Responsible for the educational programming for disabled students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Areas of emphasis may include instruction reading, language, math, social skills and study skills. This school will serve children from all ethnic and socio-economic levels.
The teacher will be expected to:
1. Organize IEP meetings and provide appropriate assessments of students.
2. Plan appropriate programs for students in conjunction with IEP Team members for a wide range of disabled students.
3. Write goals and objectives that facilitate and measure student growth.
4. Maintain proper records and facilitate necessary paperwork and forms.
5. Communicate on a regular and frequent basis with parents and teachers.
6. Assume responsibility for productive use of a classroom paraprofessional.
7. Consult with and work closely with regular education teachers and other specialists in a team situation about the educational programming of special services students.
8. Select and utilizes teaching styles, methods and activities that meet the needs of individual students.
9. Adapt and adjust curriculum: manage time effectively.
10. Plan for and accommodate different learning styles.
11. Work effectively with students individually, in small and in large groups.
12. Work cooperatively in a team teaching situation sharing facilities and resources.
13. Appreciate the confidential nature of his/her work.
14. Work with students in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
15. Implement the requirements of IDEA, Section 504, and ADA in the education of students with disabilities.
16. Experience and/or training to work with and understand students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other associated disorders.
17. Experience in teaming with general classroom teachers, special education teachers, IEP Teams, and community agencies to develop programs for students with behavior disorders.
18. Successful experience in supervising and working with a paraeducator as classroom support personnel.
19. Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mobility: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, push or pull 50 lbs., sit, kneel and crouch, twist and bend, use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arm.
Sense: The employee is required to talk/hear conversations and other sounds. The employee must be able to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. The employee is required to taste and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, far vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Lifting: The employee must be able to lift or move up to 50 lbs. regularly and occasionally up to 100 lbs; must also be able to lift overhead. The employee may be required to physically move quickly in an emergency or while performing student supervision duties.
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.
Physical Hazards: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work outdoors in a wide variety of temperatures; from -10 degrees F to 100 degrees F +. The employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in this work environment is moderate.
**COMPLETION OF SAFE SCHOOLS WEB BASED TRAINING IS REQUIRED AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**
Application Procedure: In-District staff must complete an internal online application by 10:00 p.m. (PST) on or before the closing date. In-building/In-district staff will have eight school days, or eight working days during the summer to apply for a vacant position through the online application system. The employee may choose but will not be required to meet with the building administrator to understand the building practices, procedures and initiatives specific to the position to which they are applying. After eight days if an in-building employee is qualified for the position, the principal will offer the employee the position. In the case that more than one in-building employee is interested in a position, the position will be offered to the qualified and senior employee. If a position is not filled in-building after the eight day period, the position will be offered to the qualified, most senior in-district applicant, if any. Teachers with a summative evaluation score of 1 or 2 are not eligible to transfer unless agreed upon by the District and Association.
Out-of-District applicants must complete the online District application and attach a letter of interest, resume, valid Washington state teaching credential, and copies of transcripts with degree posted. All hires are subject to completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. The Kennewick School District provides equal access to all programs and services without discrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or use of trained dog, guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Civil Rights & Equity: Douglas Christensen- (509) 222-5010 (email@example.com)
Section 504, Title IX Jack Anderson- (509) 222-5004 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Kennewick School District
1000 W. 4th Ave.
Kennewick WA 99336
This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in all educational programs and/or extra-curricular school activities in the Kennewick School District. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures or requests for reasonable accommodation may be directed to the School District’s Associate Superintendent or Director of Human Resources.
Kennewick School District Contact Names and Telephone Numbers:
Doug Christensen, Associate Superintendent, Human Resources
Title IX Officer
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