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Moderate Needs Teacher - Liberty Middle School

Job Details

FLSA:

Exempt

SALARY SCHEDULE:

Link to https://www.cherrycreekschools.org/Page/2906

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PAY GRADE:

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BENEFITS:

Our employee benefits package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, long term disability, critical illness insurance, and accident insurance. Visit our website for full details.

SUPERVISOR:

Principal or designee.

SUMMARY:

The moderate needs (LD) teacher will perform effective teaching methods to ensure student success and promote an exemplary educational program which fosters achievement for all students. Develops and promotes good relations among community and school clientele.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Strong knowledge of content area, teaching methods, learning styles and educational research related to learners with all types of special needs.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the scope and sequence of a special education curriculum.
3. Strong classroom management, communication, organization and planning skills.
4. Experience in developing and implementing individualized education programs (IEPs).
5. Knowledge of both formal and informal diagnostic assessments for students with a variety of learning difficulties.
6. Demonstrate knowledge in literacy and numeracy intervention programs.
7. Experience in administration and interpretation of standardized and informal special education assessments.
8. Demonstrate problem-solving skills through collaborative work with students, teachers, parents and administrators.
9. Participate collaboratively in teaching teams to design curriculum and assessments.
10. Experience in managing cases including regular communication with parents and faculty.
11. Ability to align curriculum and assessments with Colorado Content Standards.
12. Positively impact achievement and differentiate instruction based on the needs of the students by supporting programs designed to increase student achievement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The Cherry Creek School District complies with the rules and regulations set forth by the Colorado Department of Education in terms of hiring candidates who are CURRENTLY LICENSED OR ENDORSED IN THE APPROPRIATE CONTENT AREA(S)

1. Hold a valid Colorado Teaching License.
2. Proficiency in using technology.

Endorsement:
Moderate Needs, Special Education Generalist, or Special Education Specialist

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Moderate physical effort (lifting up to 25 pounds)
• Prolonged standing and walking.
• Squatting.
• Frequent bending, reaching, and climbing.
• Occasional lifting, pulling, and pushing.
• Speaking and hearing.
• Visual concentration.
• Eye/hand coordination.
• Manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard.
• Concentrated reading/writing/mathematics.
• Varying levels of noise.
• Mild/Moderate classroom environment.
• Normal school district environment.
• May work outdoors when monitoring student activities.
• May be required to perform physical restraint.

Last Updated: 2020/2021

Company

The Cherry Creek School District is one of the highest-achieving school districts in Colorado. We educate more than 53,000 children, representing over 150 languages. We serve over 300,000 residents in 108 square miles spreading across eight municipalities: Cherry Hills Village, Centennial, Foxfield, Glendale, Greenwood Village, and portions of Aurora, Englewood, and Denver. We employ over 3,700 teachers who serve in our 67 schools and programs. Ninety-eight percent of our schools rank in the highest category of Accreditation by the Colorado Department of Education. 

We are proud of our longstanding national record of excellence in academics, arts, athletics, and activities. It is a testament to the efforts of a supportive community, involved parents, dedicated staff members, and motivated students. 

Professional learning opportunities and support for educators are abundant in Cherry Creek, including educator mentorship, new educator orientation, district-level professional learning, and school-based learning teams - all directed toward developing educator craft and increasing student achievement. 

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss the many opportunities in our district and the wonderful lifestyle of Colorado.

Company info
Website
Telephone
17205544460
Location
4700 S YOSEMITE ST
GREENWOOD VILLAGE
CO
80111
US

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