Exceptional Child Education Teacher, Taylor County High School, Campbellsville, KY
Responsible To: Principal or other appropriate supervisors.
Qualifications: As set by board and state certification authorities (Certification as an Exceptional Child Education Teacher in Area of Assignment).
To create an exceptional child education program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.
Performance Responsibilities in Addition to Those Listed in Teacher Job Description:
- Implements IEP of children enrolled in his/her class including written documentation of child’s progress and accomplishment of objectives
- Review, analyze and evaluate the history, background and assessment of pupils in designing and educational program to meet individual education needs.
- Individualize instructional processes and adapt program activities to enhance pupil educational opportunities.
- Establish and maintain standards of student behavior utilizing behavior management strategies and techniques, including behavior modification, reinforcement, and other positive behavior shaping processes.
- Review, analyze and evaluate pupil academic and social progress.
- Counsel, confer, and communicate with parents, school and District personnel regarding pupil progress and interpretation of educational program.
- Work cooperatively with the Individual Education Team in assessing pupil needs and learning deficiencies, and develop alternative solutions to pupil learning difficulties.
- Assists in implementing committee functions and procedures
- Assists in conducting necessary evaluations of referred child
- Assists committee in determining eligibility of child for a program for exceptional children
- Provides input in the development of the IEP: strengths, weaknesses, goals, objectives, and special education and related services needed
- Select and requisition appropriate supplies, materials, books equipment and learning aids.
- Implements Infinite Campus.
- Supervise all pupils assigned and insure that proper discipline is maintained.
- Provides input on child’s progress and in revision of the IEP at the annual review conference
- Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction and/or collaboration in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil
Other Job Responsibilities:
- Be clean, neat and professionally dressed
- Be consistently responsible-maintaining regular punctual attendance and timely completion of assigned duties, working assigned contract and extended days and using sick and personal leave appropriately.
- Maintain professional interpersonal skills using tact, patience, courtesy and cooperative effective relationships with others consistently displaying self-control, honesty and credibility with parents, students, visitors and school personnel.
- Act as a district liaison demonstrating positive behavior, interest and concern toward the programs, purposes, goals and efficient operation of the Taylor County Public Schools.
- Follow the procurement guidelines and purchase order process.
- Disseminate information/resources in areas of responsibilities.
- Supervises and provides performance evaluations for assigned personnel.
- Maintain proper care and safe use of district equipment and property.
- Participate in required professional development and trainings as assigned or approved for professional job growth, to remain abreast of program requirements/responsibilities and to improve student educational services.
- Maintain confidentiality and privacy of all school records.
- Is familiar with and incorporates the use of technology in daily tasks.
- Adheres with federal, state and district program guidelines, policies, procedures and laws.
- Adheres to the State Professional Code of Ethics.
- Performs such other tasks as may, from time to time, be assigned by the Board.
Primary Location: Taylor County High School
Salary Range: Per Year
Shift Type: Full-Time
You can begin the application process at the following link: Taylor County School District – ECE Teacher TCHS (tedk12.com)