The Uxbridge Public School System is seeking a special educator for an elementary position for a sub-separate special education classroom. The program works with students on the Autism Spectrum as well as with students who have social/emotional needs. The goal of the program is for all students, regardless of academic, social, or emotional abilities, to learn and use the skills necessary in order to become independent, productive and self-sufficient, which will enable them to be as included as possible within their school community. Responsibilities may include: Planning and providing direct instruction both in the inclusion classroom setting and in small group/individual settings per the student's IEP Assessing student learning, monitoring students' understanding of the general education curriculum, and adjusting instruction appropriately Providing trans-disciplinary programming through consultation with professional, behavioral support, and therapeutic staff Consulting and collaborating with general education staff and specialists around student learning styles, differentiated instruction, curricula modifications, and teaching materials appropriate for students with a range of learning needs and abilities Aligning academic instruction to general education classroom expectations Developing IEP goals and objectives consistent with student IEPs and completing related documentation and paperwork in a timely manner Ensuring compliance with IEP development and implementation throughout all aspects of the special education process in accordance with federal and state regulations Facilitating annual review and progress update Team meetings, as needed Administering and interpreting formal and informal educational assessments and preparing written evaluation reports, as needed Collecting and analyzing student work samples and related data to monitor progress and identify skill gaps Collaborating with and providing supervision to paraprofessionals Facilitating ongoing parent contact and encourage family involvement.
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- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Instructional Support > Substitute: Teachers Employer Description
Uxbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts. It was first settled in 1662, and was incorporated in 1727. Uxbridge is 16 miles south south-east of Worcester, 20 miles north-northwest of Providence, and 46 miles southwest of Boston. It is a Town Meeting form of government. Uxbridge marks the center of the Blackstone Valley Heritage Corridor, known for America's earliest industrialization for textiles, power looms for woolens, cashmere woolens and manufacturing of clothing and military uniforms. The first Air Force Dress Uniform "Uxbridge Blue" was made here.
Local schools include: Taft Early Learning Center, 16 Granite Street, Grades PreK-3
Whitin Intermediate School, 120 Granite Street, Grades 4-7
Uxbridge High School, 300 Quaker Highway, Grades 8-12
Healthcare: Tri-River Family Health Center, Hartford Avenue East, Uxbridge. Nearby Milford Regional Hospital, hospices and long term care facilities.
Highways: Route 146 connects Worcester I-290, I-90, I-295 and I-95 at Providence. Route 16 connects to Connecticut via I-395, and Boston by I-495. Route 122 connects Northbridge and Woonsocket Route 146A connects to N. Smithfield. Route 98 connects to Burrillville. Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer
Uxbridge Public Schools 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. Job Requirements
- A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required
MA DESE Licensure in Moderate or Severe Special Needs
The candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate an ability to work flexibly and collaboratively with students, parents, and the multidisciplinary team.
Candidates must have familiarity with Curriculum Standards as well as with formal and informal research-based assessments and interventions.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to inclusive pedagogy as well as to the vision of high expectations for achievement and equal access to high quality instruction for all students.
- Bachelor degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
There are no application questions required for this job posting.Contact Information
- Jennifer Bellville, Principal
- 16 Granite Street
- Uxbridge, Massachusetts 01569