Special Education Teacher - Cognitively Impaired Classroom

Job | Posted 2 months ago
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NOTICE OF OPENING:       Special Education Teacher- Cognitively Impaired Classroom
LOCATION:                           Fitzgerald High School
WORK YEAR:                       2020-2021 School Year
SALARY:                               Per FEA Contract

  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with Endorsements in SM - Learning Disabilities is Required
  • Additional Endorsement in one the following preferred: BA or BX - English EX – Math
  • Ability to manage time, self-directed.
  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Patience to work with diverse populations and language barriers.
  • Experience with data driven decision making.
  • Familiar with the common core standards.
  • Responsible for collaboration & course planning, skill assessment, & instruction.
  • Must be able to implement the common core essential elements.
  • Participate in professional development and implement best practices.
  • Demonstrate ability to collaborate effectively and efficiently with others.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Administers and Develops subject specific assessments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study.
  • Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Accommodates the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
  • Participates in co-teaching situations with a special education teacher assigned.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by administration.

Qualified applicants should apply on-line via AppliTrack at

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Fitzgerald Public Schools

23200 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48091
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $12,292

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 199