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Academic Support Specialist - Cardinal Newman High School - Santa Rosa

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5/21/2018
1
10 months
Full Time
Until Filled
Commensurate with Education and Experience
Date Posted:
5/21/2018
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
10 months
Salary:
Commensurate with Education and Experience
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Richard Herrmann Email: herrmann@cardinalnewman.org Phone:
Cardinal Newman is a Catholic, college preparatory, coeducational high school. Our mission is to educate our students in the wholeness of mind, body, and spirit through the teachings of Jesus Christ as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. Our students learn to apply leadership skills and talents in service to others. We challenge each student to work to his or her highest potential in the lifelong pursuit of learning and excellence.
The job of Teacher, in Academic Support Center - was established for the purpose(s) of providing instruction, assessment and program planning for special education students with learning disabilities; monitoring and evaluating student progress and behavior; researching, obtaining and providing instructional materials for special education type services; serving as a resource for students, parents, school and district personnel and community organizations. Reports to Director of Academics
Richard Herrmann - herrmann@cardinalnewman.org
www.cardinalnewman.org
Santa Rosa, California
Cardinal Newman is a Catholic, college preparatory, coeducational high school. Our mission is to educate our students in the wholeness of mind, body, and spirit through the teachings of Jesus Christ as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. Our students learn to apply leadership skills and talents in service to others. We challenge each student to work to his or her highest potential in the lifelong pursuit of learning and excellence.
The job of Teacher, in Academic Support Center - was established for the purpose(s) of providing instruction, assessment and program planning for special education students with learning disabilities; monitoring and evaluating student progress and behavior; researching, obtaining and providing instructional materials for special education type services; serving as a resource for students, parents, school and district personnel and community organizations. Reports to Director of Academics
Richard Herrmann - herrmann@cardinalnewman.org
www.cardinalnewman.org
Santa Rosa, California

Requirements for Applying

Certificates and License: - California Teaching Credential - Education Specialist Instruction Credential - Mild/Moderate or Specialist Instruction preferred Applicants are to upload: - Signed Diocese of Santa Rosa Code of Ethics/Pre-Application Statement - Letter of Interest - Resume - Contact List of References



      Requirements for Applying

      Certificates and License: - California Teaching Credential - Education Specialist Instruction Credential - Mild/Moderate or Specialist Instruction preferred Applicants are to upload: - Signed Diocese of Santa Rosa Code of Ethics/Pre-Application Statement - Letter of Interest - Resume - Contact List of References

          Essential Functions: • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized student learning plans (SLP’s) within established lesson plans. • Provides classroom instruction in a variety of subject matters, including cross-curricular. • Administers testing, subject specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels, ensuring accommodations and/or developing individual SLP’s. • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals (e.g. behavioral, motor development and communication skills, academic needs, vocational abilities, etc.) for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration. • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan. • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements. • Monitors students’ behavior/activities in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, assemblies, liturgy, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. • Participates in and/or coordinates a variety of meetings (e.g. class level, SLP, Department, School) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions. • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements. • Works with school faculty on intervention or alternate programs for ineligible students (e.g. Rti) for the purpose of supporting the academic improvement of all students at Cardinal Newman High School. • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code and school policies. • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. • Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction. Other Functions: • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and school. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities • SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records. • KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of human development; and behavioral management strategies including positive behavioral supports. • ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours Responsibility Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services. Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: moderate lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; moderate stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 25% sitting, 20% walking, and 55% standing. The job is performed under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

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          Essential Functions: • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized student learning plans (SLP’s) within established lesson plans. • Provides classroom instruction in a variety of subject matters, including cross-curricular. • Administers testing, subject specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels, ensuring accommodations and/or developing individual SLP’s. • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals (e.g. behavioral, motor development and communication skills, academic needs, vocational abilities, etc.) for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration. • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan. • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements. • Monitors students’ behavior/activities in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, assemblies, liturgy, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. • Participates in and/or coordinates a variety of meetings (e.g. class level, SLP, Department, School) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions. • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements. • Works with school faculty on intervention or alternate programs for ineligible students (e.g. Rti) for the purpose of supporting the academic improvement of all students at Cardinal Newman High School. • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code and school policies. • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. • Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction. Other Functions: • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and school. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities • SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records. • KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of human development; and behavioral management strategies including positive behavioral supports. • ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours Responsibility Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services. Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: moderate lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; moderate stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 25% sitting, 20% walking, and 55% standing. The job is performed under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

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