Teacher, Secondary Life Skills/Multiple Disabilities Classroom

Job Description

Mercy School for Special Learning in Allentown is hiring a full-time teacher!

Secondary Life Skills/Multiple Disabilities Classroom

Professional Skills

  • Writing and implantation of Individualized Education Plans
  • Management of paraprofessionals and support staff
  • Team teaching approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Implementation of differentiated instruction, behavior modification, and data collection
  • Knowledge of the PEC System (Picture Exchange Communication, simple sign language, and the use of Augmentative Alternative Communication Devices (AAC).
  • Ability to use Boardmaker, Dynavox Proloquo2go, and Publisher

Job Specific Skills

  • Instruction students with multiple disabilities, ages 15 – 21, to develop communication and life skills.
  • Teaching communication skills through gestures, words, facial expressions, simple sign language and various communication devices.
  • Develop and implement instructional goals and behavior plans.
  • Communicate with parents, paraprofessionals, teachers, and support staff


Please contact Principal Beth Grys at principal@mercyschool.org with resume and cover letter of interest.