PES - Special Education Teacher
Title: Special Education Teacher
Description: The Pelham School District seeks an experienced special education teacher to instruct students with disabilities and effectively oversee all aspects of their specialized educational programs. The successful candidate will have a firm understanding of the special education process and the ability to provide direct instruction that is researched-based and targeted to meet the specific needs of students in accordance with their Individualized Education Plans (IEP). This teacher must be able to accurately assess each student's current level of performance, facilitate the development of appropriate, standards-based Individualized Education Plans, and monitor student progress toward IEP goals and benchmarks/objectives. The ability to successfully collaborate with classroom teachers, and other members of IEP teams, and assertively problem-solve a range of educational challenges is essential. This professional must have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to provide leadership in relation to data-based decisions and curricular adaptations in general education settings.
Qualifications: NH certification in General Special Education is required; an endorsement in Specific Learning Disabilities is strongly preferred. Experience working with elementary school students also preferred.
Working Conditions: Full-time, 186-day schedule. Salary and benefits in accordance with the Pelham Education Association (PEA) agreement.
Application Procedure: Apply online through AppliTrack. Candidates will be considered as they apply.
Selection Procedure: Selected applicants will be called to interview with Administration. Please do not contact the school.