Autism Certified Teacher for Autism Program (RISE)

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Job Title:        Autism Certified Teacher for Autism Program (RISE)
Terms of Employment

  • Must be eligible for State of Delaware certification as a Teacher of Students with Autism or Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities.
  • Must be eligible for State of Delaware Certification as Special Education Teacher.
  • Classroom experience teaching students with Autism
  • Master’s Degree
  • Excellent collaboration skills.
  • Working knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Knowledge of Delaware State Content Standards, Assessment & Accountability.
  • Knowledge of best practices in special education
  • Thorough knowledge of IDEA and IEP implementation.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills.
  • Criminal background check, Tuberculin testing, and health verification.
 A full time Autism support teaching position for students. The Autism Support teacher is responsible for designing and implementing the instructional programs for students with Autism in an education setting.

  • Provide case management responsibilities for assigned students.
  • Design and provide differentiated instruction based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and other Evidence-based practices for assigned students.
  • Support and facilitate inclusion in a middle school environment.
  •  Collaborate with IEP team members and other members of the school community.
  •  Meet and collaborate with student families.
  •  Maintain professionalism and confidentiality.
  •  Keep accurate records as required by District guidelines and State law.
  •  Collect and interpret data on student learning and progress.
  •  Administer appropriate assessment measures based on student needs and applicable state law.
  •  Demonstrate and implement Positive Behavior Support practices.
  •  Attend professional development trainings.
  • Display content/pedagogy knowledge in designing instruction that matches state and district curriculum. 
  • Maintain professionalism, confidentiality, and an atmosphere that promotes student learning.
  • Facilitate communicate for all students using verbal or augmentative communication means with support from Speech/language Pathologist.
  • Collaborate with IEP team members to ensure students are receiving the supports they need to make meaningful progress.  IEP members include but are not limited to: Speech/Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Adaptive Physical Education Teacher, Physical Therapist
  • Differentiate and modify instruction based off the Dynamic Learning Maps to meet individual student needs.
  • Engage in ongoing monitoring of student progress through structured data collection.
  • Demonstrate effective classroom management of student behaviors.
  • Plan and use classroom time effectively.
  • Implement School Board and school based policies and procedures in order to uphold school regulations.
  • Work closely with regular education teachers, special education staff and outside resources to assist students with disabilities.
  • Integrate technology in instruction.
  • Work continuously toward self-improvement through the active pursuit of professional development activities.
  • Participate in district and school level committees designed to foster continuing improvement and growth.
  • Communicate curriculum and student related information effectively in oral and written form.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal and/or Supervisor of Special Education Services.
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Posted By

Appoquinimink School District

313 South Fifth Street, Odessa, DE 19730-4010
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,649 (USD)

State Average: $14,609 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.05

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 349