We are currently looking for a Special Education Teacher who will provide an educational program for severely Behavior Disordered youth as developed and indicated on each student’s IEP. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for the development, implementation, design, delivery, and evaluation of instruction to students. He or she provides ongoing communication and documentation and monitors the progress of student goals and objectives through reports to team members, parents/guardians, the home school district, residential staff, and others, as appropriate. In addition, the Special Education Teacher provides day-to-day supervision for the Youth Workers.
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Education with Special Education Endorsements for teaching Behaviorally Disordered students and meets all certification standards established by the Iowa Department of Education. Consideration will be given to an individual who can be provisionally licensed. He or she must be able to manage student behavior, communicate effectively with students and families, and maintain confidentiality. A valid driver's license and good driving record are required. Full and ¾ time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package.
Develops, implements, designs, delivers, and evaluates an educational program for severely Behavior Disordered youth as developed and indicated on each student’s IEP
Ensures ongoing communication and documentation and monitors progress of students through reports to team members, parents/guardians, school districts, residential staff, etc.
Supervises the Youth Workers on a daily basis
Manages supplies and ensures orderly work areas
Performs other duties as assigned
Iowa Substitute Authorization required.
Must meet certification standards established by the Iowa Department of Education
Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to develop appropriate curriculum, deliver classroom instruction, and manage student behavior
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Knowledge of word processing and proficient computer skills
Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately
Valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable under agency’s insurance
If required and authorized to drive personal vehicle on agency business, must have automobile insurance that meets agency policy
Must be able to interact with clients and children with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population