Classroom Teacher - Central Consolidated School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Teacher, Special Education
Job Location: Tse Bit Ai Middle School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Central Consolidated School District
Shiprock, NM 87420
Telephone: 505-598-1018
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Please apply online at ccsdnm.org
Job ID#3152

General Job Description:
To provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to that classroom.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Understand and utilize all current laws for special needs students as the guidance for instruction
  • Understand and ensure compliance with each Individual Education Program (IEP) for each student on assigned caseload.
  • Coordinate and facilitate IEP meetings for students on the assigned caseload including the annual review, reevaluation, and other IEP review meeting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the content area(s) and approved curriculum.
  • Differentiate instructional methods and resources in each area taught. 
  • Recognize student diversity and create an atmosphere conducive to the promotion of positive student involvement and self-concept.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to examine and implement change.
  • Communicate accurately and effectively in the content area and maintain a professional rapport with students.
  • Comprehend the principles of student growth, development and learning, and apply them appropriately.
  • Obtain feedback from and communicate with students in a manner that enhances student learning and understanding.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching methods and resources for each area taught.  Use appropriate techniques, strategies, and materials to achieve the desired instructional goal.  Understand and apply learning theories.
  • Encourage the development of student involvement, responsibility, and critical thinking skills.
  • Manage classroom to ensure the best use of instructional time.  Develop and implement appropriate classroom management strategies while maintaining high expectations for student behavior.
  • Create an atmosphere conducive to learning, self-discipline, and development of realistic and positive self-concepts.  Encourage cooperation among students.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by the school district, and report progress or lack thereof to parents in a timely manner.
  • Take precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Work productively with administration, colleagues, parents, and community.
  • Prepare for instruction and show written evidence of preparation.
  • Complete duties (hall, bus, etc.) as assigned.
  • Leave adequate preparations for a substitute.
  • Use current technology for instruction and management.
  • Use diagnostic data to improve instructional programs.
  • Report suspected child abuse and neglect.
  • Be responsible for students on field trips.
  • Act as a good role model within the context of the school.
  • May supervise educational assistants and student teachers.
  • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as necessary. 
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the supervisor, in accordance with board policy and New Mexico state statues.
  • Comply with all Board of Education policies, administrative regulations, Public Education Department guidelines and local, state and federal laws.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned.
     
    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
  • Valid New Mexico teaching license
  • PED Endorsements as required

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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