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Job Opening Information TEACHER - SPECIAL EDUCATION (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)

Job Number
01 SPE 21

Position Title
TEACHER - SPECIAL EDUCATION (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION (Multiple Positions)
Elementary and Secondary Positions Available
REPORTS TO:                          Principal of Special Education
LOCATION:                               Various throughout GST BOCES Region
DESCRIPTION:                         Full-time positions (1.0 FTE), 10 months per year, school calendar positions

  • TCI is required for all Special Education Teacher positions

Students have behavioral management needs.   The teacher must be physically able and willing to meet the academic, emotional and physical needs of all students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:

  • May require heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), physical interventions
  • Responsible for complying with state and federal regulations
  • Responsible for aligning unit plans/lessons with the NYS standards
  • Promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Administer standardized tests to assess the strength and skills of the student
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short-term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Keep anecdotal records on student behaviors or events which may be needed for local CSE decision-making
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual needs of students
  • Collaborates with all related service and support personnel to provide an integrated program that addresses students’ individual academic, behavioral and emotional development
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications
  • Consult regularly with parents, teachers, home school counselors and all others involved with the education of the student
  • Plan and coordinate classroom teaching assistant’s time and evaluate performance(s)
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • ​​​​​​​Carry out all other duties as assigned

START DATE:                           September 2020

POSTING DATE:                      May 19, 2020 through May 26, 2020
 

Job Qualifications

Valid NYS Certification in Special Education or Students with Disabilities – SWD 1-6, 5-9, 7-12 (depending on position); or permanent SWD K-12. All secondary special class positions require candidate to possess or be eligible for the SOCE by 7/1/21.

  • Experience with students with special needs is preferred
  • TCI is required for all Special Education Teacher positions (training provided upon hire)
  • The Teacher must be physically able and willing to meet the academic, emotional and physical needs of all students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:
  • May require heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical restraints, escorting and behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the student(s), getting into the swimming pool with the student(s)

SALARY:    Per Educational Association Contract.  Plus comprehensive benefit package

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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