Potential Early Childhood Special Education & Special Education Teacher
Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License, Statement of Eligibility, Special Education Conditional License.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Deaf-Blind, Early Intervention Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General), Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Job Title: Special Education Teacher Contract Length: 192 days FLSA Status: Exempt Job Summary Position is responsible for special needs students by creating a classroom environment to develop competencies in academic, social, and motor skills. Essential Duties Implements the assigned program of study. Develops and implements Individualized Education Program (IEPs). Monitors student progress toward achieving instructional objectives and goals on the IEP’s. Maintains and upgrades professional skills. Teaches rules of conduct. Maintains order in classroom and on playground when applicable. Counsels pupils when adjustment and academic problems arise. Discusses pupil’s academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents. Keeps attendance and grade records as required by school. Coordinates class field trips when applicable. Works cooperatively with the total staff. Assumes responsibility for the care of materials, equipment, and facilities. Assumes responsibility for a neat, safe environment and promotes positive interaction with and among students. Encourages self-direction and self-motivation and demonstrates knowledge of the subject(s) being taught. Utilizes a variety of appropriate materials and resources. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Principal and the Special Education Director. Job Specifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions & Physical Requirements Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; and to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be occasionally performed on field trips away from school. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Clearance Criminal Justice Background check, Fingerprinting, TB Assessment Supervision Exercised: Dependent on grade level and subject; may include instructional assistants, volunteers, tutors. Supervision Received: Principal This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The applicant will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or appropriate administrator. Accomack County Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise, or change this job description and related duties at any time. The Accomack County School System does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, handicap, race, religion, color, or national origin in its employment practices.