WASHOUGAL SCH DIST 112-6 ( learn more )

Washougal , WA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902134
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018

Job Description


(Elementary Structured Learning Classroom)

1.0 FTE

Gause Elementary School

5 days per week

180 days per year (per District calendar)

District Salary Schedule


Purpose Statement:

The job of Special Education Teacher is done for the purpose/s of facilitating student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of students’ providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.


Essential Functions

- Teach to district approved course goals and objectives.


- Select teaching strategies for implementing IEP goals and objectives for assigned students with developmentally delayed disabilities.


- Make instructional decisions. Monitor and adjust teaching strategies to the students changing needs.


- Coordinate specialized instruction with general education curriculum as appropriate.


- Establish classroom behavior management programs for students. Utilizing pro-social skill/intrinsic model and a behavioral accountability system in conjunction with the team coordinator.


- Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified by state law and administrative regulations of the school district.


- Train, supervise, and teach staff assistants, specialized personal assistants, and volunteers.


- Provide individual and group instruction so that each student can achieve scholastic educational objectives.


- Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.


- Keep up-to-date and apply current special education practices/theories.


- Participate cooperatively with the appropriate administrator in the evaluation process in conformance with the approved district guidelines.


- Develop and use instructional materials suitable for the instruction of students with wide ranges of mental, physical, and emotional maturation.


- Establish, monitor, and adjust behavior management for individual needs. Establish and maintain standard of student behavior needed to achieve effective participation in all activities.


- Work effectively with multidisciplinary team and other professionals (OT, PT) regarding needs of special students for assuring appropriate learning experiences.


- Evaluate intellectual and social growth of students and keep appropriate records.


- Communicate with parents. Hold parent conferences to discuss the individual student's progress.


- Maintain records and submit reports as required or appropriate.


- Participate in curricular and other developmental programs as required.


- Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned periods.


- Perform other duties as assigned.


Other Functions

Assists other personnel for the purpose of ensuring a efficient and effective work environment.



Experience: Prior special education experience is preferred.    Education: Bachelor’s degree


Certificated & License Requirements

WA State Teaching Certificate with K-12 Special Education Endorsement

Valid First Aid Certificate                                                       


FLSA Status Exempt                                                            



WSP/FBI Background Clearance

WA State Sexual Misconduct Inquiry







Nondiscrimination Statement:

The Washougal School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:  Civil Rights Coordinator:  Marian Young, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671, (360) 954-3050; Title IX Officer:  Marian Young, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671, (360) 954-3050; Section 504 Coordinator:  Rebecca von Duering, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671, (360) 954-3020.


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

    • Marian Young , HR Director
    • 4855 Evergreen Way
    • Washougal, Washington 98671

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