Warren Middle (learn more)

Summit Academy

Warren, Ohio (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3724910
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 18, 2021
  • Starting Date: January 29, 2022

Job Description

REPORTS TO: School Director



To provide specially designed instruction to the students assigned on his/her caseload, which is appropriate for the assigned students, that meets their ability and appropriate for the subject and growth, and personal characteristics. This individual will work collaboratively with teachers and service providers to develop objective, measurable goals and determine appropriate accommodations for student individualized education programs.



  • Bachelor Degree and licensure in Special Education (Intervention Specialist)
  • Valid Ohio teaching certificate or license.
  • Meet Federal Highly Qualified Teacher standards as determined by ESA.
  • Appropriate criminal record as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Demonstrate evidence of strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to generate, record, and maintain information and statistical data
  • Ability to administer, score, and interpret a test of individual achievement
  • Knowledge of the Ohio Department of Education model curriculum and Ohio’s New Learning Standards
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of student records and school business



A teacher shall demonstrate knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the following broad areas: special education, instruction, classroom management, professional attitudes and growth, and personal characteristics.


Special Education

In the area of special education, a teacher shall:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Special Education policies and regulations
  • Provide specially designed instruction to students assigned on his/her caseload in accordance with the students’ individualized education programs
  • Work collaboratively with staff and service providers for students on their caseload to develop individualized, objective, and measurable goals and objectives for students’ individualized education programs
  • Work collaboratively with teachers to determine appropriate accommodations and interventions for students for their individualized education program
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and service providers to complete IEP Progress Reports for those students on his/her caseload
  • Attend IEP and IAT meeting as requested

Instructional Skills/Abilities

In the area of instructional skills and ability, a teacher shall:

  • Demonstrate evidence of effective planning
  • Demonstrate skill in a variety of methods and techniques to meet student needs
  • Create an inviting classroom environment
  • Encourage proper care and usage of equipment, furnishings and materials
  • Be receptive to new ideas
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Demonstrate correct use of the written and spoken word
  • Teach social thinking and social skills to students
  • Evaluate and report student progress on the approved reporting tool and as scheduled
  • Follow Summit Academy’s Instructional Design

Classroom Management

In the area of classroom management, a teacher shall:

  • Establish and maintain positive rapport with people
  • Establish and maintain a classroom routine
  • Establish teacher expectation of students
  • Uphold school rules
  • Implement PBIS Behavior System


Professional Attitude and Relationships

In the areas of professional relationships, a teacher shall:

  • Have the ability to interact in a professional manner with Summit Academy staff
  • Have the ability to effectively work with colleagues in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate evidence of a positive attitude towards:
    • Colleagues, students, parents/guardians, special service personnel, support staff, administrators, and visitors/public

Professional Growth

In the area of professional relationships, a teacher shall show evidence of a positive attitude towards:

  • Show evidence of participation in professional improvement activities
  • Participate on school and/or district-wide curriculum committees
  • Plan, implement, and complete an IPDP as prescribed by the LPDC
  • Participate in OTES

Personal Characteristics

In the area of personal characteristics, a teacher shall:

  • Maintain professional behavior
  • Dress professionally


All other responsibilities as set forth by School Director and CEO.




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $37,252 to $42,252 Per Year
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Sara Scherbinski
    • 2791 Mogadore Rd
    • Akron, Ohio 44312

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