High School Special Education Math Teacher
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Special Education (K-12+) (Level 1), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 2), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 3), Special Education (K-12+) (ARL).
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Special Education, Math (General), Autism, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Special Education (General), Traumatic Brain Injury, Mathematics, Special Education.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
Spectrum Academy Special Education Math Teacher Job Description
Campus: North Salt Lake High School Salary: SPED Teacher Salary School Year: 2021-2022 Job Type: Full-Time Salaried Reports to: Building Principal Full Benefits Offered
*Spectrum Academy is the premier charter school that specializes in working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. About 85% of our student body receives special education services.
*Our classrooms are a hybrid of the mainstream and resource models found at typical schools. Our teachers are all required to work with students who may or may not be receiving special education services, provide services from student IEPs, and support High School IEP case managers with IEP assessments and IEP goal data gathering.
The Spectrum Academy Special Education Math Teacher meets the needs of high school students who are significantly below grade level (3+ grade levels behind). This teacher will be working to provide specially designed instruction to meet the lagging skills of students in order to facilitate competency-based understanding of grade-level standards.
This special educator is an essential member of the MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support) team who effectively collaborates with general educators, related services specialists, and the instructional coach to design and deliver tier 2 and tier 3 academic and/or social skill interventions in the classroom in addition to the general education curriculum.
They are efficient and organized data managers who know how to design effective data collection procedures which results in relevant data that can be used to measure progress and inform necessary changes to student instruction or Individualized Education Plans. They have a high degree of personal satisfaction and ethical personal accountability to provide the special education services that our students are entitled to.
Description of Responsibilities:
collect and monitor academic and behavioral progress data for students. identify students who need academic or social/behavior interventions. implement and assess targeted interventions. provide specially designed instruction (whole group, small group, one on one, etc). monitor and ensure sped service minutes are being provided. draft IEPs for students on their caseload. collaborate with the SPED technician and instructional coach on data driven student outcomes. collaborate with related services in providing cross discipline service. supervise and assign instructional and support tasks to classroom para. other duties as specified by administration in response to changing student needs.
Preferred Skills: Student centered language and approach High level of professionalism with staff and students Knowledge of high impact instructional strategies Deep understanding of skill hierarchies Effective verbal and written communicator Promotes positive work culture Infectious passion for student learning Understanding of the importance of team culture for student success Can implement wide varieties of curriculum High ethical standards for education Drive to stay current on best practices in special education
Salary: DOE School Year: 2021-2022 Job Type: Full-Time Salaried with Full Benefits Offered Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $43,800.00 - $76,950.00 per year
COVID-19 considerations: We are following state requirements for COVID precautions for K-12 public schools.