Teacher, Special Education, MILD MODERATE, 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR at Mt. Diablo Unified | EDJOIN

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Teacher, Special Education, MILD MODERATE, 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR at Mt. Diablo Unified

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Job Information

Date Posted: 4/1/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 185 days + 2 days New Teacher Orientation
Salary: $53,339 - $98,346* Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Chris Essayan Email: essayanc@mdusd.org
Phone:
Stipends:: $1,413 for Masters, Ed.D/Ph.D, and National Board Certification
*MDUSD Career Increments:: Applied when appropriate up to $98,346
Benefits:: Medical, vision and dental. Employees with .50FTE or greater are eligible for Medical Benefits..
Retirement:: CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement Plan)
Location:: To be determined
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

The following three job descriptions are listed below:
Teachers in Special Day Class and Centers/Schools, Special Education
Resource Specialist Teachers, Special Education, and Teachers of the Adapted Physical Education Program

CERTIFICATED TEACHING PERSONNEL
Duties and Responsibilities of Teachers in Special Day Class and Centers/Schools, Special Education

The Special Day Class and Center/School teachers are responsible to the Special Education Administrator for Special Day Classes and Centers for the interpretation of the MDUSD Special Education Program. Evaluation of these teachers will be the responsibility of the site administrator.

The duties and responsibilities of teachers in Special Day Classes and Centers/Schools are as follows:

1. to interpret and implement the student's Individualized Educational Program (IEP).

2. to maintain a classroom environment conducive to the attainment of individual students' IEPs.

3. to report promptly to the site administrator or his/her designee any serious illness or accident affecting Special Class students.

4. to report promptly to the site administrator or his/her designee any job-related factors which prevent the full exercise of duties and responsibilities.

5. to maintain current records of students in Special Day Classes and Centers/Schools, as specified by the MDUSD Special Education Program.

6. to direct the Special Education Instructional Aide in completing assigned tasks.

7. to serve as a member of the IEP Team when planning involves students whose IEPs are the responsibility of the Special Day Class teacher.

8. to participate in completing an annual IEP review for each student in his/her class.

9. to communicate with parents in the implementation of the IEP for students in Special Day Classes, Centers, or Schools.

10. to maintain conditions and practices in the classroom which positively affect the physical and mental health of the students.

11. to emphasize appropriate vocational preparation.

12. to be knowledgeable about current educational practices and curriculum trends in Special Education so as to be in a position to participate in policy-making processes and curriculum
revision.

13. to provide and maintain for substitute teachers adequate lesson plans and instructions.

14. to attend job-related meetings and activities specified by the school principal or the appropriate Special Education Administrator, as schedule permits.

15. to perform those job-related non-instructional duties and responsibilities, including supervisory and advisory duties, as may be prescribed by the Board of Education.
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CERTIFICATED TEACHING PERSONNEL 3701
Duties and Responsibilities of Resource Specialist Teachers, Special Education

The Resource Specialist Teacher is responsible to the Special Education Administrator for the Resource Specialist Program for the interpretation of the MDUSD Special Education Program under the Master Plan. Evaluation of resource Specialist Teachers assigned full-time to a school will be the responsibility of the school principal. If a Resource Specialist Teacher serves more than one school, the Special Education Administrator for the Resource Specialist Program or his/her designee will be the evaluator.

The duties and responsibilities of the Resource Specialist Teacher are as follows:

1. to instruct students assigned to the Resource Specialist Program in those academic areas identified in the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) in accordance with California Education Code §56362.

2. to evaluate student progress on a regular basis, and refer students to the Individual Education Program Team for any program or placement revisions.

3. to maintain necessary current records of the students whose IEPs are the responsibility of the Resource Specialist Teacher.

4. to provide resource information, materials, and assistance to eligible students, to their parents, and to the school staff; to provide consultation as appropriate.

5. to process the referrals of students, including assessments, for special education programs and services, or forward referrals to the appropriate program administrator.

6. to direct the special education instructional assistant in completing assigned tasks.

7. to chair school IEP Team meetings for the students referred to the Resource Specialist Teacher. (In schools with more than one Resource Specialist Teacher this shall be a shared responsibility.)

8. to participate and assist in job-related in-service education.

9. to be present at the school at least thirty minutes before the time prescribed for commencing school and remain at the school at least fifteen minutes after the close of the school day unless the
principal or District administration indicates otherwise.

10. to emphasize at the secondary school level, academic achievement, career and vocational development programs, and preparation for adult life.

11. to report to the principal or his/her designee any job-related factors which prevent the full exercise
of duties and responsibilities.

12. to attend job-related meetings and activities, specified by the school principal or the appropriate special education administrator as schedule permits.

13. to perform related non-instructional duties and responsibilities, including supervisory and advisory duties, as may be prescribed by the Board of Education.

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CERTIFICATED TEACHING PERSONNEL 3703
Duties and Responsibilities of Teachers of the Adapted Physical Education Program

Adapted Physical Education Teachers are responsible to the Special Education Administrator, Designated Instruction and Services in administrative and instructional matters within the program. While in a school building, Adapted Physical Education Teachers are responsible to the principal of the school for the care, control, and instruction of the students in their charge.

The duties and responsibilities of the Adapted Physical Education Teachers are as follows:

1. to facilitate, monitor and/or provide physical education instruction for students who have qualified for Adapted Physical Education Services.

2. to assess the motor skills of students in order to determine appropriate physical education needs.

3. to serve on IEP teams whose function is to determine students' eligibility for Adapted Physical Education Program services.

4. to participate in in-service and professional growth activities relative to the Adapted Physical Education Program.

5. to order, through the administrator of the program, the instructional supplies, and equipment necessary for carrying out their teaching responsibilities.

6. to participate in appropriate school and district student conferences, meetings and IEP meetings relative to the Adapted Physical Education Program.

7. to serve as a resource to teachers, administrators, and parents regarding assessments, growth and development, performance and progress of students.

8. to maintain on-going student records, complete necessary reports and take responsibility for scheduling equipment and facilities for Adapted Physical Education activities.

9. to confer with the administrator of the program regarding recommendations for the program improvement.

10. to attend job-related meetings and activities specified by the Special Education Administrator, Designated Instruction and Services.

11. to direct special education assistant(s) in completing assigned tasks, when appropriate.

12. to perform those non-instructional duties and responsibilities, including supervisory and advisory duties, as may be prescribed by the Board of Education.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Applicants are encouraged to enter their Social Security Number into their Edjoin job seeker profile when applying for positions. While we cannot view your SSN, it does enable us to directly access your credentials on the CTC website. OR (Include a Copy of Credential or “Details of Selected Credential” print-out from the CTC website with the document number and validity dates. DO NOT USE PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION). Out-of-state candidates may apply. Any applicant with an out-of-state credential, subject matter authorization, or other credential not listed below, may attach their credential in the UNKNOWN (UNKN) category below. For information about obtaining a California teaching credential, contact the CTC at credentials@ctc.ca.gov . Students currently enrolled in California credential programs may apply, but need to provide an email/letter from the recommending institution specifying enrollment and expected completion date. If your English Learner Authorization (CLAD/BCLAD/EL/ELA/SDAIE) is not embedded in your credential, you may enter it in your application under credential requirements Bilingual Spanish is desirable, but not required.

  • Credential Copy (Attach CA or Out of State Credential. If finishing a program, attach a Letter of Appeasement or Intern Eligibility Letter from your university)
  • English Learner Authorization (CLAD/BCLAD/EL/ELA/SDAIE or equivalent (Please attach here if not enbedded in your credential))
  • Letter of Introduction (Stating the position you are applying for and your skills and qualifications)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two letters, less than 2 years old)
  • Other (Test Results (CBEST/EQUIVALENT & CSET/PRAXIS/MSAT))
  • Resume (One page in length)


  • Education Specialist Instruction Credential - Mild/Moderate

Applicants are encouraged to enter their Social Security Number into their Edjoin job seeker profile when applying for positions. While we cannot view your SSN, it does enable us to directly access your credentials on the CTC website. OR (Include a Copy of Credential or “Details of Selected Credential” print-out from the CTC website with the document number and validity dates. DO NOT USE PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION). Out-of-state candidates may apply. Any applicant with an out-of-state credential, subject matter authorization, or other credential not listed below, may attach their credential in the UNKNOWN (UNKN) category below. For information about obtaining a California teaching credential, contact the CTC at credentials@ctc.ca.gov . Students currently enrolled in California credential programs may apply, but need to provide an email/letter from the recommending institution specifying enrollment and expected completion date. If your English Learner Authorization (CLAD/BCLAD/EL/ELA/SDAIE) is not embedded in your credential, you may enter it in your application under credential requirements Bilingual Spanish is desirable, but not required.

  • Credential Copy (Attach CA or Out of State Credential. If finishing a program, attach a Letter of Appeasement or Intern Eligibility Letter from your university)
  • English Learner Authorization (CLAD/BCLAD/EL/ELA/SDAIE or equivalent (Please attach here if not enbedded in your credential))
  • Letter of Introduction (Stating the position you are applying for and your skills and qualifications)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two letters, less than 2 years old)
  • Other (Test Results (CBEST/EQUIVALENT & CSET/PRAXIS/MSAT))
  • Resume (One page in length)


  • Education Specialist Instruction Credential - Mild/Moderate

Comments and Other Information

We are seeking Special Education Teachers to work in partnership with other educators to provide comprehensive programs across the full continuum of special education services to serve students in their least restrictive environments and, when possible, at the students’ school of residence. Ensuring the continued development of a district model which supports students and employs the latest techniques and practices is dependent on our staff who will work together to offer an innovative special education services model to have an immediate, positive impact on students' achievement. Upon an offer of employment, you must provide the official copies of the following: undergraduate & graduate transcripts, CBEST verification, CSET/MSAT/Praxis/ equivalent results and, if applicable, the Certificate of Compliance for Highly Qualified Teachers (No Child Left Behind). No unofficial copies of transcripts and Test Results can be accepted. Mt. Diablo is a K-12 school district located in Concord, California serving the educational needs of over 31,000 students.The district covers over 150 square miles, including the cities of Concord, Pleasant Hill, Clayton; portions of Walnut Creek, Martinez, and unincorporated areas including Lafayette, Pacheco, Pittsburg, and Bay Point. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: No individual shall be permitted to begin employment until the Department of Justice has ascertained that the individual has not been convicted of a sex offense as defined by Education Code section 44010, a controlled substance offense as defined Education Code section 44011, or a serious or violent felony as defined in Penal Code sections 667.5(c) & 1192.7(c). The District administration reserves the right to screen applicants based on a review of applications, resumes, and recommendations, to use job related testing as part the interview process, and does not guarantee a personal interview to all applicants. Equal Opportunity Employer NONDISCRIMINATION: The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identify, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX student issues, please contact the Title IX Compliance Officer, Wendi Aghily, Chief of Pupil Services and Special Education, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at aghilyw@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX employee issues, please contact the Chief of Human Resources, John Rubio, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at rubioj@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact the Equity Compliance Officer, Jennifer Sachs, Executive Director of Instructional Support, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at sachsj@mdusd.org.

Comments and Other Information


We are seeking Special Education Teachers to work in partnership with other educators to provide comprehensive programs across the full continuum of special education services to serve students in their least restrictive environments and, when possible, at the students’ school of residence. Ensuring the continued development of a district model which supports students and employs the latest techniques and practices is dependent on our staff who will work together to offer an innovative special education services model to have an immediate, positive impact on students' achievement. Upon an offer of employment, you must provide the official copies of the following: undergraduate & graduate transcripts, CBEST verification, CSET/MSAT/Praxis/ equivalent results and, if applicable, the Certificate of Compliance for Highly Qualified Teachers (No Child Left Behind). No unofficial copies of transcripts and Test Results can be accepted. Mt. Diablo is a K-12 school district located in Concord, California serving the educational needs of over 31,000 students.The district covers over 150 square miles, including the cities of Concord, Pleasant Hill, Clayton; portions of Walnut Creek, Martinez, and unincorporated areas including Lafayette, Pacheco, Pittsburg, and Bay Point. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: No individual shall be permitted to begin employment until the Department of Justice has ascertained that the individual has not been convicted of a sex offense as defined by Education Code section 44010, a controlled substance offense as defined Education Code section 44011, or a serious or violent felony as defined in Penal Code sections 667.5(c) & 1192.7(c). The District administration reserves the right to screen applicants based on a review of applications, resumes, and recommendations, to use job related testing as part the interview process, and does not guarantee a personal interview to all applicants. Equal Opportunity Employer NONDISCRIMINATION: The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identify, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX student issues, please contact the Title IX Compliance Officer, Wendi Aghily, Chief of Pupil Services and Special Education, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at aghilyw@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX employee issues, please contact the Chief of Human Resources, John Rubio, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at rubioj@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact the Equity Compliance Officer, Jennifer Sachs, Executive Director of Instructional Support, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at sachsj@mdusd.org.

 


Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted

4/1/2021

Contact

Number of Openings

Not Specified

Salary

$53,339 - $98,346*

Length of Work Year

185 days + 2 days New Teacher Orientation

Employment Type

Full Time

Stipends::

$1,413 for Masters, Ed.D/Ph.D, and National Board Certification

*MDUSD Career Increments::

Applied when appropriate up to $98,346

Benefits::

Medical, vision and dental. Employees with .50FTE or greater are eligible for Medical Benefits..
CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement Plan)

Location::

To be determined