Secondary Severe Special Education Teacher - North Salt Lake

Job | Posted 2 months ago
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Special Education

Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Early Intervention Specialist, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General).


What Spectrum does . . .

Spectrum petitioned the state and will be formally moving to a 4-day instructional week with an alternate Friday next year. This will allow staff to engage in planning, collaboration for personalization, and complete special education documentation. Further, we have significantly increased our teacher pay scales to reflect the unique impact and commitment Spectrum teachers have on their students.

Spectrum Academy is the premier charter school that specializes in working with students who have High Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. About 90% of our student body receives special education services.

Our functional skills classroom is part of our self-contained classroom model. Students in this class are significantly delayed developmentally and academically. The teacher will be working mostly with behavior management systems and teaching life skills to these students.

Job Responsibilities: 1. Implements applied behavior analysis (ABA) based interventions in the classroom. 2. Collect data on behaviors, task performance, IEP accommodations, goals etc. 3. Implement classroom management system and manage non-emergency behaviors within the classroom setting. 4. Train, supervise and support paraprofessionals in various classroom aspects, including instruction and behavior management. 5. Implement behavior intervention plans, and provide individualized behavior supports as necessary. 6. Assisting students with basic self-care tasks as necessary and appropriate. 7. Fosters a classroom climate conducive to learning. 8. Utilizes instructional management systems that increase student learning and maximize time on task. 9. Implements Individual Education Programs (IEPs) in accordance with school policy 10. Communicates effectively within the educational community and with parents on a regular basis. 11. Meets professional responsibilities. 12. Maintains and upgrades professional skills. 13. Maintains professional work habits. 14. Promotes and maintains positive pupil-teacher-parent relationships. 15. Adheres to the teacher code of conduct. 16. Performs other job related duties as assigned by the Principal and the Functional Skills Program Director

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Spectrum Academy

575 North Cutler Drive , North Salt Lake, UT 84054

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Spectrum Academy - North Salt Lake Campus

575 N Cutler Dr , North Salt Lake , UT 84054