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Elementary Special Education Teacher

Company: Van Buren Intermediate School District
Location: lawrence
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Openings as of 12/4/2020

  • Elementary Special Education Teacher JobID: 1246
  • Position Type:
    Professional Staff/ Special Education Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2020

  • Location:
    Paw Paw Public Schools

  • JOB LOCATION: Early Elementary
    REPORTS TO: Early Elementary Principal
    JOB TYPE: Full-time

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Possess a valid Michigan teachers certificate
    • Possess a baccalaureate degree with a major in a specific special education area
    • Possess an endorsement in special education that is valid in grades K-12
    • Three years of teaching experience, at least 2 of which are in special education.
    • Certification as a teacher in the program area for which employment is sought
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Demonstrated consultation skills
    • Familiarity with online learning platform
    • Advanced technology and collaboration skills
    • Experience with differentiated instruction and evidence-based instructional strategies
    • Experience with professional learning communities and data- based decision-making models
    JOB DESCRIPTION: Maintain communications with students, parents, staff and the community regarding special education services and programming
    • Identification of academic and behavioral targets for students
    • Technical assistance with online learning platforms such as Kickstand and IXL
    • Facilitate special education student study teams and case coordination with caseload managers
    • Provide coaching around evidence-based instructional, behavioral and classroom management strategies
    • Collaboration with general education and special education teachers for the delivery of academic and intervention services
    • Development of Individual Education Plans
    • Serve as a District Representative at IEP meetings to ensure appropriate FAPE offers
    • Coordination of professional learning community meetings with a special education emphasis
    • Lead teams using a data-based decision-making model to drive academic instruction
    • Participation in the multi-disciplinary team evaluations
    • Evaluate students' academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports
    • Participate and deliver district professional development
    • Any other duties assigned by the Principal or Supervisor of Special Education, and/or designee


    SALARY/BENEFITS: Per PPEA Contract

    DAYS/HOURS: School calendar START DATE: 2020-2021 School Year

    START DATE: 2020-2021 School Year HOW TO APPLY: APPLY HERE

    STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: It is the policy of the Paw Paw Public School District that no discriminatory practices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other status covered by federal, state, or local law be allowed during any program, activity, service, or in employment. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to the Executive Director of Business Operations or Director of Curriculum/Instruction and State/Federal Programs, 119 Johnson Rd., Paw Paw, MI 49079, 1-269-415- 5200

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Keywords: Van Buren Intermediate School District, Kalamazoo , Elementary Special Education Teacher, Other , lawrence, Michigan

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