Elementary Special Education Teacher
Special Education Teacher
Develop and implement the student’s IEP through direct instruction and coordination of activities/work with the teachers at the local school.
Duties and responsibilities
Develop lesson plans based on CCRS, and/or Essential Elements, appropriate Functional Goals, and the IEP to address the individual needs of the student.
Utilize multiple forms of student data to continually Review and Revise IEPs, lesson plans, grades, and instructional strategies as the need arises to ensure success.
Manage classroom behavior through interventions and behavior plans, formal and informal, chart behavior, note successful and unsuccessful interventions on RCSD approved ABC Forms.
Consult with a behavior specialist as needed, make referrals for FBAs /BIPs.
Implement informal behavioral contracts and formal behavior plans, and revise when necessary.
Implement positive behavioral support and interventions.
Document behavior daily.
Develop and write IEPs based on cumulative, comprehensive data annually.
Schedule IEPs with appropriate school personnel, parents, and school.
Use data to develop progress reports every grading period and when the IEP dictates.
Monitor progress through data collection for all IEP goals daily, weekly, monthly, and annually.
Update information in SpedTrack to ensure records are current.
Consult and collaborate with Related Services personnel and implement recommendations and IEP goals in the classroom and school settings.
Communicate with parents formally or informally to maintain rapport and address parent concerns.
Submit LREs within the first two weeks of school start date, and each time an IEP Meeting is held.
Conduct Re-evaluations every three years are as necessary.
Conduct ESY Meetings at least once a year.
Attend professional development sessions conducted by the district.
Manage, train, and guide ARIs to be effective supports within your classroom.
Manage and meet all MDE procedures, guidelines, and timelines.
Design and implement schedules to address the individual needs of the students on your caseload.
Build collaborative relationships with school personnel general education, special education, specialists, and parents.
Meet all requirements, duties, and deadlines assigned by your building administrators and central office support staff.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree issued by an accredited college or university
Valid Mississippi Educator license with required special education endorsements