SPED Teacher - Moderate Needs

    Castle rock, CO
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    Job Posting Title:SPED Teacher - Moderate Needs

    Job Description:Moderate needs programs in the Douglas County School District serve students across all levels (PK-12) who benefit from universal and targeted special education services. Moderate needs teachers are responsible for the provision of an individualized service delivery model that primarily utilizes inclusive practices through a combination of special education support provided in and outside of the general classroom environment. Candidates should have demonstrated knowledge and skill regarding the components of effective instruction, the assimilation of technology into the learning environment, and the ability to individualize instruction based on cognitive, social, emotional, and adaptive functioning. Additionally, applicants should have demonstrated knowledge of child development, behavior management in the context of a general classroom or small group environment, consultation, and developmental needs of school-aged children and adolescents. Further, applicants should have demonstrated effective case management skills, effective written and oral communication skills, knowledge and expertise with developing and maintaining IEPs, the ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with school personnel, students, and parents, demonstrated understanding and empathy necessary for working with students and their families,and demonstrated ability and desire to function as a team member and a team facilitator.

    Position Specific Information (if Applicable):


    As a teacher you would be expected to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

    You are challenged with new teaching methods and educational tools in an ever changing and strategic environment. You would plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

    You would utilize technology and integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities, instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment, observe, evaluate, encourage and provide feedback on student's performance and development.

    You would maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development preparing required reports on students and activities.

    Teachers are responsible for managing student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school, and applying appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary.

    Our teachers are integral parts of their school and the school community, performing certain duties including but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and supporting certain extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, participating in department and school meetings, and parent meetings.

    Certifications:Special Education Generalist License - Colorado Department of Education

    Education:Bachelor's Degree (Required)

    Position Type:Regular


    One Year Only (Yes or No):No

    Scheduled Hours Per Week:20


    Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:

    (260 days indicatesa year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are thengranted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)

    185 Work Days

    Minimum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $43,000.00 USD Annual

    Maximum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $64,500.00 USD Annual

    Full Salary Range:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

    $43,000.00 USD - $86,000.00 USD Annual

    Closing Date (Ongoingif No Date Specified):

    Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).

    Posting ID: 558255635Posted: 2020-05-21