Special Education Teacher - Resource (English, Math)

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Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
9th
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
English as a Second Language (EFL/ELL/ESL/ESOL)
English/Reading/Language Arts
Mathematics
Certification

Must hold a certificate issued by Texas State Board for Educator Certification.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: English as a Second Language (EFL/ELL/ESL/ESOL), English, Journalism, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts, Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Geometry, Math (General), Pre-Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Trigonometry, Mathematics I, Mathematics II, Mathematics III.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.

Description

Primary Purpose:

Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Develop or modify curricula and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to student ability levels. Work in self-contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned.
 

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments
 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area
Knowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
 
Experience:
At least one year student teaching or approved internship
 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies:

  1. Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEP through the ARD Committee process for each student assigned.
  2. Implement an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program for assigned students and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  3. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  4. Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments.
  5. Participate in ARD Committee meetings on a regular basis.
  6. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan for instructional activities.
  7. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by IEP.
  8. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned.
  9. Plan and supervise assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).
  10. Use technology in teaching/learning process.

 

 

Student Growth and Development:

  1. Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  2. Provide or supervise personal care, medical care, and feeding of students as stated in IEP.
  3. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by campus principal.
  4. Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

 

Classroom Management and Organization:

  1. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  2. Manage student behavior and administer discipline. This includes intervening in crisis situations and physically restraining students as necessary (when properly trained) according to IEP.
  3. Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP.
  4. Consult district and outside resource people regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of students.
  5. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  6. Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

 

Communication:

  1. Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
  2. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  3. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

 

Other:

  1. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  2. Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teachers.
  3. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
  4. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  5. Maintain confidentiality
  6. Be punctual in all areas
  7. Be a positive role model for all students
  8. All other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom or adaptive equipment. May be required to lift and position students with physical disabilities; control behavior through physical restraint; and assist non-ambulatory students.
 Exposure to biological hazards.
 
 

 

Posted By

Everman ISD

1520 Everman Parkway , Fort Worth, TX 76140
 

At the following locations

Joe C. Bean High School

1000 S Race , Everman, TX 76140



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,825

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

26%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.06

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

8%

State Average: 9%

FTE

728

State Average: 558