SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (ELEMENTARY LEVEL) POSTED 7-10-2018 (#Spec Ed Teacher TLC Room)

Louise A. Conley Elementary School

Whitman-Hanson Regional School District

Whitman, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2972614
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 10, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 27, 2018

Job Description

Sub-separate special education program for students with emotional disabilities and behaviors. Experience with implementing behavior plans preferred but not required. Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills.

Qualifications: Applicable MA Licensure in Special Education.

JOB GOALS:

1. To instruct students in accordance with the educational philosophy, course objectives, and curriculum of the District

2. To provide maximum learning opportunities for students in accordance with program objectives and each ‘student‘s abilities, interests, and needs

3. To continuously develop his/her professional knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors in order to improve the educational opportunities of his/her students

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

INSTRUCTION

1. Instructs students in accordance with the District's philosophy of education, policies, and curriculum

2. Directs the teaching/ learning process toward the achievement of program goals, establishes specific objectives for all lessons, communicates these objectives to students.

3. Is prepared to instruct students assigned and has written documentation (e.g., plan book) of preparation

4. Diagnoses the learning needs of students in terms of the course objectives on a continuous basis and seeks the assistance of District specialists as required

5. Employs a variety of instructional techniques, materials, instructional media, consistent with the needs, interests, and abilities of the students and the objectives of the course

6. Assess the progress of students in terms of course ob¬jectives on a continuous basis and provides progress reports as required

7. Sets a positive example for students and community by demonstrating respect and concern for students and an awareness of community values



CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

1. Manages and fully utilizes class time for instructional purposes

2. Establishes and maintains a classroom environment condu¬cive to learning and teaching.

3. Assists the Administration in implementing policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner

4. Promotes appropriate student behavior and attends to misbehavior when it occurs in the teacher‘s presence whenever it is brought to a teacher's attention (e.g., hallway, cafeteria, washrooms, and grounds)

5. Takes reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment materials and facilities

ORGANIZATION

1. Conducts school-related activities in conformity with School Committee policies and administrative regulations

2. Cooperates with administrators and others in developing and supporting school activities and maintaining an atmosphere conducive to learning and teaching

3. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with colleagues and supervisors

4. Maintains accurate student records as required by law, School Committee policy and administrative regulations

5. Takes and records attendance accurately in classes and/or homeroom, notes excessive absenteeism to supervisory personnel and parents

6. Conducts routine assignments with accuracy, promptness and efficiency

7. Maintains an accurate inventory of materials and supplies used in carrying out assignments

8. Performs all other duties as required by the school administration.

PARENT/COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS

l. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes


. 2. Establishes and maintains communication (oral and written) with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.

3. Solicits appropriately the help of parent (5) as required in the education of their children.

4. Maintains good humor, enthusiasm, initiative, and integrity with students and parents and has a positive working relationship with them.


CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

1. Assists in the development of curriculum and methods of course/ students evaluation in cooperation with department colleagues and the administration.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .

1. Incorporates constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement in performance made by supervisors.

2. Continuously self evaluates professional effectiveness in areas of curriculum, classroom performance, and teacher—student, staff and community relationships in order to maintain and/or improve professional competence.

3. Keeps abreast of new developments in his/her instructional discipline(s) and successful educational practices and programs in order to improve the quality of the educational experiences of his/her students.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
  • Welcome to Louise A. Conley Elementary School!

    Mission Statement:

    The Whitman-Hanson Regional School District is committed to providing each student with a high quality education that promotes responsible citizenship.

    Guiding Beliefs:

    We believe our schools . . .
    •make all decisions in the best interest of students.
    •are committed to providing a safe, secure, and healthy environment.
    •set high academic standards that provide an opportunity for each student to reach his/her full potential.
    •embrace personal responsibility and an understanding and respect for others.
    •provide student-centered learning environments where successes and mistakes are valued as part of the learning process.
    •support staff initiative, innovation, and professional development.
    •share the responsibility for education with students, parents, and community.
    •promote broad-based communication and school-family-community partnerships.
    •utilize technology as an essential part of teaching and learning.

    Vision Statement:
    The Whitman-Hanson Regional School District provides a safe learning environment and comprehensive student-centered learning opportunities that are relevant and challenging.

    In partnership with all stakeholders, our district is committed to developing a solid academic foundation that emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, and effective communication skills.

    Each student, as a life-long learner, is prepared to face the challenges of the future with the skills needed to become a responsible citizen.






    Core Outcomes for All Children

    Upon completion of their education at the Louise A. Conley School, students will:

  • Demonstrate a strong foundation in the core curriculum
  • Respect themselves and others
  • Apply appropriate problem solving strategies to solve real life problems
  • Know that academic success is achieved through hard work and perseverance Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Whitman-Hanson Regional School District 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

    • QUALIFICATIONS

      1. Massachusetts Certification.
      Applicants must possess a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education license in the subject area

      2. Demonstrates ability to instruct school students and to maintain purpose and order in the classroom and all other areas of the school.

      3. Commitment to continuously improve professional competence

      4. Demonstrates ability to design and deliver instruction to facilitate learning consistent with the philosophy, goals, curriculum and policies as established by the School Committee.

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Downey , Principal
    • 100 Forest Street
    • Whitman, Massachusetts 02382
    • Phone: 781-618-7050
    • Fax: 781-618-7092
    • Email: click here

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