Overview

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from an accredited college or university with emphasis in the appropriate field.
  • Current teaching license and certification from the State of Tennessee.
  • The Special Education Teacher is responsible for completing appropriate student assessments, creating and implementing Individualized Education Plan using research-based, intensive, individualized instruction and small-group instruction.
  • The Special Education Teacher also creates and teaches appropriate curricula and assigns work designed for each student’s educational team and must be able to communicate with a wide variety of individuals including educational/therapeutic staff, support personnel, community agencies, other health professionals, parents and students.
  • Strong behavior management and positive discipline skills are required.
  • The Special Education Teacher must oversee and direct activities of assigned Teacher Assistants.