Middle School Special Education Teacher
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Deaf-Blind, Early Intervention Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General), Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th.
The license status must be active.
Providence Hall is looking for a dynamic 6th-8th grade Special Education Teacher for the current 2021-2022 school year.
Providence Hall seeks an enthusiastic, committed individual who supports the school’s values of inclusive education, academic excellence, and inquiry-based learning.
Teacher will work with parents, students, regular education teachers, and administrators in accordance with the school’s mission and vision in order to promote student achievement. The following are elements of the expectations required for this position:
• Work with students who have a range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student. • Model and provide support for general educators implementing specialized instruction and inclusive practices for students with a range of disabilities. • Provide assistance with developing and adapting curriculum materials and educational practices to meet the needs of students and teachers. • Act as an informational liaison for inclusion, as appropriate. • Communicate effectively with parents, teachers, related service providers (SLP, OT, nurses, etc.), school psychologist, other staff, and other schools, as needed, to promote student achievement. • Develop behavior plans (FUBAs/BIPs) for students as required by their needs. • Use formal and informal assessments to determine student needs and to develop teaching plans. • Progress monitor student achievement and complete progress reports for student files and reporting. • Teach students in small groups and in one-on-one settings. • Train and model appropriate methods and instructional delivery for para educators. • Manage, train, and supervise schedules and practices of para educators as they work in inclusive settings with students who have moderate to severe disabilities. • Schedule and direct IEP meetings with IEP team within dates in compliance with federal rules and regulations. • Effectively, discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators as needed. • Collaborate with general education teachers, parents, para educators, and other special educators to implement IEPs, programs, and classes for each student. • Update student files for current compliance and progress. • Adapt general education curriculum and teach basic skills such as social skills, adaptive skills, life skills, and behavior management. • Prepare for and conduct parent and student conferencing according to school policy. • Collaborate with general education teachers to monitor student progress and compliance. • Proctor standardized tests. • Make data-based instructional decisions to improve student outcomes. • Complete reevaluations in accordance with federal rules and regulations and best practice. • Complete all special education paperwork accurately, according to rules and regulations, and on time. • Administer diagnostic assessments, as needed. • Attend Professional Development as designated on school calendar. **MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**