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