Special Education Teacher of Students with Autism
Idaho Teacher Certification with
endorsement as Generalist
Bachelor degree required in area of
Master's Degree in education on
multiple/significant disabilities; a Bachelors degree and 3-5
years of suitable experience may be accepted in lieu of the
Current certification in First Aid,
CPR and CPI.
Basic understanding and knowledge of
safe and effective practices for working with students with
Knowledge and ability to setup a
classroom to meet the needs of children with Autism.
To develop lesson plans and
instructional materials and provide individualized and small
group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs
of each student.
To establish and maintain standards
of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning
atmosphere in the classroom.
To maintain professional competence
through in-service education activities provided by the district
and self-selected professional growth activities.
To participate in curriculum
development programs as required.
To utilize appropriate assistive
technology to support student learning.
Knowledge and effective practices in
the use of PECS (Picture Exchange System)
Knowledge and use of Boardmaker
software to build picture schedules.
Knowledge of and ability to
implement ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis)
Knowledge of how to conduct an
effective and complete functional behavioral assessment
Knowledge of how to write and
implement a function based Behavioral Support Plan.
Knowledge of Research Based
Strategies in designing lesson plans and working with students
Knowledge in the use of STAR
Knowledge in the use of sensory
techniques to meet the child's needs.
The ability to collaborate and
co-teach with the SLP to teach language skills to students and
implement throughout the week.
The willingness and ability to use
LCCE- Functional Life Skills Curriculum including use of
benchmarks in IEPs.
Willingness and ability to attend
assigned monthly trainings.
Must take daily data in various
forms to drive instruction.
A willingness to bill Medicaid for
eligible services provided to the student accurately and in a
Must be able work with students in
non-confrontational manner and present a manner of
Must be able to provide First Aid
and/or CPR if needed.
Must be able to do CPI interventions
in order to keep students and staff safe.
Must be able to carry out the
physical requirements of the job. Must be able to lift 50
lbs. and use therapeutic holds when necessary.
Must be able to design activities
using multiple modalities. Avoidance of worksheet driven
Must be able to train and
effectively manage other staff.
Must be able to create and follow
schedules and be flexible.
Must be able to administer
assessments for eligibility and write legally compliant
Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Must have a knowledge of related
medical terms and conditions associated with ASD (Autism).
Must be willing to effectively
collaborate with other special education teachers and general
Must be able to effectively
communicate with parents.
Must be able to use service and
train students and staff to use assistive technology in the
Must be able to efficiently and
effectively manage time and meet deadlines.
Must be willing to administer the
ALT testing required in a timely manner and meet all
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
: Based on Certified Teacher Salary Schedule
Nampa School District #131 is an
equal opportunity employer/educator with an alcohol, drug and
tobacco free environment, and does not unlawfully discriminate
in employment. Equal access to employment, services, and
programs is available to all persons. Those applicants
requiring reasonable accommodations to the application and/or
interview process should notify a representative of the
organization. The information contained in this job
posting is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties
performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by
the individuals currently holding this position and additional
duties may be assigned. The employment relationship with the
District is of an "at will" nature, which means that the
Employee may resign at any time and the Employer may discharge
the Employee at any time with or without cause.