Special education teacher (autism)

Company Name:
Loudoun County Public Schools
JOB CATEGORIES> LICENSED POSITION TYPES> SPECIAL EDUCATION POSITIONS
JOB STATUS: OPEN
POSTING DATE: 07/23/2014
CLOSING DATE:
POSTING NUMBER: 14187PFH
LOCATION: POTOMAC FALLS HS
POSITION TITLE: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (AUTISM)
QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned; knowledge of pre-adolescent and adolescent growth and development; knowledge of Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) curriculum related to assignments and School Division mission, goals, and organization; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; skill in the use of multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning; ability to plan and implement lessons based on Division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, administrators, and parents; skill in oral and written communications; excellent human relations skills.
STATE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Holds a valid Virginia or out-of-state teaching license in Special Education
Eligible for a Virginia teaching license in Special Education (mustsubmit transcripts)
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Under general supervision of a principal and/or other designated administrator, plans and implements an instructional program and provides related educational services for students. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities, as required; carries out a variety of student monitoring and controls activities; performs related duties as required or assigned.
Classes taught may be single or multi-grade level, subject, skill or specialty oriented. Incumbents usually perform duties within a team or departmental setting, but may work independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions are assigned to science labs or industrial arts/technology or other education labs where greater than average monitoring is required in order to diminish the chance of accidental injury to students.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Continually assess student achievement and maintain appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes
Plan and implement appropriate instructional and/or learning strategies and activities, including determination of appropriate kind and level of materials, provide appropriate learning experiences, manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and available multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning
Manage the behavior of learners in an instructional setting to ensure that the environment is conducive to the learning process, and assist and participate in management of student behavior in other parts of the school, center, school grounds, or work site
Coordinate instructional activities with other professional staff, both school and nonschool-based, as required, to maximize learning opportunities
Participate in in-service and professional development activities and staff meetings, as required or assigned
Continually communicate with students on instructional expectations to keep them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations
Communicate with parents through conferences and other means
Collaborate with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out schoolwide instructional or related activities as needed
Organizational Relationship:
A person in this position reports to the Principal and/or Assistant Principal
OTHER INFORMATION:
LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR. IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.
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Department of Personnel Services
SALARY:
Salary Range: July 1, 2014: $47,129 - $104,105
November 1, 2014: $48,223 - $105,690
200 Day Position, 7 hours per day
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