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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
Review IEPs with parents, students and agency staff, as
Utilize appropriate methods of learning delivery and instruction to
meet the needs of students with disabilities
Monitor, evaluate and document each students progress utilizing
Manage student behavior through monitoring, supervising and
assessing behavioral patterns
Develop and implement Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs) where
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
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
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.
PAY AND BENEFITS:
Employees working 30 or more hours can enroll in the
- 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
Employee assistance plan is open to all employees for additional
- On site Chaplain for employee self care needs.