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Special Education Classroom Teacher

May 28, 2024

Baltimore, MD
Full-Time

Position Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Education Teacher to join our team. As a Special Education Teacher, you will play a crucial role in providing individualized instruction and support to students with special needs. Your primary responsibility will be to create a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes academic, social, and emotional growth for all students. This position requires excellent communication skills, strong organizational abilities, and a genuine passion for helping students with diverse learning needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) for students with special needs, in collaboration with parents, general education teachers, and other support staff.

  • Adapt and modify instructional materials and strategies to meet the unique learning needs of each student, ensuring access to the curriculum and fostering academic progress.

  • Utilize a variety of teaching techniques, resources, and technologies to engage students and promote active learning.

  • Provide direct instruction in academic subjects, life skills, and social-emotional development, tailoring instruction to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.

  • Assess student progress regularly, using formal and informal assessments, and maintain accurate records of student performance and achievements.

  • Collaborate with general education teachers and support staff to ensure effective inclusion and integration of students with special needs into the general education classroom.

  • Communicate regularly with parents and guardians, providing updates on student progress, discussing concerns, and soliciting input to support student success.

  • Collaborate with other professionals, such as speech therapists, occupational therapists, and psychologists, to develop and implement appropriate interventions and accommodations.

  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes respect, empathy, and understanding among students, while addressing behavioral challenges effectively.

  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, professional development sessions, and parent-teacher conferences to enhance professional growth and maintain open lines of communication.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Special Education or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

  • Valid teaching certification in Special Education (state-specific).

  • Proven experience working with students with special needs, preferably in an educational setting.

  • Strong knowledge of special education laws, regulations, and best practices.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.

  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with students with diverse learning needs.

  • Ability to adapt instructional strategies and materials to meet individual student needs.

  • Proficiency in using technology and educational software to enhance instruction and student engagement.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying up-to-date with current research and trends in special education.

We offer:

  • Competitive Pay based on experience.

Shift:

  • Monday through Friday 8am-4pm

Salary:

  • Competitive Pay based on experience.

To Apply:

By Email: James Clash james.clash@hanstaff.com
Phone Number: (800)928-5561