Middle School LD Special Education Teacher

Deadline: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017
District/Organization: 
CARROLLTON PUBLIC SCHOOL
Position Details: 

 

 
 

  • Position Type:
      Special Education Teaching
     
  • Date Posted:
      6/7/2017
     
  • Location:
      Carrollton Schools
     
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    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
     

    THE FOLLOWING POSITION IS AVAILABLE FOR THE 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR
    LD SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER  Middle School (6-8)
     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:
     

    1. Shall provide and utilize instructional plans, strategies, methods, materials and techniques that best meet the needs of individual students.
    2. Shall be able to develop new curriculum to meet individual student needs.
    3. Creating staff and student schedules according to the IEP.
    4. Attend IEP’s of students on caseload as well as incoming students.
    5. Shall provide the leadership and direction to paraprofessionals working with students.
    6. Shall be responsible for the maintenance, disciplinary and instructional activities in the classroom and other school settings.
    7. Planning presentations and presenting to paraprofessionals, visitors, and other professionals.    

     

    REPORTS TO:   Marc Mckenzie, Middle School Principal
     

    COMPENSATION: As per the CEA Master Agreement.
     

    QUALIFICATIONS:                     
     

    1. Shall provide and utilize instructional plans, strategies, methods, materials and techniques that best meet the needs of individual students.
    2. Shall provide the leadership and direction of classroom paraprofessionals working with students.
    3. Shall be responsible for the maintenance, disciplinary and instructional activities in the classroom, in transit and in other school settings where no other professional is in charge.
    4. Must have strong classroom management skills.
    5. In-depth understanding of special education students.
    6. Shall make appropriate referrals.
    7. Shall participate in IEP’s.
    8. Shall meet with parents at scheduled conferences.
    9. Shall attend required workshops and in-services.
    10. Able to work collaboratively as part of a team with teachers, students and administration.
    11. To keep all student, parent, and staff information confidential.
    12. To keep a positive attitude in working with students, parents, other staff members, and community members who visit Carrollton Public Schools facilities or programs.
    13. Demonstrate a competency in technology.
    14. Have strong understanding of positive behavioral supports.
    15. Ability and willingness to provide behavioral modifications when needed.
    16. To ensure a safe environment for students at all times.
    17. To meet and greet visitors in a positive, helpful manner.
    18. Must be willing to receive additional training to improve job skills.
    19. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

     

     
     

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
     

    1. Must have full or be able to obtain temporary certification as a Special Education Teacher as per Michigan Department of Education Rules.  Michigan teaching certificate with K-12 endorsement required.
    2. Ability to lift a minimum of 75 pounds.
    3. Excellent oral and written communications skills are required.
    4. Ability to work successfully with staff, parents and students.
    5. Must have good attendance record.
    6. Ability to explain the student’s disability to that student and the impact on learning and to serve as a resource person for other teachers working with the special needs students in the building.
    7.  Ability to observe and assess student’s needs.
    8.  Must be willing to receive additional training to improve job skills.
    9.  Must demonstrate competency in the classroom.
    10.  Must satisfactorily pass:
      • Law enforcement background check with fingerprinting.
      • Personal and professional reference background check.
      • Must receive a satisfactory response to P.A. 189 letter (Misconduct Law).

     

       
     

    CLOSING DATE:   Until Filled           
                                                                    

     

     In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, and the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act of 1977, it is the policy of the Carrollton Public School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, disability, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to, discrimination during any program, activity, service or in employment.  For information, inquiries, or to file a complaint, contact the Superintendent of Carrollton Public Schools at PO Box 517, Carrollton, MI 48724.  (989) 754-1475.   
     

     

  • Middle School LD Special Education TeacherJobID: 1783 
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Email: 
sdavid@carrollton.k12.mi.us
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