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Waukee Community School District

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Openings as of 10/17/2018
Elementary School Teaching

  • Special Education (K-5) JobID: 4546
  • Position Type:
      Elementary School Teaching/Level 1/Instructional Strategist I

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Eason Elementary

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
      12/01/2018 at 4 PM

      Waukee Community School District

    196 day contract


    Position and Performance Criteria:

    • Valid Iowa teaching license

    • Instructional Strategist II: ID, or Instructional Strategist I with willingness to pursue conditional license for Strategist II: ID

    • A solid understanding of how to write, implement and monitor IEP goals using the appropriate progress monitoring decision-making procedures

    • Understanding of and experience with progress monitoring and Web IEP

    • Strong collaboration and communication with parents, AEA, teachers, and support staff

    • Successful experience serving students with challenging behavior

    • Successful experience working with elementary learners on the autism spectrum

    • Knowledge of functions of behavior as they relate to developing and implementing appropriate behavior intervention plans

    • Experience with challenging behaviors and a willingness to serve on the building response team

    • CPI certification or willingness to obtain CPI certification

    • Ability to teach in both a pull-out special education setting and collaborative general education setting

    • Ability to supervise classroom associate(s) with positive leadership skills

    • Evidence of strong organizational skills

    • Actively supports and effectively communicates Waukee’s mission and vision

    • Demonstrates an understanding of the elements of a Professional Learning Community and an ability to apply that understanding to a team situation

    • Solid understanding and proven application of  the Framework for Meeting the Needs of All Students and  implementation of Multi-Tiered System of Support

    • Demonstrates implementation of research-supported instructional and balanced assessment practices, supporting differentiation and integration of skills and concepts

    • Understanding and experience with the workshop and gradual release models and commitment to differentiated instruction

    • Experience and proven ability in working with and growing diverse learners

    • Demonstrates willingness and desire to collaborate with instructional coaches and building and district leaders to continue to grow professionally

    • Desire for growth is evident through personal and professional goals

    • Record of recent professional learning and knowledge of current research

    • Proven ability to read and interpret a variety of types of data and expertise in data-driven decision-making to guide instruction

    • Understanding of formative assessment and evidence of using data to adapt to individual needs of students of all ability levels

    • Full support and implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

    • Flexible, highly motivated, and enthusiastic about working with children

    • Evidence of effective routines and procedures that lead to a positive classroom environment that promotes student achievement

    • Articulate in oral and written communications

    • Proven communication with parents and families

    • Knowledge of and experience with using current technology to enhance learning

Postings current as of 10/17/2018 3:29:29 PM CST.

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