Special Education Teacher, TAP Program

Location
Windsor, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Ref
2990
Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/Special Education

Date Posted:
7/22/2021

Location:
Clover Street Elementary School

Date Available:
08/24/2021

Closing Date:
08/06/2021

Requirements:

Must possess or be eligible for CT certification (165). Experience working with students that require a higher level of behavioral support preferred

Essential Functions:

Delivers specialized instruction to students as recommended by their IEPs. This will include a combination of self-contained classes, pull-out services, and push-in services.

Consults with staff in order to ensure all necessary accommodations and modifications are implemented as required by students' IEPs.

Manages, instructs, and oversees Para educators who are assigned to work with students both in the self-contained and general education settings.

Conducts assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of identifying learning issues, social-behavioral needs and recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to overcome issues and maximize learning.

Participates in PPTs and assists in developing Individual Educational Plans IEPs for students.

Works with team members to complete Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans. Collects data on behavior, performs fidelity checks, and revises plans as appropriate.

Assists students and teaching staff in implementing students' IEPs and behavior management plans

Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed.

Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs.

Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of institutions of higher learning and the business community.

Works collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

Apply online - www.windsorct.org

Windsor Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Windsor Public Schools are committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Windsor Public Schools do not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal non-discrimination laws. Windsor Public Schools shall not deny access to or a fair opportunity to meet, or otherwise discriminate, against any youth group listed as a patriotic society in Title 36 of the United States Code that wishes to conduct a meeting using school facilities pursuant to Board of Education policy. Windsor Public Schools do not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. District Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Terrell Hill, Superintendent / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000. District 504 Coordinator: Kristina Wieckowski, Director of Pupil & Special Education Services / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000.

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