Resource Room Teacher

Sunday, July 15, 2018
Jackson Public Schools
Position Details: 

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Purpose Statement:

To encourage and promote the educational and social success of students who have learning disabilities.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:   (Does not include all tasks employee may be expected to perform.)

  • Employ various teaching methods and strategies.
  • Gear curriculum requirements to meet the educational and social needs of SE students.
  • Develop behavioral management programs appropriate to student needs.
  • Efficiently document student progress and PLEP/IEP information and maintain student records.
  • Collaborate with general educational teachers and other support staff.


·Develop and maintain a positive rapport with students, parents, staff and the community.

·Seek out and utilize outside resources.

·Attend and/or chair IEPs for students on caseload.

·Adhere to state and district guidelines regarding Professional Development opportunities and requirements.


  • Consider students’ transitional success into real life experiences and the world of work.


Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be qualified to perform essential duties. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Certification to teach SE students in given age/grade levels
  • Must be Highly Qualified


Education And/Or Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree with endorsements in needed specific areas (at specified grade level)


  • Preferred experience working with students who have diverse learning needs


  • Preferred experience working with diverse populations



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (if applicable): 


  • Michigan Teaching Certificate with specific special education endorsement/s
  • Highly qualified based on NCLB.


Desired Attributes:


  • Patient, compassionate and calm individual who keeps students best interest in mind


  • A dedication to the profession and to students


  • Be prompt and organized


Physical Demands (if applicable):  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.    (Example:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and use fingers, tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or push up to 50 lbs.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and continuously will repeat the same hand, arm or finger motion many times as in typing.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and depth perception.)

  • Lifting required


  • May require toileting



Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Ability to guide and to work collaboratively with school personnel
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