SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER/LIAISON


West Intermediate School
Wilmington Public Schools
Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3380522 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 9, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• 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.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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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