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High School Special Education Teacher

The Winfield School District is looking for the right person to work as our High School Special Education Teacher. We have one position that focuses in the area of Mathematics and a 2nd position that focuses in the area of ELA (Language Arts). Both positions will have resource classes and co-taught classes. Certification in Mild/Mod Cross Category Disabilities is preferred.

Duties:
Assess students’ skills and determine their educational needs
Adapt general lessons to meet students’ needs
Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student
Plan activities that are specific to each student’s abilities
Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals
Discuss students’ progress with parents, other teachers, counselors, and administrators
Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilities
Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and from school to life outside of school
Communicate effectively with staff and families