Special Education Teacher

Soda Springs Joint School District Southeast / Pocatello Special Education Middle Full Time Posted 26D ago

About this job

To provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that will provide for them the best possible academic knowledge and skills. To help pupils to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for continued education according to the guidelines outlined in each student’s Individual Education Plan.

Education required

1. Idaho Teaching Certificate - Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate or Exceptional Child Certificate

Skills required

2. Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
3. Strong background in behavior management, curriculum, and writing and implementing Individualized Education Plans
4. Strong background in federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to special education
5. Ability to lift up to forty pounds and push and pull up to one hundred pounds
6. Knowledge of the diverse needs of children with disabilities and appropriate special education classroom practices
7. The ability to work with students with emotional, physical, and mental disabilities
8. Ability to instruct students one-on-one and small group situations
9. Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
10. Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards
11. Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction and in creating and completing required reports
12. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
13. Work well with students, staff, and the public
14. Excellent organizational skills
15. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
16. Able to work under deadlines
17. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students


TBD - based on experience and Certification Qualifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Soda Springs Joint 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.