Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Interpreter for the Deaf Positions at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485809 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Interpreter for the Deaf Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485809 Custodian Positions at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485808 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Custodian Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485808 Bus Driver / Monitor Positions at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485807 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Bus Driver / Monitor Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485807 Dorm Parent Positions at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485806 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Dorm Parent Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485806 Registrar Positions at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485805 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Registrar Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485805 Secretary / Clerk Positions at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485804 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secretary / Clerk Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485804 Maintenance Positions at Lower Kuskokwim School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485803 Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Maintenance Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2485803 Automotive Technology High School Teacher at Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2462476 Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District Invites Applications For The Following Position1.0 FTE Voc Ed-Automotive Technology High School Teacher Position Type: Certificated Teaching PositionDate Posted: 6/5/2018Location: ItinerantClosing Date: until filledAnnual Salary: $47,258-$65,924 DOEDays Per Year: 185Specific job responsibilities relevant for this position include: * Position begins August 13, 2018 * Instruct courses in automotive technology in both the classroom and laboratory settings utilizing a hands-on, problem-solving approach to learning Apply innovative teaching and engaging learning pedagogies and keep abreast of new information and developments in the automotive technology field Both gas and diesel technology experiences are preferred Prepare students for industry certifications Assist in updating current curriculum, National Automotive Technology Education Foundation (NATEF) program/facility certification, and the development and execution of a long term growth strategy for the automotive technology program Integrate learner outcomes as advised from industry and professional training; and, assist in recruiting students, industry advisers, and community supporters to the program.Training and Experience: Current Type A Alaska Teaching Certificate, or the ability to obtain one before the start of the school year, teaching experience, and a dedication to empowering young men and wormen's confidence in the practical arts of automotive technology *WHEN APPLYING, please ensure that you submit an application into the Secondary Education-Vocational Education applicant POOL, there will not be an active "position" for which to submit your application.* Job descriptions are available in the Human Resources Office Please apply via the Apply Now button below. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2462476 Temporary Prearranged Specific Project Positions at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483820 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Temporary Prearranged Specific Project Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483820 Temporary Positions at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483819 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Temporary Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483819 French Teacher: 6-8 (Non-Immersion) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483818 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): French Teacher: 6-8 (Non-Immersion) (0.4 FTE) Location: Romig Middle SchoolDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE Individuals who are qualified and hired to fill a position in a world language immersion program will receive a $5,000 signing bonusThis position does not qualify for the bonus.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 scaleInformation on both can be found onlinePositions 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 principalMiddle school teachers create a flexible middle school age program based on subject matter taught, and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; establish effective rapport with students; motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for preparation for college, vocational school or acquiring employment, in accordance with each student's ability; 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 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483818 French Teacher: 6-8 (Non-Immersion) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483817 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): French Teacher: 6-8 (.4 FTE) (Non-Immersion) Location: Central Middle SchoolDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract payments Individuals who are qualified and hired to fill a position in a world language immersion program will receive a $5,000 signing bonusThis position does not qualify for the bonus.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 scaleInformation on both can be found onlinePositions 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 principalMiddle school teachers create a flexible middle school age program based on subject matter taught, and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; establish effective rapport with students; motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for preparation for college, vocational school or acquiring employment, in accordance with each student's ability; 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 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483817 Special Education Teacher at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483816 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location: Kasuun ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483816 Special Education Teacher at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483815 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location: Tyson ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483815 Special Education Teacher: K-6 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483814 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 Location: Mount Spurr ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483814 Special Education Teacher: 9-12 (English/Science) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483813 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: 9-12 (English/Science) Location: Eagle River High SchoolDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483813 Special Education Teacher: 6-8 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483812 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: 6-8 Location: Begich Middle SchoolDate Available: 08/15/2018 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 This position may have a flexible work calendar which may include duty days during summer, winter or spring breaks, with equivalent time off during the regular school year as mutually agreed upon by the employee and supervisorPositions 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483812 Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Resource) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483811 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Resource) Location: Susitna ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483811 Special Education Teacher: 9-12 (Math Resource) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483810 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: 9-12 (Math Resource) Location: Bartlett High SchoolDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483810 Special Education Teacher: K-6 Resource at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483809 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 Resource Location: Taku ElementaryDate Available: 08/18/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483809 Special Education Teacher at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483808 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location: ACTDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483808 Special Education Teacher: K-6 Resource at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483807 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 Resource Location: Government Hill ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract payments 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483807 Special Education Teacher at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483806 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Location: Ak Native Cultural CharterDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483806 Special Education Teacher: K-6 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483805 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 Location: North Star ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018 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 teamJob 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483805 Special Education Teacher: K-6 at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483804 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 Location: Ptarmigan ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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 teamJob 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483804 Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Itinerant) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483803 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Itinerant) Location: Scenic Park ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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 Information on both can be found onlineThis position may have a flexible work calendar which may include duty days during summer, winter or spring breaks, with equivalent time off during the regular school year as mutually agreed upon by the employee and supervisorPositions 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483803 Special Education Teacher: K-6 Resource at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483802 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 Resource Location: Tyson ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483802 Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Resource) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483801 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Resource) Location: Turnagain ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483801 Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Extended Resource) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483800 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Extended Resource) Location: Spring Hill ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483800 Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Resource) at Anchorage School District, AK http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483799 Anchorage School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher: K-6 (Resource) (0.5 FTE) Location: Williwaw ElementaryDate Available: 08/15/2018Additional Information: Bargaining Unit: AEAWork Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract paymentsWork Day: 8 hours per dayFTE: Part time, 0.5 FTE 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).This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2483799 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!