Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
Masters Degree in related area preferred.
NH DOE Certification in Special Education required. Elementary Education certification a plus.
Training in Wilson Reading System, Lindamood Bell, and other methodology of reading instruction preferred.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ability to visually and auditory monitor student performance and behavior.
Use research-based strategies/programs to assist students with learning and behavior
Ability to model good language and vocabulary.
Ability to physically position and manipulate students as necessary.
Ability to participate in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training and techniques.
Develop Individual Educational Programs for students with varying functioning levels.
Develop long and short term learning goals and benchmarks according to program guidelines and the IEP.
Conduct daily classroom activities reflecting IEP goals and benchmarks.
Utilize a variety of techniques and materials to execute appropriate curriculum.
Maintain appropriate student behavior control.
Maintain a productive classroom environment.
Establish an instructional pace consistent with students' learning process.
Monitor student performance and progress, adjusting instruction as necessary.
Compile and maintain necessary records and progress notes.
Participate as part of multi-disciplinary team.
Maintain orderliness and safety of instructional areas.
Conduct parent conferences as necessary.
Maintain appropriate communication with parents.
Plan and supervise the functions of teacher aides/assistants.
Assume appropriate roles as adult model, behavior manager and educator.
Assume responsibility for continued professional growth.
Assume other duties and special projects as assigned.
Support ConVal School District policy and NH State and Federal guidelines and regulations.
ADA MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED:
Occasionally stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Occasionally kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Occasionally crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spin
Occasionally reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Occasionally standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
Frequently walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Seldom lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
Seldom fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
Seldom grasping, applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Frequently talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Frequently hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
Seldom repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to life, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Conval School District