Special Education Teacher

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide quality learning to students with emotional and behavioral issues. Responsible for teaching assigned subject(s), administration of student records, and for classroom and behavior management. Implement an instructional program that will teach all academic subjects to a group of students with ED, LD, and ID or ASD.  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Fully licensed by the Virginia Department of Education to teach in the areas to which they are assigned.

General Curriculum Program: Special Education – adapted curriculum K-12 endorsement and minimum two years of experience teaching students with disabilities.

ASD Program: Special Education – adapted curriculum K-12 endorsement and minimum two years of teaching experience with students on the autism spectrum.

Elementary Program: Special Education – adapted curriculum K-12 endorsement and minimum two years of experience teaching elementary students with disabilities.

Functional Curriculum Program: Special Education – adapted curriculum K-12 endorsement and minimum two years of teaching experience with students with intellectual disabilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The employee must be able to participate in and be certified in a manual restraint technique, and perform First Aid and CPR. Additionally, the employee must be able to participate in activities and crisis interventions using manual restraint techniques. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, bend, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Repeated hand-wrist movement required.  Corrected vision to normal range; normal hearing and talking is required for verbal communications.  Ability to use a variety of office equipment and technologies as required by the position.  Good memory and recall is necessary for the accurate and timely transfer of data/information.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Classroom area provided with sufficient equipment. Periodic travel required including transport of students in agency or personal vehicle.  The noise level is usually moderate to loud.  This is a drug free work environment.  

EOE

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