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New Bedford Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3425926
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 11, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


Job Goal: The Special Education Teacher is responsible for day to day management of the classroom and provision of instruction, including development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals, assessment, and curriculum design. The teacher is also responsible for the supervision of classroom staff and ongoing parent contact. Performance and Responsibilities: 1. Design and carryout developmentally appropriate motivating curriculum/programming as warranted by IEP goals/MA curriculum framework 2. Guide classroom staff in implementing goals of children 3. Provide direct individual and/or group instruction 4 Provide trans-disciplinary programming through consultation with professional and therapeutic staff 5. Conduct thorough educational evaluations necessary for quarterly progress reports, annual assessment and re-evaluations 6. When scheduled, prepare MCAS alternate assessment on students assigned 7. Provide assistance in feeding, toileting, dressing skills and ADLs 8. Implement social skills training program 9. Utilize various techniques to provide sensory diets for students 10. Initiate and support the use of assistive technology to provide access 11. Daily maintenance of supplies, equipment, and departmental space 12. Organize daily schedule to meet caseload requirements and uses indirect time appropriately 13. Consult with staff in other discipline areas to improve programming 14. Facilitate ongoing parent contact and encourage family involvement 15. Develop appropriate individual IEP consistent with training in a timely way
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    New Bedford 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

    • Qualifications:

      1.Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Special Education or related field
      2.Certification as a Special Education teacher
      3.Knowledge in the area of developmental disabilities
      4.Familiar with special education assessment tools
      5.Knowledge of curriculum design and development
      6.Knowledge of MA Curriculum Frameworks and MCAS alternative assessments
      7.Knowledge of federal and state regulations governing the provision of Special Education and the Special Education process

      This position follows the UNIT A contract.

      The New Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, genetics, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions in employment for potential employees. New Bedford Public Schools encourages people with multilingual skills, particularly in Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese and/or Spanish, to apply. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Warley Williams , Principal
    • 225 Hathaway Blvd
    • New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
    • Phone: 508-910-0900
    • Fax: 508-996-2040
    • Email: click here

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