Special Education Teacher

Posted: Continuous 2012-03-23
Closes: 04/02/2012
Kennedy-Curry Middle School
  Description:
  • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill requirements of the district’s curriculum program and reflect accommodations for difference in student learning styles, and show written evidence of preparation as required
  • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, Board of Trustee policies, and administrative regulations
  • Establish and maintain efficient classroom management procedures and standards of pupil behavior
  • Establish a system of student evaluation within the guidelines prescribed in state law or adopted by the district; continually evaluate and record various aspects of students’ progress and report to parents as needed and required
  • Provide a variety of planned learning experiences using a variety of media and methods in order to motivate students and best utilize available time for instruction
  • Identify pupil needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students resolve health, attitude and learning problems
  • Share the responsibility of interpreting the educational programs to the community through such activities as open house and PTA meetings
  • Be available for counseling students before and after school
  • Teach within the course of study from the subject area at the grade level as prescribed in state law or adopted by the district
  • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned
Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and subject level assigned
  • Demonstrated general knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various routine tasks, duties, and procedures and the ability to follow specific instructions with little or no previous experience
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise considerable and sound judgment to instruct students and manage their behavior, under the general direction of the principal
  • Demonstrated willingness to improve competency by periodically participating in some form of professional growth and to remain current with the latest developments in the profession
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with various ethnic groups
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position
Application Procedure:
Apply online

Other Information:
Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to current District promotional policy and compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the Executive Director, Human Resources

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