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Mild/Moderate Special Education Teacher, assigned to Barstow Site at Excelsior Charter School

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About the Employer

Excelsior Charter School is the home of the Eagles where students and staff thrive together! Our mission is "Preparing students to be successful adults" and we accomplish this through a rich hybrid academic model, which includes a blend of in-person, distance learning, and dual enrollment opportunities for every student. Every student counts, as they have the oversight and support of a Facilitator through regular team meetings focused on life skills and developing goals for after high school. Excelsior is a fully WASC Accredited 7th-12th grade charter school, now opening its 8th campus. Our new teachers are fully supported every step of the way. Excelsior provides staff mentorship, an on-site induction coach, rich professional development, and a collaborative, solutions-oriented environment. Staff and Administration are driven by Excelsior's core Values and Basics that highlight characteristics that are required to be successful in this important work: Teamwork, Enthusiasm, Communication, Integrity, Compassion, Commitment. Excelsior is deeply committed to building the success of future generations. We look forward to discussing employment opportunities with you.

Job Information

Date Posted: 2/7/2022 Application Deadline: 3/9/2022 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 10 Months, 185 Days
Salary: Based on 21-22 Certificated Salary Schedule, up to ten years of service credit given Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Angela Cisneros Email:
Phone: 760-245-4262 1260

Job Summary

Job Summary

Credentialed Teaching position for a hybrid charter school program. Job duties include, but are not limited to, facilitation of independent study students, writing and implementation of IEPs/504 plans, labs and/or study halls, lesson planning and grading. Benefits: Fully paid Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance plans. CalSTRS retirement position and optional 403(b) matching program.

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Under the direction of the Principal, effectively participate as a team member and carry out the duties listed below in order to inspire and equip students to develop a Personal Life Plan (PLP) and to master essential Success (Initiative, Responsibility, Communication, Social Etiquette and Teamwork) and academic skills. 


  • Know and be committed to Excelsior’s Vision, Mission, and Basics (Values, Beliefs, Parameters and Meeting Guidelines).
  • Teachers believe that all students will achieve and expect their students to achieve, and their words and deeds communicate this to their students and parents.
  • Teachers are active and involved with all aspects of the school. They are involved in and support extra-curricular activities to promote a positive school program.
  • Communicate clearly so that parents and students have a clear understanding of school vision, mission, values and curriculum standards.
  • Be on duty at all times and everywhere while at school to help maintain a safe learning environment.
  • Provide opportunities for students to experience success and create a climate of high expectation for all students.
  • Become an expert in all curriculum for their assigned grade level and/or subject matter and actively participate in the collaborative development and revision of that curriculum.
  • Use a variety of effective procedures, including quizzes and unit assessments, to check for understanding and use the results of those procedures to improve individual student performance and the instructional program.
  • Interpret assessment results and other student data and appropriately discuss results with students and parents.
  • Ensure all students are prepared for and complete on time, all unit tests.
  • Meet with students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) at least once per month to guide students through academic skill building, Success Skill development, and career planning.
  • Work with students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to develop a Personal Life Plan (PLP).
  • Assist and guide students in developing Success Skills (Initiative, Responsibility, Communication, Social Etiquette and Teamwork) that are vital to a successful life after high school.
  • Always be prepared for students and parents at their meeting times and make them feel welcome at all times; respond to student and parent concerns and requests immediately and effectively.
  • Prepare progress reports, grade reports and other administrative reports in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a legally compliant audit trail of student work for ADA purposes including a master agreement for each student, each semester.
  • Work collaboratively to develop and continuously improve best practices in order to meet or exceed all Dashboard targets, both individually and collectively.
  • Attend all required staff development meetings and actively develop and engage in an Individual Career Plan (ICP).
  • Assist with other such duties as may be assigned, including but not limited to; supervisory duty at lunch, supervisory duty in various labs, chaperoning school events, etc. 



  • Laws, rules and regulations related to Charter Schools, including applicable sections of the State Education Code and Board policies or other applicable laws.


  • Be an active listener and have positive, professional interactions at all levels and in all situations in order to maintain effective relations with students, staff, parents and community members.
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Exercise independent judgment and analysis to coordinate individual student education plans and adopt effective courses of action.
  • Maintain records, prepare reports and deliver presentations.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment including computer, printer, scanner, facsimile machine, calculator, copier, etc.
  • Work independently and participate as a team member in a collaborative environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid California Teaching Credential


  • School campus environment as well as office environment
  • Teachers will be assigned a combination of duties according to the needs of Excelsior which may include but are not limited to; Teaching independent study students, monitoring students in on-line courses, teaching on-campus workshops, labs and/or study halls and developing and/or revising curriculum.
  • General working hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm however, in order to meet the needs of students and parents, and to complete all required essential duties, irregular or extended work hours may be required.
  • Requires moderate lifting, 15-50 pounds.
  • Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 25% walking, and 25% standing.
  • May require travel to various locations.


Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

- Permit, Intern, Preliminary or Clear Education Specialist Credential: Mild/Moderate - 2 Letters of Reference - Resume - Valid CPR

- Permit, Intern, Preliminary or Clear Education Specialist Credential: Mild/Moderate - 2 Letters of Reference - Resume - Valid CPR


      Application Deadline

      3/9/2022 11:55 PM Pacific

      Date Posted



      Angela Cisneros
      760-245-4262 1260

      Number of Openings



      Based on 21-22 Certificated Salary Schedule, up to ten years of service credit given

      Length of Work Year

      10 Months, 185 Days

      Employment Type

      Full Time