Special Education Assistant - Immediate Start

Summit Public Schools - San José, California - Full time

This position has an immediate start date with an hourly rate starting at $18.18 per hour.

What You’ll Do:

Assist with instruction and related activities in an assigned Special Education program (meet 1:1 with students, provide support in the Learning Center, etc.).

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with faculty and students.

What You Need:

Key Qualities and Skills

Commitment to uphold Summit’s values, belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life

Bachelor’s Degree.

At least one year of experience working with children in an organized setting.

Proficiency in Google Platforms, including Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and Google Slides.

Clear health and background check

Who You Are:

About You

You maintain high expectations for all students and believe all students can find success in school, college, and life.

You thrive while collaborating and are excited to work with your colleagues. You find positivity in share successes.

You’re deeply dedicated to social justice and feel motivated by the challenge and impact of working in a heterogeneous community and closing the achievement gap.

You share our vision to reimagine what schools should be and are excited to make an impact on the public education landscape.

You are positive and resilient in the face of big challenges.

You have knowledge of child guidance principles and practices, especially as they relate to special education students.

You have an ability to apply honest, actionable, and timely feedback that results in improved performance.

You are empathetic and culturally competent. You’re open to having hard conversations.

You thrive in innovative environments and are comfortable with the ambiguity that can come with a dynamic and progressive workplace.

We strive to recruit a diverse team. Summit Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, parenthood, citizenship status, creed, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Summit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

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Special Education Teacher

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