West Intermediate School
Wilmington Public Schools
Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3377913 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 6, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

• Demonstrates a strong knowledge of program design, curriculum and instruction, and behavior management
• Support/Provide instruction in the inclusion setting
• Plan effective instructional strategies for adapting or modifying the general curriculum to meet the various needs of individual students
• Participate in curriculum development as required
• Participate in the development of, and oversee implementation of IEP'S for students eligible for special education
• Conduct academic assessments/evaluations of student abilities and needs and serves as a member of IEP meetings
• Collect and analyze student performance data to determine the extent to which student IEP goals and objectives are being met
• Assist students with both academic and social/emotional goals as stated in Individualized Education Plans
• Develop personal relationships with the student's parents or guardians, and works to establish with them an understanding and cooperative relationship based on the student's individual needs.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to consult effectively with educational assistants, teachers, administration, and parents
• Maintain the integrity of confidential information regarding students
• Understanding and familiarity with the Special Education process and regulations
• Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
• Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education, instructional goals, and objectives.
• Do baseline testing to determine educational needs and develop a strategic plan to address weaknesses.
• Maintains accurate, complete records

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Notice of Non-Discrimination
All educational and non-academic programs, activities and employment opportunities at Wilmington Public Schools are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, age and/or disability, and any other class or characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements
DEGREE PREFERRED: •Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree •Master’s Degree preferred EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: •Minimum of 3 years of experience working with students identified with specific learning and other disabilities. •Experience writing Individualized Education Plans and progress reports •Experience running Special Education Meetings preferred •ESPED experience preferred •Wilson/Orton Gillingham training preferred. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: •Department of Elementary and Secondary Education License: Moderate Disabilities K-8 •Safety Care Certification •Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement •Wilson Reading certification preferred
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Edward Foster, Principal
    22 Carter Lane
    Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887
    Phone: 978-694-6050
    Fax: 978-694-6052
    Email: edward.foster@wpsk12.com