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2 Oct 2020

Teacher Special Education Teacher

Concord Academy
 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

If you have a passion for supporting students with disabilities to reach their personal bests in learning and in life, consider joining our team of special education professionals.


Core Competencies:

  • Strong working knowledge of the Tennessee state-mandated curriculum skills in elementary, middle, and high school mathematics, science, spelling, reading, writing, and grammar, and ability to modify and adapt general education curriculum to meet students’ individual needs
  • Familiarity with specific disabilities and learning styles and techniques
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, strong organizational and time-management skills, and high levels of motivation and creativity
  • Ability to maintain ethical and professional standards and confidentiality and respect for the personal integrity of each student
  • Positive discipline skills, giving encouragement and recognition for jobs done well, setting students up for success
  • Ability to function as a member of an educational team and collaborate with staff



  • At least one year of prior teaching experience (3 or more years preferred); Tennessee teaching license with Special Education endorsement;
  • Exemplary standards of conduct in interpersonal relations, personal commitment, personal appearance, and personal investment in the school to provide a positive example for students in conduct, speech, and general appearance
  • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with students and families with diverse backgrounds, functioning levels, and needs.


Salary Range: $33-44K, dependent upon on education and experience

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and references to: Cece Palazola or Teacher Search Concord Academy 4942 Walnut Grove Rd Memphis, TN 38117

Bureaus: Tennessee. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: ADD/ADHD, Autism, high school, learning disabilities, middle school, neurodiversity, special education, and transition. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.