SCHOOL POSITION NEED FOR: Special Education Teacher/AUTISM SELF-CONTAINED—Elementary School
- Location: Augusta, Georgia
- Start Date: ASAP through 22/23 school year
- Pay: $40-$42
- Our Musts: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in the area of special education or a related field required. Meets Georgia state certification requirements in the appropriate field of education. Experience in Moderate/ Severe Self-Contained class.
We have an immediate opening for the following position: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER—Elementary School
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:
Providing direct and indirect services and instruction to students with disabilities by working in collaboration with the general education teacher and facilitating in the evaluation of the Individual Education Program (IEP) process.
- Knowledge of the instructional curriculum for the grade/content range of the position and special education programs. Knowledge of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), learning theory, differentiated instruction, data collection, research-based reading instruction, multicultural education, assessments, Individuals with Disabilities IDEIA Act (IDEA 2004), No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB 2001), and state and federal policies and procedures related to special education. Knowledge of learning theory, differentiated instruction, developmental reading, child development, behavior management, and assessment. Ability to work well with students with disabilities, teachers, and parents of students with disabilities. Ability to adapt instruction, programs, and materials. Ability to collect instructional data for the decision-making process. Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Ability to model professional, moral, and ethical standards. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and various integrated applications. Work Experience: Student teaching in the specific area of exceptionality or two years of teaching experience in the specific area of exceptionality (learning disabilities, mental retardation, autism spectrum disorder, or emotional disabilities) preferable at level appropriate to assignment (elementary or secondary), other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
2. Provide an atmosphere and environment conductive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of individuals to ensure success for every student.
3. Provide an instructional program to meet the needs of all students including students with disabilities.
4. Collect data on student performance in order to improve student outcomes and direct instruction.
5. Develop, select, and modify instructional plans that meets the needs, interests, and abilities of individuals to ensure success for every student.
6. Provide input, when necessary, to students IEPs including use of diagnostic programs (Ed Performance, Riverdeep, and Compass Learning).
7. Assist with the screening and evaluation of students with learning disabilities on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of central office staff as required.
8. Prepare for IEP/RTI team meetings and provide case management for assigned students with disabilities.
9. Select and adapt materials to assist students with disabilities to access the general education curriculum.
10. Serve as a member of the SST/IEP team as appropriate.
11. Complete all required paperwork according to compliance and within the given timeframe.
12. Meet required deadlines for annual reviews and eligibility redetermination. 13. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
14. Assist students with other needs as appropriate such as toileting, feeding, positioning, lifting, dressing, and other self-help skill areas as needed.
15. Provide health services necessary to enable students to benefit from educational services which may include intermittent catheterization, tracheotomy care, tube feeding, changing of dressings or colostomy collection bags, and any other service deemed appropriate.
16. Monitor appropriate use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.
17. Be available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
18. Communicate and interact with students, parents, staff, and the community. 19. Establish relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and the community which reflect recognition of and respect for every individual.
20. Assist the administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct for the classroom, develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
21. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for instructional assistants, teacher assistants, substitutes, and/or volunteers.
22. Participate in department, school, district, and parent meetings.
23. Participate in professional development activities designed to advance teacher knowledge in the areas of instruction, best practices, and differentiated instruction.
24. Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs, and student organizations as assigned.
25. Provide feedback on paraprofessional’s job performance with department heads and/or administrators as required.
26. Maintain fair and accurate grading policies and procedures, attendance, e-mail, and web pages as required through the technology system provided by the school district.
27. Foster a school climate that supports both student and staff success and promotes respect and appreciation for all students, teachers, staff, and families. 28. The employee shall carry out such other and further duties, whether specifically listed above or not, as are assigned or required by such employee’s supervisor, other appropriate school personnel, law board policy administrative regulation, department handbook, as are reasonably necessary to the efficient operation of the school system and its mission.
Oh! Did we mention shorter work days and summers off??
Interested and want to learn more? Apply below.
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