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Special Education Teacher - Strat II (BD)

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SUMMARY:  Provides instruction in curricular and social, emotional, behavioral areas to students in grades 6 through 12.

ENDORSEMENTS: Special Education - Instructional Strategist II: BD/LD K-12
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential Duties must be performed on site. Other duties or tasks may be assigned.
Develops and implements programming associated with core and social skills curriculum to be delivered in a classroom setting for assigned students.

Supports and implements the district curriculum, standards and benchmarks.

Assists Bertram staff with strategies that support and meet students’ needs and achievement of academic and behavior goals.

Provides active communication and positive relationships with parents and community members. Including, but not limited to, Individual Education Plans (IEPs), Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs).

Conducts IEP meetings and completes corresponding paperwork according to IDEA and state/district requirements.

Assists in planning and delivery of social/emotional/behavioral school-wide programming.

Assists and collaborates with the principal, teaching and paraprofessional staff, Grant Wood Area Agency Staff, parents and students on matters pertaining to academic achievement and behavioral goals.

Maintains appropriate records and protects the confidentiality of data.

Meets the 8 Iowa Teaching Standards and 42 criteria on a consistent basis.

Maintain with district support, Non-Violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) Certification
Reports to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
Student supervision required
Ensuring student safety required
Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.