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Education Specialist Teacher at Downtown College Prep (DCP)

Application Deadline

12/1/2023 2:17:06 PM Pacific

Date Posted
11/16/2023
Contact
Number of Openings
2
Salary
Add'l Salary Info
$68,494 - $107,977 dependent on years of experience. Plus Medical, Dental & Vision benefits, and optional 403b, 457b & FSA/HSA
Length of Work Year
2023-2024
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

Downtown College Prep (DCP) prepares first-generation students for college success. DCP was the first charter school in Silicon Valley and currently operates one high school and two middle schools in San Jose, CA. DCP currently serves students in grades 5-12. Downtown College Prep was founded with the belief that all students, regardless of background and prior academic achievement, can and should be prepared for college success. Our vision is to ensure that more first-generation students have the vision, confidence, and academic skills to succeed in college and beyond, realizing their fullest potential and harnessing their power to become leaders in their field and community. Do you have a passion for social justice through educational attainment? Consider DCP's Operating Principles and join our team: STUDENTS FIRST - We believe in every student’s capacity to succeed and stay focused by asking “What’s best for kids?” PASSION - We take steps to see this work as more than a job by pushing ourselves to learn and improve. TRUST - We take risks to be vulnerable, authentic and empathetic while assuming best intentions. SERVICE - We support one another, maintain perspective through challenges and seek ways to be helpful. OPTIMISM - We show gratitude by celebrating the small and big wins, and maintaining a vision of success. HUMILITY - We choose to be self-aware and reflective so that all perspectives are valued without judgment.

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Education Specialist is responsible for ensuring the success of DCP students who have qualified for Special Education services. Additionally the Education Specialist must ensure that DCP is compliant with all state and federal regulations in regards to Special Education services. In order to achieve these goals, the Education Specialist must collaborate with appropriate staff and district personnel, including but not limited to: Special Education Manager, Administration, DCP teachers, Central Office staff, School Psychologist, the Program Specialist, and other District/SELPA personnel. The Education Specialist must also be able to create relationships with students and their families so that they will feel comfortable working with them. The Education Specialist needs to ensure that all modifications and resources support students with special needs on their path to a 4-year University. The Education Specialist will work closely with the DCP teachers and monitor the progress of DCP’s Special Education students. The Education Specialist will also be a resource to staff and families of Special Education students who are struggling.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree - Valid California teaching credential - Experience working in urban middle/high school setting (preferred) ? Bilingual Preferred, but not required

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume

    - Bachelor’s Degree - Valid California teaching credential - Experience working in urban middle/high school setting (preferred) ? Bilingual Preferred, but not required

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      **If submitting Official Transcripts Please send them to HR@DCP.ORG

      Comments and Other Information


      **If submitting Official Transcripts Please send them to HR@DCP.ORG