Part-Time SSHS Special Education Classroom Specialist
South Summit School District is seeking applications for a part-time Special Education Classroom Specialist at South Summit High School. This position will be up to 29 hours per week. This position is ideal for those individuals currently enrolled in an undergraduate special education program or teaching program working towards an educator’s license. Salary will be based on the 2021-2022 Classified Salary Schedule and will receive no benefits. Qualified applicants will be responsible for teaching groups of students with moderate disabilities at the secondary level. You will modify existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g., math, writing) to meet each student’s learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs. Ultimately, you will help and inspire students to achieve important learning milestones. Responsibilities • Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans • Adapt learning materials to students’ needs • Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress • Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed • Find engaging activities to teach skills • Prepare students for transition to the next grade • Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems • Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities • Collaborate with the support staff (e.g., school counselors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans Requirements • Knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies • Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities • A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Applicants must be fingerprinted and satisfactorily pass an employment background check. Classified applications are available online www.ssummit.org For best consideration, please submit applications by May 20, 2021. Submit application, resume, and any relevant documents to the South Summit District Office, 285 E 400 S Kamas, UT 84036, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please direct questions to Special Education Director, Danielle Katterman at: 435-783-4318 South Summit School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.