LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

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Billerica Public Schools

Billerica, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3423334
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 6, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This is a long-term substitute position only and available until the end of the 2020-2021 school year. This position pays $165 per day.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:
This position is accountable for planning and providing for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of settings. The teacher is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment such that students benefit from the general education curriculum to the greatest extent possible when supported with supplemental aids, accommodations and other needed supports.

JOB DUTIES:
•Follow Federal and state regulations and district procedures for special education and the American’s with Disabilities Act, meet time-lines and ensure a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
•Provide direct and indirect instructional supports to students in order for the student to make meaningful progress based on their unique circumstances.
•Employ specialized instructional methodologies and techniques to support access to curriculum and documented progress.
•Prepare and adapt lessons to meet the needs of the students.
•Modify content, methodologies and performance expectations as required for a student with disabilities to access curriculum and the school environment.
•Conduct educational assessments and write evaluation reports that meet the Federal and state requirements.
•Participate in the team process and eligibility determinations for special education Schedule and chair annual review meetings.
•Write Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and implement services outlined in the IEP.
•Write measurable goals with objectives/benchmarks that are measurable and keep data to support achievement towards meeting the goals and objectives/benchmarks.
•Determine need for extended school year services through ongoing data collection that measures regression/recoupment following breaks in service during the school year.
•Write progress reports commensurate with the general education report card schedule.
•Collaborate with team members, general education teachers, related service providers regarding the delivery of services and IEP development.
•Assist general educators to adapt curriculum materials and teaching techniques to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
•Communicate with parents/guardians to discuss student progress.
•Supervise and direct paraprofessionals
•Other duties maybe assigned.

Candidates must be MA certified as a Special Education Teacher with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Billerica Public 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.

    Job Requirements

    • CORI & FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE REQUIRED
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Instructions

    Your application for all Certified positions MUST include: completed application, resume, DESE certification, official transcripts and 3 letters of reference.

    All candidates who hold a degree MUST include transcripts.

    A submitted application will be reviewed by the hiring contact listed on the job posting and you will be contacted if your background appears to be a strong match for a position. We make every effort to communicate with you throughout the application process, therefore, it is unnecessary to contact us to inquire about the status of your application. Thank you

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Amy Emory , Director of Special Education
    • 35 River Street
    • Billerica, Massachusetts 01821
    • Phone: 978-528-8712
    • Fax: 978-528-8719
    • Email: click here

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