Crosby Indep School District ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2848666
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 13, 2017

Job Description

Job Title:         Special Ed Teacher                                          Wage/Hour Status: Exempt


Reports to:      Principal                                                            Pay Grade:              Prof 1:  ($54,250 - $71,000)


Dept./School:  Newport Elementary School                           Date Revised:           6/5/03:11/1/11


Report Date:   September 27, 2017                                         Days To Work:         187/10 Months


                        In-House applicants must complete the online internal application process in TalentEd           


Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.





Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills




At least one year student teaching or approved internship


Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.


Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Instructional Strategies

Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.


Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.


Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.


Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.


Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.


Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).


Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.             


Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).


Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.


Student Growth and Development

Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.


Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.


Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.


Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.


Classroom Management and Organization

Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.


Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.


Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.


Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.



Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.


Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.


Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.


Professional Growth and Development

Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.


Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.


Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.


Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).


Working Conditions:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.




The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.


The Crosby Independent School District - in compliance with the Title VII, American Disability Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other statues- seeks to provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status. This policy extends to the employment and all programs and activities conducted by the district. For Further information, Contact the Office of the Superintendent, Crosby Independent School District, 706 Runneburg Rd. Crosby, Texas 77532


An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Contact Information

    • Donna Fontenot
    • PO Box 2009
    • Crosby, Texas 775328716

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