This teacher will provide educational programs for students in
Life Skills class settings. The position will be focused on
preparing students for successful community integration and
functional living skills. The candidate must demonstrate the
1. Provide appropriate assessment of students functioning in the moderate/severe/multiple disability range.
2. Provide appropriate vocational skill training programs.
3. Organize and conduct IEP meetings.
4. Prepare, organize, implement, and supervise Individualized Transition Plans and Individualized Education Program for students in conjunction with IEP team members.
5. Write goals and objectives that facilitate and measure student growth.
6. Maintain proper records and facilitate necessary paperwork and forms as required by law and district policies.
7. Communicate effectively on a regular basis with parents, school staff, students, community organizations, and work supervisors.
8. Provide effective opportunities for peer interaction with non-disabled students.
9. Maintain current IEPs and serve as an IEP case manager.
10. Be flexible to the demands of the position and manage time effectively.
11. Work with students in an enthusiastic, supportive, and consistent manner.
12. Meet the physical needs of disabled students which may include, but is not limited to toileting, feeding, changing clothing, and assisting with medical devices.
13. Maintain classroom discipline and an orderly educational program.
14. Use technology in the teaching and managing of students.
15. Work with and assume the responsibility for the productive use of classroom paraeducators.
16. Teach direct instruction methods and individualized where needed, support mainstreamed student learning by working collaboratively with general education teachers, work within IEP/ITP procedures and expectations; design and implement transition plans to prepare students for post-high school experiences.
17. Perform other duties assigned.
**COMPLETION OF SAFE SCHOOLS WEB BASED TRAINING IS REQUIRED AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Section 504, Title IX Jack Anderson- (509) 222-5004 (email@example.com)
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 Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources or the Classified Human Resources Manager.
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