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Beaumont ISD Special Education Teacher - with New Hire Stipend up to $8,500 (varies by position)September 12, 2023
Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Develop or modify curricula and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to student ability levels. Work in self-contained team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from accredited university or college
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments
Knowledge of instructional strategies appropriate for students with disabilities
Knowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Knowledge in effective classroom and behavior management
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Approved completion of clinical teaching or internship
Major Responsibilities And Duties:
Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEP through ARD Committee process for each student assigned.
Provide TEKS based instruction to meet individual student IEP goals and objectives.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments. Provide accommodations to meet the instructional needs of students.
Participate in ARD Committee meetings as the special education teacher representative on a regular basis.
Conduct ongoing assessments to monitor student progress.
Provide a variety of instructional strategies and techniques and technology to meet the instructional needs of students.
Plan and supervise assignments for assigned paraprofessionals.
Incorporate the use of technology to support instruction.
Provide or supervise personal care of students as stated in IEP.
Classroom Management and Organization
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Implement effective classroom management utilizing positive behavior support.
Provide effective behavior/discipline strategies as written in the student’s Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).
Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Establish and maintain open lines of communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Keep informed of and comply with special education, federal, state, district regulations and policies.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
Attend and participate in faculty and department meetings.
Perform any other duties assigned.
Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).
Maintain emotional control under stress
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling; move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom or adaptive equipment
May be required to lift and position students with physical disabilities, control behavior through physical restraint, and assist non- ambulatory students
Exposed to biological hazards
Working conditions may vary pursuant to Americans with Disabilities Act
IDEA-B Formula funds provide supplemental resources to LEAs to assist schools to provide high-quality education that will enable students with disabilities 3 to 21 years of age to receive a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) and to meet the state’s student performance standards.
The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.
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HR Recruiter, Beaumont ISD