Special Education Teacher (Grades K-12) 23-24 Hiring Pool
Emmett School District •Southwest / Boise •Special Education •Not Applicable •Full Time •Apply no later than 9/1/2023•Posted 14D ago
About this job
JOB TITLE: Certified Special Education Teacher
REPORTS TO: Building Administrator and Special Education Director
To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic, social, and emotional potential within the job assignment.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in content area/grade level or related discipline application to teaching assignment; a current Idaho Teaching Certification with appropriate endorsement; demonstrated ability to accomplish the duties and responsibilities listed below.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide Resource Room support for students in all subject areas as well as support participation in general education classes through curriculum modification and teaming with teachers for class participations.
Plan and implement an instructional program that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students, consistent with the District's approved curriculum and teaching methodology; modify General Education curriculum and use replacement curriculum for supplementation as necessary.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum, department, school and District goals.
Establish and maintain open lines of communication and cooperative relations with the administrations, students, parents, and colleagues.
Coordinate with General Education teachers to ensure accommodations are implemented in General Education classes; assist General Education teachers to provide modification to General Education curriculum as outlined in IEPs; collaborate and assist with interventions across settings.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students within the limits of resources provided by the District.
Collaboratively identify students who qualify for special education and provide special education services to eligible students.
Seek services and support staff necessary to assist in meeting the IEP goals and objectives for individual students.
Provide direct instruction to students to meet the specified IEP annual goals and short term objectives that have aligned to general education standards or alternate standards.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals, establishing clear objectives for lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students. Upon request of the immediate supervisor, produce written evidence of preparation.
Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
Attend staff meetings; participate in Professional Learning Communities; and serve on staff committees to plan instructional goals, objectives, and methods; assist in the selection of instructional equipment and materials.
Take necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities and be responsible for the knowledge of school evacuation procedures and lock-down procedures and the ability to implement those procedures independently in emergency situations.
Communicate with staff, parents, district personnel and others in a positive and encouraging manner.
Knows and follows school policy and the chain of command.
Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
Performs such district-related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The employment period shall be for 190 days as indicated by the school calendar.
This position is classified as NON-EXEMPT under the Administrative and Professional overtime under the Fair Labor and Standards Act.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Emmett 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.