Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Preschool Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366180 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Preschool Teacher Location: Kasigluk-AkulaHousing: Shared http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366180 Middle School Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366179 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Middle School Teacher Location: NapskiakHousing: Single http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366179 Ready Program Specialist / Aviation Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366178 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Ready Program Specialist / Aviation Teacher Location: Bethel - DOHousing: N/A http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366178 Special Education K-12 Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366177 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education K-12 Teacher Location: NewtokHousing: Shared http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366177 HS Science Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366176 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): HS Science Teacher Location: KongiganakHousing: Shared http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366176 4th Grade Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366175 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 4th Grade Teacher Location: KipnukHousing: Shared http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366175 Preschool Special Education Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366174 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Preschool Special Education Teacher Location: Bethel - DOHousing: N/A http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366174 K-6 Special Education / RTI Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366173 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): K-6 Special Education / RTI Teacher Location: Bethel - AEHousing: N/A http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366173 Special Education K-12 Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366172 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education K-12 Teacher Location: AtmautluakHousing: Shared http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366172 Elementary 5th / 6th Grade DLE Teacher at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366171 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary 5th / 6th Grade DLE Teacher Location: AtmautluakHousing: Share/Single http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2366171 School Nurse Substitute at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365911 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Nurse Substitute Location: Multiple LocationsDescription: At will, On call Qualifications: Must be a Registered Nurse and pass an Interview, Background Check and Fingerprints. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365911 Nutrition Services Substitute at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365910 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Nutrition Services Substitute Location: Nutrition ServicesDate Available: ImmediatelyDescription: At will, On callDate Available: Year RoundQualifications: Applicant must be a high school graduate or have completed his/her GED http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365910 Substitute Custodian at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365909 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Substitute Custodian Location: Operations & Maintenance DepartmentDate Available: ImmediatelyDescription: At will, On callDate Available: Year round Qualifications: Applicant must be a high school graduate or have completed his/her GED Must complete an Interview, Background Check & Fingerprints. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365909 Classroom/School Support Staff Substitute Positions at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365908 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Classroom/School Support Staff Substitute Positions Location: Multiple LocationsDescription: At will, On callDate Available: Year round Qualifications: Applicant must be a high school graduate or have completed his/her GED Applicants must complete an Interview, Background Check and Fingerprints. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365908 Student Teacher at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365907 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Student Teacher Location: District Wide Job Summary: Student teacher/intern placements in the Mat-Su District are unpaid internships for students currently enrolled in a universitySite to be determined if selected.Qualifications: You must hold a current Initial Teaching Certificate or a current Student Teacher Authorisation from the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) in order to student teach. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365907 Tutor Advisor at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365905 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 0.25 FTE Tutor Advisor Location: Swanson Elementary School(High-Needs School)Position FTE: 0.25 Pay Grade: 7Starting Wage: $16.63Days Per Year: 202Daily shift times: While the schedule may vary, the position hours may be around the daily timeframe of 1-3pmSpecific job responsibilities relevant for this position include: Under the direct supervision and close and frequent proximity of a certified teacher a Tutor/Advisor provides student identification, assessment, tutoring, and instructional supportA Tutor/Advisor serves as a liaison between students/parents and teachers/school administration.*Highly Qualified means you have met the paraprofessional requirements as defined by No Child Left Behind (NCLB) The NCLB minimum requirements for paraprofessionals are defined in NCLB Sections 1119(f) and 1119(c)(1) as:High school diploma or GEDANDTwo years of college (at least 48-semester hour credits); orAssociate's (or higher) degree; orPass the Para Pro Assessment and the Paraprofessional Standards Checklist.It is the responsibility of the applicant to list the specifications of being Highly Qualified in their application and to furnish supporting documentation to the District.IMPORTANT: If the method of obtaining Highly Qualified status is an Associates Degree or Higher, or 48 semester hours or equivalent then the following applies:Transcripts from the University/College attended are required to verify highly qualified status for hireWe prefer official transcripts, however we will accept unofficial transcripts if they are in a comprehensible format provided by the university/college and contain all information necessary for determining that all the requirements for meeting highly qualified status have been satisfied. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365905 School Monitor at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365904 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 0.25 FTE School Monitor Location: Talkeetna Elementary SchoolPosition FTE: 0.25 Pay Grade: 2Starting Wage: $11.71Days Per Year: 191 Specific job responsibilities relevant for this position include: Active monitoring outdoors during recess and lunch 11:35-12:20 with respectful rapport established with students. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365904 School Monitor at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365903 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 0.25 FTE School Monitor Location: Wasilla Middle SchoolPosition FTE: 0.25 Pay Grade: 2Starting Wage: $11.71Days Per Year: 191Daily shift times: 10:30-12:30Specific job responsibilities relevant for this position include: Weather permitting will monitor outdoor recess in addition to indoor lunch http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365903 Teacher Expert - Instructional Support (Family Engagement Coach) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358860 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher Expert - Instructional Support (Family Engagement Coach) Location: Asd Education CenterAdditional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement system.This position reports to and is evaluated by the Director of Title IThe Teacher Expert Instructional Support (Family Engagement Coach) provides asssitance to Title I schools, families and other community organizations in support of student achievement This position consults with and provides professional development to school staff, supports schools and families with transitioning children into elementary, middle or high schools, offers parenting classes when requested and works with community organizations to strengthen family engagement Job Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska initial, professional, or master teaching certificate or Type C special services certificate.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Master's degree.- Three (3) or more years of successful public school counseling.- Evidence of the following skills and abilities:* Leadership skills and qualities.* Ability to provide professional development opportunities to colleagues in a variety of formats.* Interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills.* Experience in adult learning theory, coaching/mentoring scenarios.* Excellent communication skills.* Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with teachers and administrators.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this position The successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate the relationship to their practice.* Displays extensive knowledge of appropriate developmental characteristics of age groups and can easily adjust instruction to accommodate the range of development needs.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.- Meets with building principals regularly to identify professional development needs of teaching staff based on teacher needs and student data and to assess progress monitoring and benchmark results.- Applies deep content knowledge and relevant expertise to school projects and general operations; collaborates with principals in specific areas of focus and helps build instructional competency among staff.- Has deep and clear understanding of multiple performance measures to facilitate data driven discussions and decision making at the school and student levels.- Fosters and builds relationships with all stakeholders (at school and district levels) to drive collaboration and student support.- Responds and interacts effectively to requests from classroom teachers and support staff in modeling lessons and advising on the use of data.- Provides training in and modeling of research based instructional practices.- Develops staff proficiency in culturally responsive practices and differentiated instruction to meet the learning needs of all of our diverse populations.- Assists instructional staff in resolving complex obstacles to the success of overall school programs, as well as specific projects.- Participates in meetings and training sessions as scheduled.- Develops and facilitates professional development to school staff on best practices of family engagement.- Supports Family School Services staff.- Collaborates with the English Language Learners program to support engaging families.- Supports schools with implementing engaging family nights.- Supports Academic Parent Teacher Teams.- Supports schools with developing and implementing family engagement plans.- Keeps currently on best practices on family engagement.- Maintains accurate files and data relative to the program.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358860 Structured Learning (Autism) Teacher at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358859 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Structured Learning (Autism) Teacher Location: East High SchoolDate Available: Immediately Additional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) union The number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site Principal Special Education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settings Special Education Teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet children's needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this position- Education and experience in socialization and communication skills with students with autism.The following are preferred:- Experience in a structured learning environment.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of a special education student in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358859 Special Education Teacher (Pre-School) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358858 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher (Pre-School) Location: Ursa Major ElementaryDate Available: Immediately Additional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial Education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settings Special Education Teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska initial, professional, or master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of Elementary (or Early Childhood) content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this position* A minimum of six credit hours of Early Childhood Education.The following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358858 Special Education Teacher - BVI at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358857 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - BVI (0.5 FTE) Location: Asd Education CenterDate Available: Immediately Additional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settingsSpecial education teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska initial, professional, or master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education, Visually Handicapped, or similar.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358857 Special Education Teacher - K-6 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358856 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - K-6 Location: Orion ElementaryAdditional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial Education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settings Special Education Teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358856 Special Education Teacher - K-6 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358855 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - K-6 Location: Fire Lake, Alpenglow, Eagle River, and Ursa MinorAdditional Information: Job Summary:This position has an associated addenda opportunity for the responsibilities of Special Education Department Chair The Special Education Department Chair (DC) functions as a liaison between special education staff at the building level, school administration, and district administrationThe Special Education DC helps promote the positive relationships with school administration, general education staff, special education staff, parents, outside agencies, community services, and district level staffThe Special Education DC supports the district's instructional and compliance efforts to ensure students with disabilities receive all the necessary supports and services as determined by the IEP team.This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) union The number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement system.This position reports to and is evaluated by the site Principal The Elementary Department Chair provides technical assistance to team members; disseminates information and guidance from special education administration; assists teams to problem-solve sensitive cases; partners with the IEP clerical to assist with scheduling and IEP paperwork; provides instructional support, facilitates site-based professional learning and complete mandatory compliance activities (alternate assessment, intensive needs paperwork review, child find, etc)This position will partner with an IEP clerical to support 4-5 elementary schools Job Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- HQT (Highly Qualified Teacher) designation in any NCLB content area Successful candidate may need to obtain additional HQT designations depending upon future course assignments after this hiring process.The following are preferred:- Experience with providing professional development opportunities to colleagues.- Experience dealing with conflict and controversial issues.- Extensive experience with Individual Educational Plans (IEP) and Multi-Disciplinary Teams.- Experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan needs of a special education students in a public school setting.- Experience as a Department Chair, Teacher Consultant, Instructional Lead or Teacher In Charge.- Three (3) years experience teaching elementary special education.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358855 Special Education Teacher - K-6 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358854 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - K-6 (.49 FTE) Location: Spring Hill ElementaryAdditional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalThis position has an associated addenda opportunity for the responsibilities of Special Education Department Chair The Special Education Department Chair (DC) functions as a liaison between special education staff at the building level, school administration, and district administrationThe Special Education DC helps promote the positive relationships with school administration, general education staff, special education staff, parents, outside agencies, community services, and district level staffThe Special Education DC supports the district's instructional and compliance efforts to ensure students with disabilities receive all the necessary supports and services as determined by the IEP team Job Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358854 Special Education Teacher - K-6 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358853 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - K-6 Location: Fairview ElementaryAdditional Information: Job Summary:This position has an associated addenda opportunity for the responsibilities of Special Education Department Chair The Special Education Department Chair (DC) functions as a liaison between special education staff at the building level, school administration, and district administrationThe Special Education DC helps promote the positive relationships with school administration, general education staff, special education staff, parents, outside agencies, community services, and district level staffThe Special Education DC supports the district's instructional and compliance efforts to ensure students with disabilities receive all the necessary supports and services as determined by the IEP team.This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settingsSpecial education teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358853 Special Education Teacher - Elementary Resource at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358852 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - Elementary Resource Location: Ak Native Cultural Charter Additional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settingsSpecial education teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358852 Special Education Teacher - Resource 6-8 (Language Arts) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358851 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - Resource 6-8 (Language Arts) Location: Clark Middle SchoolDate Available: Immediately Additional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settingsSpecial education teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358851 Special Education Teacher - Resource 9-12 (Math) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358850 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - Resource 9-12 (Math) Location: Dimond High SchoolDate Available: Immediately Additional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settingsSpecial education teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358850 Special Education Teacher - Resource 6-8 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358849 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - Resource 6-8 Location: Begich Middle SchoolDate Available: Immediately Additional Information: Job Summary:This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) unionThe number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement systemThis position reports to and is evaluated by the site principalSpecial education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settingsSpecial education teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff membersJob Requirements: The following are required:- Valid Alaska Initial, Professional, or Master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.- Evidence of content knowledge shown by:* a posted degree in the content area of this position; or* a posted minor in the content area of this position; or* passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or* an endorsement in the content area of this positionThe following are preferred:- Evidence of experience working with special education students.- Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.Essential Job Functions: The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this positionThe successful candidate:- Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.* Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.* Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.- Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.- Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.* Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.* Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.* Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.* Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.* Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.- Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.* Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.* Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.- Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.* Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.* Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.* Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.* Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.- Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.* Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.- Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.Physical /Mental Demands:The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearingSpecific visual abilities are also requiredThe employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbsAdditionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressureThe employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environmentThe Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disabilityWork Environment:Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settingsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video displayThe employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateAdditional Job Information:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignmentsAnchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in EnglishThis also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documentsOffers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358849 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!