Special Education Teacher – Autism Program
For new teachers, in order to be eligible for an interview, all applicants must be eligible for Delaware licensure and have passing Praxis II scores for this position.
- Must be eligible for State of Delaware certification as a Teacher of Students with Autism or Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities.
- Must be eligible for State of Delaware Certification as Special Education Teacher.
- Classroom experience teaching students with Autism
- Master’s Degree
- Excellent collaboration skills.
- Working knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis
- Knowledge of Delaware State Content Standards, Assessment & Accountability.
- Knowledge of best practices in special education
- Thorough knowledge of IDEA and IEP implementation.
- Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills.
- Criminal background check, Tuberculin testing.
A full time Autism support teaching position for students. The Autism Support teacher is responsible for designing and implementing the instructional programs for students with Autism in an education setting.
- DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide case management responsibilities for assigned students.
- Design and provide differentiated instruction based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and other Evidence-based practices for assigned students.
- Support and facilitate inclusion in a middle school environment.
- Collaborate with IEP team members and other members of the school community.
- Meet and collaborate with student families.
- Maintain professionalism and confidentiality.
- Keep accurate records as required by District guidelines and State law.
- Collect and interpret data on student learning and progress.
- Administer appropriate assessment measures based on student needs and applicable state law.
- Demonstrate and implement Positive Behavior Support practices.
- Attend professional development trainings.
- Display content/pedagogy knowledge in designing instruction that matches state and district curriculum.
- Maintain professionalism, confidentiality, and an atmosphere that promotes student learning.
- Facilitate communicate for all students using verbal or augmentative communication means with support from Speech/language Pathologist.
- Collaborate with IEP team members to ensure students are receiving the supports they need to make meaningful progress. IEP members include but are not limited to: Speech/Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Adaptive Physical Education Teacher, Physical Therapist
- Differentiate and modify instruction based off the Dynamic Learning Maps to meet individual student needs.
- Engage in ongoing monitoring of student progress through structured data collection.
- Demonstrate effective classroom management of student behaviors.
- Plan and use classroom time effectively.
- Implement School Board and school based policies and procedures in order to uphold school regulations.
- Work closely with regular education teachers, special education staff and outside resources to assist students with disabilities.
- Integrate technology in instruction.
- Work continuously toward self-improvement through the active pursuit of professional development activities.
- Participate in district and school level committees designed to foster continuing improvement and growth.
- Communicate curriculum and student related information effectively in oral and written form.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal and/or Supervisor of Special Education Services.
To Apply: www.apposchooldistrict.com