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Special Education Teacher Math and or LA Certification Preferred

Employer
Moorestown Township Public Schools
Location
Moorestown, NJ, US
Salary
Competitive
Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/Special Education-Learning Disability

Date Posted:
4/18/2024

Location:
William Allen Middle School (7-8)

Date Available:
09/01/2024

Closing Date:
05/09/2024

Moorestown Township Public Schools
Department of Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion
Administration Building
803 N. Stanwick Road
Moorestown NJ 08057
856-778-6600 ext. 18261

Anticipated 2024-2025 Vacancy

TITLE: Special Education Teacher-William Allen Middle School

QUALIFICATIONS:

New Jersey Teacher Certificate (CEAS, CE or Standard)
Math and or LA Certified Preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of effective teaching methods and developmentally appropriate classroom activities
Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Able to pass the criminal history review and S414

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach in accordance with the curriculum, utilizing philosophy, goals and materials approved by the board of education.
  • Develop and maintain lesson plans and instructional materials that provide appropriate instructional strategies in order to adapt the instruction to the needs of each student.
  • Set specific objectives in lesson preparation and weekly lesson plans and effectively instruct in a way to achieve these objectives.
  • Plan class activities and lesson presentations that are age-appropriate and meet the individual needs, interests and ability levels of all students.
  • Participate with other staff members in planning during designated times.
  • Incorporate into planning all requirements in a student's IEP provided through the district's child study team and as required in a student's Individual Education Plan (IEP),
  • Keeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for continual improvement of the school's curriculum.
  • Assists in the ongoing curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of study.
  • Shows evidence of planning upon request.
  • Works to achieve state core curriculum content standards and district educational goals and objectives by promoting active learning in the classroom using board-adopted curriculum and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Plans and develops instructional materials and provides instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategies.
  • Employ differentiated instructional techniques, as needed
  • Identify student needs and provide appropriate, engaging instruction
  • Implement required accommodations and services as required by student's individualized educational programs.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a classroom climate conducive to learning.
  • Develops, in accordance with district school guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate techniques that are consistently applied.
  • Utilize class time effectively, supervising students in assigned activities as assigned.
  • Create an environment of respect and rapport, and establish a culture of learning.
  • Maintains records of pupil's educational progress in class record books and/or board approved forms and summarizes these marks for reporting purposes.
  • Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and resolving learning problems.
  • Monitors pupil academic progress and personal growth toward stated objectives of instruction.
  • Evaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made tests, samples of student's work, mastery skills checklists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced tests.
  • Respect the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to inform them about the school program and to discuss pupil progress.
  • Participates in school-level planning, faculty meetings/committees and other school system groups.
  • Refer students to appropriate support personnel using prescribed district procedures
  • Implement all relevant policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
  • Strive to maintain and enhance professional competence and continued improvement through professional readings as well as participation in workshops, conferences, college courses and appropriate staff development programs in accordance with district guidelines.
  • Attends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.
  • Complete all state mandated training and other professional development requirements annually.
  • Maintain confidentiality about students in accordance with State and Federal lawn as well as district policy.
  • Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations and Board of Education policies
  • Performs other duties within the scope of his/her employment and certification as may be assigned by supervisor and/or principal under the authority of the Superintendent of Schools.
APPLICATION PROCESS :

All candidates should apply online at: www.generalasp.com/mtps/onlineapp

Moorestown Township Public Schools is an Affirmative Action Employer/EEO

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