Farr West Elementary - (8 hrs.) Elementary Mild/Moderate Special Education Teacher (#1938226)
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District for an Elementary School Mild/Moderate Special Education Teacher (grades K-6). This position is for 8 hours per day, 182 days per year.
EMPLOYEES OF THE DISTRICT SHOULD NOT APPLY THROUGH TEACHERS-TEACHERS BUT SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME AND LETTER OF APPLICATION TO BUILDING PRINCIPAL. APPLICANTS OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT SHOULD APPLY ON TEACHERS-TEACHERS.COM.
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED, AFTER A MINIMUM OF 3 WORKING DAYS.
Job Description: Under the direction of the building principal, the teacher is responsible for the education of assigned students and 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.
Develop and implement Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and behavior plans (BIPs) with fidelity as outlined by the IEP team, which includes student, parents, teachers and school administration. Implements data collection systems, accurately collect and summarize 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. 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. 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 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 and on the school grounds. Devises and utilizes techniques which accurately measure students' progress. Evaluates student's academic and personal growth keeping appropriate records, and prepare progress reports. 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 trainings. 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. Regular work attendance is critical Demonstrates professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. Conforms to district policies including attendance, absences and evaluations. Attendance must be adequate to acceptably perform listed job functions. Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal or district office administration.
Valid Utah Special Education Mild/Moderate or Severe Teaching License Highly Qualified in Elementary Content Areas
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