Certified Special Education Teacher in San Diego, CA at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 7/16/2019

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Job Description


Catapult Learning is a leading provider of contracted educational services to schools and districts nationwide. We are an organization of dedicated people who know how exciting and rewarding it is to help children achieve.

Catapult emphasizes small group teaching environments and high professional standards and will provide you the opportunity to grow with us and help students achieve beyond expectations.  You will have the opportunity to work with a very specialized population in an intimate classroom setting.  We also offer a full suite of health benefits plus 401k plan to full-time employees.

More specificially, Springall Academy is looking for a Special Education Teacher with a Mild/Mod Credential or Mild/Moderate Intern Credential. Springall Academy is a state certified Non-Public School serving all school district students with special needs ages 6-18 since 1972. Springall specializes in providing a comprehensive education in the three domains: academics, personal-social development and career/world readiness. The Springall culture is one of teamwork, collaboration and student focus. Our mission is to provide an environment where all students are encouraged and respected to reach their full potential. We follow the traditional calendar with 180 school days.


Special Education Teachers provide instructional services with the necessary educational expertise in reading, mathematics, writing, and related areas; diagnoses learning skill deficits and delivers prescribed instructional delivery methods as determined by the Company; consults with school personnel to coordinate efforts in providing services to students; communicates and conferences with parents providing information on student progress.


The Teacher is responsible for a caseload of 12-14 students, developing and writing IEP’s, implementing lesson plans that align with state standards or IEP goals, classroom behavior management, curriculum development and above all working with a team that provides a therapeutic educational placement for students with special needs. The classroom is supported both by the Director, Associate Director and the Direct Service providers (OT, SLP and Counseling).

Other duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models and strategies in readiness, reading, mathematics, and/or writing skills to eligible students through utilization of Company-designed materials and educational strategies.
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by Company, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals, and parents as required by the Company, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements



Current Special Education Certification in the state you plan to work in is required.

Mild/Mod Credential or Mild/Mod Intern Credential

Must understand that all children can learn. Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers. Must be flexible. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.


Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

The Company provides all classroom and instructional materials as well prepared lesson plans and paid training. Continued instructional and leadership support for all employees is also provided.

EEO Statement

At Catapult Learning, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Catapult believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success

Applications can be emailed to chris.donegan@catapultlearning.com


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