Position Title: Special Education Teacher
Department: Office of Special Programs
Reports To: Director of Special Programs
FLSA Status: Exempt
Plans and provides instruction to students with disabilities in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth in the subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in special education
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid South Carolina teaching certificate with appropriate Special Education area for position.
Oversees the work of assigned instructional aides and volunteers.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret state and federal government regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from teachers, parents, and school personnel in both spoken and written language.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and instructional manuals. Ability to design and write professional development plans, reports and data entry procedures. Ability to effectively present professional development and training and respond to questions from groups of educators, trainees, administrators and organization members.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts in problem-solving and financial management.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and in the display and interpretation of data.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to problem-solve, review and interpret data.
Ability to interpret and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work related issues and problems. Ability to quickly assess employee, departmental, and administrative needs and provide timely feedback.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of laws and regulations in a specific field. Ability to interpret and utilize assessment data.
Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required. Ability to perform duties with a high level of detail and accuracy. Ability to self-monitor and manage multiple tasks while working individually and with members of a group.
The physical demands described here are representative of 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.
The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds such as boxes of materials. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as furniture or boxes of materials.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear. The employee occasionally will stand or walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and will frequently repeat the same hand, arm or finger motion such as when typing. The employee will frequently interact with the public and other staff members. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds such as boxes of paper.
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.
The noise level in this environment varies. When visiting a building the noise level will be loud, in the office, quiet and at meeting, moderate.
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:
Teacher Salary Schedule
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
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