Special Education Teacher

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Mar Lee School District
Position Details: 


Mar Lee School


Position: Special Education Teacher


Date Posted 6/14/18. This posting will remain active until filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references to the Superintendent via email or in person. Current employees who are interested in the position need only to send an email indicating their interest to the Superintendent.


Submit interest to Chad M. Holt, Principal, holtc@mar-lee.org


This is an EXTERNAL posting for the 2018-2019 school year. 


General Description of Position:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the school principal, the special education teacher plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities, such that the students benefit from the general education curriculum to the greatest extent possible when supported with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


• Write lessons plans to accommodate IEP curriculum.

• Assists with the implementation of the IEP for each student served.

• Prepares, adapts, and delivers instructional material.

• Develops suitable curricula and effective teaching methods based on assessment of students’ needs.

• Supervises students in classrooms, school buildings and social-curricular activities.

• Selects appropriate texts, learning aids, materials, and supplies.

• Provides formal and informal assessment of students’ academic status and learning styles.

• Works with students and teachers to identify, teach, and implement accommodations for student who are eligible for services in the general education and special education settings.

• Schedules IEP meetings as required.

• Maintains accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on student activities, as required by laws, school policies, and administrative regulations.

• Participates in the Child Study Team when needed(CARE).

• Continuously maintain current training and updates pertaining to administrative guidelines and compliance.

• Maintains confidentiality concerning all student information and any professional matters.

• Follows all Federal and State laws pertaining to IDEA, MARSE, FERPA, etc.

• Utilizes resources to understand special education law, timelines etc.

• Attend staff and team meetings and other meetings as appropriate and requested.

• Maintain regular consistent attendance and punctuality.

• Maintain a professional personal appearance.

• Adhere to district health and safety procedures.

• Maintain confidentiality.

• Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.


Minimum Professional Qualifications:

• BA or BS Degree or higher

• Current certification as a Special Education Teacher

• CPI Training

• Satisfactory completion of criminal history check


Personal Qualifications:

• Demonstrate ability to work effectively with students, teachers, parents, staff, and administrators.

• Expertise with computer technology and software applications.

• Demonstrate good physical health and stamina.

• Demonstrate ability to function well within a team in an educational setting.

Term of employment: This is a contracted position based on the 2018-2019 MLEA/Mar Lee BOE Master Agreement.


Reports to: Superintendent/Principal

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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