SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM TEACHER (#1352)

Galvin Middle School ( learn more )

Wakefield Public Schools

Wakefield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3845253
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education 
  • Current MA DESE Special Education Severe Disabilities PreK-12 license
  • ABA experience highly preferred 
  • Experience working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Wakefield Public Schools is looking for a highly qualified, knowledgeable special education teacher to provide direct teaching to children identified as needing services within the Autism Spectrum Disorder classroom. 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement high-quality Individualized Education Plans (IEPs); 
  • Maintain accurate and current documentation; create lesson plans aligned with the curriculum Frameworks to ensure skill building;
  • Implement Applied Behavioral Analysis techniques; 
  • Create data management techniques to collect and analyze data for the purpose of tracking academic progress and adjust instruction practices based on data; 
  • Act as a liaison between school and parents; 
  • Maintain daily communication with parents;
  • Implement assistive technology devices and programs for communication and learning;
  • Perform evaluations for eligibility for Special Education;
  • Perform all such duties as requested by the principal or Director of Special Education
  • Complete informal and formal diagnostic assessments and make recommendations for IEP programming and scheduling based on results;
  • Consult with student teams and develop an instructional model and practices that support students with severe special needs across academic settings which may include planning and implementation of a small group, 1:1 and inclusion support; 
  • Participate in and at times, lead special education meetings with the purpose of developing IEPs specific to the needs of students;
  • Support the process of creating MCAS Alternate Assessment Portfolios;
  • Ensure compliance with all aspects of student IEPs

 

REPORTS TO: Building Principal 

SALARY: Commensurate with Wakefield Public Schools’ Unit A salary schedule

 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Ame

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wakefield 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

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Fitzpatrick , Admin. Asst. to the Superintendent
    • 60 Farm Street
    • Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

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