Overview

SPED Teacher (Part-Time) Mon – Thurs. 07:15 am – 10:45 pm – Friday 07:15 am -12:15 pm 
PURPOSE AND SCOPE

The primary responsibility of the SPED teacher is to provide instruction and other related services to Special Education students. The SPED Teacher will also facilitate diagnostic assessment including administration, scoring and interpretation. SPED teachers will review and revise IEP’s as needed. The Special Education teacher will support instruction in reading, math, and written language for students, tutor individual and small groups of students, administer and score academic testing, write individualized education plans and support other academic programs as needed. The Special Education teacher will work under the leadership of the Principal and the Director of Instruction.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct IEP meetings.
  • Communicate and coordinate special needs evaluation and testing with speech teacher, counselor, and other service providers.
  • Provide instruction to students with special needs and identified learning disabilities in a Special Education teacher program.
  • Tutor individual and small groups of students, reinforcing language and reading concepts
  • Administer and score individual and group tests.
  • Schedule IEP meetings, coordinating schedules with parents, general education teacher(s), administrator, and all appropriate special education staff.
  • Communicate with parents regarding individual student progress and conduct.
  • Maintain progress records and record progress toward IEP goals.
  • Record progress within the independent study program.
  • Perform other duties in support of the Special Education teacher program.
  • Support other academic programs offered within the independent study program.
 Position Requirements:

Active Licensure in TN with an endorsement in Special Education is required. Must be highly qualified. Governed by the Rules and Regulations of the Tennessee Code Annotated and the collective bargaining agreement. Must be physically and mentally able to perform the responsibilities and duties of the position  

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.