Secondary Special Education Teacher

IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL Southwest / Boise Special Education Secondary Full Time Posted 1Y ago

About this job

1220 5th St N, Nampa, ID 83687

The Executive Director invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of: Secondary Special Education Teacher

Required Application Process - Submit a current resume and application at

About Us - Idaho Arts Charter School is an independent school district with two campuses located within two miles of each other. We serve over 1,200 students in grades K-12, with nearly 40% of our students qualifying for free/reduced lunch.

Our Mission and Purpose Statement - IACS will provide a community which emphasizes positive personal habits and attitudes, including a healthy lifestyle, integrity, empathy, and courtesy for others, respect for differences among people and cultures, and academic honesty.

Job Title: Secondary Special Education Teacher
Location: Nampa, ID
Salary: Aligned to the Idaho State Dept of Education Career Ladder
2023-2024 School Year Work Contract: 187 Days
Benefits: Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Position Summary
The Special Education Teacher develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities; evaluates and assesses student progress against instructional objectives; follows State mandated due process procedures and functions as IEP Manager to assigned students. The Special Education Teacher will develop, select, and modify instructional plans and materials, and present them using arts integrated instructional techniques.

Minimum Qualifications
*Current Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsements
*Strong verbal and oral communication skills
*Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
*Attention to detail, prioritization skills, and time management
*Positive, kind, creative, communicative, selfless, humble, and wants to be part of making the lives of children, while at school, extraordinarily fantastic!
*Valid Idaho identification
*Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Major responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
*Provides research-based specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives contained within each student’s IEP.
*Assesses student progress and determines the need for additional reinforcement or adjustments to instructional techniques.
*Employs various teaching techniques, methods and principles of learning to enable students to meet their IEP goals.
*Develops and implements annual Individualized Educational Program (IEP) plans for students to include: present levels of educational performance, special education needs, instructional goals and objectives, and the special education and related services required to meet those goals.
*Schedules team meetings and works cooperatively with team members and others in developing instructional goals and strategies.
*Coordinates the delivery of special education services in each student's IEP. Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
*Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
*Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
*Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
*Coordinates with other professional staff members and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
*Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal as designated by the Executive Director.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL 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.