Special Education Teacher
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Special Education (General).
The license must be in one of the following grades: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active.
Qualifications: Teaches subject matter, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of Education, correlated with other appropriate learning activities. Develop lesson plans, adapt curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction. Utilizes computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction. Maintains classroom organization and discipline. Establishes and maintains Standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere. Provides and maintains a safe and supervised environment in the classroom and the school grounds. Devises and utilizes techniques that accurately measure students' progress. Evaluates students' academic and personal growth keeping appropriate records. Communicates with parents. Demonstrates professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. Possesses problem-solving skills. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with students, school, staff, district staff, and patrons. Communicates effectively. Has knowledge of State Core Curriculum and Board of Education adopted guides.
Key Competencies: Self motivation High energy level Verbal and written communication skills Attention to detail High work standards Problem solving Decision making Organizing and planning Learning orientation Critical thinking Stress tolerance Flexibility and adaptability Initiative Creativity Patience