Special Education Teacher-Staunton High School
Staunton High School is seeking applicants for a Special Education Teacher position for the 2022-23 school year. 200 Day (10-month) Contract beginning late July, 2022.
Salary based on the 2022-23 payscale. Excellent Benefits. Full Benefits Package Staunton City Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and is fully committed to the principles and practices of equal employment.
JOB TITLE: Special Education Teacher
LOCATION: Schools IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
GRADE/RANK: TB 10/11, TM10/11
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
The special education teacher performs complex professional work, providing teaching and/or training services to students in general or specialized instruction or in a specialized subject or assigned group of subjects; motivates students to develop skills in assigned subject matters; performs related work as required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following functions/tasks:
Instructs students in a program of study which meets stated objectives and prepared students to master grade level standards. Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative Regulations and procedures of Staunton City Schools. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course / SOL standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students. Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction and to actively engage students. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom by providing positive reinforcement of acceptable behaviors and modifying unacceptable behaviors. Develops and implements Individual Education Programs (IEPs) in accordance with Federal and State law. Monitor student progress towards achieving instructional objectives and goals on the IEPs. Serves as a liaison between classrooms and specialty groups. Serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team as appropriate. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary. Communicates regularly with parents or guardians through conferences and other means to discuss student progress. Supervises and monitors student movement and escorts students to resources, bathrooms, buses, cafeteria, room changes and other activities in the building. Administers standardized testing in accordance with division testing practices. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities. Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school including PTA, student clubs and after-school activities. Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.