Midland Elementary - (8hrs.) Elementary Social/Emotional Learning Special Ed Teacher (#1773853)
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District for an Elementary Social Emotional Learning Classroom (Behavior) Teacher. This position is for 8 hours per day, 9 months per year.
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Job Title: Elementary Social Emotional Learning Classroom (Behavior) Teacher
Job Description: Under the direction of the school principal, the teacher is responsible for providing instruction to students with social emotional learning needs and behavior challenges; will create a flexible program and class environment favorable for learning and personal growth. The teacher will establish effective rapport with students; motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes, and the knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for further education, and do so in accordance with each student's ability. Professional relations will be developed and maintained with other staff and parents. The teacher must have strong behavior management skills, knowledge of special education rules, and the ability to collaborate and work within a team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and implement Individualized Education Plans and behavior plans with fidelity as outlined by the IEP team which includes, student, parents, teachers and school administration. Implements data collection systems, accurately collects and summarizes data. Monitors, redirects and modifies student progress regarding inappropriate behaviors and performance, administering intensive behavior intervention programs to identified students Teaches subject matter, utilizing the course of study adopted by the school district and the Board of Education, correlated with other appropriate learning activities. Develop lesson plans, adapt curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction. Engages students in learning through use of content activities and assignments, student groupings, a wide variety of instructional materials, and the structure and pacing of the lessons. Provides specific and timely feedback to students. Evaluates student's academic and personal growth keeping appropriate records, and prepare progress reports Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere. Utilizes Least Restrictive Behavior Interventions (LRBI) to support skill development in students. Understands various functions of behavior when determining interventions, developing and implementing behavior intervention plans. Models and trains program staff on the implementation of specific programs and procedures to address student goals. Collaborates with school team members to provide instruction and support effectively. Utilizes computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction. Maintains classroom organization and discipline. Provides and maintains a safe and supervised environment in the classroom, on the school grounds, and in the community as necessary. Communicates with parents through conferences and other means discussing academic and personal progress as well as attendance and behavior; interpret school programs. Supervises and directs paraprofessionals for the benefit of student learning. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with students, school staff, district staff, and parents. Participates in school and district behavior trainings, including Mandt. Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed. Possesses problem solving skills and demonstrates effective communication skills. Manages student files to maintain compliance based on district, USBE, and IDEA guidelines and regulations. Demonstrates professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. Conforms to district policies including attendance, absences and evaluations. Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal or district office administration. Attendance is an essential function of this job.
Qualifications: Degree and License Requirements:
Valid Utah Special Education K-12 license (mild/moderate or severe)
Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 50 pounds Assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, bending, standing, and sitting in student-size chairs) for extended periods of time Utilize quick body movements to maintain safety and implement student behavior plans May require working with bio-hazards (blood borne pathogens, human waste, cleaning/disinfecting materials, etc.)
Willing to participate in and utilize required trainings (e. g. MANDT; van certification)
WEBER SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.