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Barrington Public Schools
Barrington, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3028834 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 29, 2018 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
RI Certification as Elementary/Middle Special Education Teacher, Grades K-8
• Experience working with students with social/emotional and behavioral challenges
• Knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals, groups and systems through the application of positive behavior supports
• Experience developing and implementing Individualized Educational Programs, Functional Assessments of Behavior and Behavior Intervention Plans
• CPI training and certification

Reports to: Building Principal and Director of Pupil Personnel

Job Goal:

Provided special education to identified students in order to support their social/emotional and academic learning.

The Special Educator works directly with identified students to teach behaviors and executive functioning skills that increase academic performance within the general classroom and/or provides academic instruction in an alternate location. The Special Educator will provide diversified strategies and activities specifically designed for targeted students.

Performance Responsibilities:

• Define and measure student behavior; understanding principles of reinforcement; teaching new behavior; implementing strategies for weakening behavior; and identifying antecedents

• Participate in team meetings with the identified student’s teachers and parents for the purpose of completing a Functional Behavioral Assessment

• Participate in team meetings in order to design Behavior Intervention plans

• Participate in team meetings in order to develop IEPs

• Provide special education to identified students that supports their growth in academics, positive behavior and social/emotional learning that is explicit, intensive, accelerated and provides ample practice in an identified alternate location to ensure a safe, non-threatening, nurturing environment

• Identify daily and/or weekly goals for students to teach students self-reflection strategies to monitor their own progress

• Progress monitor students for academics, behavior and social/emotional learning

• Maintain strong home/school communication with identified students families that empowers parents by providing them with skills and techniques to support the positive behavior development of their child

• Manage the "Check In/Check Out" system for identified students daily

• Review behavior referrals and SWIS data reports at the school, classroom and individual level

• Other duties as assigned by Building Principal and Director of Pupil Personnel

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Barrington 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions
    Welcome to the Barrington School District.

    Barrington Schools actively seeks applications from only the most capable, professional candidates.

    • Only complete SchoolSpring application packets, including letter of intent (Cover Letter) will be considered. Please do not send paper applications.

      If selected for hire, in order to be placed on the substitute teacher list, the following requirements must be presented in person to Barrington Public Schools:

      A current national criminal background check with fingerprints

      Proper identification for completion of an I-9 and a W-4

    Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Are you certified to teach in Rhode Island

    2. What areas do you hold a teaching certification?
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    3. Are you currently employed?
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    4. Date available to begin work.
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    5. Are you currently a Rhode Island retiree receiving a pension from the State of Rhode Island?

    6. Do you have relatives currently employed by the Barrington School Department?

    7. Were you ever previously employed by the Barrington School Department? If yes, specify position and date of employment.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Ruth DeRocha
    283 County Road
    Barrington, Rhode Island 02806
    Phone: 401-247-3145