SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS

Location
Maplewood, NJ, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 11, 2019
Ref
1377
  • Position Type:
    Middle School Teaching/ Special Education Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    1/11/2019

  • Location:
    District Office

  • Date Available:
    01/28/2019

  • Closing Date:
    04/01/2019

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    SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS

    1.0 FTE - DISTRICT

    AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

    THE POSITION
    Candidates should have experience working in a special education classroom or resource room setting, with behavior modification experience. He/She should desire to work cooperatively with academic teachers within a team concept.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    1. NJ Certification as Teacher of the Handicapped or Students with Disabilities required.
    2. Highly qualified status in Language Arts literacy, Math, Science and/or Social Studies preferred.
    3. Demonstrated knowledge in the area of Special Education and curricular content.
    4. Demonstrated ability to work with special education students of all grade levels a plus.
    5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    6. Required criminal history background check, proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.

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    JOB DESCRIPTION

    POSITION TITLE TEACHER

    MINIMUM

    QUALIFICATIONS

    q New Jersey Instructional Certificate or eligibility.

    q Teaching experience preferred, but not required.

    q Demonstrated knowledge in subject area.

    q Familiarity with use of technology as instructional tool.

    q Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    q Required criminal history background check

    q Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.

    REPORTS TO Principal

    JOB GOAL(S)

    To provide instructional leadership in the classroom in accordance with the course of study approved by the Board of Education approved curriculum.



    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    1.

    Implements instruction to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.

    2.

    Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.

    3.

    Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives.

    4.

    Employs instructional methods and available materials that are appropriate for meeting stated objectives.

    5.

    Assesses the performance of students on a continuing basis and provides progress reports as required.

    6.

    Identifies students who require additional support services.

    7.

    Communicates with colleagues, students, and parents.

    8.

    Maintains high expectations for student performance and behavior.

    9.

    Engages in professional development activities, which enhances instructional practices.

    10.

    Participates in appropriate building and district meetings.

    11.

    Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

    12.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    WORKING RELATIONSHIPS To maintain effective relationships with teachers, students,

    OF THE POSITION parents, administrators and appropriate community groups.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT 10 Months

    Salary as per SOMEA Agreement

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