Special Education Specialist Job at Options For Youth - San Bernardino County, Victorville, CA

  • Options For Youth - San Bernardino County
  • Victorville, CA

Job Description

Job Description

Are you an educator who wants to make an impact in students' lives? Do you believe that every student should have the opportunity for success? If so, then Options For Youth (OFY) is the place for you! OFY is looking for educators who are outgoing, authentic, energetic, motivated, and inspiring. OFY places great emphasis on the student-teacher relationship, a critical component to the development of students' personal, emotional, and academic well-being.

Who We Are:

Options for Youth is a network of free public charter schools offering students a flexible, personalized approach to learning. OFY saw the potential that struggling students couldn't see in themselves. When California's Charter School Law passed in 1993, Options For Youth became the first sanctioned charter school in California. For almost 30 years, OFY has helped more than 135,000 students find their passion and pursue their dreams. OFY believes in fostering the student's vision; inspiring students inspires us. We believe the student-teacher relationship is critical to developing a young person's social, emotional, and academic well-being. If you believe this too, then you might be the educator that we're looking for.

Our ideal candidate will:

* Provide instruction to students with special needs and identified learning disabilities in a special education program and tutor individual and small groups of students, reinforcing language and reading concepts.

* Administer and score individual and group tests.

* Schedule and conduct IEP meetings, coordinating schedules with parents, general education teacher(s), administrator, and all appropriate special education staff.

* Communicate and coordinate special needs evaluation and testing with the speech teacher, psychologist, and other service providers, as well as communicate with parents regarding individual student progress and conduct.

* Record and maintain progress records and record progress toward IEP goals.

* Support other academic programs offered within the independent study program.

* Perform other duties in support of the Special Education Specialist program.

You'll need the following minimum requirements:

* BA/BS Degree

* CA Preliminary or Clear Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate) with English Language Authorization (ELA)

Are you intern-eligible? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

Salary Range:

$73,000 - $105,000 - annually -Depending on Experience

Company Benefits and Perks:

* We offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time staff that includes paid time off, holiday and sick time, medical, vision, and dental coverage, incentives, and an employer-matched retirement plan.

* Staff opportunities to chaperone students on experiential learning trips to amazing places like Italy, China, Cuba, and in-country trips to DC, a ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and a farm in Northern California.

* We regularly hold social functions to foster a genuine camaraderie that enhances teamwork. At our company-wide award functions, we recognize the talent and dedication of the people who make OFY and our students successful.

We are devoted to creating a team of diverse people and encourage anyone passionate about education and excited about what we do to connect with us! To learn more about our schools, visit us at

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Internship, Flexible hours,

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