Responsibilities

  • Provide direct and indirect instruction
  • Long and short-term planning addressing individual needs of students;
  • Evaluate students’ progress;
  • Teach a multi-model approach;
  • Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, learning environment;
  • Establish and maintain classroom management procedures;
  • Report to the Principal;
  • Prepare written reports accurately and submit in a timely manner;
  • Effectively communicate with teachers, parents, and administrators to facilitate the IBP process;
  • Effective consultation with parents, students, teachers, and administration;
  • Effective professional liaison between school and home when necessary;
  • Serve as advisors to students;
  • Remain current on rules set forth in special education law and regulations (Coordinator position only);
  • Maintain the privacy of student records and information (Coordinator position only);
  • Serve as primary liaison with CSE of students’ district of residence (Coordinator position only).

Qualifications

  • Appropriate state certification as a special education teacher and any other credentialing required and applicable;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with parents;
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to individuals specific needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to differences and changes in characteristics of students, programs, leadership, staff, and community;
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize varied teaching methodologies to accommodate students’ unique learning styles;
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate tests and measures of achievement;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member;