Special Education Teacher-PreK

Preston Joint School District Southeast / Pocatello Special Education Secondary Full Time Posted 1M ago

About this job

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role
2. Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
3. Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
4. Ability to create IEPs
5. A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
7. Valid state special education certificate
8. BSc in Special Education or Early Childhood Education; MSc is a plus
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assess students’ abilities and create teaching plans
2. Adapt learning materials to students’ needs
3. Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress
4. Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
5. Find engaging activities to teach skills
6. Manage classroom issues and resolve conflict
7. Prepare students for transition to the next grade
8. Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems
9. Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities
10. Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. school counselors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Preston 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.