TITLE: Teacher Special Education (K-8)
REPORTS TO: Director of Exceptional Student Services/Principal
GRADE: Certified Salary Schedule
WORK CALENDAR: 197
REVISED DATE: 4/16/2014
SUMMARY: The Teacher in this role will create an environment that meets the individual needs and abilities of students that receive special education services; socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. The Teacher will provide supports and services to students with disabilities so they may access the general education curriculum, within a full continuum of services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains all aspects and provisions of confidentiality related to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Provides case management services for students on individual education plans (IEP) including all requirements related to the IEP and compliance of federal, state and district regulations/requirements
Provides direct instruction to students as specified in the individual education plans
Development and implementation of the full continuum of services for students that receive special education services
Maintains accurate and complete data records as required by the district
Serves as a consultant in the Rtl process
Provides coaching and training to staff based on students' individual education plans
Maintains on-going communication (written and verbal) with parents/guardians
Provides behavior management support and behavior intervention plan implementation to staff for students that receive special education services
Works with staff to implement appropriate accommodations and modifications within the school setting to allow for student success
Attends all staff meetings and professional development courses as required
Provides a safe learning environment with an effective classroom management plan
Establish and maintain good rapport with students, employees, community members and vendors
Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality
Other job related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Special Education or equivalent.
Valid Arizona Special Education Cross Categorical K-12 certificate
Valid Arizona teaching certificate and meets highly qualified requirements
Obtain and maintain a valid Arizona fingerprint clearance card (FPCC)
Read, interpret and analyze general business documents, government regulations, and technical procedures.
Create and write reports, business correspondence and written communications with correct grammar and punctuation.
Speak to large and small groups and respond to questions from customers, employees and community members.
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee occasionally will stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hand and arms. Employee will frequently interact with the public and other staff members. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This is a district wide position so travel between district schools may be necessary.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
The Dysart Unified School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Dysart Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.
Shift TypeFull-Time BenefitedSalary Range$39,876.00 / ExemptLocationDistrict Wide
Applications AcceptedStart Date05/10/2018
Dysart Unified School District