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Aveanna Special Education Teacher (AES) in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Special Education Teacher (AES)

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West Chester, PA 19380



Job Overview:

Aveanna Education Services has openings for Long Term Certified Special Education Teachers. The open positions are in a public school for students ages 2 - 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. The Special Education Teacher will create and maintain a superior academic environment by developing and implementing a classroom structure consistent with the needs of each student and the classroom in its entirety. Some responsibilities include developing and implementing lesson plans, meet and instruct classes, write and implement IEPs, initiate student evaluations and document progress, create an instructional environment for appropriate development of students, and collaborate effectively with related-services staff to address the students' needs.

Job Duties:

Develop and implement lesson plans and modify instruction to meet the individual needs of students

Provide behavioral management

Monitor, evaluate and report on students' progress

Attend and participate in meetings

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and at least 3 months of related teaching experience (i.e. student teaching, internships, etc.)

Valid state special education certificate

Preferred experience working with students with a wide range of disabilities

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting

Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance


Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



• Must have or be eligible for a conditional, standard professional or advanced certification with Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) at time of appointment. Candidates with a conditional certification must obtain standard professional or advanced certification within two to four years of starting in teaching role, as determined by MSDE evaluation of the individual's credentials. Must maintain MSDE certification requirements throughout tenure in position.

• Current MSDE certification and/or experience working with students with autism spectrum disorder and emotional disabilities strongly preferred.