Special Education Aide

Summit Public Schools - El Cerrito, CA - Full time

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Summit Public Schools is searching for talented Special Education Assistant to work at Summit K2 in El Cerrito, CA. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, growing organization that is dedicated to transforming public education for its students!

Education and Experience Any combination equivalent to graduation with a bachelors degree and one year of experience in working with children in an organized setting. Most importantly, applicants must possess flexibility, curiosity, perseverance, a sense of humor and a burning passion to see students succeed. Knowledge and AbilitiesKnowledge of child guidance principles and practices, especially as they relate to special education students; problems and concerns of students with special needs; basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading; basic record-keeping techniques.

Ability to: assist with instruction and related activities in an assigned special education program; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; operate instructional and office equipment.

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

Summit Public Schools

Who we are:

Summit Public Schools is a leading charter management organization serving diverse communities in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington State with currently 11 schools serving over 3000 students. Summit’s mission is to ensure that every student has the opportunity to not only attend, but succeed in, a four-year college or university. Driven by our unwavering commitment to our core values, Summit works every day to ensure our students are receiving a world-class education. We seek phenomenal individuals with the talents needed to transform children's lives, as well as those who are interested in working on the cutting edge of education. If you're excited by the prospect of transformative growth for yourself, as well as the students, schools, and communities we serve, Summit may be the place for you!

  • 99 percent of Summit students have been accepted to one or more four-year colleges, and our graduates are completing college at double the national average.
  • Fast Company named Summit Public Schools a top 10 most innovative organization in education
  • Our two flagship schools, Summit Prep and Everest, are named among US News & World Report's Best High Schools of 2015, and also ranked among America's Most Challenging High Schools by the Washington Post.
  • Summit has a fully Common Core aligned curriculum, and has worked with university, technology, and non-profit partners to continually improve. This curriculum is made available for free to our many Basecamp partners across the nation and, soon, around the world. You can explore the curriculum here, using the demo code jnqgwbct.

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