Day Treatment Teacher

Idaho Falls School District East Central / Idaho Falls Special Education Primary Full Time Posted 6M ago

About this job

TITLE: Day Treatment Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS:
Valid Idaho Exceptional Child certificate endorsed for the appropriate levels and areas.
Valid Idaho driver’s license.
Must have own transportation. Mileage will be reimbursed by the district.
Ability to work with students, staff, parents, and the public.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO: Director of Student Services.

JOB GOALS:
To support the delivery of School District 91’s written, taught, tested and reported curriculum and contribute to maximizing student achievement as tested with the Idaho Standards Achievement Test.

To assist students who are placed in the Day Treatment program in managing behavior and learning self-management, interpersonal and academic skills that will lead to reintegration into the general classroom.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Displays content knowledge and makes connection between content and other parts of the discipline.
Reflects understanding of current research and best pedagogical practice.
Demonstrates knowledge of and understanding of special education laws and procedures.
Serves as chair of the Day Treatment Team meetings.
Provides therapeutic intervention to Day Treatment students.
Develops and implements IEP goals and objectives and/or treatment plans.
Participates in Functional Behavioral Assessment and the development of Behavioral Intervention Plans.
Maintains student files in accordance with federal, state and local procedures.
Displays a thorough understanding of typical developmental characteristics of age group as well as exceptions to general patterns.
Displays solid understanding of the different approaches to learning and behavior that different students display.
Develops instructional goals that adequately reflect identified individual student needs as determined by evaluation or assessment.
Uses assessment results to plan for individual and group instruction.
Displays knowledge of resources and knows how to gain access to enhance student learning.
Designs learning activities, which are suitable to students’ IEP goals.
Interacts with students in a polite, caring and respectful manner.
Conveys genuine enthusiasm for subject and students.
Supervises paraprofessionals and volunteers.
Responds to student misbehavior appropriately and successfully.
Demonstrates clear and accurate oral and written communication.
Engages students in learning.
Persists in seeking instructional approaches for students who have difficulty in learning.
Makes accurate assessments of instructional effectiveness.
Monitors student progress toward achievement of instructional goals.
Communicates with educational staff about student progress on a regular basis.
Communicates with students and parents about student progress on a regular basis.
Maintains and submits data for Medicaid billing.
Seeks out opportunities for professional growth.
Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality of student information.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all other duties as assigned consistent with the responsibilities of a teacher, the Idaho Code of Ethics, and the negotiated contract.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The exact terms of this position will be determined by the needs of the district and budgetary constraints. Benefits will be in accordance with approved board policy. Salary will be in accordance with the placement on the Teacher’s Salary Schedule commensurate with years of experience and education.

EVALUATION:
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Director of Student Services in accordance with provisions of the negotiated master agreement and board policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Idaho Falls 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.