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Special Education Teacher K-3 - Life Skills

North Santiam School District 29J
Job Description
Special Education Teacher K-3 - Life Skills JobID: 1784 
  • Position Type:
      Special Ed (LRC, LSK & SLP)/Teacher: Special Education - Life Skills
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      Stayton Elementary School
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    Life Skills - K-3 Special Education Teacher
    Stayton Elementary

    POSITION TYPE: Licensed
    START DATE: August 19, 2024, for Orientation
    WORK DAYS: 190
    PAY: for the 2024-25 school year, $45,171.49 - $88,774.53; placement is dependent on experience and education level; we also pay your PERS retirement contribution

    Stayton Elementary School seeks a dynamic instructor to work with students in our Life Skills classroom. This classroom serves students in a self-contained setting for grades K-3.

    Additional Compensation/benefits:

    - $3,000 Sp Ed Stipend (annual) 
    - Contribution toward full family, medical/dental/vision
    - Tuition Reimbursement provisions
    - Excellent support and professional development opportunities for new hires

    • Requires Special Education Endorsement
    • Requires current TSPC license and authorization level ability to teach upper elementary and middle school.
    POSITION GOAL:  To provide instruction based on district curriculum that will allow students with significant developmental and intellectual needs to thrive in a classroom setting.                               

    • Plan and implement a program of study following state and district goals/curriculum that meets students' individual needs and development
    • Guide the learning process toward achieving curriculum goals; establish clear objectives for all instructional units, projects, and lessons to communicate these goals and objectives to students
    • Conduct IEP evaluations and meetings for district students
    • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning with the resources provided by the District
    • Establish and clarify acceptable standards for student behavior and demonstrate effective classroom management skills
    • Diagnose the needs and abilities of assigned students and prescribe appropriate learning activities for each student
    • Effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with students, staff, parents, and the public
    • Regular attendance and punctuality
    • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior
    • Be familiar with and follow established written standard operating procedures for specific responsibilities of this position
    • Other assignments appropriate to the general duties of certified staff as requested by the building principal
    • Write accurate and appropriate individual programs for special education based on the educational needs of the identified student
    • Assist in implementing individual programs for special education based on the educational needs of the identified student
    • Assist in maintaining district compliance with special education law and administrative procedures
    • Participate in fulfilling responsibilities of the district special education team as consultant to the regular education staff in implementing IEPs
    • Complete IEPs, reports and other required data promptly and efficiently
    • Other assignments appropriate to the general duties of licensed staff as requested by administration          

    North Santiam is a PBIS District
    Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) focuses on creating an environment that supports the educational environment.  PBIS schools use school-wide and classroom positive reinforcement to promote expected behavior, teach behavioral expectations like academic skills, and use data-based information to guide intervention and management.

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