Elementary School Teacher - Autism/ED - Special Education

Largo, Maryland, Prince George's County
Feb 15, 2017
Mar 22, 2017
Full Time

The Foundation Schools, which has provided highly specialized educational and therapeutic services to students since 1975 is seeking candidates to teach Elementary School in our Autistic classroom in our Largo, Maryland school.

Teachers at The Foundation Schools employ special education strategies and techniques to provide quality instruction that results in the students’ mastery of approved curriculum and that promotes social, emotional and cognitive learning. Teachers effectively manage student behavior through implementation of behavior modification systems, school rules and policies.

Teachers must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Special Education, or a related field. Two years successful teaching experience working with with students with autism and/or emotional disabilities preferred.

This position requires Maryland Professional Certification or Conditional Certification and will follow Maryland State Department of Education evaluation for Professional Certification in Special Education Grades 6-12. Teachers must possess certification or meet requirements to submit a Request for MSDE Certification.  Demonstrated knowledge of IDEA 2004 and its specific applications to educating students with emotional disturbance and other disabilities.