SPECIAL EDUCATION K-12
Fremont School District •East Central / Idaho Falls •Special Education •Not Applicable •Full Time •Apply no later than 8/15/2023•Posted 1M ago
About this job
I. TITLE: Special Education Teacher (K-12)
A. Valid Idaho Exceptional Child Certificate endorsed for the appropriate levels and areas.
B. Ability to work with students, staff, parents, and the public.
C. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
III. REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Director of Special Services
IV. JOB GOALS:
To support the delivery of School District 215’s written, taught, tested and reported curriculum and contribute to maximizing student achievement as tested with the Idaho Standards Achievement Test, Idaho Standards Achievement Test - Alternate, District-Approved Alternative Mechanism and/or any other district, state, or federally mandated assessment(s).
To assist students with disabilities, which meet federal and state criteria for placement in special education, in achieving individualized and general education curriculum goals and objectives as determined by the IEP.
V. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Displays content knowledge and makes connection between content and other parts of the discipline.
B. Reflects understanding of current research and best pedagogical practice.
C. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of special education laws and procedures.
D. Develops and implements Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
E. Participates in multidisciplinary teams, assessment teams, IEP teams, and/or response-to-intervention teams (RTI) or Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS).
F. Maintains student compliance files in accordance with federal, state and local procedures.
G. Displays thorough understanding of typical developmental characteristics of age group as well as exceptions to general patterns.
H. Displays solid understanding of the different approaches to learning that different students display.
I. Develops instructional goals that adequately reflect identified individual student needs as determined by evaluation or assessment.
J. Uses assessment results to plan for individual and group instruction.
K. Displays knowledge of resources and knows how to gain access to enhance student learning.
L. Designs learning activities, which are suitable to students’ IEP goals.
M. Interacts with students in a polite, caring and respectful manner.
N. Conveys genuine enthusiasm for subject and students.
O. Supervises paraprofessionals and volunteers.
P. Responds to student misbehavior appropriately and successfully.
Q. Demonstrates clear and accurate oral and written communication.
R. Maintains solid organizational skills and meets required district, state, and federal deadlines.
S. Engages students in learning.
T. Persists in seeking instructional approaches for students who have difficulty learning.
U. Makes accurate assessments of instructional effectiveness.
V. Monitors student progress toward achievement of instructional goals.
W. Communicates with students and parents about student progress on a regular basis.
X. Maintains and submits data for Medicaid billing as requested.
Y. Moves, lifts and positions students as required.
Z. Seeks out opportunities for professional growth.
AA. Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality of student information.
VI. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Performs all other duties as assigned.
VII. 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.
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Building Principal and/or Director of Special Services in accordance with board policy.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Fremont 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.