The Special Education Teacher position is responsible for providing specialized instruction in one or more subjects to clients in order to help them learn the subject matter and/or skills.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities • Employ a wide variety of instructional methods, behavioral tools, and materials that are most appropriate for meeting standard operating procedures and educational objectives that are outlined in the school curriculum. • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the clients’ maturity. • Create and maintain accurate client/administrative documents such as daily attendance and grade books; summarize achievements in reports for assigned clients including attendance and behavior. • Develops daily lesson plans and completes all required educational paperwork • Participate as an educational team member in coordination with the clients, staff, and school and represents the program in professional meetings, family meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops. • Knows and demonstrates special educational law or regulations as applying to the paperwork needed to carry a caseload. • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care. • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.
The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including: Bachelor’s degree in related field in subject matter that is utilized for teaching experience AND State certification (public (level I or II) or private) in special education; OR Bachelor’s degree in related field with interest and ability to obtain emergency/permanent teaching certification per PDE requirements • Other Qualifications: ? At least twenty-one (21) years of age. Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI). Non-communicable diseases physical exam. Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.