JobID 507 : Special Education Teacher (#1240747)

Job | Posted 2 months ago

Full Time Special Education Teacher

Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools


Under the direction of the school principal, the special education teacher plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities, such that the students benefit from the general education curriculum to the greatest extent possible when supported with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports.



  • Understands, accepts and abides by the Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools philosophy and mission statement in all his/her school activities.

  • Write lessons plans to accommodate IEP curriculum.

  • Assists with the implementation of the IEP for each student served.

  • Prepares, adapts, and delivers instructional material.

  • Develops suitable curricula and effective teaching methods based on assessment of students’ needs.

  • Supervises students in classrooms, school buildings and social-curricular activities.

  • Selects appropriate texts, learning aids, materials, and supplies.

  • Provides formal and informal assessment of students’ academic status and learning styles.

  • Works with students and teachers to identify, teach, and implement accommodations for student who are eligible for services in the general education and special education settings.

  • Maintains accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on student activities, as required by laws, school policies, and administrative regulations.

  • Participates in the Child Study Team (CST).

  • Continuously maintain current training and updates pertaining to administrative guidelines and compliance.

  • Maintains confidentiality concerning all student information and any professional matters.

  • Follows all Federal and State laws pertaining to IDEA, MARSE, FERPA, etc.

  • Utilizes resources to understand special education law, timelines etc.



  1. A valid Michigan Teacher Certification (CI preferrable).

  2. A Bachelor degree from an accredited institution

  3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.


Other Requirements:

All applications MUST be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Resume

  2. Copy of Credentials (i.e., transcripts, certifications, licenses, endorsements, etc.)

  3. Three (3) letters of recommendation.

    Interested candidates please visit to apply.

Posted By

Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,037 (USD)

State Average: $12,292 (USD)

% ELL Students

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 199