and Licenses: 

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

 

  • Valid New Mexico State Board of Education license in Social Work 601.

 

  • Valid and active New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners license.

 

 

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

 

Commitment to Diversity:

NACA seeks individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for this position, particularly those with a demonstrable and deep commitment to Native American communities and students. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.

 

Contact Information:

Pamela Silva:  silva@nacaschool.org 

 

You may apply on line:  http://www.nacaschool.org

                                                Employment Opportunities

                                                Download:  Employment Application

                                           Please attach Complete Resume

 

 

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