2019-20 SPED Interrelated Teacher Elementary
Company: Clarke County School District (GA)
Posted on: June 12, 2019
The job of Teacher - Special Education is done for the purpose/s of
providing support to the instructional process by serving as a
teacher with specific responsibility for developing special
education students' success in academics, interpersonal skills, and
activities of daily living; supervising students within the
classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and
delivering group and individual student instruction within
established curricular guidelines; collaborating with other
teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in
addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to
a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians
regarding instructional program and student progress.
• Ensures classroom work addresses individualized learning plans
within established lesson plans.
• Administers developmental testing programs, subject specific
assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency
levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
• Administers, under supervision, first aid, and assistance to
medically fragile children (tube feeding, toileting, diapering,
etc.) for the purpose of providing appropriate care for children as
• Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for
the purpose of communicating expectations, student's achievements
and identifying IEP Goals, developing methods for improvement,
and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
• Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations,
and/or goals, especially IEP goals (behavioral, motor development
and communication skills, academic needs, vocational abilities,
etc.) for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents,
and administration.• Collaborates with instructional staff, other
school personnel, parents, and a variety of stakeholders in the
community. for the purpose of improving the overall quality of
student outcomes and achieving established classroom objectives in
support of the school improvement plan.
• Counsels students for the purpose of improving performance,
general wellbeing, problem solving techniques, and a variety of
• Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject
specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective
program that addresses individual student IEP goals.
• Guides assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional
assistants, volunteers, and/or student workers for the purpose of
providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs
of individual students.
• Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in
academic, interpersonal, and daily living skills through a defined
course of study.
• Manages student behavior (complete FBA, implement BIP, progress
monitor, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal
• Monitors students in a variety of educational environments
(classroom, playground, field trips, nap times, etc.) for the
purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
• Participates in a variety of meetings for the purpose of
conveying and/or gathering information required to perform
• Prepares a variety of written materials (grades, attendance,
anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student
progress through IEP goals and meeting mandated requirements.
• Reports suspected child or substance abuse to assigned site
administrator for the purpose of maintaining students' personal
safety, a positive learning environment, and adhering to regulatory
requirements and established guidelines.
• Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving
immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel
• Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (other teachers,
parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues,
providing information, and/or direction.• Collaborates with
classroom teachers for the purpose of implementing individualized
• Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of
ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work
• Skills-based Competencies Required to perform multiple, highly
complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills
in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based
competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of
the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating
standard office equipment including pertinent software
applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; adhering
to safety practices and procedures; administering first aid;
analyzing data; applying physical restraint practices; planning and
managing projects; promoting activities and/or events; and using
curriculum and instructional techniques.
• Knowledge-based Competencies Required to perform algebra and/or
geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of
documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze
situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific
knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies,
regulations, and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan
requirements; stages of child development; behavioral management
strategies; assessment instruments and techniques; classroom
instructional media and technology; cultural differences of student
population; current and emerging curricula; health standards and
hazards; job-related codes/laws/rules/regulations/policies;
community resources; methods of instruction and training; office
equipment and technology; school safety and security practices;
school safety and security practices.
• Ability-based Competencies Required to schedule a significant
number of activities, meetings, and/or events; often gather,
collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors
when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others
in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing
defined but different processes; and operate equipment using
standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a
diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of
data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is
required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving
with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and
problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific
ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining
constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities;
maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; working
flexible hours.; communicating with persons of diverse backgrounds;
dealing with frequent interruptions; meeting deadlines and
schedules; organizing tasks; setting priorities; working as part of
a team; working extended hours; and working with detailed
information/data; working with frequent interruptions.
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