Jan 13, 2024

Special Education Inclusion Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Fall River, MA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Position: TEACHER SPECIAL EDUCATION - INCLUSION

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis on Special Education.
  • Appropriate Massachusetts Teaching License
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who present evidence of substantial experience in regular and/or special education settings.
The Superintendent of Schools reserves the right to waive a position qualification or determine that there is an acceptable alternative to that qualification. If the Superintendent intends to waive a qualification, such intent will be shared with the Fall River School Committee.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Direct assignment to the building principal for routine administrative matters and to the Supervisor of Special Education for the delivery of services identified in the IEP and related Program issues.
  • To perform all duties listed herein and other appropriate tasks assigned by the Supervisor of Special Education.
  • In cooperation with the Evaluation TEAM Chairperson, the School Psychologist, and such other special education staff members as involved; performs diagnostic assessments of children suspected of or diagnosed as having special education.
  • In cooperation with the Evaluation TEAM Chairperson, consults regularly with regular education and special education teachers regarding ways to meet needs of those special education students assigned to their classrooms.
  • Work with school staff to promote maximum integration of children with special education.
  • To participate actively in the evaluation process and TEAM meetings.
  • To chair all perfunctory review and annual review meetings of students.
  • To administer educational assessments for annual reviews and re-evaluations.
  • To assist in the development of appropriate educational plans as directed by the Evaluation.
  • Insure the orderly and timely implementation of those educational plans developed.
  • Confer with the parents of special education students, as needed.
  • Assists the evaluation chairperson and other assigned staff in maintenance of required records.
  • Submits to the Principal, the Director, and the Supervisor of Special Education, any schedules and reports as required, including progress reports, semi-annual pupil reports and annual reviews.
  • To collaborate with other special educators and regular education teachers on cases requiring joint participation in implementing educational plans.
Reports To: Principal

SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

In accordance with the Fall River Educators' Association contract. Continued employment is contingent on work performance, program need, and funding.

Closing Date for Applications: Until filled

The Fall River Public School District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status or active military status, mental illness, political affiliation, genetic information or disability. All candidates are encouraged to apply.

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