JOB TITLE: Special Education Teacher
REPORTS TO: Special Education
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To provide eligible students with disabilities
services necessary to meet educational needs as specified by the
Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee in order to
prevent significant regression in critical areas on the IEP.
* Bachelors Degree * Valid Texas Teaching certificate for
subject/level assigned * Valid Special Education certificate
* Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area
assigned * Knowledge of curriculum and instruction * Ability to
instruct students and manage their behavior * Strong
organizational, communication and interpersonal skills * Fluent
with technology use and actively integrates technology to enhance
student learning * Current Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
* At least one year of teaching students with disabilities
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
* Develop and implement plans for the curriculum program
assigned and show written evidence of preparation as required. *
Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by
IEP, board policies, and administrative regulations. * Access and
use available data and IEP to plan and implement appropriate
instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and
equipment that reflect accommodation for individual needs of
students assigned * Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for
teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s) while working with students in
the classroom. * Use appropriate technologies to strengthen and
enhance the teaching and learning process. * Consistently monitor
student achievement through formative and summative assessments. *
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and
appropriate to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional
development of students. * Take all necessary and reasonable
precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and
facilities. * Use appropriate and acceptable communication skills
to present information accurately and clearly. * Demonstrate
behavior that is professional, responsible and in compliance with
the Professional Code of Ethics.
EQUIPMENT USED: Specialized equipment based on student IEP and
Physical Demands/ Environmental Factors:
Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and
problem solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability
to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Should be able to
interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making.
Safety: Perform all duties in a safe and responsible manner.
Observe all safety precautions
The information contained in this job description is for
compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is
not an exhaustive list of the duties performed in this position.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.