Special Education Teacher
Responsible for planning instruction and/or adaptation of the education program to enable students to benefit from educational experiences.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : Other duties may be assigned.
- Instructs individuals and groups in a classroom setting.
- Plans curriculum, lessons and special education programs and teaching methods.
- Evaluates student progress based on papers submitted, test scores and observation.
- Monitors students' progress in and outside special education room.
- Maintains physical environment of the classroom.
- Maintains contact with parents of students.
- Evaluates student progress based on work output and observation, determines goals, objectives and directions.
- Prepares report cards, educational records, IEP forms, classroom observation records and other forms.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES :
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE :
Bachelor's degree in education.
CERTIFICATES , LICENSES , REGISTRATION :
Teaching certificate with special education endorsements.
Certification in content area is desired.
LANGUAGE SKILLS :
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS :
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY :
Ability to define problems, collect date, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clean and concisely in written or oral communication.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS :
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently walking and standing while performing the duties of this job. The employee may frequently bend or twist at the neck and back while performing the duties of this job. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and close vision such as to read typewritten material. The employee may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds such as student equipment and wheelchairs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT :
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well being and work output of students.
The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all applicants, re-advertise and/or withdraw the position. The Woodbridge School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or educational programs, services, or activities, based on race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap, in accordance with State and Federal Laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Duty Days: 188
Reports To: Building Principal
Salary Range: From/To: $41, 857-$82, 695. per year based on education level and experience
A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.
Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995
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