Special Education Teacher

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Special Education


COMPENSATION: Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement located on the DY website.

All internal applicants who are interested in this position should apply within ten days of this posting.

All applicants must be fingerprinted prior to hiring. Additional information regarding fingerprinting including scheduling an appointment may be found on our website.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Develop and implement high quality programming for preschool/kindergarten aged children
  • Provide direct instructional support to students with disabilities in the classroom or in a separate setting.
  • Implement and/or adapt modifications and accommodations to the environment or curricular materials as directed by the special education teacher/liaison, classroom teacher or related services provider.
  • Collect data regarding students’ goals and/or objectives as directed by licensed staff.
  • Support the behavioral/social-emotional needs of children by utilizing pro-active, pro-social problem solving skills.
  • Serve as the special education liaison, write, manage, implement, and monitor progress toward IEP goals
  • Administer and interpret standardized assessments, as well as formative assessments to drive instruction  
  • Identify and support opportunities for meaningful inclusion
  • Support special education students by providing assistance with equipment (i.e. assistive technology).
  • Foster student independence while supporting individual needs.
  • Responsible for carrying out tasks that allow students to meet their IEP goals and appropriately function in the educational setting.
  • Tasks may include assisting with behavior, medical, social, academic or self-help interventions.
  • Work may include, but is not limited to assisting with personal hygiene, direct behavior services (such as ABA) and data collection.
  • Maintain proper confidentiality of student records.
  • Supporting the toileting and daily living skills of students can be an essential function of the job.
  • Communicate directly with parents to update them on the status of their child's progress towards IEP goals, behavior management and any other relevant information.

  • MA Teacher Certification in Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PK-8) and Early Education (PK-2), dual certification preferred
  • Experience working with students on IEPs, including experience with behavior management, data collection, academic instruction and curriculum modification
  • Experience working in sub-separate setting preferred
  • ABA experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to work as part of a team; experience providing supervision of staff (Assistants) preferred
  • Must be certified in either mild to moderate disabilities OR moderate to severe disabilities.  
  • Possible experience with transition and teaching vocational skills.
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Patricia McKenzie, Principal’s Secretary
Ezra H. Baker Elementary School
810 Route 28
West Dennis, Massachusetts 02670
Phone: (508) 398-7690

Posted By

Dennis Yarmouth Regional School District

296 Station Ave , S Yarmouth, MA 02664

At the following locations

Ezra H. Baker Innovation School

810 Route 28 , West Dennis, MA 02670