Weber School District - ( 8 hr.) Special Education Teacher - Alternate Pathway to Licensure

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Full-time
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Kindergarten
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Deadline
Open Until Filled
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Must hold a license issued by any agency.

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Positions have been declared open in the Weber School District for a full-time Special Education Teacher - Mild/Moderate (Resource) or Life Skills (Severe) - Alternate Pathway to Licensure. This position is for 8 hours per day, 9 months per year. Qualified applicants must have a bachelor degree from an accredited college/university, be willing to complete a university education licensure program, and obtain a Special Education Utah Teaching License (mild/moderate or severe). Applicants who have an educator license outside of Utah are also welcome to apply. Files will be reviewed before screening interviews are scheduled. Applicants must participate in a screening interview prior to being approved to schedule an interview with building principals for open positions.

EMPLOYEES OF THE DISTRICT SHOULD NOT APPLY THROUGH TEACHERS-TEACHERS BUT SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME AND LETTER OF APPLICATION TO THE SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPT. (nilewis@wsd.net). APPLICANTS OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT MAY APPLY ON TEACHERS-TEACHERS.COM

EMPLOYEES OF THE DISTRICT SHOULD NOT APPLY THROUGH TEACHERS-TEACHERS BUT SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME AND LETTER OF APPLICATION TO THE SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPT. (nilewis@wsd.net). APPLICANTS OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT MAY APPLY ON TEACHERS-TEACHERS.COM

Job Description: Under the direction of the school principal, the teacher is responsible for providing instruction to students with individualized education plans (IEP) through creating 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 collect and summarize data. Monitors, redirects and supports students in modifying student behavior 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 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. Exercise good judgement and maintain confidentiality. 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. Maintain regular work attendance.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor degree Experience in K-12 educational setting preferred Enrollment in (either already enrolled or willing to enroll) and completion of a Special Education degree/licensure in Mild/Moderate or Severe K-12 Previous experience working in special education or related field preferred

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

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 Participate in and utilize Mandt training, if applicable Requires the mobility to reach and bend (neck and back) Requires mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects Requires mobility to maneuver through classroom and school environments independently Requires lifting and carrying of objects of up to 50 pounds, which may be a frequent aspect of the job Requires pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 100 pounds, which is a rare aspect of the job Requires implementation of non-violent crisis intervention techniques May require working with bio-hazards (blood borne pathogens, human waste, cleaning/disinfecting materials, etc.) Participate in and utilize Mandt training, if applicable

WEBER SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Weber School District

5320 S ADAMS AVE PKWY, OGDEN, UT 84405
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,158 (USD)

State Average: $7,571 (USD)

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338