Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop Individual Education Plans (IEP) through the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process for each student assigned.
Implement an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program for assigned students and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed, and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments.
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned.
Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Manage student behavior and administer discipline, including intervening in crises and physically restraining students as necessary according to IEP.
Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP, and consult district and outside resources regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of students.
Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teachers.
Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.
All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate.
Bachelor's Degree in a directly related field
Valid Texas teacher certificate with required Special Education endorsements.
One year of student teaching or approved internship.
Demonstrated willingness to improve competency by periodically participating in some form of professional growth.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee process and Individual Educations Plan goal setting process and implementation.
Demonstrated general knowledge of curriculum and instruction.
Demonstrated knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area.
Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position.
Dallas Independent School District