Provide instruction for students who cannot attend school due to injury or illness and/or students residing in residential facilities.
Participate in ARD Committee meetings on a regular basis
Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop Individual Education Plans (IEP) through the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process for each student assigned.
Maintain good communication with parents, residential facility personnel, and/or campus personnel regarding the educational needs of students as they relate to the instructional setting
Complete and maintain accurate records for enrollment, attendance, and grading
Develop instructional curriculum course outlines and lesson plans based on the DISD scope and sequence and TEKS - based curriculum
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned
Present subject matter according to guidelines established by IEP
Provide a variety of planned learning experiences using a variety of media and methods in order to motivate students and best utilize available time for instruction
Establish a system for progress monitoring for student achievement within the guidelines prescribed in state law or adopted by the school district; continually evaluate and record various aspects of students' progress and report to parents as needed and required
Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing
Establish and maintain efficient management procedures and standards of pupil behavior
Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teacher
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other required documents
Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel throughout the district is integral to this job. A remote working environment /alternate work arrangement is not an option for campus-based employees/campus-based positions because regular and punctual attendance at the worksite and performing all duties at the worksite are essential job duties for all campus-based personnel.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university; valid Texas Special Education Certification and Core Subject Certification (EC-6 or 4-8)
3 years classroom teaching experience
Demonstrated knowledge of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee process and Individual Educations Plan goal setting process and implementation
Demonstrated knowledge of special needs of students in assigned are
Demonstrated general knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Skilled in working successfully with other professionals and evaluation staff
Ability to work effectively with community organizations, schools, residential facilities, governmental agencies, parents, students, and others in a pluralistic setting
Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position