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Comprehensive Life Skills Special Education Teacher

Summary Information:
Employer: Carson City Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Special Education
Special Education (Life Skills)
School / Org: Seeliger Elementary School
Location: Carson City, Nevada
FTE: Full-Time
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: $40,000.00 - $68,000.00 / Per Year
Posting Date: Thursday, 07 December 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Details:
Carson City Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):

Comprehensive Life Skills Special Education Teacher - Remainder of the Year Only

Position ID#:
4746

LICENSE: K-12 Intellectual Disabilities Endorsement, TESL preferred

NOTE: This position begins the 2017-2018 school year. This position is strictly contingent upon sufficient funding and student enrollment.

BENEFITS: Salary placement based on education and verified contracted teaching experience accepted. Employer-paid retirement, health and life insurance, sick leave benefits and personal leave.

Must possess a Nevada license endorsed for the specific subject(s) and to perform other educational functions at the level and in the field for which he/she is to be employed, issued in accordance with law and in full force at the time the services are rendered. (NRS 391.170). All applicants must meet all highly qualified requirements. Bilingual preferred.

Must be able to pass the pre-employment drug screen test.

This is a replacement position.

Summary
The teacher will implement into daily instruction appropriate educational curriculum based on the Nevada State Standards. The teacher will create and maintain an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school and district programs and goals. The teacher will serve as teacher of record for students with disabilities. This person will be expected to adhere to the Carson City School Districtís Professional Domains and Standards for Licensed Employees and report directly to the school site administrator.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
Administer appropriate district curriculum, which is aligned with the Nevada State Standards.
Ensure the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment.
Create and maintain a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning condition in the instructional environment.
Develop and implement the components of an effective lesson for instruction.
Analyze student progress and provide appropriate instruction.
Provide a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times.
Ensure assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times.
Develop a classroom climate that promotes positive learning conditions.
Work professionally with administration, staff, parents, and community.
May need to assist students with toileting, personal hygiene and life skills
Integrate technology into the instructional program.
Implement scientifically-based instruction, including Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS), to support the unique academic, social, and behavioral needs of students as appropriate.
Develop, implement, and act as teacher of record of Individualized Education Plans for students with disabilities.
Develop and regularly report progress on IEP goals reflective of each studentís individual present levels of performance and achievement.
Adhere to federal, state, and local mandates and timelines in special education.
Develop and implement behavioral intervention plans as identified by student need.
Utilize positive behavioral supports and conduct functional behavioral analyses as appropriate.
Ensure that students with disabilities are receiving a free appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.
Assist students with disabilities in regular education classrooms.
Participate in other job-related duties and activities related to the position as assigned.
Instruct students by lecturing, demonstrating, and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.
Keeps attendance records.
Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, site initiatives and teacher training workshops.
Demonstrate knowledge, skill, and ability to provide specially designed instruction to students with disabilities.
Guide the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects.
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with instructional objectives, in order to meet the needs of all students.
Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff.
Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy.
Work in a collegial manner with all district staff to provide students an appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.
Maintain and improve professional competence.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as handbooks and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students and staff

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of student information software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
State of Nevada Teacher's license (i.e. K-12 Generalist Endorsement for Resource Room, Comprehensive Life Skills - CLS, Autism Endorsement for Autism, 0-7 Years Early Child Development Delayed Endorsement for Early Childhood - Special Education), current driver's license, original social security card. Certified in relevant subject area.

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