Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Chesaning Union Schools
Position Details: 


  1. Valid Michigan Elementary Teacher Certification with Special Education Endorsement and ZA Endorsement or
  2. Valid Michigan Elementary Teacher Certification with ZS Endorsement
  3. Successful teaching experience, student teaching, or professional classroom experience


Job Duties:

  1. Knowledge of disabilities and their educational implications
  2. Understanding of implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)
  3. Understanding of curriculum design and instructional strategies
  4. Knowledge of general and special education state/federal laws, rules, and regulations
  5. Plan, organize, and provide instruction to students individually, in small groups, and in whole group to Early Childhood Special Education Students per IEP and Curriculum Maps.
  6. Evaluate student progress and prepare reports that detail progress
  7. Maintain appropriate records
  8. Recommend changes in students’ school and classroom environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities to prepare them for entry into the kindergarten setting.
  9. Work collaboratively with paraprofessionals
  10. Adapt preschool curriculum, support materials, and instructional strategies for the ECSE program.
  11. Appropriately utilize behavior management strategies and develop, implement, and incorporate appropriate behavioral management techniques
  12. Identify and access resources relevant to students with disabilities
  13. Attend and prepare for Multi-Disciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) and Individualized Education Planning Team (IEPT) meetings when requested
  14. Function as a part of IEPT’s designating appropriate education programs for students with disabilities
  15. Willing to attend professional learning opportunities to keep current in best practices as it relates to providing a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to students in need of special education programs and services
  16. Maintain records for special education students per MARSE


Salary: In accordance with Master Agreement with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chesaning Union School District and Chesaning Education Association MEA/NEA.

Contact: Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, current teaching certificate, two most recent teacher evaluations and references to Sabrina Smith, Executive Assistant by email Sabrinas@chesaning.k12.mi.us or mail to P.O. Box 95 Chesaning, MI 48616

Deadline:  December 10, 2019


The Chesaning Union School District does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of religion, race, color, veteran status, age, pregnancy, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity, height, weight, marital or family status, arrest record*, genetic information, ancestry, disability, or any other legally protected category. A person with a disability may allege a violation regarding failure to accommodate under the Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act only if the individual notifies the employing institution, in writing, of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date on which person with a disability knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed. Written notification of the need for accommodation in the application or selection process and inquiries or complaints regarding this notice or the District’s policy of nondiscrimination should be directed to: Melinda Soule, Middle School Principal - Chesaning Union Schools, 431 N. Fourth St., Chesaning, MI 48616 989.845.7040 or Paula Peterson, Finance Director - Chesaning Union Schools, 850 N. Fourth St., Chesaning, MI 48616 989.845.7020. *in employment only

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