Special Education - ED/LD/ID Teacher

Location
Virginia Beach, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 09, 2019
Ref
3700149793
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of the school principal, the special education teacher plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities, such that the students benefit from the general education curriculum to the greatest extent possible when supported with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of: the necessary principles and application of theory into practice for effective instruction and positive behavioral supports that are beneficial for implementation with all students with disabilities; VBCPS curriculum and instructional techniques; human behavior, development, and skill performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders; and VBCPS policies and effective instructional practices. The special educator also demonstrates the ability to provide positive behavioral support to students in a group and in an individual setting; demonstrates an understanding of the federal, state, and local mandates governing the determination and delivery of special education services; completes observations and reports pertaining to learning behaviors of students; displays the ability to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, central office and school based staff, students, parents and community members. Overall, the special educator possesses excellent human relations skills and a working knowledge of the English language in written and verbal form.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in an approved program for special education – general curriculum or have completed a major in special education – general curriculum, or have completed 27 semester hours in the education of students with disabilities in the assigned area required. Must be eligible or possess a valid Collegiate Professional License from the State of Virginia.
HOW TO APPLY
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Salary Range:
From/To

Instructional Experience-Based Step Pay Scale

Salary will be based on years of full-time creditable, verified work experience.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools Offers:
  • Membership in the Virginia Retirement System
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Personal Reasons Leave & Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Leadership Development


Start Date Immediate

Virginia Beach City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, disability, marital status, age, genetic information or veteran status in its programs and activities. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, 4-6)

To seek resolution of grievances resulting from alleged discrimination or to report violations of these policies, please contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at (757) 263-1133, 2512 George Mason Drive, Municipal Center, Building 6, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456.

Alternative formats of this application which may include taped, Braille, or large print materials are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Call or write the Department of Human Resources, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, 2512 George Mason Drive, P.O. Box 6038, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0038. Telephone: (757) 263-1133 (voice); (757) 263-1240 (TDD) or email at: vbcpshr@vbschools.com.

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