Special Education Teacher (TK-5)

Ingenium Schools - Los Angeles, CA - Full time


Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide instruction and services for students with handicaps who have been identified in an Individualized Education Program and are assigned to regular classrooms.
  • Coordinate the referral, assessment and placement procedures for students referred to the Resource Specialist Program.
  • Participate in academic testing.
  • Coordinate special education services with the regular school programs.
  • Provide consultation and assistance to regular classroom teachers.
  • Monitor student’s progress, coordinate the review and revision of their individualized education programs, and refer students to the individualized education program team.
  • Provide information and assistance to students and to their parents.
  • Provide consultation, resource information, and educational material to student’s parents, and to general education teachers.
  • Coordinate inservice sessions and workshops for teachers and parents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the principal and/or special education coordinator.
  • Attend mandatory training as required by the position
  • Continually improve: proactively look for ways to improve skills and processes
  • Maintain positive attitude
  • Maintain regular attendance


Knowledge of:

  • Techniques and resources utilized in assessing, instructing, and evaluating students.
  • Laws, regulations, and California Education Code pertaining to Special Education

Ability to:

  • Diagnose needs and appropriate learning materials for classroom use.
  • Work cooperatively with parents, community and colleagues
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form
  • Effectively utilize computer technology in day-to-day work.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationship with a variety of staff and other professionals
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality


  • Three years’ experience as a credentialed teacher preferred, Special Education experience preferred
  • Experience in a California Charter School preferred
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and California Education Code pertaining to Special Education



The majority of the time is spent indoors in a classroom; some activities are outdoors


  • Must be able to lift boxes of up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time


  • Must hold a current, valid California Education Services credential, tier 2 is preferred

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Experience Level

3 to 10 years

Ingenium Schools

Ingenium Schools empowers learners by developing the best people, best operations, and best communities. Since 2009, Ingenium Schools has helped students build confidence, leadership, and a lifelong love of learning with the Ingenium Learning System, an easily replicable, standards-based educational model that promotes personal mastery. Ingenium Schools currently operates four charter schools serving students in Compton, Maywood, and Canoga Park.

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