Teacher - Special Education - Intensive Day Program (#324420)
Every day counts in Chesterfield County Public Schools! This award-winning school system with a vision for the future is preparing every student to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world. Come join a winning team! General Description: Provides specialized academic instruction to students with emotional disabilities to optimize their learning in the school environment. Plans, delivers and evaluates instruction based upon specific standards and objectives established by Chesterfield County Public Schools and as indicated in each student's Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). Performs in compliance with instructional program guidelines and legal requirements of IDEA and Federal regulations. Contacts are made within and outside the school system and may require handling sensitive information and/or dealing tactfully with others.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of the practices and procedures of instruction, assessment and program planning for emotionally disabled special education students; of applicable special education laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures; of the principles and methods of developing an instructional and behavioral management system; of basic subjects taught in District schools including mathematics, reading, writing, language arts and spelling. Working skill in the operation of standard office and classroom equipment including a computer and assigned software. Demonstrated ability to design and implement Individual Educational Plans for individuals with disabilities and in designing instruction based on student’s individual education plan. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; to provide guidance in support needed from classroom paraprofessionals. Demonstrated ability in decision making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships and planning.