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Lower School Heart to Heart Teacher 

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Job Location: USA-TN-Nashville

Position Type: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in Special Education preferred.

Job Description and Qualifications

The lower school is searching for a teacher for the Heart to Heart program. Experience working with special education students is required. Experience working with students with Down syndrome is preferred. Experience in an independent school setting is preferred. The Heart to Heart Program at Franklin Road Academy provides a challenging educational experience for students with Down syndrome in an inclusive, integrated Christian community, with an unwavering commitment to developing the full academic and social potential of each Heart to Heart student and instilling in our typically developing students understanding, acceptance, and love for those with developmental and learning differences.

 
Position Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Provide academic, behavioral, and social support for two lower school students with Down syndrome in their mainstream classrooms (in collaboration with mainstream teachers).
  • Provide pullout instruction for two lower school students with Down syndrome, with a focus on math, reading, and post-secondary life skills
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress academically, behaviorally, and socially
  • Seek out and cultivate relationships in the Nashville community in order to connect students with post-secondary schooling opportunities or job opportunities
  • Communicate weekly with parents of students to outline progress and ongoing challenges
  • Collaborate with other Heart to Heart teacher(s) to organize service projects and community involvement for FRA students in support of Down syndrome awareness
  • Provide information about Down syndrome to FRA faculty, staff, and students
  • Assist with the community promotion and fundraising for the Heart to Heart program
  • Make recommendations to teachers regarding appropriate accommodations and adjustments required for the instruction of specific students
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://FranklinRoadAcademy.appone.com



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