May 11, 2020

Special Education Teacher - Inclusion Setting

  • TrulyHired
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Full-Time and Permanent; 7.33 Hours/Day; 200 Days/Year; 10 Months/Year

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in special education or a related field.
  • Tuberculin skin test certifying the individual is free of contagious tuberculosis.
  • Eligible for or in possession of appropriate Virginia teacher licensure with endorsement in Special Education General Curriculum K-12
  • Demonstrates considerable knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the English language in written and oral contents.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and working knowledge of skills that are compatible with the curriculum and district's strategic plan.
  • Is knowledgeable in the use of personal computers.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge base of all exceptionalities and related curriculum.
Nature of Position
  • Provides specially designed instruction to students with disabilities.
  • Modifies and adapts lessons for reading, language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science to accommodate students with disabilities in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the appropriate authorities.
  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law, administrative regulations, and procedures of the school district.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials, and provides differentiated instruction in order to adapt the lessons to the needs of each student.
  • Translates the lessons into learning experiences to best utilize instructional time.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluates students' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss student progress and to interpret the school program.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates Individual Education Programs and instructional classroom programs.
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator in the implementation of the personnel evaluation system.
  • Maintains required inventory records.
  • Reviews student files to determine appropriate programming.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with established procedures.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Maintains professional competence through educational in-service activities provided and/or self- selected and through other professional growth activities.
  • Performs duties of the job in a classroom setting and/or in a work experience location.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Special Education > General Special Education
Contact Information
  • Amanda Schilling
  • 800 E. City Hall Ave
  • Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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