Teacher of the Handicapped, Cooper's Poynt

Archway Programs | Camden, NJ


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Posted Date 5/10/2022
Expiration Date10/15/2022

TEACHER of the Handicapped

Archway Programs is seeking Full-Time Teacher of the Handicapped to service children with special needs during the regular ten month school year, and a special extended school year program during the summer.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Teach students personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and self-advocacy.
  • Establish/enforce rules for behavior, policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Prepare assignments with measurable outcomes to evaluate student progress.
  • Accompany your students to all assigned educational activities.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by NJDOE laws and Archway administrative regulations.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities; implement a variety of instructional techniques and technologies to meet Archway’s special needs curriculum and other state-required core curriculum subjects.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, related services professionals and special area teachers to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social development.
  • Prepare for assigned classes, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors. (Weekly lesson plans)
  • Monitor classroom teacher assistants and one-to-one aides to ensure that they deliver consistent service to students.
  • Plan assignments for teacher assistants and one-to-one aides, and overseeing the implementation and evaluation of results.
  • Administer Archway-developed placement testing and yearly standardized achievement tests, to determine students’ strengths and areas of need.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule team teaching lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Organize, label and display educational materials in classrooms and hallways.
  • Demonstrate an acceptable knowledge of computers, audiovisuals, and other technological equipment and materials to supplement educational presentations.
  • Attend staff and committee meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties assigned by administration, such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Develops an annual Performance Improvement Plan (PIP), gains administrative approval, and successfully accomplishes tasks by June 30th each year.
  • Attends and contributes to all districts Individual Educational Plan (IEP) meetings for assigned students.
  • Implements students indicators developed during IEP meetings.
  • Attends yearly sessions in behavior management offered by Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and shows mastery of Primary Restraint Training (PRT) following yearly instruction.


  •  Must hold required NJ Certification.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Type of Job (K-12 or Higher Ed.)

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