Special Education Teacher/Intern
Job Details
School - Santa Clara, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Special Education Teacher

Are you looking to make a difference in the life of an individual living with autism?

Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE) is currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Special Education Teacher to support our K-12 special education school in Santa Clara, CA. Our school operates all 12 months of the year, so there is work through all seasons. Our Special Education Teachers are creative people who want to make a positive impact in the lives of special education students. The PACE K-12 school is a highly intensive program that is well supported by multiple resource specialists (SLP, OT, BCBA) and direct experienced paraprofessional aides covering the majority of students.  Come be a part of the supportive PACE team!


  • Job Requirements:
    • Planning Instruction & Designing Learning Experiences 
    • Organizing & Understanding Subject Matter for Student Learning
    • Creating & Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning
    • Engaging & Supporting all Students in the Learning
    • Assessing Student Learning
    • Managing Student Behavior
  • Management Requirements – the second aspect of the role is to supervise, educate and mentor the assigned instructional specialists in developing the appropriate learned knowledge as well as the appropriate behavioral intervention skills required to effectively support the education of the students.
    • Instructional Aides Supervisor 
    • Conflict Resolution 
    • Develop as a Professional Educator 
    • Develop Professional Leadership Capacity 

The Special Education Teacher must possess the following minimum requirements for consideration in this position:

  • Education – Bachelors degree with a certified L1 teaching credential qualified for autism special education is a minimum. Masters in special education with an L2 credential in moderate-severe special education is preferred. Competency in English writing and verbal communication (i.e. writing notification summaries and communicating with parents). Preliminary credential internships are also strongly considered.

Employees qualify for Medical, Vision, and Dental benefits on the first of the month following date of employment. Vacation and sick time start accruing at date of hire.