Colchester School District

125 Laker Lane, PO Box 27, Colchester, VT 05446 Telephone: 802-264-5999 Fax: 802-863-4774

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER


Malletts Bay School
Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3064999 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: March 22, 2019 Starting Date: July 1, 2019

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Special Education Teacher

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The special educator is responsible for ensuring that the individual educational plans are provided to eligible students and to other students as appropriate. The special education teacher is both an instructional and consulting teacher who provides support service to students and teachers as academic/social needs arise.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year are in accordance with the current Master Contract and salary schedule.

CLASSIFICATION: Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt

REPORTS TO: Building Principals School Operations
Director of Special Education - Special Education Programs

EVALUATION: Performance in this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions in the current Master Agreement between the Colchester Education Association and the School Board. Evaluation will be completed according to the guidelines defined in the district's Differentiated Evaluation Process.

SUPERVISES: Instructional Assistants/Tutors as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Current VT license with an endorsement in special education; current knowledge of Special Education and related laws.
2. Masters degree in special education; advanced coursework highly desirable.
3. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills.
4. Prior successful teaching experience as well as skills in collaboration and teamwork.
5. Commitment to the district mission and Action Plan.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Instruct students according to their developmental needs and in collaboration with other school staff members.
2. Develop and implement IEP's and/or related service plans for assigned students.
3. Maintain necessary records and paperwork regarding individual students, programs and Medicaid requirements.
4. Initiate, encourage, and participate in individual conferences with students, their teachers, parents, and outside agencies.
5. Participate as a member of school based Educations Support Team and Evaluation planning and Individual Education Program Team.
6. Conduct annual/initial evaluation and other comprehensive assessments as required. Communicate evaluation results to parents and staff.
7. Collaborate with other staff members, administrators, and/or human resource groups in promoting an inclusionary service delivery model.
8. Provide leadership and staff development to instructional assistants/tutors and other staff members as appropriate.
9. Demonstrate current best practices in teaching and learning.
10. Comply with all state and federal special education regulations under IDEA.
11. Participate in all meetings called by the building principal and Director of Special Education.
12. Assume other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education Coordinator or building administrators.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Malletts Bay School!

Part of the Colchester School District, Malletts Bay School is located in beautiful Colchester, Vermont. Malletts Bay School is a fair and welcoming community of life-long learners who strive to do our best, and who think not only what is -- but what can be.

We do this through:

Providing a safe, caring, and respectful environment,
Exploring academic fields of knowledge,
Using a variety of instructional strategies and
Integrating technology.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colchester School District 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
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Carrie Lutz, Director of Special Education
    P.O. Box 27
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5999
    Fax: 802-863-4774
    Email: Carrie.Lutz@colchestersd.org