2018-19 Education Specialist, Part-time

Location: Oakland, CA
Date Posted: 11-28-2017
Are you interested in preparing students to be the innovators and leaders of tomorrow? Do you believe that we can evolve schools to be 21st century centers of learning?
East Bay Innovation Academy is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and passionate part-time Education Specialist with Moderate/Severe Disabilities authorization to help us grow our new charter school.
East Bay Innovation Academy is a 6-12 college preparatory public charter school in Oakland, CA with a mission of preparing a diverse group of students to be successful in college and to be thoughtful, engaged citizens who are leaders and innovators in a 21st century global world.  Through personalization and leveraging best practices in curriculum design and technology, EBIA engages students using competencies necessary for productive lives as citizens in a dynamic, increasingly competitive global world.  We have a collaborative, multi-disciplinary model that incorporates technology, blended learning, social-emotional learning, project-based learning and data driven instruction. We serve a truly diverse background of students, representing the racial, cultural, and socio-economic demographics in the surrounding area.

  • INNOVATIVE: Be a true partner in the academic success of students by managing IEP caseloads and coordinating IEP design and implementation in an Special Day/Counseling Enriched classroom environment. Monitor and track student progress and fulfill required documentation related to IEPs.  Coordinate, manage and participate in IEP meetings.   
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL:  Understand, promote and support the mission, vision and guiding principles of EBIA.
  • COLLABORATIVE: Support inclusion based instruction through partnership with teachers in classrooms and support assessments for students with IEPs. Be a key player in the development of a newly launched school in year 5, including being a teacher leader and assisting in the implementation of school policies and programs.  Build a culture of high expectations offering differentiated supports for all learners.  
  • OPTIMISTIC:  Demonstrate excitement about learning and engaging children in learning; attempt to know every student at EBIA.
  • ENGAGING:  Be ready to bring your 'outside the school' passions, projects and skills to EBIA's labs and shops.
  • Highly competitive compensation with participation in an annual bonus plan and covered BTSA fees.
  • Over 15 full-day professional development days a year in addition to dedicated daily faculty collaboration time.
  • An emphasis on depth over breadth – more time teaching fewer students with a block schedule.
  • Student and staff technology access supporting communication, student progress monitoring and differentiation.
  • An engaged, supportive and connected community of families, colleagues and partner organizations.
  • Bachelor’s degree and valid teaching secondary school credential in appropriate subject. 
  • Moderate/Severe credential authorization.
  • A strong belief that all students can learn at the highest levels and that all students can be successful in college.
  • Strong and effective instructional practice.
  • Ability to work successfully with heterogeneous groups of students and an ethnically & economically diverse student body.
  • Highly proficient in using technology and interested in the potential of technology to impact urban education.
  • Strong interest in implementing successful data driven instruction and a data driven culture.  Flexibility and adaptability to  change; ability to work in a dynamic, creative and demanding learning environment.
  • Driven adult learner dedicated to his or her own professional growth, including learning new and innovative teaching practices.

  • Working knowledge of another language.
  • Knowledge of project based learning, social-emotional learning, and blended/optimized learning.
  • MA/MS in Education or Subject Area
We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. Please send a resume, two letters of reference and compelling letter of interest
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