Special Education Teacher Opening near Denver, CO
Bilingual Therapies is in search of a special education teacher to fill a position in a school district located near Denver, Colorado. This is an immediate opening and the contract is for the remainder of the school year. Interviews are being scheduled now.
Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary assessment team for initial and re-eligibility evaluations for students with a disability, or those suspected of having a disability. Participation may include, but is not limited to, reporting information on social, education, life skills and/or an emotional area.
Participate as a member of a school based problem solving team, as needed.
Assist the building IEP team to complete Functional Behavioral Analysis (FBA) as needed to develop a legally defensible Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).
Provide individual and/or group counseling services to students with mental health or social/emotional difficulties (generally serving students with an identified disability or those "at-risk."
Master's degree in School Social Work from an accredited college or university is required
Must have, or have the ability to obtain, a current Colorado Special Services License in School Social Work from the Colorado Department of Education
Knowledge and basic understanding of IDEA 2004, Exceptional Children's Education Act (ECEA Colorado) 2007, and laws of Family and Child required
Knowledge of current best practices in school-based prevention and early intervention strategies for students with mental health and/or social needs
If you would like to apply to this position, please email your resume to Amy.Gomez@bilingualtherapies.com or contact Amy Gomez if you have questions regarding this position.