Certified Elementary Special Education Teacher POOL

Kuna School District Southwest / Boise Special Education Primary Full Time Apply no later than 6/6/2022Posted 2M ago

About this job

Job Status: All Applicants
Job Title: Special Education Teacher (POOL)
Location: Elementary
Reports To: Principal
Calendar: Certified
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Placed on salary schedule
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Public Employees Retirement System

Job Summary:
Provides elementary students with the fullest educational opportunity to learn and progress through use of appropriate teaching strategies and materials.

Must possess a current Elementary Idaho Education Credential with appropriate endorsement (Highly Qualified in Math, English Language Arts or Science)
Positive public relations skills.
Demonstrated ability to accomplish the major duties listed below.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Successful experience working with elementary students in a classroom setting that include varying ability
levels, including at-risk students.

Provide differentiated instruction to all elementary students using a variety of instructional strategies.
Committed to continual collaboration with counselors, administrators and other teachers on student needs
and highly effective instructional practices.

Accommodate implementation of special services (IEP, 504) when applicable.
Participate in staff meetings, staff projects and professional staff development.
Commitment to a team approach in all aspects of educational programming.
Communicate effectively with parents and students.
Innovative, self-starter.
Strong classroom management skills
Perform such school-related duties as assigned by the principal.
Be knowledgeable of, and uphold all policies pertaining to teachers and students as specified in district rules and regulations.
Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter competencies and/or skills to be presented to students.
Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students to the extent possible.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students within the limits of resources provided by the district.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals, establishing clear objectives for lessons, units, and projects and communicate these objectives to students. Upon request of the immediate supervisor, show written evidence of preparation.
Use instructional materials adopted by the district and employ methods that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
Evaluate student progress on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Follow prescribed safety regulations.
Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
Accept responsibility for extra-curricular activities and other duties as may be assigned to meet the needs of students.
Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication and cooperative relations with the administration, students, parents and colleagues.
Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees to plan instructional goals, objectives, and methods; assist in selection of instructional equipment and materials.
Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
Know and follow district policy and chain of command.
Deal with students, parents, staff, and others in a positive, encouraging manner.
Act ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.

Physical Requirements:
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.
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate effectively on the telephone and in person.
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and review and prepare documents and file them in a prescribed order, and organize documents and materials.
Sufficient manual dexterity which permits the employee to operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
May be required to block or redirect students.
Must be able to effectively supervise and support staff when consequences are implemented including supervising physical restraint and seclusion if necessary for safety.
Sit for extended periods of time.
Walk and stand for extended periods of time.
Reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Kuna School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.