Job title: Special Education Pre-K Teacher
Company: Wabash Valley Education Center
Job description: Special Education Teaching
- Date Posted:
Lewis Cass Elementary School
Lewis Cass Schools –
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Lewis Cass Schools. This classroom teacher will serve students within the mild disabilities program at Lewis Cass Elementary School. The service model of Inclusion is utilized and is part of a team approach, working with general education teachers and classroom assistants to support students with disabilities ranging from age 3-5. The position will be effective for the 2022-2023 school year. The lucky candidate will be required to have excellent communication skills, be positive and focus on collaborating with intentional/research valid supports to serve our students promoting learning outcomes. The Special Education Teacher will provide special education services under the direction of our special education director, principal and early learning director.
Instructs students in subject matter, utilizing strong pedagogical skills and Universal Design for Learning.
Prepares teaching outline for course of study, assigns lessons, and provides feedback to students.
Administers a variety of assessments to evaluate pupil’s progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.
Maintains discipline in the classroom and in other school’s activities on and off school campus.
Uses curriculum maps, Content Connectors and statewide resources to prepare lessons, considering factors, such as individual needs, abilities, learning levels, and physical limitations of students. Plans for the variability in learners’ needs.
Discusses student’s academic and behavior problems with parents and administrators and suggests remedial action.
Participates in faculty and professional meetings, professional development experiences, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
Maintains attendance and grade records.
Supervises students in hallways, cafeteria, and other areas of the building.
Effectively collaborates with teaching colleagues and administrators on best practices in teaching and learning.
Provides support and daily tracking of student health needs and safety is a top consideration at all times.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Participates in a community of learning with colleagues to foster growth and inclusion of students within the special education program.
Qualified Candidates will:
Understand Universal Design for Learning
Implement the students’ individualized IEP
Address student differentiated instruction/learner variability
Ability to work well with teachers, parents, and administrators in addressing IEP goals
Be licensed to work with special needs students, or be eligible to participate in the Transition to Teaching State Approved Program earning college coursework to be fully licensed in Special Education within 3 years of start date.
Complete IEP paperwork in accordance with Indiana Article 7
Supervise special education instructional assistants/paraprofessionals
Willingness to attend professional development opportunities
Assist in the implementation of behavior plans and behavioral strategies
Hold or be eligible to hold a valid Indiana teacher’s license
Licensed in special education K-12 (REPA 3; Rules 2002 or 46-47; and/or Bulletin 400) or willingness to pursue licensing through the Transition to Teaching State Approved Program
Rated as effective or highly effective teacher preferred
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
Proficient assistive technology skills
Ability to work independently and with colleagues
Self-driven and motivated
High energy – committed to teaching in collaboration with others
Can motivate students
Strong problem solver
Skilled at communicating with staff, students, and parents
Can model thinking and positive problem solving skills to students
Believes all students can learn
Understands the use of data in reaching and communicating goals
Fosters positive, validating relationships within the school community
Demonstrate excellent instructional skills and classroom management
Interested candidates should apply online at
Questions should be directed to:
Dr. Kelly Grillo
Job date: Thu, 19 May 2022 02:36:45 GMT
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