ANTICIPATED - Special Education Teacher - 2016/2017 School Year

Recruiter
Danbury Public Schools District
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SCOPE

The teacher is responsible for the intellectual, social and effective development of students.

The teacher will also insure that all programs, materials and practices within the classroom are free from gender and minority bias and discrimination, and are in keeping with the letter and spirit of Title IX and Affirmative Action policies adopted by the Board of Education.

The teacher is directly responsible to the Principal of the school, and is evaluated/supervised by the administrator as designated in the Staff Evaluation Booklet. This evaluation is based upon basic tenets of good teaching which are found in each teacher's respective job description and the Connecticut Teaching Competencies.

EXAMPLES OF RESPONSIBILITIES

* Participates in the development and implementation of a workable educational prescription (Individual Education Plan) for each identified child.

* Uses diagnostic instruments to measure progress within a child's planned program.

* Administers specialized test instruments and interprets results.

* Delivers content utilizing specialized instructional materials.

* Performs observations for the purpose of collecting diagnostic data.

* Participates in Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meetings and uses PPT findings to improve student learning experiences.

* Consults regularly with classroom teachers regarding student progress and programs.

* Maintains appropriate and on-going communication with administration, staff, parents/guardians.

* Develops and implements individual, classroom and/or school-wide behavioral plans for identified students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Must possess or be eligible for Connecticut Special Education certification (065, 165).

* Must produce evidence of meeting No Child Left Behind (NCLB) requirements, as applicable.

* Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to deliver content.

* Ability to relate successfully with staff, families and students from diverse backgrounds, experiences and skill levels.

* Demonstrated ability to implement differentiated instruction and build upon the strengths and challenges of a multi-cultural and multi-racial classroom/district.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply Online, including all required attachments.