K-12 Special Education Teacher

Job | Posted 2 months ago


Position: K-12 Special Education Teacher
Location: To Be Determined
Date Posted: 02/19/2019
Date Closing: Open Until Filled
Salary: Based on certification level and approved experience; 190 days per year; 8 hours a day

Policy Level:  ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS Descriptor Code:  201 Rescinds Code:
Effective Date:
January 2020
  1. Holds a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  2. Holds a valid State of Georgia Teaching Certificate.
  3. Meets all certification requirements including teaching area endorsements in the State of Georgia.
Reports To:  Assigned building Principal and/or assigned supervisor Supervises:  N/A
Terms of Employment:  To be determined by the Board of Education Salary:  See Salary Scale
Job Goal:  To equip all students with the knowledge and skills needed for college and career readiness by delivering the designed state and local curriculum, aligning instructional practices, and assessing student achievement; and, creating a learning environment that is safe and conducive to learning.
Performance Duties & Responsibilities:
  1. Demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, subject content, pedagogical knowledge, and the needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences
  2. Plans lessons using state and local school district curricula and standards, effective strategies, and data to address the differentiated needs of all students.
  3. Promotes student learning by using research-based instructional strategies relevant to the content to engage students in active learning and to facilitate the students’ acquisition of key knowledge and skills.
  4. Challenges and supports each student’s learning by providing appropriate content and developing skills which address individual learning differences.
  5. Chooses a variety of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment strategies and instruments that are valid and appropriate for the content an student population.
  6. Gathers, analyzes, and uses relevant data to measure student progress, to inform instructional content and delivery methods, and to provide timely and constructive feedback to both students and parents
  7. Provides a well-managed, safe, and orderly environment that is conducive to learning and encourages respect for all.
  8. Creates a student-centered, academic environment in which teaching and learning occur at high levels and students are self-directed learners.
  9. Exhibits a commitment to professional ethics and the school’s mission, participates in professional growth opportunities to support student learning, and contributes to the profession.
  10. Communicates effectively with students, parents or guardians, district and school personnel, and other stakeholders in ways that enhance student learning.
  11. Participates in staff development as the Troup County Board of Education and administrators may deem necessary.
  12. Implements system/school professional learning practices as outlined in the School Improvement Plan.
  13. Performs other duties and complies with any reasonable job related request as assigned by administrators
Evaluation:  The Georgia Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES)
The Troup County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted By

Troup County Public Schools

1712 WhitesvilleRd. , LaGrange, GA 30241

At the following locations

To Be Determined

100 N. David Rd. Blg C , LaGrange, GA 30241

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968