Elementary Special Education Teacher

Bachelors - $46,637

Masters - $48,548

New Hire Sign-On Bonus $2000

Competitive Salary & Benefits. Join our Team at the Elizabeth Lee Black School!

Schedule: Follow school calendar and summer extended school year

Immediate opening for Elementary Special Education Teacher in an Autistic support classroom with a class size of up to 8 students, supportive working environment with experienced therapeutic and behavioral team. Programming in ABA and verbal behavior approaches within this low incidence classroom.

Help students achieve goals in a supportive learning environment at the Elizabeth Lee Black School, a Nationally designated “School of Excellence” for 14 years and approved private school, that offers a range of educational program choices designed to help all children achieve their potential. This Special Education Teacher will be enthusiastic, innovative and committed to meeting the needs of the students and their families.

Responsibilities of Elementary Special Education Teacher:

  • Design and implement Individualized Education Plans for learners with special needs
  • Integrate Behavior Analytic principles into classroom management
  • Keeping records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keeping parents informed about their child’s development
  • Maintain records by documenting learning accomplishments, collecting educational and behavioral data, maintaining attendance records, etc.
  • Knowledge of Special Education principles, theories, testing, methods, etc. as well as proven methods of maximizing the educational experience of students with special needs

Qualifications of Elementary Special Education Teacher:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education
  • PA Special Education required
  • SpEd PK-12 preferred or SpEd PK-8 with willingness to obtain special education secondary add-on
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Perks with a Purpose
Our benefits are created with YOU in mind.

• Highmark Medical and Mental Health
• Free Delta Dental Coverage
• Free Davis Vision Coverage
• Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
Financial Well-being
• 401K and 403B Retirement Savings options
• On-Demand Pay
• Employee Referral Bonus program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
• Employee Discounts
Life & Family Support
Free Life Insurance
• Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
• LifeSolutions Employee Assistance Program
• Erie Campus*- discounted on-site weekday childcare
• Employee discounts for select events and services

    Who is Barber National Institute?

    The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE