Cabot School

Washington Northeast Supervisory Union

Cabot , Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902327
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 8, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Washington Northeast Supervisory Union has an opening for a Special Education Teacher/Case Manager starting in August of 2018. The position will be assigned to Cabot School in Cabot, Vermont, primarily working with elementary-age students in grades K-6. In addition to providing specialized instruction and case management, this position also requires behavioral support and planning on behalf of students with emotional and behavioral needs .

Job Purpose
The Special Education Teacher in Washington Northeast Supervisory Union is responsible for Case Management of assigned students and instruction in basic skills using a variety of approaches and strategies including direct instruction, co-teaching and coordination with Related Service Providers.

Essential Job Skills
• Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of assigned students.
• Uses assessment information to develop an effective standards-based Individual Educational Plan (IEP) for identified students.
• Coordinates with school and community resources and outside agencies to ensure proper delivery of students' IEP.
• Works with classroom teachers to select, design, and modify classroom services for assigned students.
• Administers and/or coordinates a thorough assessment addressing all suspected areas of student disability.
• Interprets both educational and clinical findings to accurately determine program eligibility, reports the same in family-friendly language
• Ensures accurate ongoing assessment to measure student progress toward learning and behavioral goals.
• Coordinates services and assures productive, effective, and efficient use of assigned para-educators.
• Implements and monitors behavior management plans and crisis prevention/intervention plans for assigned students.
• Effectively provides all direct services to assigned students individually and in small/large groups.
• Assists the Special Services Director in planning and evaluating program effectiveness and identifying program needs.
• Prepares and maintains accurate, complete, timely, effective and confidential student records and related reports.
• Communicates/collaborates effectively with parents and effectively engages families to help meet the educational needs of the student.

Required Level of Education & Experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Education
• Must hold or be able to obtain a Vermont Educator’s License with Special Education teaching endorsement (12-82, 12-85, or 12-81)
• Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Desired Qualifications
• Ability to effectively, efficiently and regularly communicate and work cooperatively with a variety of individuals, including students, peers, subordinates, supervisors, parents, and representatives of outside organizations
• Ability to effectively resolve conflicts and handle stress
• Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents, regulatory agencies, or members of the community
• Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from administrators, parents, and peers
• Ability to interpret and use assessment results that rely on statistical measures
• Good basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office

Questions and other inquiries may be directed to Julia Pritchard, Special Services Director, Washington Northeast Supervisory Union by email at jpritchard@washnesu.org or by telephone at 802-454-9924 x204.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Welcome TO Cabot School!

    Cabot School, located in Cabot, Vermont (25 miles from Montpelier, VT) is a small, very successful rural PreK-12 school. Our school is part of a strong and supportive community that values its students and encourages the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary for them to become and remain informed, productive, self-sufficient and responsible citizens. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Washington Northeast Supervisory Union is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Must hold or be able to obtain a Vermont Educator's License with Special Education teaching endorsement
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    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. What do you see as the major factor(s) impacting students educational progress in elementary school?
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Without breaking confidentiality, describe a particular challenge you have undertaken with a student learner, and how you were able to apply your knowledge to positively affect the success of that student in his/her school.
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • JUlia Pritchard , Special Ed Director
    • 149 Main St
    • Plainfield, Vermont 05667
    • Phone: 802-454-9924
    • Fax: 802-454-9934
    • Email: click here

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