Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

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Job Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Infants/Toddlers
Kindergarten
Preschool/Pre-K
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Deadline
Open Until Filled
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Eligibility License, Postgraduate Professional License, Provisional License, Statement of Eligibility.
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: Infants/Toddlers, 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.

Description

Fluvanna County Public Schools seeks to hire an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher. This position is located at West Central Primary School.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Amy Barnabei, Principal, at abarnabei@apps.fluco.org.

Job Title: Special Education Teacher - Early Childhood Special Education

Salary Index: Teacher Salary Scale

Reports To: Principal

FLSA Status: Exempt

SUMMARY:

FCPS seeks to hire a highly qualified Special Education teacher that teaches one or more subjects to students by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.

Lectures, demonstrates, and uses audiovisual teaching aids to present subject matter to class.

Prepares, administers, and corrects tests, and records results.

Assigns lessons, corrects papers, and hears oral presentations.

Ability to differentiate instruction based on varying levels of student ability.

Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, record results, and issue reports to inform parents.

Teaches rules of conduct.

Maintains order in classroom and other school settings.

Counsels pupils when adjustment and academic problems arise.

Discusses pupils' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents and families.

Keeps attendance and grade records as required by school.

Coordinates class field trips.

Works cooperatively with the total staff.

Ability to work independently.

Uses instructional and planning time effectively.

Assumes responsibility for the care of materials, equipment, and facilities.

Assumes responsibility for a neat, safe environment for students committed to their care.

Practice and promote positive interaction with and among students and staff.

Encourages self-direction and self-motivation in students.

Demonstrates knowledge of the subject being taught.

Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training.

Exhibits evidence of effective lesson plans.

Utilizes a variety of appropriate materials and resources.

Complies with school and school board policies and regulations.

Must hold a valid Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in Special Education. Early Childhood Special Education endorsement preferred.

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 to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience working with individuals with challenging behaviors.

Experience working in alternative programs and settings.

Valid certification to meet State requirements with specific endorsement in the area in which assigned.

Applicant must have good health and no disqualifying physical or emotional handicaps. Evidence of fitness to teach from the standpoint of health may be required from a qualified physician.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid certification to meet State requirements with specific endorsement in the area to which assigned. Applicant who has had teaching experience must have an acceptable rating for such teaching.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must be able to lift overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally. Lifting or moving children to wheelchair, table, desk, or assisting with bathroom/hygiene. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to push items of 50 pounds such as pushing a child on a bike or swing, or moving/rearranging furniture. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Must be able to work both inside and outside and within various degrees of noise, temperature, and air quality. Interruptions are routine and flexibility and patience are required. Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment under stressful conditions. After hour work may be required.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

10 month contract.

EVALUATION

Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of personnel.

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Fluvanna County Public Schools

14455 James Madison Highway, Palmyra, VA 22963
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,431 (USD)

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students

2%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.33

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 13%

FTE

519

State Average: 801