Special Education Teacher – IEP Writer Facilitator

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Start Date
08/04/2021
Position Areas
Special Education

Description

DEFINITION:

The job of Special Education Teacher IEP Writer Facilitator is done for the purpose/s of developing special education students'success in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living by implementing district approved curriculum;
documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students' specific needs; providing a safe
and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student
progress, expectations, goals, etc.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).
 
TASKS:
 Write, attend and facilitate meetings for non-certified teacher (long term subs or teachers working towards certification); Schedule meetings and provide written notice to assure compliance with special education regulations for all students on their case load; Record meeting minutes and complete all relevant special education paperwork at Individual Education Program team meetings; Ensure the involvement of parents in the special education process and provide basic explanations of parental rights and procedural safeguards and responsibilities under IDEA; Facilitate transition planning between levels and for students entering and returning from out of district placements.  Participate in facilitation of students transitioning into and out of assigned school;
 
Attend district and school site special education team meetings; Maintain student records and protect their confidentiality; Coordinate transition planning activities and transition assessments for students with IEPs;
 
Perform other tasks that may be assigned by the Director of Exceptional Education, Principal or Department Chair.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
KNOWLEDGE is required to read a variety of manuals, write documents following
prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.
Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: age appropriate activities, bilingual
(English/Spanish) helpful, pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws, stages of child development, working
knowledge of school system
 
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet
changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: analytical skills,
applying assessment instruments, preparing and maintaining accurate records, promoting child centered environment,
record keeping, verbal and written communication skills.
 
SPECIFIC ABILITIES required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting curriculum to meet needs of students, adapting to changing work priorities, addressing the learning styles of students, assessing learning outcomes achieved by students, communicating with students, creating and maintaining climate of respect, implementing activities that promote student learning, implementing classroom management techniques, maintaining confidentiality, meeting deadlines and schedules, planning instructional goals/outcomes for students, setting priorities, utilizing current
technology, working as part of a team, working with detailed information/data, working with frequent interruptions.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in an indoor environment. Work requires frequent sitting, standing, bending, repetitive motion, vision to monitor and lifting up to 15 pounds
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Education related area.
Valid Arizona Teaching Certificate in Special Education.
Certain endorsement may be required for certain positions

Salary Grade: Refer to Certified Salary Schedule        FTE: 1.0           Days: 211      Start Date: 2021/2022 School Year 
 
Application Procedure:
Apply online
 

Posted By

Sunnyside USD 12

2238 E. Ginter Road , Tucson, AZ 85706
 

At the following locations

Sunnyside High School

1725 East Bilby Road , Tucson, AZ 85706