LEARNING SPECIALIST/SPECIAL EDUCATOR

Location
Essex Junction, VT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 23, 2019
Ref
3105811
We are seeking a skilled professional to case manage, coordinate and implement effective interventions for special education, 504 and EST at our Thomas Fleming Elementary School (grades 4 and 5) as part of a team of Learning Specialists. The position shall involve consultation to a vertical and grade level team, and evaluating and developing intervention programs with a focus on literacy, math and behavior. Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
- Valid VT Educator license with a Special Educator (3-82) or Consulting Teacher (3-85) endorsement
- Strong math and/or literacy background
- Strong elementary education background
- 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
- Possess knowledge and skill in implementing standards based curricula, differentiated instruction and formative assessment in a collaborative environment.
- Candidates with 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
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Job Requirements PLEASE NOTE: 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. Describe your philosophy of inclusion and how you would apply those beliefs through consultation on a team in order to support all students while continuing to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    6. Describe how you integrate the research based best educational practices and data collection to monitor student progress and adjust your instruction. How does this work align with an MTSS school and District approach?
    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