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Special Education Aide
Summit Public Schools

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Special Education Aide

Summit Public Schools

Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 22 days ago
Job Role
Teaching Assistant
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Education

Job Description

 Summit Public Schools is searching for a talented Special Education Aide to work in San Jose, CA. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, growing organization that is dedicated to transforming public education for its students! Logistics: Full-time. $17.65/hour. Benefits.       Immediate Hire- Final round interviews available now!

Who We Are:

What if all students graduated high school with not only content knowledge, but the habits and skills to successfully navigate college and career, with a sense of purpose to anchor them? This is the question at the core ofSummit Public Schools. Summit is a public school system serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington State and operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.We share our personalized approach to teaching and learning for free through Summit Learning, with more than 330 partner schools across the country. Summit Learning forms the foundation on which Summit’s successful schools were built, with our schools consistently ranking among the best in the nation.Are you looking for the opportunity to lead change? Do you want to help reimagine what schools should be? We put students in the driver’s seat and empower them with the skills and habits they need to be successful in college and life. We need diverse, driven, and dynamic talent to join our growing team to help realize our educational vision.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist with instruction and related activities in an assigned Special Education program (meet 1:1 with students, provide support in the Learning Center, etc.). 
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with faculty and students. 

What You Need:

Key Qualities and Skills

  • Commitment to uphold Summit’s values, belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least one year of experience working with children in an organized setting.  
  • Proficiency in Google Platforms, including Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and Google Slides.
  • Clear health and background check

Who You Are:

About You  

  • You maintain high expectations for all students and believe all students can find success in school, college, and life.
  • You thrive while collaborating and are excited to work with your colleagues. You find positivity in share successes.
  • You’re deeply dedicated to social justice and feel motivated by the challenge and impact of working in a heterogeneous community and closing the achievement gap.
  • You share our vision to reimagine what schools should be and are excited to make an impact on the public education landscape.
  • You are positive and resilient in the face of big challenges.
  • You have knowledge of child guidance principles and practices, especially as they relate to special education students.
  • You have an ability to apply honest, actionable, and timely feedback that results in improved performance.
  • You are empathetic and culturally competent. You’re open to having hard conversations.
  • You thrive in innovative environments and are comfortable with the ambiguity that can come with a dynamic and progressive workplace.

We strive to recruit a diverse team. Summit Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, parenthood, citizenship status, creed, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Summit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Business Overview

Our Story

 What if all students graduated high school with both the content knowledge and also the habits and skills necessary to successfully navigate college and career? This is the question that guides our mission at Summit Public Schools. Summit is a leading network of public schools that prepare a diverse student population for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society. We operate 15 schools serving over 4,500 students in the Bay Area and Washington state. Historically, 98 percent of Summit graduates are accepted four-year colleges, and Summit graduates complete college at double the national average. 

We need diverse, driven, and dynamic teachers to join our growing team to help realize our educational vision

Why Work With Us?

Summit operates 15 small, diverse schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington state.

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Culture & Perks

Benefits
Health Benefits
Mentorship
Parental Leave
Paid Time Off
Retirement Benefits
Training
Workplace
Community Oriented
Fast-paced
Mission Driven
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