Cognitively Impaired Classroom Teacher

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POSITION TITLE:                           Cognitively Impaired Classroom Teacher     

FTE:                                                   1.0    

POSITION LOCATION:                   Huron High School
                                                          
SALARY:                                            Teacher's Salary Schedule
                        
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:         Building Principal        

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The following is a list of qualifications for the position, any one of which may be waived by the Board in exercising its prerogative to determine qualifications.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Special Education
Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with endorsement in Cognitive Impairment (SA)
Three years satisfactory teaching experience, including at least two years of teaching students with disabilities in a special education classroom
Experience in programming for students with emotional impairments; accommodations/ modifications desired
Knowledge/experience with special education due process procedures; writing of individual education plans, data collection and adherence to timelines desired
Successful background and experience working with students with emotional impairments
Successful experience supervising/planning for paraeducators desired
Experience with transition planning for students desired
Successful experience in communicating and working with parents desired
Must submit evidence at time of interview of highly qualified status as defined through NCLB

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan individual educational programs designed to meet student needs and conforms to curriculum standards and state/federal guidelines
Work collaboratively with itinerant special education staff (speech, OT, PT, etc.) and general education staff
Plan for and supervises support staff
Adhere to due process timelines and procedures (write IEP's and progress reports)
Communicate with parents/caregivers
Attend and participate in IEP, staff, and professional development meetings
Coordinate transition planning for each student
Other duties as assigned by Administrator

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations  
Communicate effectively and present information both in oral and in written form

REASONING ABILITY:
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Interpret an extensive variety of statistical information and data related to student achievement.
    
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Interact with public and other staff as required.  
Apply knowledge of current replicated research and techniques related to sensory issues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must be able to attend
meetings in the evening and at other locations.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
All applicants must complete the online application at a2schools.org-->District Links-->Job Postings

Certified Positions Only: Copies of an active Michigan Teaching Certificate and college transcripts are required with application packet.  Original certificate and certified transcripts are required prior to being hired.

Posted By

Ann Arbor Public Schools

1819 Wagner Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$13,094

State Average: $12,292

% ELL Students

8%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

17.28

State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 13%

FTE

1,901

State Average: 199