Openings as of 6/23/2017
Candidates must have current Special Education endorsement (LBSI Certification) and be knowledgeable in special education instructional strategies.
Provide an array of services through RtI and the special education program to enable students with learning challenges to show progress and students with disabilities to meet their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals in the least restrictive environment.
1.Obtain and demonstrate knowledge of general education curriculum, including grade level expectations and State standards.
2.Consult and/or collaborate with general education teachers in the areas of assessment, curriculum adaptations, behavior management, and monitoring student progress.
3.Implement Special Education guidelines including evaluation of students suspected of or identified as having disabilities, determination of special education eligibility, development of IEPs, and case management.
4.Conduct academic testing for initial referrals and reevaluations.
5.Participate in team planning of IEPs for students with disabilities, including the development of appropriate, measurable, behavioral and instructional objectives.
6.Report student progress toward IEP goals to parents and educational personnel.
7.Monitor progress of students with disabilities using specified program procedures and make instructional changes when indicated.
8.Develop, implement, and monitor behavior management programs for students with disabilities who exhibit behavior problems.
9.Develop, implement, and monitor specialized, research-based instructional programs in basic skill areas to meet students' unique needs.
10.Prepare and submit program information and reports as requested.
11.Adhere to building and district policies and procedures.
12.Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful, and interesting as well as developmentally appropriate.
13.Select,adapt and individualize materials appropriate for all students and skill levels.
14.Collaborate and communicate regularly with families. Use family and community resources to support learning.
15.Assess students' developmental, cognitive, and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.
16.Regularly assess student learning by using multiple forms of assessment.
17.Facilitate positive interactions between student and teacher, student and peers, and student and other adults.
18.Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations established for students.
19.Always keep the students' needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision-making. 20. Integrate technology, have knowledge of interactive whiteboards, iPADS, etc. 21. Be familiar with RtI process 22. Knowledge of research based programs, materials, and strategies in order to meet student's needs.