SCHOOL POSITION NEED FOR: Early Childhood Special Education Teacher
Location: Crandall, Texas
Start Date: 2022, 22/23 school year
Pay: $40 DOE
Our Musts: Bachelor ‘s degree in Special Education, Pre-K Certified and current Texas Special Education Teacher Certification.
We have an immediate opening for the following position: Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Blended/Inclusive
Do you believe in the motto? “Students Come First”
We’re looking for a person who is compassionate and wanting to make a difference in children’s lives. At iDeal, we’re committed to bringing the best people to provide exceptional care to our school district partners.
This position is responsible for:
1.Collaborate with learners, parents, and other members of staff to develop an IEP through the ARD Committee process for each learner assigned.
2. Conduct assessments of learner needs related to the grade level curriculum (i.e., cognitive processes; learning styles, etc.) and use the result to plan for instructional activities.
3. Participate in ARD/IEP Committee meetings on a regular basis.
4. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment that reflect understanding of the learnings styles and needs of learners assigned.
5. Implement an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program for assigned learners and show written evidence of preparation as required.
6. Work cooperatively with classroom educators to provide needed accommodations and/or modifications to the general education curricula and classroom activities to ensure full access for learners eligible for special education.
7. Design and implement a plan to develop learners’ self-advocacy skills.
8. Assist in the development of personal care plans and provide personal care services that include, but is not limited to toileting, diapering and feeding assistance.
9. Create learning spaces that are conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of learners.
10. Provide a safe learning environment.
11. Consult with classroom educators regarding the management of learner behavior including positive behavioral supports according to the IEP.
12. Manage learner behavior in accordance with the CISD Classroom Management Framework, the Student Code of Conduct, the Student Handbook, and Individual Education Plans.
13. Intervene in crisis situations through de-escalation techniques, and, if necessary, through physical management as required to abate the crisis.
14. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.
15. Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials. 16. Work cooperatively with other educators to provide individualized instruction for special populations, reflective of learner need, in accordance with district, state, and federal guidelines.
17. Support learners relative to their educational, personal, and social growth and development.
18. Respect the cultures, backgrounds, and values of learners and their families. 19. Engage in a professional learning community to ensure success of all learners.
20. Collaborate with campus Problem Solving Team (PST) regarding intervention strategies for learners.
21. Design and implement accommodations/modifications that will allow learners served through special education to access extra-curricular activities. Instruction 22. Ensure that learners served through special education have access to the full grade level curriculum (may be vertically aligned).
23. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the ARD/IEP. 24. Cooperate with general educators in designing effective accommodations and/or modifications that ensure learner access to grade level instruction.
25. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each learner assigned.
26. Use digital devices as a tool for instruction, assessment, and evidence of learning.
27. Collect and utilize ongoing data/assessments of learner achievement to make databased decisions that ensure learner progress and growth.
28. Provide or supervise personal care, medical care, and feeding of learners as specified in the ARD/IEP.
29. Maintain documentation of instruction and learner progress, and report progress in accordance with district procedures.
30. Administer statewide assessment in accordance with established procedures. Communication
31. Consult district and community resources, as appropriate, regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of learners.
32. Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, learners, principals, and educators.
33. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, learners, parents, and community members.
34. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
35. Complete and send Progress Reports on IEP goals to parents as specified in the ARD/IEP.
36. Be a positive role model for learners and support the mission of the district and department.
37. Maintain confidentiality with respect to personally identifiable information of learners and their families.
Knowledge of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation Knowledge of the special education process Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process General knowledge of curriculum and instruction Ability to work with children with varied disabilities Ability to understand and use data Growth mindset Ability to communicate effectively.
Oh! Did we mention shorter work days and summers off??
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