The purpose of the position is to deliver direct instruction to students with emotional/behavioral disorders in accordance with identified curricular guidelines and established Individual Education Plans.
The key responsibilities of this position include:
1. Establish measurable and realistic instructional goals.
2. Plan and present coherent instruction which is adapted to the learning abilities of each student.
3. Create a classroom environment of respect and rapport, establish a culture for learning, and manage student behavior equitable and fairly.
4. Develop and implement individual behavior support plans as necessary to meet student needs.
5. Frequently assess student performance and maintain accurate records.
6. Communicate regularly with students, families, and other appropriate team members regarding student performance.
7. Prepare and assist in the transition of students to their next educational placement.
8. Be a supportive and cooperative member of the staff.
9. Maintain a professional demeanor when representing the District.
10. Maintain current knowledge and skills for all disciplines taught.
11. Determine the skills and abilities of assigned support personnel and delegate duties to provide the most effective learning opportunities for students.
12. Assist in coordinating programs and services with external agencies as needed.
13. Utilize appropriate equipment and software as established for agency use as well as other equipment and software appropriate to the assignment.
14. Perform program responsibilities in accordance with statutes, administrative rules, policies, and collective bargaining agreements.
15. Attend Special Education and other staff meetings as requested.
16. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Primary qualifications for this position include:
1. Oregon Teaching License with Special Education Endorsement.
1. Demonstrated knowledge of both federal and state special education requirements as well as current best practices in the field are essential.
2. Teaching experience with emotional/behavior disorder students is preferred.
3. Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to carry out the job duties.
4. Ability to work harmoniously with others and to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with students, parents and staff.
5. Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with student, staff and/or parent information.
6. May be required to possess a valid First Aid/CPR Card(s).