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Special Education Teacher

Company: Tennyson Center for Children
Location: aurora
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The special education teacher will provide classroom instruction to students with a wide range of learning, mental, and emotional disabilities. The special education teacher will skilled in adapting and/or modifying lessons and teaching various subjects to students on the mild to severe range of needs as identified on the Individual Education Plan (IEP). The special education teacher is responsible for planning, developing, delivering and evaluating appropriate individualized educational services, learning programs and instruction for all students. The special education teacher will also supports the buildings efforts in multi-tiered systems of supports. The special education teacher will develop and promote positive community relations among stakeholders.

Identify student needs through formal and informal assessment
Review referral data, history and assessment data to develop
Possess and demonstrates a wide variety of instructional strategies and methods to serve students with disabilities
Prepare and deliver instruction to meet the student needs
Participate and support the schools efforts in multi-tiered systems of support
Review IEPs with parents, students and agency staff, as appropriate
Utilize appropriate methods of learning delivery and instruction to meet the needs of students with disabilities
Monitor, evaluate and document each students progress utilizing appropriate measurements
Manage student behavior through monitoring, supervising and assessing behavioral patterns
Develop and implement Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs) where necessary
Maintain accurate and complete records in compliance with school regulations and legal requirements
Maintain a current knowledge of special education best practices and effective teaching practices
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested


Bachelors degree in special education
Masters degree in special education or related field preferred
Experience in working with at-risk populations preferred
Must be knowledgeable about researched-based, effective teaching practices, and state content standards

Valid Colorado Drivers License.
Valid Colorado Teaching License with Special Education Generalist or equivalent endorsement.
Cultural and Linguistically Diverse educator endorsement (Linguistically Diverse Educator) preferred.
All positions require criminal CBI background check, FBI fingerprint check, State of CO child abuse check, DMV driving record check, pre-employment drug test, pre-employment physical, academic credential verification, and reference check.


Employees working 30 or more hours can enroll in the following:

  • Kaiser Medical Insurance
  • Delta Dental Insurance
  • Eye Med Vision Insurance

An industry leading pension plan is also available to employees during open enrollment.

  • Pension Fund of the Christian Church

Additional voluntary benefits are available directly through:

  • Colonial Life Insurance

Employee assistance plan is open to all employees for additional self-care:

  • ESI
  • On site Chaplain for employee self care needs.

Keywords: Tennyson Center for Children, Aurora , Special Education Teacher, Other , aurora, Colorado

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