High School English Teacher for students with learning differences 2019-2020


Sulam is a Jewish special education inclusion program that serves students with learning differences at Berman Hebrew Academy in Silver Spring, Maryland. It is a highly collaborative program that partners with all stakeholders; parents, students, general educators and specialists, to ensure a meaningful, high quality individualized program for each student. We believe that every student is valuable to our community and has the right to be included in all aspects of their community school. We provide the necessary educational, social, emotional and behavioral support to ensure success and maximize possibilities and potential.

About the Position

Sulam, an inclusion education program for students with learning differences in the Greater Washington area, seeks a dynamic High School English teacher who exhibits a deep passion for teaching literature, and great enthusiasm for working with high school students who need extra support in reading and writing. Responsibilities will include: teaching small groups of students, helping to develop individualized educational goals for students and monitoring their progress on a regular basis.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to inspire and guide students. In addition, the candidate will enjoy the process of working collaboratively with a team of dedicated professionals, who are passionate about the social and emotional welfare of their students, and working with them to foster skills in reading and writing.

The ideal candidate will also:
· Have a demonstrated track record of excellent teaching.
· Have a Master's degree in Special Education or English Literature (preferred).
· Be familiar with an IEP, or other individual student plan.
· Know how to write individual educational goals and objectives, or demonstrate a
desire and ability to learn.
· Maintain ongoing data on student performance, to be used to evaluate and report
· Have strong interpersonal and communication skills – parent and internal
· Use our web-based Student Information System to write comments, report cards and
post assignments.
· Exhibit a deep passion for teaching and great enthusiasm for working with
students of multiple ages and differing strengths.
· Display excellent classroom management skills.
· Enjoy and be committed to professional development and collaboration with
Please send a cover note and resume to: Lianne Heller at lheller@sulam.org

Location: Rockville, MD
Salary: Commensurate with experience

For More Information, please contact Lianne Heller lheller@sulam.org