Special Education Teacher (Mild/Moderate)

Yukon Public Schools Yukon, OK
TITLE: SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCE TEACHER

QUALIFICATIONS: As set by state certification authorities and/or

North Central Association

REPORTS TO: Principal and/or Assistant Principal

JOB GOAL: To facilitate the appropriate academic, social, and

emotional growth of students identified as Disabled under P.L. 101-476

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Meets and instructs assigned class in the location and at the time designated.

2. Prepares for class assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request

of the administration.

3. Participates in evaluative process for Special Education placement when called upon

to do so.

4. Participates in Eligibility, Placement, and IEP team meetings when called upon to do so.

5. Maintains a "work" folder for each student when appropriate; can document students'

progress or lack of progress.

6. Provides appropriate educational program for students.

7. Cooperates with regular classroom teachers and other staff members in planning

instructional goals, objectives, and methods to be used with students in

Special Education.

8. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with

the physical limitations of the location provided, materials available, and needs and

capabilities of the child.

9. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment,

materials, and facilities.

10. Attends and participates in faculty meetings.

11. Assists in the selection, and inventory of books, equipment, and other instructional

materials.

12. Completes reports and other school related paperwork as required, at or before the

time requested.

13. Accepts the responsibility and arrives punctually for activities and duties as assigned.

14. Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their

parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of assigned students.

15. Provides for his/her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading,

workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of

higher learning.

16. Creates an effective classroom environment that is conducive to learning and

appropriate to the developmental level and interests of students within the limits

of the resources of the district.

17. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of the IEP goals and, in harmony

with these goals, establishes clear objectives and communicates these objectives

to students.

18. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student

life and conduct; and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom

behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just

manner.

19. Maintains appropriate emotional stability, physical health, personal appearance,

and personality.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

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