Andover Public Schools 36 Bartlet St, Andover, Massachusetts 01810, USA
May 06, 2019Full time
Responsibilities -Within mainstream or in pullout setting, provide teamed, small group or individualized instruction and/or academic support according to the general and specific goals outlined in students' individualized educational plans -Modify and adapt the curricula, materials, and physical environment to meet the needs of individual students. -Completes diagnostic academic testing (formal/informal) as required. -Participate in IEP Team meetings for students assigned or newly referred. -Act as Case Manager for designated students, providing close communication with parents and staff and preparing progress reports, annual review narratives and individual education plans. -Write specific IEP goals & objectives for students assigned or newly referred. -To design and implement behavior support plans for selected students. -To provide consultation services to school staff in terms of modifying curriculum, teaching style to meet the needs of special education students. -To write specific objectives for individual educational programs for pupils in special needs programs or newly referred to the program. -To attend special needs staff meetings and designated school staff meetings. -To write IEP progress reports on all students assigned. -To submit budget requests, inventory data, or required reports as requested by the Program Head. -To provide small group or individual instruction to special needs pupils as prescribed in their educational plans. Qualifications -Massachusetts Teaching Certification: Teacher of Moderate Special Needs -Experience instructing students with learning disabilities, social emotional disabilities, autism, & other special needs. -Experience in adapting materials/curriculum for special needs students. -Strong curriculum/academic background. -Ability to consult with general education teachers regarding learning needs of special education students. -Experience in designing and implementing behavioral management programs. -Experience with inclusive model of instruction and willingness to team-teach. -Experience utilizing computer technology within the classroom preferred.