Chesterfield County Schools invites applications for the following position:
Early Childhood Special Education Teacher
Location: Reams Elementary School
Job Type: 200 days, 8 hours per day
IMMEDIATE POSITION AVAILABLE FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR
Provides specialized academic instruction to students with learning and other disabilities to optimize their learning in the school environment. Plans, delivers and evaluates instruction based upon specific standards and objectives established by Chesterfield County Public Schools and as indicated in each student's Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). Performs in compliance with instructional program guidelines and legal requirements of IDEA and Federal regulations. Contacts are made within and outside of the school system; may require handling of sensitive information and/or dealing tactfully with others.
Essential Job Functions:
Applies knowledge of curriculum and specialized instructional strategies to improve student performance with regard to standard based assessments.
Plans and delivers appropriate curriculum using district curriculum and individualized educational plan for students with learning disabilities. Assesses student's learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group and individual needs.
Consults with teachers, administrators and instructional/health specialists to deter-mine individual student eligibility and classroom placement and to evaluate student progress. Observes students in regular classroom setting. Coordinates with other school and community resources in delivery of services. Documents and evaluates student progress and communicates progress with parents.
May perform home visits.
Maintains order within the classroom in accordance with division guidelines regarding student behavior management. Supervises students during non-classroom time (lunch, fire drills, etc.).
Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.
Performs other duties as required.
Working knowledge of the concepts, principles and methodologies of instruction, learning theory and teaching methodologies for special education students. Demonstrated ability to identify students appropriate for special education programs; to develop instructional goals for students within special education programs; design and deliver instruction and assess student's learning and level of developmental functioning. Demonstrated abilities in decision making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships and planning. Must hold a valid Collegiate Professional or Postgraduate Professional teaching license with an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education. Valid Virginia driver's license is required.Must maintain First Aid, CPR & AED certification. Three to five years' experience teaching special education students is strongly preferred.
Must have or be eligible for an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education
Minimum of 18 years of age.
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accepted institution.
Possession of the requirements for the applicable teacher license.
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