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Special Education Teacher - Resource

Company: Spring Branch ISD
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Special Education Teacher - Resource Reports To: Director of Special Education Classification: Professional Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Days: 188 Salary: See Compensation Plan for New Hire Guide for Teachers Contract: Probationary/Term Date Revised: 11/6/2019 Primary Purpose: Responsible for the instructional program and guidance of students identified as needing special education services. Qualifications/Skills: Education/Certification: Bachelor's degree in related field. Valid Texas Teacher Certificate or Teaching Certificate from out of state appropriate for position. Special education certificate. ESL Certification required during 1st year if it has not already been obtained. Certification must meet requirements for becoming and remaining qualified for this position in a manner required by Federal and/or State law. Special Knowledge/Skills: Extensive knowledge of disabling conditions and their impact on student performance. Excellent knowledge of instructional/behavioral accommodations and interventions for students with disabilities. Proficient in developing and implementing effective behavior intervention plans for students with moderate to severe behavior concerns. Proficient in collecting data to establish strengths, needs, and goals for specially designed instruction, as well as progress monitoring. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Proficient in the effective use of technology. Physical capacity to meet needs of students with physical disabilities. Ability to work effectively with both adults and children. Major Duties and Responsibilities: Instructional Strategies: Adhere to the district's philosophy of instruction. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district's curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies and administrative regulations. Participate in the identification/evaluation of learner competencies. Recommend appropriate goals/objectives for learner needs. Assist in developing/writing students' IEP's. Follow specific instructional objectives based on student's learning style. Implement new methodologies, philosophies and innovations. Student Growth and Development: Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by campus principal. Be a positive role model for students and support the mission of school district. Assist with needs of students with physical disabilities. Classroom Management and Organization: Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social and emotional development of students. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Assist in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials. Attend required meetings and complete required reports. Communication: Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals and teachers. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly. Collaborate with others to provide for learner needs. Consult with parents and other appropriate school personnel concerning each student's intellectual, academic social, emotional and physical development. Professional Growth and Development: Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills. Keep informed of and comply with state, district and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers. Compile, maintain and file all physical and computerizes reports, records and other documents required. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. Other: Perform other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Equipment Used: Computer, copy machine and audio visual machines. Working Conditions: Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress. Work with frequent interruptions. This position requires regular interacting with the public. Physical Demands: Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desk and other classroom equipment. May require occasional extended hours. Application Procedure: Click Apply then Login. To complete your application, please visit our website at _ Spring Branch Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status or disability. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. By applying for this position, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the job description listed above. Job Type: Full-timePay: From $58,000.00 per yearBenefits: Health insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayEducation: Bachelor's (Required)

Keywords: Spring Branch ISD, Houston , Special Education Teacher - Resource, Education / Teaching , Houston, Texas

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