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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
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2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Kindergarten
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Special Education
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.

Description

- Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to maximize the learning experience of students with special needs, in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students' specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment. - Conducts assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of identifying learning issues, and recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to overcome issues and maximize learning.

- Participates in PPT's and assists in developing Individual Educational Plans ("IEP") for students.

- Assists students and teaching staff in implementing students' IEP's and behavior management plans.

- Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed.

- Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with social work services.

- Serves as ready resource to students and parents to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and behavioral management; serves as liaison between home and school.

- Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of institutions of higher learning and the business community.

- Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.

- Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

- Assists in the orientation of new teachers, and provides in-service training in guidance.

- Selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

Posted By

Galax City Schools

223 Long Street , Galax, VA 24333
 

At the following locations

Galax City Public Schools

223 Long Street , Galax, VA 24333



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,474

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

14%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

12.89

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 13%

FTE

203

State Average: 801