POSITION: Special Education Teacher REPORTS TO: Special Education Director/Head of School EMPLOYEE STATUS: Exempt JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in related field Valid Texas Special Education Certificate in appropriate area Ability to work effectively between the school and community 3 years or more working as a special education teacher or a general education teacher Effective written & verbal communication skills Intermediate data entry skills– typing speed: 60 wpm with accuracy CPI Certificate once employed Keep knowledge of computer programs: eSped, MSWord, MSExcel, Google Suite: Sheets, Docs, Slides,Gmail Dyslexia training would be a plus. PRIMARY PURPOSE: Provides special education consultation and instruction to meet the needs of eligible students with disabilities. Communicates with campus staff, district special education coordinator/director, and parents/guardians information pertaining to students’ needs (such as but not exclusively: ARD paperwork, typed ARD minutes,IEP’s,BIP’sand general progress) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Preparedocumentsand attendARD/IEP meetingsforstudentseligible forspecialeducation 2. Type minutes during ARD meetings notating important changes in accordance with TEA’s and Aristoi Classical Academy’s requirements. 3. Complete local, state and federal paper work required for program participation by designated timelines 4. Assist Special Education Coordinator/Director as needed. 5. Develop instructional programs for eligible students to achieve mastery of the Texas Essential Knowledge andSkills 6. Collaborate with regular education teachers and related service staff to develop PLAAFPand annual goals/objectives for IEPs and to assist in providing an appropriate education for eligible students 7. Administer criterion referencedtesting 8. Keep current and be willing to apply the state of the art educational practices 561811thStreet,Katy,Texas77493 www.aristoiclassical.org Phone:(281) 391-5003 Fax:(281)391-5010 9. Oversee the responsibilities of para professionals in implementing student programs, to include trainingin regards todata collection andimplementationof specific instructional strategies. Host routine meetings with para-professionals. 10. Collect & maintain data related to student progress and grades 11. Provide training support to the general education teachers 12. ReportprogressonIEP goals/objectives andgrades as stipulated by districtpolicy& ARD documents 13. Provide appropriate behavior management techniques to teachers and students for eligible students 14. Complete State Assessment requirements for eligible students 15. Communicateregularlywithgeneraleducationteachersandparents/guardians regarding student progress/needs/concerns 16. Implement district practice for Critical Elements of Resource Classroom. 17. Maintain confidential student records & audit folders 18. Attend district required and job specific trainings & staff development (i.e., training on Autism, content specific trainings, structured settings, etc.) 19. Other duties as assigned EQUIPMENT USED: Personal computer, copier, printer, calculator, laminator, and fax machine, telephone. PROGRAMS USED: eSped, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Google Suite WORKING CONDITIONS: Maintainemotionalcontrolunderstress. Workwith frequentinterruptions.Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, crouching, crawling,reaching, climbing and pulling could be needed. May be required to lift and carry moderate weight, 15-44 pounds. Remain flexible during unexpected changes or transitions. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Any work related experience or additional education/training resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in theaboverequiredknowledge, skills, andabilitiesmaybeanacceptablesubstitutefortheabove specifiededucationandexperiencerequirementsatthesolediscretionofDistrictAdministration. Aristoi Classical Academy is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or ability. This job description summary doesnotimplythattheseare theonlydutiestobeperformed. Thisjobdescriptionissubjecttochange in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseenevents.
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