Special Education Teacher - Long-Term Substitute

Recruiter
Darien Public Schools
Location
Darien
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE

MIDDLE SCHOOL

EFFECTIVE: Immediately

COMPENSATION: $276.81/day

REQUIREMENT: Must hold at least one of these Connecticut teaching certificates:

Comprehensive Special Education, K-12 (#165)

Comprehensive Special Education, PK-12 (#065)

Comprehensive Special Education, 1-12 (#:265)

APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants must submit an electronic application via Applitrack: , Departments, Human Resources. Supporting documentation, such as a cover letter, resume, teaching certificate(s), transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, must be uploaded to the electronic application. Paper and emailed applications and documents will not be accepted or considered.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assess students' knowledge and skills to determine their strengths and needs

* Adapt, and collaborate with teachers to adapt, lessons to meet the needs of special education students

* Help develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), which outline the services and accommodations each student will receive

* Develop transition plans that outline services to help students as they graduate or move to a new school

* Ensure that students are receiving the services outlined in their IEPs

* Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students' progress and goals

* Meet with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators to discuss students' progress

* Work with paraprofessionals to ensure that they have the skills and information necessary to work with special education students

* Ensure that schools comply with requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

* Such other related duties as assigned

NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Darien Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. Darien Public Schools does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. The Darien Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.

Inquiries regarding Darien Public Schools nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Marjorie Cion, Director of Human Resources, , , Board of Education Offices, 35 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT 06820