9-11 Hill Street
Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
- Provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment.
- Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
- Instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as phonetics, multi-sensory learning, and repetition to reinforce learning and to meet students' varying needs and interests.
- Teach socially acceptable behavior, as determined by the students’ individualized education programs (IEPs) by employing techniques in an overall positive behavioral support system.
- Modify the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
- Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
- Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all students.
- Meet with parents to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their individualized educational needs.
- Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and other professionals to develop individualized education programs (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social/emotional development.
- Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
- Develop plans for effective communication, monitoring, and follow-up of students in inclusive classroom settings.
- Provide crisis intervention, as needed, for students and those in inclusive classrooms.
- Assist in collection of data for providing appropriate classroom interventions.
- Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team as appropriate.
- Assist in preparation of data for local, state, and federal reports.
- Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
- Deliver effective, high-quality, rigorous instruction in the content areas that produce high levels of student achievement, both academic and linguistic; as given to you in the school curriculum and planned for in your lesson plans.
- Deliver exceptional aligned and standards-based instruction in assigned content area(s) and grade level(s) that ensure academic growth for all students; as evidenced in your lesson planning from the school curriculum
- Develop daily and unit lesson plans that are thoughtful, thematic, goal-oriented and aligned with curriculum, and carefully plan lessons for substitutes when unable to attend school;
- Differentiate instruction for children of different linguistic, cultural and academic backgrounds, as well as for children with different learning styles;
- Possess and maintain a mastery of the content knowledge area and skills to successfully teach assigned content area(s) and grade(s);
- Participate actively in curriculum development;
- Be responsible for all school materials that are given to you for school use (computers, curriculum binder, etc.). Lack of care may result in financial penalty;
- Develop relevant materials and adapt existing curricula to meet the needs of students;
- Possess a high level of technological understanding and a willingness to take advantage of professional development opportunities in the area of technology and assessment, as well as immersion education and related areas;
- Maintain adequate records of students’ achievement on schools online management system and behavioral performance and complete report card promptly as scheduled; keep a record of those communications
- Communicate regularly with parents regarding homework assignments, current content areas, achievement of academic goals, as well as, classroom performance and behavior. Maintaining accurate record of all parent communication and meetings.
- Be available for parent/teacher conferences, parent/student orientations and other events;
- Check homework and assist children in any areas that show a lack of understanding of homework assignments;
- Plan and chaperone field trips;
- Establish a good working relationship with other teaching professionals for integration of best practices into the classroom and the curriculum;
- Attend and participate in all staff meetings;
- Implement the school-wide discipline policies in the classroom and throughout the school; and
- Maintain a neat, clean classroom environment that enhances learning.
- Perform related work as required.
Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD)
General Ed K-6 cert
Satisfactory completion of criminal history background check
Medical, Dental, Vision
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required