Intervention Specialist / Special Education Teacher – IDEA Valley View College Prep (22-23) (2021-1426)

Idea Public Schools

Role Mission:  IDEA Intervention Specialists serve as Special Education teachers. They are responsible for the achievement and support of critical students. Special Education teachers work with students who have a wide range of learning, cognitive, emotional, and physical disabilities. They teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with gaps of 2 or more years. The main goal is to close that gap by 2 years in just one school year. The IDEA Intervention Specialist teacher provides the crucial bridge between home and school for our highest need students and their families.

What You Bring — Competencies



Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution
Experience: Experience in a Special Education classroom setting
Licenses or Certifications: valid Ohio Intervention Specialist license specializing in Mild/Moderate special needs.

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment
Ability to facilitate Admission, Review and Dismissal meetings
Strong family engagement and communication
Record of results for students who are academically at risk
What We Offer



Teacher pay scale starting at $47,500 with additional compensation commensurate with experience.
This role is eligible for various stipend opportunities and incentives through our Teacher Career Pathway. For more information about our compensation and total rewards, visit our benefits page.
Additional hourly compensation is provided for after school tutoring or Saturday school as assigned

Other Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, com‐muter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. IDEA may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

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