2022-2023 Special Education Teacher
Bingham Academy •East Central / Idaho Falls •Special Education •Secondary •Full Time •Posted 1Y ago
About this job
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERQUALIFICATIONS:1. Exceptional Child Generalist (K-12) certificate2. Two or more years experience as a special education teacher3. Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriateclassroom activities, and effective classroom management4. Strong background in behavior management, curriculum, and writing andimplementing Individualized Education Plans5. Strong background in federal and state law, administrative rules, and Boardpolicy pertaining to special education6. Knowledge of the diverse needs of children with disabilities and appropriatespecial education classroom practices7. The ability to work with students with emotional, physical, and mentaldisabilities8. Ability to instruct students one-on-one and small group situations9. Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods10. Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards11. Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction12. Strong background in creating and completing required reports withinspecified time limits13. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment14. Work well with students, staff, parents/guardians, and the public15. Excellent organizational skills16. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills17. Able to work under deadlines18. Maintain confidentiality of staff and studentsPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TOBuilding PrincipalJOB SUMMARYTo provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that willprovide for them the best possible academic knowledge and skills. To help pupils todevelop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation forcontinued education according to the guidelines outlined in each student’sIndividual Education Plan.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESInstruction1. Prepare for assigned classes2. Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty which provide contentin a logical and sequential manner3. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with thephysical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of theindividuals or student groups involved4. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the timesdesignated5. Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs6. Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructionalactivities7. Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in IndividualEducation Plans (IEPs)8. Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical andcritical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluatestudent progress on a regular basis9. Prepare students academically for all charter, state, and federal testing10. Display command of the subject matter11. Budget class time effectivelyOther Duties to Students1. Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential2. Establish and communicate classroom rules, and encourage students to setand maintain standards of classroom behavior3. Engage students in conversation to encourage language development4. Make provisions for being available to students and parents for educationrelated purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested todo so under reasonable terms5. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with studentsand their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress ofall assigned students6. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students,equipment, materials, and facilities7. Assist, where appropriate, in loading and unloading the special educationpupil from transportation buses or vansProfessional Contacts and Activities1. Attend and participate in faculty meetings2. Organize a meeting at least once annually with the case manager, parents,and other professional staff to review and revise the IEP and placement ofeach assigned pupil3. Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that mayarise4. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals,curriculum, objectives, and methods5. Provide needed and requested information on a timely and effective basisSpecial Education-Specific Duties1. Provide instruction to classified pupils in accordance with each pupil'sIndividualized Education Program (IEP)2. Work cooperatively with regular education teaching staff to coordinateinstructional activities and to monitor the progress of each pupil3. Provide support instruction in the regular classroom or as assigned4. Coordinate and cooperate with other members of the staff in thedevelopment of adaptations, modifications, accommodations, andinstructional methods5. Provide home instruction to confined special education pupils as assigned6. Consult with members of the child study team regarding each pupil'seducational program, academic program and personal growth7. Plan, coordinate, and lead the implementation of IEPs includingmodifications and accommodations8. Participate in the development of the charter school’s plan for specialeducation9. Evaluate student progress on a regular basis, as indicated on IEP’s, and asoften as general education students are evaluated and informed of theirprogress10. Assist in the evaluation of students referred for special education services11. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records in accordance withapplicable federal and state law, (including IDEA, ADA, and 504),administrative rules, and Board policy12. Input data in a timely fashion13. Submit required data in a timely fashionOther1. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules2. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth anddevelopment by attendance at professional meetings, membership inprofessional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by readingprofessional journals and other publications3. Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted bythe Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education4. Seek assistance should emergencies arise5. Represent the charter school in a positive manner6. Know and follow charter school policy and chain of command7. Perform other duties as assignedEVALUATIONPerformance of this position will be evaluated annually by the building principaland/or assistant principal in conformance with charter school policy and IDAPA08.02.02.120.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENTBy contract as determined by the Board of Directors in accordance with federal andstate law, administrative rules, and Board policy.NOTEAll certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required toundergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicantconvicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code maynot be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.Legal Reference: I.C. § 33-512 Governance of SchoolsI.C. § 33-513 Professional PersonnelI.C. § 33-515 Issuance of Renewable ContractsI.C. § 33-1201 Certificate RequiredI.C. § 33-1210 Information on Past Job PerformanceIDAPA 08.02.02.028 Exceptional Child CertificateIDAPA 08.02.02.120 Local District Evaluation Policy—Teacher
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