Special Education Teacher – High School (New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy) 2023

Special Education Teacher – High School

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From $50,000 a year
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$2,000 hiring bonus

The New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy (NOMMA) is a Type-2 public charter school serving students in the New Orleans Metropolitan area. NOMMA is dedicated to the education of students, no matter their background or previous school experience. At NOMMA, we are building a Community of respect, which includes two components: Self-Respect and Respect for Others. Students at NOMMA study in a focused, college preparatory environment guided by a team of teachers and retired military instructors who bring unparalleled experience to the classroom. All NOMMA students are cadets in the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training (JROTC) Program. The mentoring support provided by the JROTC Instructor and instruction from the master’s level academic faculty ensures that cadets achieve their personal and academic potential. The acquisition of core knowledge and the skills of analysis, problem-solving, communication and global responsibility will ensure cadets’ success as future local and national leaders.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications: Special Education Teaching Certification; Minimum 2 years of special education teaching experience

Required Skills and Characteristics:

Experience developing Individualized Education Programs (IEP)

Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations

Desire to be a part of a team that helps create a great school environment within the New Orleans community

Thorough understanding of the pedagogy and best practices of education.

Desire to teach children grades 8-12 and ability to adapt to their developmental status.

The ability to design lessons that teach curriculum in an engaging manner, applying various teaching methods, including discussions, demonstrations, and individual or collaborative projects and research.

Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control the classroom.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Creative analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to collaborate effectively with peers and administration

Display personal accountability and ownership for actions and outcomes

Belief in every student’s ability to achieve their personal best

Proficient with Google Classroom, JCampus, or related software.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds (Occasional).

Must be able to traverse school campus and lead students to safety in the event of an emergency.

Reports to: School Principal

Job Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Schedule: Monday- Friday

Length: 10 months

Remote Work: No

Benefits: Medical; Dental; Vision; Company-Paid Basic Life; Voluntary Life (with dependent life options); Voluntary Long Term Disability; Voluntary Short Term Disability; Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, 401(k) with company match

NOMMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and upholds the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants. NOMMA makes employment-based decisions, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, assignment, conditions of employment, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer and termination, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, color, age, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, military status, disability, religion, genetic trait or information, or any other legally protected status or characteristic under federal, state, and local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Application Question(s):

  • How many years of experience do you have developing IEPs?


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Teaching Special Education: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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