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Special Ed Teachers/Special Ed Lead Teachers

Decatur, GA - Excellent Charter District in Metro Atlanta

Job Category: Special Ed Teachers/Leads - $1000 sign on payable

Posted on June 08, 2018

DESCRIPTION:

POSITION TITLE: Special Education Teacher
DEPARTMENT: Elementary School
REPORTS TO: Principal
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
WORK SCHEDULE: 190 days
DATE REVIEWED: 01/2014

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Maintains an up-to-date, in-field certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission; salary and length of contract to be established by the Board of Education.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To plan for and to provide appropriate learning experiences and educational opportunities for students with disabilities assigned to the classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Communicates, collaborates, and cooperates with colleagues, supervisors, and students
  • Demonstrates command of school subject(s) being taught.
  • Develops, selects and modifies lessons and materials to meet individual student needs
  • Plans and implements developmentally appropriate interactive learning experiences.
  • Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of class newsletters, notes, telephone calls, conferences, emails, websites, etc.
  • Addresses the unique needs students in caseload, i.e., lifting and positioning moderately intellectually disabled, orthopedically impaired, severely and profoundly disabled students or signing for deaf/hard of hearing students
  • Monitors students' progress in learning through a variety of techniques.
  • Follows due process procedures for all referred and eligible students with disabilities
  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day including PTA events, family engagement events.
  • Participates in professional learning to increase skills and proficiency related to job responsibilities and serves on committee's when needed.
  • Provides assessments that measure student achievement of objectives.
  • Utilizes technology effectively to plan, teach, and assess.
  • Evaluates, selects, and modifies resources and activities to match learner's needs and meet the curriculum standards.
  • Participates in daily duties and responsibilities within the school.
  • Meets expectations according to the general educations teacher job description

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises classroom, students, paraprofessional (if applicable), and volunteers.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in applicable field of education from a Professional Standards Commission (PSC)-approved college or university required. Must have valid in-field teaching certificate. Previous teaching experience preferred. Experience with International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program preferred.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job shall be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the board's policy on evaluation of certified personnel.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY:

2 Special Education Lead Teacher positions are available. See full posting for lead teachers at www.csdecatur.net

Click on Employment in the middle of the page, then click open positions on the left shoulder.

BENEFITS:

Benefits Eligible. Preview Benefits at www.csdecaturbenefits.com

NOTE:

You can see the job posting (S) and apply by going to the following link:

www.csdecatur.net

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