We are recruiting for two Special Education Teachers to serve Goldendale Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year. These positions are full time, 184 day contract, school year schedule. $45,220.00 - $77,376.00 Annually, salary placement based on education and experience.
Reporting directly to a Special Education Administrator the Special Education Teacher provides services to special education students with a range of moderate to severe disabilities ages three to 21 years of age. The Special Education Teacher leads the IEP team to develop data driven student learning and behavioral goals. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for developing curriculum and program strategies consistent with the student's learning level and to continually assess student progress towards IEP goals. Teaching environments include resource rooms and self-contained classrooms at the elementary, middle, and high school level.
- Select teaching strategies to implement IEP goals for special education students. Monitor and adjust teaching strategies to meet students' needs.
- Provide classroom, small group and one-on-one instruction to special education students.
- Conduct student assessments to determine program eligibility and services.
- Use computer technology and computer programs to document data collection.
- Develop and write daily lesson plans. Post monthly overview of lessons on school district website.
- Develop and complete Individual Education Plans (IEP). Organize, schedule, and facilitate IEP meetings with parents, general education staff, and specialist.
- Supervise the collection of performance data on student IEP goals and document progress on IEP on-line.
- Communicate with parents and student regarding transition goals.
- Develop and adapt curriculum from general education curriculum. Coordinate with general education teacher to monitor student grades and progress.
- Provide one-one one assistance to students.
- Supervise and train staff to support student learning.
- Write and conduct performance evaluations for classified staff with assistance from the Special Education Administrator.
- Consult and collaborate with professionals and parents regarding needs of special students for assuring appropriate learning experiences. Participate in Building Assistance Team. Inform principal/staff on progress of assigned students.
- Maintain a safe classroom environment conductive to learning. Establish classroom management programs for students. Monitor and adjust individual behavior management plans for individual students needs.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications & Skills
- Hold or be eligible to hold a valid Washington teaching certificate with K-12 special education endorsement.
- Experience in writing individualized curriculum.
- Experience in developing, executing and adjusting behavior management programs.
- National Board Teacher certification.
- Teaching experience.
- Experience training and supervising paraeducators.
- Experience teaching children with disabilities.
- Experience in serving students in rural or remote districts.
Working Conditions/Employment Requirements
- Classroom setting.
- Provide assistance and attend to the physical needs of students including moving and positioning students and assisting with personal hygiene needs, including but not limited to: tube feeding, catheterization, changing diapers, toileting.
- Sit, stand, stoop to attend to student's needs and to provide instruction. Strength and agility to assist physically impaired students.
- Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through the Washington State Patrol and FBI.
Educational Service District 112 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About this company
They say that necessity is the mother of invention. That certainly is true at ESD 112, where almost 250 innovative programs have evolved over the past 43 years to meet the emerging needs of more than 100,000 students in 200 schools.
More than 600 ESD 112 professionals are positioned in 30 public school districts and more than 25 private schools in Southwest Washington’s six counties including Clark, Skamania, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Klickitat and Pacific. We also serve the Washington State School for the Blind and the Washington School for the Deaf, and assist with home schooling and other educational inquiries.
Our scope of services is wide and varied. It includes but is not limited to curriculum; instructional support and assessment; business operations; transportation; youth employment; printing; public relations; data processing; payroll; fingerprinting; network support; a statewide K-20 computer network; traffic safety education; construction management; preschool programs; homeless transportation; para-educator training; and special education.