Jan 13, 2024

Special Education Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Colebrook, NH 03576, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Professional Qualifications: Bachelor's degree of related subject from accredited institution or related field teacher. Certified by NH Department of Education. Experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring. Knowledge Skills and Ability Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. •Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others (i.e. staff, students, parents) •Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. •Report to work on a regular and punctual basis. •Perform other related tasks to accomplish the objectives of the total school program. •Meet professional teacher education requirements of school district and NHDOE. •Certification in NonViolent Crisis Intervention-CPI (verbal and/or physical) •Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology. •Utilize technology associated with critical functions of the job •Promote technology as a learning tool for students Physical Requirements: Duties performed typically in school setting include: Classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium and recreational areas. •Lift up to 20-30 pounds regularly •The ability to walk, sit, and stand on a regular basis •Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary •Occasional movement of students in wheelchairs and other mechanical devices •Other physical activities may be required Responsibilities: Duties of this job include, but are not limited to: •Case manager for Special Education and/or 504 students. •Provide direct services to Special Education students, as indicated in the IEP. •Use appropriate assessments to determine present levels and learning baselines. •Complete and print quarterly progress reports (3) for each student. One to parent, one to SAU office and one for student file. •Communicate effectively with related service providers to ensure proper IEP implementation and adequate progress of established goals and objectives. •Maintain accurate documentation of parent contact (phone calls, emails, meetings etc...) •Obtain signatures on all required documentation. •Conduct annual file review with Special Education Administrative Assistant. •Report any special education database changes to the Special Education Administrative Assistant. •Manage all special education meetings unless excused by the Special Services Coordinator. •Respond to parent, student, teacher and admin inquiries via phone and/or email during regular work week in a timely manner (not to exceed 3 school days). •Prepare and provide individualized instruction to meet the needs of each learner, as indicated in the IEP. •Collaborate with staff to develop behavior strategies that allow students to access their education in the least restrictive environment. •Advocating for materials to meet the diverse needs of each learner. •Maintain classroom inventory of instructional materials/equipment. •Participates in curriculum development programs as required. •Participates in activities to promote a positive school environment and culture. •Attend monthly Special Education meetings.

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