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Special Education Teacher - Resource Specialist Mild/Moderate

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4/25/2017
Lena Lawson
(760) 878-2405
1
180 days per year
Full Time
6/1/2017 12:00 AM Pacific
$44,215 - $92,802 up to 15 years of experience accepted, a $1705 annual Masters stipend, a $2500-$5000 annual stipend for holding a current Special Education Credential, plus a $1500 moving stipend.
Date Posted:
4/25/2017
Application Deadline:
6/1/2017 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
180 days per year
Salary:
$44,215 - $92,802 up to 15 years of experience accepted, a $1705 annual Masters stipend, a $2500-$5000 annual stipend for holding a current Special Education Credential, plus a $1500 moving stipend.
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Lena Lawson Email: llawson@ovusd.org Phone: (760) 878-2405
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Owens Valley unified School District is seeking a Full-Time Resource Teacher, to service students in various grades k-12 (currently at seven students).

 

Special Education Resource Specialist Teacher Job Description

Job Title: Special Education Resource Specialist Teacher

Classification: Certificated

Reports to: Special Education Coordinator

Location/Program: Various/Special Education


Summary of the Job:

The Resource Specialist provides :

1) support for the instructional program for students with special needs;

2) pertin ent information and consultant services to staff members and parents ;

3)  on-going student assessment and evaluation ;

4)  on-going planning with regular classroom teachers and also promotes and supports the school Student Study Team/ SAT.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops educational plans for the purpose of meeting the individual needs of exceptional students.

Evaluates students for the purpose of identifying student needs .

Coordinates services to students for the purpose of ensuring efficient instructions and an effective cohesive program .

Teaches/instructs students for the purpose of ensuring successful progress towards student's goals and objectives.

Consults/collaborates with staff, parents, and agencies for the purpos e of ensuring appropriate delivery of services and adherence to due process .

Schedules services for students for the purpos e of providing efficient and effective services for students.

 

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor 's Degree, including appropriate coursework in education

Special Education Credential and Resource Specialist Certificate (or be eligible for an Emergency Credential or waiver) ,

Department of Justice Fingerprint Clearance. Minimum three years teaching experience .

Skills, Knowledge  and/or Abilities  Required: Knowledge of:

K-12 core curriculum content ;

A variety of appropriate assessment tools to identify students with special needs ; how to implement an integrated instructional program;

How to write effective, meaningful student goals and objectives; Appropriate options of delivery methods and services;

How to coordinate services with the regular education classroom and program ; Appropriate modifications and interventions of classroom curriculum;

Due process rights and procedures ;

Effective interpersonal communication techniques . Ability to:

Coordinate service with the regular education teacher and work with core curriculum; Administer a variety of assessments ;

Plan for effective, meaningful integration of student instruction ; Implement curriculum that addresses student goals and objectives; Deliver methods and services to match specific student needs ;

Work with regular teachers in a team effort to plan curriculum and student support ;

 

 

Develop and implement modifications and intervention strategies; Document necessary federal and state due process rights and procedures ; Work with staff using effective communication techniques.

 

Skills to:

Work with core curriculum and know where and how to access core curriculum content material ; Interpret and evaluate assessment results;

Coordinate curricular areas to help establish an integrated program for each student; Conduct on-going evaluation of student goals and objectives;

Evaluate effectiveness of strategies and techniques used and adjust instruction and delivery as needed

Work on a daily basis with teachers to develop and maintain teaming/communication; Support classroom modifications and intervention strategies ;

Translate all necessary documentation in an understandable format on Special Education forms and files;

Use effective and appropriate communication techniques with students, parents , staff, agencies and community members.

Work with students with exceptional needs .

Modify core curriculum and implement appropriate teaching strategies.

 

Qualifications:

Language Skills

Mathematical Skills

Technology Skills

Reasoning Ability

Personal Qualities

Transportation: Able to drive to locations assigned to provide

 

Physical Demands:

Reaching overhead and above shoulders. Pushing wheelchairs, occasionally.

Kneeling or crouching to assist students with other tasks.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information and provide instruction . Seeing to monitor student activities and behaviors.

Able to lift up to 25 pounds at times to move instructional materials and/or files.

 

Work Environment: Indoor office or classroom setting; exposure to usual room and student sounds and activities ; seasonal temperatures; office dust and possible odor of perfume or room deodorizer.

 

This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin , creed, age, gender or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to our personnel office.

 

This organization complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act . Persons with a disability who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact our personnel office.

 

This organization requires a successful candidate to provide it with employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act . July 1995

 

Requirements for Applying

This position is for a RSP Teacher (approximately 11 students). Position may require teaching two periods of regular education. - Valid CA Special Education Credential(s) either/or Mild/Moderate, CLAD (or similar) certification, multiple subject credential. - Introduction Letters - Resume - Copy of Credentials - (3) Letters of Recommendation/ (1) must be from an Administrator - MS Credential - CLAD or Equivalent Certifications - Experience Preferred - Masters Preferred

      Requirements for Applying

      This position is for a RSP Teacher (approximately 11 students). Position may require teaching two periods of regular education. - Valid CA Special Education Credential(s) either/or Mild/Moderate, CLAD (or similar) certification, multiple subject credential. - Introduction Letters - Resume - Copy of Credentials - (3) Letters of Recommendation/ (1) must be from an Administrator - MS Credential - CLAD or Equivalent Certifications - Experience Preferred - Masters Preferred

          District offers a full family generous health and welfare package.

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          Application Deadline: 6/1/2017 12:00 AM Pacific

          District offers a full family generous health and welfare package.

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