ESY RLC High School Special Education Teacher

Posted: Continuous 2012-04-04
Closes: 04/10/2012
Northridge High School

ESY RLC High School Special Education Teacher

Posted April 4, 2012

Deadline for application : April 10, 2012

Contract length : 2011-2012

Compensation : $25/hr

Work Schedule : M-Th 8:00am- 12:00pm

Nature and Scope of Job : To provide services to students with disabilities as defined in their Individualized Education Program and to work collaboratively with related services providers and general educators to ensure students receive an appropriate education.  

Education, Licenses, Certification or Formal Training:    

·          Must hold a valid Colorado Teaching License with state approved endorsement as a teacher of the category of disability being taught.

·          Meet NCLB Highly Qualified requirements for teaching assignment, if necessary. 

Qualifications : Direct instruction, classroom support and consultation for students with disabilities. Applicant must have the knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to perform the function of the position; Must have knowledge of research based instructional strategies and interventions.  Bilingual skills in English/Spanish preferred, but not required.   

Essential Job Functions :

  • Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum standards, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and communicates these objectives to students.
  • Uses instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives and standards.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Diagnoses the learning abilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
  • Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for instructional assistants and/or volunteer(s), and works cooperatively with department heads.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media to meet the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education and instructional standards and objectives.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and Board policy.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
  • Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Accepts a share of the responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned.
  • Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
  • Provides for professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.
  • Classroom teacher with students scheduled each period.
  • There is a maximum of seven to one student teacher ratio per class.
  • Assessment and IEP goals writing.
  • Working with the assessment team and attending staffings.
  • Work with risk youth. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Weld County School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

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