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Virtual Special Education Teacher 2022/2023 School Year

Company: Michigan Online School
Location: Gobles
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Virtual Special Education Teacher (2022-2023 SY)The Virtual Special Education Teacher supports the educational and behavioral goals of all students with a focus on students with an Individualized Education Program.***Michigan Residency and Current SE Certification are requirements***Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for each student served
  • Write IEPs in a timely manner
  • Participate in the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
  • Maintain all student records and files according to federal, state and local mandates.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork within timelines to be compliant,
  • Complete progress reports as required
  • Complete all components of all paperwork
  • Work 1:1, in small groups or in whole class sessions with students
  • Administer Transition Assessments
  • Write lessons plans to accommodate goals in the student's IEP.
  • Teach all subjects following the school's course of study or as assigned
  • Schedule and participate in IEP and other meetings for students with disabilities
  • Prepare and administer all standardized tests, benchmark assessments and evaluation assessments as directed
  • Work with the teaching staff to improve standardized and proficiency testing results
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning all student information and any professional matters
  • Keep accurate records on each student such as grade books and progress reports, lesson plans, attendance records, and behavior/discipline records
  • Collaborate with parents, teachers, psychologists, parents, Administrator, and professionals outside of school
  • Work with Related Services to keep evaluations current, updated every three years
  • Provide resources for classroom teachers for areas of disability
  • Attend, participate in and/or chaperone school activities such as faculty meetings (before or after school hours), open houses, commencement exercises, student activities
  • Conduct student home visits as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Attend professional developments as assignedSkills/Qualifications
    • Masters' Degree Required
    • Required three years of teaching experience, at least 2 of which are in special education
    • Current Michigan certification/licensure in appropriate area
    • Strong content knowledge in one or more content areas
    • Familiarity with state proficiency testing state teaching standards
    • Understanding of and/or willingness to learn the MTSS process
    • Prior experience working with a diverse student body
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that reflect professionalism and tact at all times
    • Genuine care for children and a passion for teaching
    • Proficiency in computer applications, including Google Docs, MS Office Suite, e-mail, and internet applications
    • Prior experience with software and databases used to maintain Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) compliance including Power School Special Programs
    • Ability to learn new technologies and acquire new skills through independent study, professional training, and from more senior team members
    • Strong ability to gather, analyze, and interpret student data to make sound educational decisions
    • Ability to handle confidential information responsibly and exhibit sound judgment while maintaining that confidentiality
    • Ability to and willingness to work occasional evenings
    • Valid driver's license and ability to perform occasional local and in-state travel
    • Ability to pass federal, state and local background checks
    • In-state residence preferred
    • Knowledge of co-teaching models and the ability to co-teachEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYIt is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.#INDMOS

Keywords: Michigan Online School, Kalamazoo , Virtual Special Education Teacher 2022/2023 School Year, Education / Teaching , Gobles, Michigan

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