Special Education Teacher - Behavior Program
REGIONAL SCHOOL UNIT NO.57
Office of the Superintendent
Waterboro, Maine 04087
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER – BEHAVIOR PROGRAM
Director of Special Services and Building Principal
Current Maine Teacher Certification appropriate for grade level and specialty area.
Prior teaching experience preferred.
As determined by the MEA Bargaining Agreement. School Year 2021-2022
To provide special education services to identified students so they may receive their education in the least restrictive, educational alternative with access to the general curriculum.
Provides diagnostic and evaluative services to assist in identification of students requiring special education services. This includes classroom observations, administration of appropriate evaluation instruments, diagnostic teaching and student/staff/parent interviews.
Screens all incoming kindergartners, transfer students and documentation of this in file.
Develops and implements appropriate Individualized Education Plans for each identified student. This includes direct instruction, consultation, and monitoring.
Maintains required records. This includes daily lesson plans, evaluation reports, IEP's, transition plans as appropriate, behavior charts, and other IEP team meeting records. This also includes keeping IEP files up to date.
Provides supportive and consultative services to all staff involved with identified students. This includes assisting teachers in implementing behavior plans and making modifications and accommodations in their classrooms.
Provides supportive and consultative services to parents of identified students.
Participates in student teams, special services staff meetings (building and district level), IEP meetings, and other meetings as requested by the Director of Special Services. This includes chairing IEP team meetings and student team meetings and following all required procedures when necessary.
When appropriate, provides case management services, collaborating with consultants, agency representatives, counselors and others to provide appropriate services to identified students and facilitate communication with other staff and parents.
Submits a yearly budget and maintains an updated inventory.
Keeps up to date on changes in special education regulations, assessment techniques, materials, instructional strategies, theories, assistive technology, district curriculum and local resources.
Assists in supervision/evaluation of Educational Technicians as appropriate.