Full Time Secondary Special Education Educator - Southwest Education Academy (Coal Creek)

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We want you to join our team! Come work for the Iron County School District in Cedar City, UT and help to make a difference in the lives of students and families in your community!  The Iron County School District supports families in developing college and career readiness by BUILDING knowledge, skills and relationships for ALL.  Empowering ALL to learn at high-levels through systematic district and school-wide support. 

Southwest Education Academy is seeking a Full Time Secondary Special Education Educator to work at Coal Creek beginning in August for the 2024-2025 school year.

The Full Time Secondary Special Education Educator provides students with learning, cognitive or physical, disabilities with individually tailored help, counsel, and learning experiences that the student needs to make progress toward educational goals established with the student's limitations in mind. Monitors and evaluates outcomes for students with disabilities. Assists in the development of Individual Education Programs (IEP).

  • Determines specific learning problems, skill deficiencies, or social adjustment difficulties of students and initiates remediation programs in these areas. 

  • Evaluates each student in terms of initial needs and progress toward remediation. 

  • Develops and presents appropriate IEP goals. 

  • Prepares progress reports and year-end evaluations, administering pre-tests and posts-tests as appropriate and necessary. 

  • Makes available a wide range of teaching materials and equipment, including reading material at many levels, instructional games, and resource materials. 

  • Counsels students in identifying and dealing with their academic and social challenges.

  • Provides opportunities for students to explore life and career goals. 

  • Provides students with tutoring for other classes. 

  • Establishes and maintains standards of individual student behavior. Works closely with other teachers to help the students maintain satisfactory class work, homework, and behavior. 

  • Helps parents to understand the specific challenges of educationally handicapped students and the goals and operation of the program, apprising them of challenges and progress. 

  • Participates in selection and evaluation of students for admission to the program of education for such students. 

  • Participates in case conferences about students who learn differently. 

  • Performs basic attendance accounting and similar record keeping functions pertinent to the special education program. 

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the field by reading journals and publications, attending professional society meetings and seminars, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field. 

  • Evaluates special education needs to ensure that objectives for student education are met. 

  • Understands and Interprets laws, rules, and regulations to students, parents, and paraprofessionals. 

  • Prepares reports for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.

  • Administers achievement tests to measure student level of performance.

  • Writes and maintains IEP files and monitors compliance.

  • Helps students with daily living skills such as toileting and social interaction.

  • Works with students and their behavior needs. 

  • Regular, reliable, predictable attendance and job performance is required

Please see the full job description at the the link HERE


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Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720

At the following locations

Southwest Educational Academy

844 S 475 W , CEDAR CITY, UT 84720