Employment Opportunities

Please send your resumes to Liliana Martinez at hr@secondstart.org.

Second Start is looking for dynamic individuals who are passionate about educating children with learning disabilities.

Second Start provides seven weeks of break throughout the year, medical, dental, life insurance, 403(b retirement plan), sick leave, tuition reimbursement leading to a credential.

Contact us with any questions you may have in regards to our employment opportunities.

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER and INTERN TEACHER

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Monitors and assesses, on a regular basis, the academic and behavioral progress of each assigned student pursuant to their approve IEP.
  • Supervises, mentors, and works collaboratively with assigned support staff.
  • Writes and implements lesson plans, modifies curriculum to accommodate various learning styles, and provides ongoing evaluation.
  • Works collaboratively with school staff and parents to regularly assess the academic and behavior needs of assigned students and develop corrective measures as necessary to maintain the student’s maximum learning availability and learning capacity.
  • Plans, implements, and supervises all classroom lesson, learning activities, including all out of classroom field trips, non-physical education recreational, and social activities.

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a California Special Education Mild/Moderate- Moderate Severe Credential.
  • A four-year college degree from a fully accredited institution is required, preferably in education, child psychology, math, science, english, or social science, with a masters degree being highly desirable.
  • At least one (1) year of demonstrated professional experience working with students who have emotional and behavioral challenges, with experience in a combined Special Education-Mental Health work environment preferred.

TEACHER INTERN QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess or be in pursuit of a California Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe Intern Credential.
  • Bachelor college degree from a fully accredited institution, preferably in education, child psychology, math, science, english, history, or social science.
  • Must be in the internship program working towards a special education credential.
  • Must have passed the CSET exam.

Please send your resumes to Liliana Martinez at hr@secondstart.org.

ONE-TO-ONE EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Provides in-classroom behavior management and academic support to the classroom Teacher by performing tasks that evaluate, monitor, and manage the actions of the students ensuring that they are behaviorally available to participate in class lessons.
  • Performs problem solving with students through coaching, mentoring, and disciplining according to directives set forth by the classroom teacher.
  • Responds to and de-escalates crisis situations in the classroom by mediating conflicts between individual students, and/or staff. Teaches healthy and effective conflict resolution to the students.
  • Physically intervenes with aggressive students who act out their aggression in prescribed situations as detailed in school policy. (This includes but is not limited to physically restraining, escorting, lifting, or taking necessary action to maintain eye contact with the student.)

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma is required, four-year college degree preferred.
  • Must complete Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training within the first three months of employment.

Please send your resumes to Liliana Martinez at hr@secondstart.org.

Second Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer