Jan 13, 2024

Special Education Teacher, Temporary - Old Orchard Beach High School

  • TrulyHired
  • Old Orchard Beach, ME, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

RSU#23
Old Orchard Beach High School
Special Education Teacher, Intensive Needs Program
January 2024-June 2024, Temporary FTE


Located a ½ mile from the Atlantic Ocean and 15 minutes from Portland, Old Orchard Beach High School is a 200 student, grades 9-12 school seeking a full-time special education teacher to support students in our self-contained intensive needs program. This position will work closely with the current teacher and staff to provide programming for students with a variety of needs for the remainder of the school year. The successful candidate should possess the following:

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Maine Department of Education CHRC (Criminal History Record Check) https://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/fingerprinting
  • Maintains or is eligible for Maine Department of Education Teaching Certificate (#282)
QUALIFICATIONS / JOB SUMMARY:
  • Experience working with students with autism and/or cognitive disabilities
  • Conduct academic evaluations and classroom observations
  • Fulfill case management duties, including paperwork and consultation with classroom teachers
  • Consult with team members to provide integrated programming
  • Complete progress monitoring of all students on a scheduled basis
  • Provide direct instruction in reading, writing, math, and daily living skills
  • Develop and implement Positive Behavior Support Plans
  • Supervise Educational Technicians
  • Knowledge of Chapter 101 regulations
  • Willingness to collaborate with colleagues and share best practices
  • Excellent communication with parents, teachers, administrators, community leaders and other stakeholders to promote and support student success
  • Demonstrated ability of understanding and supporting the academic, social, and emotional needs of students
  • Interest in participating in the school community outside of the classroom
  • Exemplary time management and organizational skills
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
RSU 23 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
open until filled

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
  • Apply Online
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
  • Hiring Manager: Elizabeth King, Special Education Director, 207-934-5751 x1913

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