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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3256829
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 14, 2020

Job Description

Special Education Teacher: General Curriculum

2020-21 School Year




Special education teachers plan for and provide specialized instruction to students identified under one of the 13 designations. Students will require services across a variety of settings for academic, social, behavioral and developmental needs. 



  • Meets and instructs the student(s) in the locations and at the time designated. 
  • Develops and maintains the physical environment of the classroom that is conducive to effective learning within the limits of resources provided by the system
  • Collaborates with general education classroom teachers to ensure that students are able to access instruction and assignments
  • Modifies assignments, assessments and other expectations as needed
  • Works with school staff and provides direct instruction to the student in order set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior
  • Develops and implements functional behavior assessment and behavior intervention plans to address challenging behaviors and ensures that modifications to the environment are made
  • Develops an effective program of instruction to include academic remediation and acceleration 
  • Function as Case Manager to Special Education Students in order to write, schedule and facilitate IEP meetings, implement Individualized Education Plans, evaluate student growth, maintain appropriate records, and prepare progress reports
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents, colleagues and outside providers
  • Organize and supervise the work of paraprofessionals;
  • Maintain and uphold school and county policies and procedures and assure confidentiality of all students’ information;
  • Understand and adhere to all laws, Special Education policies and procedures and District policies, and procedures;
  • Maintain professional competence through staff development education activities provided by the school district and self-selected professional growth activities including accepting feedback and coaching from consultants. 
  • Attend and participate in faculty, department, and Vertical Alignment team meetings.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school/system policies and practices.



Candidates must hold or be eligible for a Virginia Teaching certificate with endorsement in Special Education K-12:General Curriculum.



Duties performed typically in school settings. Must be able to respond to the unique educational, behavioral and developmental needs of students with disabilities. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required.. 

Updated 1/7/20

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Adaptive Physical Education
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Charlottesville City Schools 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.

    Contact Information

    • Carole Nelson
    • 1562 Dairy Road
    • Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

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