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Special Education Teacher- Early Childhood

at Baker Victory Services

Posted: 10/15/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: b34cff29-99c0-4245-97f8-23fc690c92c9
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Job Summary: Plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Creates an educational climate that promotes success, independence, a productive atmosphere, and provides students with encouragement, safety and stimulation.
  2. Completes weekly lesson plans based on a developmentally appropriate curriculum which follows the New York State Education Department Learning Standards.
  3. Creates an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) for all students.
  4. Prepares lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of students based upon their IEP.
  5. Demonstrate adequate knowledge of: subject matter, ability to think critically, and individualized instruction.
  6. Create, implement and share effective behavior management techniques or plans.
  7. Act as team leader of classroom staff including assistants, therapists, and social workers.
  8. Conduct regular community meetings (Sanctuary based) and team meetings.
  9. Communicate effectively with parents (through notebooks, phone calls, conferences, district meetings, etc.).
  10. Complete log notes based on student goals as per the IEP (progress and/or regression).
  11. Complete Quarterly Progress Reports on all students that are distributed to parents and the school districts.
  12. Complete Annual Review Reports/Amendments/Regression Statements for school districts (including writing appropriate observable and measurable child centered goals).
  13. Participate in and share appropriate information at CPSE/CSE meetings with school districts.
  14. Mentor and train new teachers as requested by supervisor
  15. Maintain client confidentiality within HIPAA/FERPA and agency guidelines.

License/Registration/ Certification: NYS Teaching Certification in Special Education, Students with Disabilities B-2 is preferred.  If candidate has a NYS Teaching certification outside of teaching area, Students with Disabilities must be completed within 1 year from start date. 

Education: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Teaching, or similar area

Schedule: Monday - Friday from 7:30AM - 3:30PM