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Special Education Teacher: Sunrise Preschool

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Job Title Special Education Teacher
Vacancy # 641062922
Position #
# of Openings 1
Category Special Ed Teacher
Employment PROV
Salary per district Certified salary schedule posted
Calendar Days 186 Teacher
Published Date 06/29/2022
Target Fill Date 08/01/2022 
Closing Date 07/21/2022 
Location Sunrise Preschool
87 N 700 E
Provo, UT 84606
Experience 0-1
Degrees / Certificates Bachelors Degree
Contact Information:
Ondylyn Wagner
87 N 700 E
Provo, UT 84606

E-Mail: [email protected] 

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Must have a Certification in Early childhood special education. 
Teacher - Special Education

Purpose Statement The job of Teacher - Special Education is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for developing special education students' success in academics, interpersonal skills, and activities of daily living; supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional programs and student progress. This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: Requires appropriate educator license in Special Education. This job reports to Building Principal Essential Functions Administers developmental testing programs, subject-specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans. Administers under supervision, first aid, and assistance to medically fragile children (e.g. tube feeding, toileting, diapering, etc.) for the purpose of providing appropriate care for children as assigned. Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals (e.g. behavioral, motor development and communication skills, academic needs, vocational abilities, etc.) for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration; utilizing present levels of performance in the development and management of student IEPs. Attends work regularly to fulfill duties specific to the assignment for the purpose of providing quality educational experiences and continuity for assigned students, parents, and the overall school community. Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, and achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan. Communicates regularly with parents and/or legal guardians (e.g. IEP goals and progress reports, report cards, parent-teacher conferences, digital and written communication, etc.) for the purpose of resolving concerns, communicating about classroom expectations, student achievement, and behavior; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment. Differentiates instruction through a variety of instructional strategies, activities, and interventions for the purpose of assisting students to meet goals and objectives established in Individualized Education Plans. Directs instructional assistants, student teachers, volunteers, and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students. Manages student behavior with appropriate strategies (e.g. PBIS, IEP goals, Behavior Plans, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment. Models professionalism in all areas of employment and in student interactions according to the PCSD Employee Code of Conduct Policy for the purpose of providing effective instruction, protecting students, and demonstrating appropriate social and interpersonal behaviors at all times. Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, common areas, hallways, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
Participates in all emergency preparedness drills and training as directed by the school administration (e.g. Fire, Evacuation, Lockdown, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safety and preparation of all students and staff members for emergency situations. Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. PLC and Department Meetings, Committee Assignments, IEP/504 Meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions. Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, parent communications, IEPs, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements. Provides high-quality instruction using proven instructional strategies, technology, and other resources for the purpose of promoting growth and student achievement in assigned content areas. Reports incidents related to student safety to the appropriate school administration or counseling staff (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of responding to critical needs, maintaining the personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment, and adhering to District Policy and State Law. Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources in a timely manner (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction. Supports classroom teachers with planning and instructional activities (e.g. PLC, Collaboration, Mentoring, etc.) for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans. Other Functions Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Work Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 10% sitting, 40% walking, and 50% standing. The job is performed under conditions with some exposure to the risk of injury and/or illness and in a clean atmosphere. Experience: Education: Equivalency: Job-related experience is required. Bachelor's degree in job-related area. Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses Continuing Educ. / Training: Clearances State of Utah Teaching License BA, BS degree in related area with increasing levels of job-related experience may substitute for MA Degree. Continuing Education Requirements Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade Exempt 
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