Jun 23, 2020

Special Education Teacher: Grades 1-8 (2020-2021)

  • TrulyHired
  • Prince Frederick, MD, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


NOTICE OF VACANCY

April 27 , 20 20

POSITION : SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER: GRADES 1-8

LOCATION : To be determined.

JOB SUMMARY : Under direction of the school principal, and the supervisor of special education, plans and provides appropriate learning experiences for students. May provide services to students in various settings in the school environment which may include general education, self-contained special education, and regional programs . Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of individuals to ensure student success. Supervises students in a variety of school-related settings. Monitors and evaluates student outcomes. Communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff, and community. Develops, selects, and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students. Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices. Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.

REPORTS TO : School Principal, Supervisor of Special Education

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS : ( These are pre-employment knowledge, abilities and skills that apply to the Essential Job Functions.) At the time of application, the candidate must have:
A Maryland Standard Professional Certificate or Advanced Professional Certificate in the certification areas of Generic Special Education Demonstrated ability in written and oral communication. Working knowledge of current classroom technology. Knowledge of disabilities and appropriate strategies/activities for working with students with disabilities. Knowledge of and ability to administer and/or interpret educational assessment instruments/results. Knowledge of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. Ability to write appropriate IEPs. Knowledge of the general education curriculum and the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards. Demonstrated interpersonal skills when working with diverse groups (parents, other professionals, students, teachers, administrators, community agency representatives.) Ability to interpret data to adjust instruction, write appropriate goals and objectives and/or communicate appropriate progress. Demonstrated success in accomplishing tasks akin to the responsibilities listed below. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Calvert County Public Schools may find appropriate and acceptable.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND DUTIES :
Plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students. Supervises students in a variety of school-related settings. Monitors and evaluates student outcomes/progress. Writes appropriate IEPs and completes paperwork related to the IEP process in a timely manner. Communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community. Develops, selects, and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students. Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and the emotional development of children. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence. Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices. Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities. Maintains regular, on-time attendance. Serves on special committees. Thinks, concentrates, and interacts with others. Works flexible hours as necessary. Works under stress and meets all deadlines.

OTHER JOB DUTIES : ( Duties listed are not intended to be all inclusive nor limit duties that might reasonably be assigned.) Performs related work as required or assigned by the principal, designee, or supervisor of special education.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION : Hold a Maryland Standard Professional Certificate or Advanced Professional Certificate in special education.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS : Position requires significant periods of standing and walking, and is performed in a typical school environment. Work may require physical as well as psychological confrontations with aggressive students . Special Education teachers assigned to programs serving students with physical disabilities may be required to lift or assist with lifting students at various times during the instructional day . Special Education teachers assigned to programs serving students with aggressive behaviors will be required to maintain non-violent crisis intervention certification and may be required to use non-violent crisis intervention.

UNUSUAL DEMANDS : May be subject to a flexible work schedule.

FLSA STATUS : Exempt

EFFECTIVE DATE OF POSITION : 20 20 -202 1 school year

APPLICATION PROCEDURE : Position will remain open until filled. Applicants please apply through the Applicant Tracking system located on the Calvert County Public Schools' website - www.calvertnet.k12.md.us

References must be directly related to educational experience and must include immediate supervisor.

State law requires that anyone hired after October 1, 1986, who will have contact with school children, must be fingerprinted and submit to a criminal background investigation . Federal law requires that a new employee must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) in person before beginning employment . Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a drug screen . Current employees of the Calvert County Public Schools are exempt from these requirements.

House Bill 486 - Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Prevention Statement

Pursuant to Section 6-113.2 of the Education Article, Annotated Code of Maryland - House Bill 486 - Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Prevention all applicants are required to report all former employers in which you may have had direct contact with minors. The applicant must submit the contact information of the current employer, all former school employers, and all former employers not school related. Applicants should also include contact information for organizations in which you have volunteered, coached, mentor, tutored or otherwise had direct contact with minors.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Calvert County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry or national origin, familial status, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or genetic information or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Student Services
  • Director of Human Resources
    443-550-8000
For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Assessment System at: https://ocrcas.ed.gov or call 1-800-421-3481.

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Anti-sexual, Anti-racial and Anti-disability Harassment Statement

Discrimination can manifest itself in behaviors such as bullying, harassment, or intimidation of individuals. Calvert County Public Schools does not tolerate any form of harassment including, but not limited to, sexual, racial, or disability. Any individual (student, employee, or community member) who believes that he or she has been subjected to any form of harassment is encouraged to report the allegation of harassment.

Students, parents and community members may report allegations of harassment to:

Ms. Kimberly Roof
Director of Student Services
Calvert County Public Schools
1305 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Employees may report allegations of harassment to:

Ms. Laveeta Hutchins
Director of Human Resources
Calvert County Public Schools

1305 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Calvert County Public Schools is committed to conducting a prompt investigation for any allegation of harassment. If harassment has occurred, the individual will be disciplined promptly. Disciplinary actions for students found to have engaged in any form of harassment may result in suspension or expulsion. Disciplinary actions for employees found to have engaged in any form of harassment may result in suspension or termination.

Calvert County Public Schools encourages all students, parents, employees, and community members to work together to prevent any form of harassment.

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Assessment System at: https://ocrcas.ed.gov or call 1-800-421-3481.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Special Education > General Special Education
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Contact Information
  • Calvert County Schools
  • 1305 Dares Beach Rd
  • Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678

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