Teacher, Special Education

Employer
Mapleton Public Schools
Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
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  • Position Type:
    Special Education Services/Special Education Teacher


  • Date Posted:
    5/5/2022


  • Location:
    Trailside Academy


  • Closing Date:
    Open until filled


  • AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
    Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County District #1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities. Inquiries may be referred to the Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources, 7350 Broadway, Denver, CO 80221. (303) 853-1000, or the US Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80204.

    LICENSED VACANCY
    Position is for the 2022-2023 school year

    POSITION: Teacher, Special Education

    LOCATION: Trailside Academy

    PAY RANGE: $54,000 - $112,164 Annual Salary

    CALENDAR: 190 Days

    REPORTS TO: School Director

    SCHOOL DESIGN OVERVIEW:
    Trailside Academy is a PK-8 Expeditionary Learning (EL) school that supports academic excellence through the following Habits of Character: accountability, perseverance, compassion, integrity, and advocacy. Expert staff in each classroom introduce students to rigorous and relevant content and encourage students to take ownership of their learning.

    From student ownership comes student pride in high-quality work. Trailside celebrates strong community and parent connections and offers many opportunities for families and community members to contribute time, knowledge, and enthusiasm. To learn more about the school culture, please visit Trailside Academy .

    WORK LIFE AND BENEFITS:
    In Mapleton, we believe you deserve every opportunity to maximize your unique potential. We offer a comprehensive benefits package focused on choice, quality, and value. To learn more about any one of the benefits and advantages of being a part of the Mapleton family, please visit our Benefits Page

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Colorado teaching license with an appropriate Special Education endorsement required.
    • Additional endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education preferred, *or willingness to pursue endorsement or equivalent coursework. *
    • K-3 teachers must provide documentation of evidence-based literacy training per CDE requirements
    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS:
    1. Willingness and ability to meet the diverse needs of learners (including special education, at-risk, linguistically, and culturally diverse) by adjusting curriculum and working cooperatively with other staff through inclusion.
    2. Commitments and competencies in using a variety of instructional deliveries include, but are not limited to, cooperative learning, multi-sensory reading, and math.
    3. Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to a standards-based system of designing and delivering instruction and assessment.
    4. Will demonstrate a willingness to collaborate, solve problems.
    5. Designs instructional intervention that is clearly focused on the standards and assessments established by the District and the State.
    6. Provides expanded opportunities and support for learner success.
    7. Demonstrates and models' high expectations for all students to succeed.
    8. Aligns all instruction with and designs instructional interventions with State and local standards and assessments.
    9. Establishes and maintains strong classroom management.
    10. Utilizes a variety of teaching styles to accommodate student-learning needs.
    11. Knowledgeable and experienced in administering a variety of assessments.
    12. Demonstrated ability to work with a team approach.
    13. Demonstrated ability to write quality IEPs, including goals and benchmarks based on assessments and needs.
    14. Flexibility around IEP meeting times.
    15. Previous training in KAPLAN, ECAR, and ECAW preferred.
    NOTE: Special Education staff are hired and assigned to schools and programs based on the level and type of student needs. Staff members may be reassigned or released in accordance with applicable law and policy, when any of the following occur: program modification, enrollment decline, or change in level and/or type of student needs. ?

    METHOD OF APPLICATION:
    • External applicants must complete an application online at: Work in Mapleton!
    • Current Mapleton employees are required to e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Human Resources at HR@mapleton.us


    SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS OR ON SCHOOL GROUNDS
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