LEARNING SPECIALIST/SPECIAL EDUCATOR

Location
Essex Junction, VT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 08, 2019
Ref
3092285
We are seeking a full-time Learning Specialist/Special Educator to focus on supporting students experiencing social emotional challenges and/or needing academic support in math/literacy beginning with the 2019-20 school year. The position will case manage, coordinate and implement effective and efficient interventions for special education at our Thomas Fleming Elementary School (Grades 4 and 5) designed to meet the needs of assigned students, including academic needs, and effectively integrate students into the least restrictive environment. The position shall involve consultation to teacher teams, team teaching, and evaluating and developing intervention programs with a focus on literacy, math and behavior.

Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
- Hold or be eligible to hold a valid VT Educator license with a Special Educator (3-82) or Consulting Teacher (3-85) endorsement preferred. Other teaching endorsements considered for candidates with a strong background in working with students with special needs.
- Strong math and/or literacy background
- Strong background in behavior intervention preferred. Familiarity with trauma-informed classrooms/teaching desired.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a vertical teaching team, and as a team of learning specialists
- Successful co-teaching experience desirable
- Demonstrated commitment to the belief that all children can learn and succeed in school
- Demonstrated knowledge and skill in implementing standards based curricula, differentiated instruction and formative assessment in a collaborative environment.
- Demonstrated knowledge of MTSS and experience working in schools that have implemented this systems approach desirable

For a list of additional qualifications and duties, please Click Here for a copy of the job description.

Applications only accepted electronically through www.schoolspring.com.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Welcome to Thomas Fleming Elementary School!
Please visit our home page: www.ewsd.org
Job Requirements EWSD conducts thorough screenings of all applicants being recommended for hire, which may include contacting references not listed on your schoolspring application. Selected individuals shall also be subject to a criminal records background checks, and child and adult abuse registry checks. Any offer of employment shall be contingent upon acceptable results of these checks at the sole discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee. Click Here for additional background check information.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions Please answer the following questions relative to your candidacy for this position:
    Application Questions This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page. 1. Do you hold a valid VT Educator license in the applicable endorsement area of the posted position?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes (please indicate the endorsement code(s), license level(s), and expiration date(s))
    - No (please explain your current licensing status)
    2. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement, have you ever worked under a provisional license in the State of Vermont?
    Yes/No
    3. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement area, have you successfully completed the required Praxis I exam and Praxis II exam (if applicable) for licensure?
    Yes/No
    4. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No
    5. Our District vision is, "Growing hearts and minds, for a better today and tomorrow: every day, every way, every one.". What does this mean to you, and how would you support this vision in your role of School Counselor?
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    6. Describe how specialized instruction supports an MTSS framework.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    Contact Information Dan Ryan
    17 Prospect Street
    Essex Junction, Vermont 05452
    Phone: 802-857-7705
    Fax: 802-879-5598
    Email: dryan@ewsd.org

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