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Education Specialists - Mild/Moderate - $5,000 Hiring Bonus with a 2 year commitment (Pool -Starting 2023-2024 school year) at Pittsburg Unified School District

Application Deadline

12/1/2023 12:00 AM Pacific

Date Posted
6/7/2023
Contact
Ann Martinez
925-473-2332
Number of Openings
2
Salary
Pay Range
60,954 - 113,120 Annually
Add'l Salary Info
$60,954 -$113,120 Annual Salary; $1,377.14 Masters; $2,142.21 Doctorate
Length of Work Year
185 days
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) is a K-12 district that serves the community of Pittsburg, California. The school system is committed to providing an excellent opportunity for all students to learn. PUSD is approximately 50 minutes from downtown San Francisco with a direct line on Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Pittsburg Unified School District serves more than 11,000 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The District also provides our community with an outstanding public preschool program and award-winning adult education school (PAEC). The District Comprises: 8 Elementary Schools, 3 Junior High Schools, 1 Comprehensive High School, 1 Alternative Education High School, Adult Education, Independent study, Alternative learning experiences, and Early Childhood Education. The Pittsburg community values the quality of their school system and the opportunities provided to all children. We are thankful to our community and residents for supporting school bond measures and parcel taxes which help support the education of our scholars.

Job Summary

Job Summary

Credit for service outside the District shall be allowed on the salary schedule at a rate of (1) increment for one year of contracted teaching service at a State accredited school. There is no cap.

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   
PITTSBURG UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER PRIMARY FUNCTION Provides an educational Special Day Class program for learning handicapped pupils encompassing basic school subjects, social competence, and vocational preparation. ADMINISTRATIVE RELATIONSHIP: Under the immediate direction of the site administrator with staff assistance and input from the Student Services Department and the Special Education Department. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Teaches one or more subjects on a level commensurate with the emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of the pupil and writes the Individualized Education Program (IEP) in cooperation with School Individualized Education Program Team (SIEPT) and/or District Individualized Education Program Team (DIEPT). 2. Counsels individuals and groups of pupils on educational, occupational, and personal problems. 3. Works cooperatively with classroom teachers who have learning handicapped pupils in regular classes to find materials for these pupils; interprets the abilities and disabilities of the learning handicapped pupils to the entire staff. 4. Confers frequently with parents and professional staff members regarding the educational, social and personal problem characteristic of the learning handicapped pupil. 5. Assists the learning handicapped pupil in making realistic assessment o his abilities and in establishing educational and occupational goals in keeping with these abilities. 6. Provides motivation, through a constantly varying approach, to pupils who have a short attention span and who have extreme difficulty in working independently. 7. Works with district committee in the admission, placement and evaluation of pupils in classes for the learning handicapped. 8. Coordinates and supervises work experience and on-the-job training programs involving the learning handicapped pupils if the school has such programs. 9. Assists other professional staff members in resolving the unique psychological and/or disciplinary problems of the learning handicapped pupil as related to his frequent experiencing of failure. 10. Undertakes continuing professional study in the psychology of the learning handicapped pupil and in teaching methods related of this field. 11. Helps parents to understand and accept the problem of learning handicaps. 12. Performs all of the duties of the regular classroom teacher. 13. Complies with State Education Code and District Board Policy. 14. Maintains special education file folders for each student according to state and district policy. 15. Select and requisition books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies and maintain required inventory records. 16. Performs other duties as assigned. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Workyear: Teacher’s workyear Salary: In accordance with current teacher’s salary schedule Sick Leave: Ten (10) days

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Valid appropriate California credential: Education Specialist Instruction in Special Education, Mild/Moderate with AAAS Valid California EL Authorization; or other appropriate credential CSETS (if taken) Valid CA Driver's License Letter of Interest Resume 3 current letters of recommendation dated within the last year. One must be from a prior Administrator or Supervisor.


      Valid appropriate California credential: Education Specialist Instruction in Special Education, Mild/Moderate with AAAS Valid California EL Authorization; or other appropriate credential CSETS (if taken) Valid CA Driver's License Letter of Interest Resume 3 current letters of recommendation dated within the last year. One must be from a prior Administrator or Supervisor.

          Comments and Other Information

          Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

          Comments and Other Information


          Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.