HS Special Education Teacher-ASD Self-Contained

Friday, June 30, 2017
Allen Park Public Schools
Position Details: 





Application Deadline:   Open until filled.


Method of Application:

Applicants must apply via email to dawson@appublicschools.com.  Please attach a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, Michigan teaching certificate and two letters of recommendation.


  • Valid Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate with Special Education endorsement (SV)
  • Awareness of the physical, social, emotional and mental development of the learner
  • Proficient and knowledgeable in the subject area
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with students, parents and staff
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of data and how it is used to inform instruction
  • Proficient with technology as an instructional tool


  • Plan, prepare and implement instruction and assessments
  • Honor and carry out district initiatives
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning
  • Contributing member to a professional learning community
  • Communicate student progress and development with parents and staff
  • Provide a flexible, stable and pleasant learning environment that is child-centered while maintaining appropriate classroom management
  • Demonstrate creative and innovative lesson plans that contribute to a highly engaged learning community
  • Work with other special services staff members to support implementation of student’s IEP
  • Maintain full compliance with legal requirements and documentation
  • Any other duties assigned by the Director of Special Education and/or Principal
  • Provide supervision and leadership to support staff assigned to classroom
  • Ability to demonstrate judgment, decision-making, conflict management and resolution
  • Work with outside agencies to provide comprehensive delivery of services to students


  • Bachelor’s Degree Step 0 - $39,011; Master’s Degree Step 0 - $43,538
  • Full FTE
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision plan
  • Beginning date – September 5, 2017

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, it is the policy of the Allen Park Public School District that no person shall on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program, activity, service or in employment.

Inquiries related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 should be directed to: Dr. Mathew Sokol, Director of Special Education, Allen Park Public Schools, 9601 Vine, Allen Park, Michigan 48101.  Inquiries related to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1974, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, should be directed to: Mrs. Janet Wasko, Principal, Allen Park High School, 18401 Champaign, Allen Park, MI 48101.

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