MODERATE SPECIAL NEEDS TEACHER (#18428)

High Plain Elementary School

Andover Public Schools

Andover, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Responsibilities
-Within mainstream or in pullout setting, provide teamed, small group or individualized instruction and/or academic support according to the general and specific goals outlined in students' individualized educational plans

-Modify and adapt the curricula, materials, and physical environment to meet the needs of individual students.

-Completes diagnostic academic testing (formal/informal) as required.

-Participate in IEP Team meetings for students assigned or newly referred.

-Act as Case Manager for designated students, providing close communication with parents and staff and preparing progress reports, annual review narratives and individual education plans.

-Write specific IEP goals & objectives for students assigned or newly referred.

-To design and implement behavior support plans for selected students.

-To provide consultation services to school staff in terms of modifying curriculum, teaching style to meet the needs of special education students.

-To write specific objectives for individual educational programs for pupils in special needs programs or newly referred to the program.

-To attend special needs staff meetings and designated school staff meetings.

-To write IEP progress reports on all students assigned.

-To submit budget requests, inventory data, or required reports as requested by the Program Head.

-To provide small group or individual instruction to special needs pupils as prescribed in their educational plans.


Qualifications
-Massachusetts Teaching Certification: Teacher of Moderate Special Needs

-Experience instructing students with learning disabilities, social emotional disabilities, autism, & other special needs.

-Experience in adapting materials/curriculum for special needs students.

-Strong curriculum/academic background.

-Ability to consult with general education teachers regarding learning needs of special education students.

-Experience in designing and implementing behavioral management programs.

-Experience with inclusive model of instruction and willingness to team-teach.

-Experience utilizing computer technology within the classroom preferred.
  • Job Category : Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
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