The Oxford Hills School District is seeking excellent candidates for the position of Functional Life Skills/Autism Teacher at Paris Elementary School in Paris, ME. This is an immediate vacancy.
This teacher would join a fabulous team to work with students in a self-contained life skills setting. Student disabilities could include ID, Autism, and OHI. Focus is on functional academics, ADL, communication, participation in inclusive classes, and other individual needs. Grade level would vary, but expected to include primary grades.
Candidates must hold a valid Maine certificate or the ability to obtain one with appropriate endorsement(s).
Reports to: Building Principal
Expectations of Oxford Hills School District Staff:
As contributing members of the district's learning community, all district staff members are expected to:
Model a strong work ethic, perseverance and grit, as well as responsibility and respect; Utilize best practices for motivating today's students in a safe, supportive learning environment; Demonstrate knowledge in the development of real-world learning experiences and community partnerships to provide students with opportunities for extensions of learning, applied learning, community service, and citizenship; Demonstrate a willingness and ability to collaborate, engage, and communicate with colleagues, parents and the public.
Further, instructional staff will emphasize and employ practices that lead to improvement in student achievement by:
Instilling problem-solving and critical thinking as a "new basics" for learning across all grade levels; Delivering strong literacy instruction across content areas; Helping student develop skills to apply, interpret, analyze, and evaluate the vast, ever-expanding amount of information; Employing effective lesson design by adjusting to students' personal learning needs and preferences, including appropriate technology applications.
How To Apply
Applicants must complete the entire online application as well as provide cover letter, resume, copy of certification, transcipts and three current letters of reference to be considered for a position. Please be sure to provide complete reference information in the application for each reference including name, address, phone and email address.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Oxford Hills School District is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
Special Education > Life Skills Contact Information
- Patrick Hartnett
- 232 Main Street
- Suite 2
- South Paris, Maine 04281