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Teacher – K-12 Special Education #2003797

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Teacher – K-12 Special Education #2003797

Posted on 17/09/2020

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Marshall Islands
Posted 5 months ago

Primary Location:  MARSHALL ISLANDS-OCONUS-KWAJALEIN ATOLL

Security Clearance:  CNACI

 

Job Summary
The Special Education School Teacher is responsible for implementing the school’s instructional program for Grades K through 12.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Assess students’ skills to determine their needs and to develop teaching plans
  • Adapt lessons to meet the needs of students
  • Maintains a classroom environment conducive to learning while teaching assigned subject or class according to adopted curricula and standards.
  • Track Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students who have reasonable accommodation needs.
  • Plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities
  • Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
  • Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals
  • Discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators
  • Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilities
  • Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and after graduation
  • Maintains communication concerning individual progress with parents and school administration.
  • Corrects assignments and evaluates student progress in timely fashion.
  • Maintains a classroom environment conducive to learning while teaching assigned subject or class according to adopted curricula and standards.
  • Establishes a daily lesson plan following curriculum guidelines and adopted standards; prepares necessary materials; implements plan.
  • Maintains student discipline and fosters positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Utilizes motivational tools and information technology to stimulate students.
  • Maintains communication concerning individual progress with parents and school administration.
  • Contributes to curriculum development and revision.
  • Corrects assignments and evaluates student progress in timely fashion.
  • Must participate in professional development activities as necessary to maintain licensure.
  • Instruction in the classroom will be commensurate with the school’s stated philosophy, objectives and purposes.
  • Provides guidance and advice to students on educational matters and on his/her further education and future careers; providing information on sources of more expert advice.
  • Communicates and works with other members of the school staff and parents/guardians to ensure the best interest of students.
  • Reviews and evaluates teaching and learning strategies, methodologies and programs to ensure the lessons are in line with the curriculum guidelines
  • Ensures high standards of professional practice and quality of teaching and learning of the subject(s).
  • Cognizant of all rules and regulations in school handbooks.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires initiative, perception and a broad knowledge of human behavior to understand the learning style of the individual students.
  • Requires solid pedagogy in educational planning, instructional delivery, classroom management, and assessment.
  • Communication skills: discuss student’s needs and performances with general education teachers, parents, and administrators.
  • Critical Thinking Skills: assess students’ progress and use that information to adapt lessons to help them learn.
  • Patience. Working with students with special needs and different abilities can be difficult. Special education teachers should be patient with each student, as some may need the instruction given aloud, at a slower pace, or in writing.

Experience & Education

  • Two (2) to five (5) years’ experience teaching in an accredited school system; three (3) years special education in an accredited school system preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related discipline required; Masters degree  preferred.
  • Current teacher certification in one of the 50 United States for grade level or subject area.
  • Additional endorsement to augment major certification area is desired.
  • Advance placement certification preferred as applicable.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Position requires moderate lifting and bending.
  • Required to monitor students indoors and sometimes outdoors in a hot and humid climate.

Travel

  • Occasional stateside travel.
 Education / Training  (Full-time) 

Job Features

Job CategoryEducation/Training
Security ClearanceCNACI
Posting Date09/15/2020
Job Number2003797