Exceptional Children’s Teacher
Job Title: Exceptional Children’s Teacher
Reports To: Head of School
Status: Permanent 12 months (Year Round Schedule)
Summary: The teacher is expected to plan, organize, and present instruction in an instructional environment to help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development.
Responsibilities & Duties:
- Monitor, manage, and respond to situations that need attention and/or assistance to each student on your caseload.
- Support and assure the implementation of the child’s IEP across all settings
- Provide consultation, inclusive practices, and technical assistance to general education teachers.
- Provide copies of the IEP and/or the specific plans necessary for the implementation of student services, accommodation, modifications, and/or behavior intervention plans to all teachers, providers, and/or staff that serve or “are in the need to know the implementation of the plan” for students on your caseload.
- Facilitate interventions when a child with an IEP is not having success or has failing grades.
- Facilitate and write IEPs for students on or being added to your caseload.
- Ensure that all IEPs are written and completed in a timely manner to meet all required deadlines with quality.
- Ensure that all re-evaluations and the necessary paperwork are completed in a timely manner to meet all required deadlines with quality.
- Contact your Program Support Specialist when you:
- anticipate a difficult IEP meeting with legal implications;
- if there is a potential of having a student placed in a separate setting; or
- if the IEP has monetary implications or requests.
- Complete progress reports and any additional documentation requested. Assure that the
reports are sent to parents/guardians as frequently as reports are sent to non-disabled students based on established performance expectations using appropriate data to Demonstrate growth.
- Attend all required trainings and meetings.
- Utilize current technology to complete tasks.
- Clearly communicate and interact professionally and appropriately with all stakeholders regarding the success of your students.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities, non-instructional, asassigned by supervisor.
Minimum Education, Experience, and Requirements: Must be a graduate from a 4 year accredited college or university. An education or exceptional children’s degree is preferred or meet the requirements to obtain a license in the area of Exceptional Children. This position requires that you obtain certification and a license in your area of teaching.
The statements of the job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performance by an employee in this job category. The description does not contain an exhaustive list of all responsibilities , duties, skills, and other requirements necessary of employees to perform in this teacher position.
Job Type: Full-time
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