Teacher of Students with Severe Multiple Impairments (SXI)

Calhoun Intermediate School District Marshall, MI
General Description Of Position:

Responsible for teaching students in a special education classroom.

Specific Responsibilities:

* Plan and direct the learning activities for small groups of students according to their academic and behavioral needs.

* Evaluate student performance using formal and informal assessment activities.

* Diagnose specific student needs, plan and carryout individualized programs for each student.

* Shape appropriate academic and social behaviors, to provide positive adult role model and to evaluate student performances.

* Develop and implement behavioral classroom structures and behavioral programs based upon student need.

* Plan and carryout classroom activities, community-based instruction and other related educational experiences.

* Consult and coordinate instruction, behavioral management and other appropriate student services with other personnel who serve students with disabilities.

* Prepare and maintain lesson plans and documentation of student performance.

* Assist with planning curriculum, lessons and teaching methods.

* Engage in evaluation, assessment and screening of students.

* Establish and maintain appropriate records, reports and procedures including, but not limited to, lesson plans, behavioral data and student progress on IEP goals/objectives.

* Provide direction and information to teacher assistant(s).

* Travel to meet job requirements.

* Conduct parent/teacher conferences.

* Provide parent training and training for teacher assistants or other staff as appropriate.

* Participate/coordinate IEPT and other meetings as requested/required.

* Use various software packages for communication and documentation purposes.

* Other duties as assigned.

* Maintain regular consistent attendance and punctuality.

* Maintain a professional personal appearance.

* Adhere to district health and safety procedures.

* Adhere to Board policies.

* Maintain confidentiality.

Education and/or Experience:

Applicant must meet Michigan Department of Education requirements for full/temporary approval as a Teacher of Students with Cognitive Impairments or Teacher of Mentally Impaired students (MI certification)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with MI or (SA) Cognitive Impairment endorsement on certificate.

Only those candidates that provide the requested information will be considered.

Application Procedure:

* Provide a resume and letter of interest including a review of relevant experience.

* With your letter of interest you must provide photographic evidence of meeting the minimal qualifications, i.e., copies of diplomas, educational transcripts, certifications and licensure.

* Current letters of reference.

* Materials received from applicants after the deadline will not be considered.

* Internal applicants are equally responsible for providing all requested information. Calhoun Intermediate School District will not retrieve or copy information from your personnel file. It is the applicant's sole responsibility and if necessary the person should make the needed arrangements in order to review their personnel file and obtain any copies to include with their letter of interest and resume.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. (Internal Candidates)

Open Until Filled (External Candidates)


Notice of Non-Discrimination and Notice of Complaint/Grievance Procedure for

Federal and State Laws

A.Non-discrimination Notice

It is the policy of the Calhoun Intermediate School District to provide an equal opportunity for all individuals and not to discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, height, weight, marital status or age in its programs, services, activities or employment. With respect to employment, the District does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the district's nondiscrimination policies.

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Calhoun Intermediate School District

17111 G Drive North

Marshall, MI49068



B.Complaint/Grievance Procedure Notice

I.Any person believing that the Calhoun Intermediate School District or any of the District's staff has inadequately applied the principles and/or regulations of non-discrimination laws or district non-discrimination policies may bring forward a complaint, which shall be referred to as a grievance to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator.

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Calhoun Intermediate School District

17111 G Drive North

Marshall, MI49068



II.The person who believes s/he has a valid basis for grievance shall discuss the grievance informally and on a verbal basis with the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, who shall in turn investigate the complaint and reply with verbal answer to the complainant. S/He may initiate formal procedures according to the following steps:

Step 1

A written statement of the grievance signed by the complainant shall be submitted to the District's Civil Rights Coordinator within five (5) business days of receipt of answers to the informal complaint. The Coordinator shall further investigate the matters of grievance and reply in writing to the complainant within five (5) business days.

Step 2

If the complainant wishes to appeal the decision of the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, s/he may submit a signed statement of appeal to the Superintendent of Schools within five (5) business days after receipt of the Coordinator's response. The Superintendent shall meet with all parties involved, formulate a conclusion and respond in writing to the complainant within ten (10) business days.

Step 3

If the complainant remains unsatisfied, s/he may appeal through a signed written statement to the Board of Education within five (5) business days of his/her receipt of the Superintendent's response in step two. In an attempt to resolve the grievance, the Board of Education shall meet with the concerned parties and their representative within twenty (20) business days of the receipt of such an appeal. A copy of the Board's disposition of the appeal shall be sent to each concerned party within ten (10) business days of this meeting.

The District's Coordinator, on request, will provide a copy of the District's grievance procedure and investigate all complaints in accordance with this procedure.

A copy of each of the Acts and the regulations on which this notice is based may be found in the District Coordinator's office.