Special Education Teacher
Fremont County School District #38
Job Title: Certified Teacher
Department: District Wide
Reports To: Building Principal
Revised Date: August 2018
The Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for academic, social, emotional, physical, spiritual and cultural growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success. The teacher will acquire, master, and apply with fidelity those strategies that advance the District’s vision, mission, values, and goals.
Primary Responsibilities: (All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning)
- Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
- Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
- Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
- Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures.
- Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
- Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
- Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
- Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
- Ensures that student growth and achievement are continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification.
- Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and schools.
- Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals.
- Demonstrates gains in student performance.
- Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits, such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, and meeting regular and predictable attendance requirements (regular and predictable attendance is essential).
- Implements all school and Board policies and rules governing student conduct; and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.
The classroom teacher will meet all qualifications and standards as set by the State of Wyoming. In accordance with certification requirements and the performance expectations of the District, all classroom teachers shall meet the following employment criteria.
- The minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
- A valid Wyoming Teacher's Certificate.
- Highly Qualified teacher status.
- A completed personnel file that meets District standards.
- Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
- Works independently with little direct supervision
- Works as part of a team
- Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
- Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve District goals
- Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills
7:50 am to 3:50 pm, 185 Days, certified salary schedule.
Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of classified personnel