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Special Education Teacher

Company: The School District of South Orange and Maplewood
Location: Maplewood
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

1.0 FTE - Columbia High School

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

* NJ Certification as Teacher of the Handicapped or Students with Disabilities required.
* Demonstrated knowledge in the area of Special Education and curricular content.
* Familiarity with online learning platforms.
* Demonstrated knowledge of effective teaching methods and developmentally appropriate classroom activities and modifications.
* Experience with thorough data collection and behavioral management.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
* Required criminal history background check and medical screening, proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Implements instruction to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.
* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives.
* Employs instructional methods and available materials that are appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
* Assesses the performance of students on a continuing basis and provides progress reports as required.
* Identifies students who require additional support services.
* Communicates with colleagues, students, and parents.
* Maintains high expectations for student performance and behavior.
* Engages in professional development activities, which enhances instructional practices.
* Participates in appropriate building and district meetings.
* Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS OF THE POSITION: To maintain effective relationships with teachers, students, parents, administrators and appropriate community groups.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT 10 Months

Salary as per SOMEA Agreement

Keywords: The School District of South Orange and Maplewood, New York , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Maplewood, New York

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