Classroom Teacher - Jemez Mountain Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher District Wide
Job Location: Gallina and Lybrook Campus
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Grades K-12 Teaching
District: Jemez Mountain Schools
Gallina, NM 87017
Telephone: 575-638-5491 EXT 169
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Job Description:
  Position Description
 
POSITION TITLE:    Special Education Teacher
 
REPORTS TO:        Special Education Director
 
QUALIFICATIONS:       
  • Must Pass A Background Check
  • Current State of New Mexico teaching certificate in Special Education.
  • Positive interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated team building skills.
  • Knowledge of the Special Education process and laws.
  • Excellent organizational skills, oral and written skills, time management, and telephone skills.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of assistive technology are desired.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   162.5 School Year
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  1. Responsible for supervision of the special education process from screening through identification, IEP development, and assist in providing appropriate identification and placement of students with disabilities. 
  2. Assist in the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, (IDEA) in accordance with district policies and procedures.
  3. Organize and ensure completion of all evaluation reports and IEPs.
  4. Complete reviews of all special education IEP documents, ensuring compliance with District procedure, state, and federal laws; identifies areas of need within the areas of compliance and works to develop and implement programs to address those needs.
  5. Perform and monitor information on new students. evaluation and timelines to ensure appropriate student placement and programming.
  6. Work with principals, department heads and other team members to facilitate the integration of all students into regular classes as appropriate.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
  1. Assist the Director of Special Services in researching and/or implementing new program components.
  2. Assist in the preparation of federal, state and local reports on special education.
  3. Develop, provide and promote regular in-service training to special education instructors regarding special education procedures; assists mainstream classroom teachers with inclusion facilitation.
  4. Attends meetings and training sessions related to special education as deemed appropriate by the Director of Special Services.
  5. Maintains confidentiality and non-judgmental views of children and families served.
  6. Performs any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Director of Special Services or Superintendent.
Open Until Filled - Must be able to start immediately
 

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