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Cedar Ridge Ministries

Special Education Teacher - Elem/Middle School

Cedar Ridge Ministries
Williamsport, Maryland, United States

Date Posted: 07/13/2017
Categories: Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Cedar Ridge Children's Home & School, Inc.

Job Description

Job Title:  Special Education Teacher – Elem/Middle School

Department:  Education

Supervised by:  Education Director



1)     Instructional/Classroom Management – For Your Classroom:          Weight 70%

  • Complete and carry out individual and group instructional planning for Math and Science subjects. This would include a plan that utilizes appropriate materials and activities to address each student's Individual Education Plan.  
  • Provide oversight/supervision to the assigned teacher assistant(s) in your classroom

2)     Professionalism and Professional Development:                            Weight 20%

  • Maintains a professional image.
  • Professional Development activities are undertaken sufficient to maintain appropriate certifications and to insure that new educational techniques are explored and implemented where appropriate.

3)     Such other reasonable and related activities as assigned by the Education Director.   Weight 10%




1)     21 years of age or older.

2)     Have Maryland teaching certification in General and Special Education in appropriate grade levels. 

3)     Demonstrate maturity level leadership abilities conducive to maintaining a controlled therapeutic classroom environment.

4)     Have appropriate college degree(s) and additional education required to maintain certification and have a broad academic base in appropriate grade level curriculum areas. This position will complete and carry out individual and group instruction for Math and Science Subjects.

5)     Must be able to function in a team environment to successfully complete objectives.

6)     Must be able to maintain a high degree of loyalty, determination and confidentiality.

7)     Must accept and affirm a Judeo-Christian world view in both personal and professional life. This affirmation includes agreement with the Cedar Ridge statement of faith, the personal practice of spiritual disciplines, and behaviors consistent with traditional moral values.

8)     Must pass a detailed background investigation that includes:

a)     Passing a health screening which may include drug testing.

b)     Verification of Business and Personal References.

c)     Verification of Driver license with a good driving record.

d)     Police/FBI/Child Protective Services background investigations.