Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Teacher
Educator Solutions is now hiring an Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Teacher in Tallahassee, FL.
POSITION SUMMARY: The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by incumbents in various locations. We reserve the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this job at any time.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Responsible overseeing the ESE program for students on caseload, including developing and implementing IEPs; providing ESE services to students in general education classrooms and pullout settings; consulting and collaborating with teachers and administrators to ensure IEPs are implemented and students needs are met; teaches by creating a flexible program and an environment favorable to learning and personal growth; by encouraging students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to obtain a good foundation for continuous growth and development; by providing students with experiences which integrate the affective, cognitive and psychomotor dimensions of learning; by establishing effective rapport with students and their parents; by assisting students in developing positive feelings toward themselves and others.
Participates in the development and implementation of the school’s program of instruction.
Participates as a member of the team planning and/or conducting initial evaluations and eligibility determinations for students suspected of having a disability.
Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, assignments, units and projects in harmony with curriculum goals and communicates the objectives to students.
Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for assuring high student outcomes including the use of computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction.
Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
Plans and implements a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and complies with Florida Department of Education Standards and the School’s goals and objectives and individual student IEPs.
Participates in all IEP team meetings.
Provides ESE services in accordance with students’ IEPs.
Creates a positive atmosphere in the classroom to help ensure success for individual student learning.
Sets a plan for classroom management.
Models and instructs virtuous character traits and promotes growth in wisdom, virtue, and compassion in self and students.
Develops curriculum and lesson plans in line with the School's philosophy.
Creates and administers assessments to monitor progress.
Works with parents to ensure success for each student in the classroom.
Communicates progress with parents and works together to ensure tasks are completed.
Attends meetings, conferences, and in-services as required.
Coordinates special events and field trips to enrich curriculum.
Facilitates character-coaching opportunities between a variety of Classical students.
SCOPE OF INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: Requires contact with students, parents, volunteers, tutors, support staff, peers, and supervisors.
Contacts are generally of a nature requiring disseminating and discussing routine information, but may occasionally involve sensitive issues or situations.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally performed in a classroom setting with occasional supervision duties such as carpool line, field trips, special activities, playground, or lunchroom.
Sometimes works in inclement weather.
Work normal school hours and other times as needed.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
They are included for informational purposes and are not all inclusive.
Stoops, kneels, crouches, bends, reaches, and balances while working or helping students.
Spends some time sitting but the majority of time standing and walking while performing job duties.
Oral, visual, and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication.
Moving and storing art materials and showcasing student artwork.