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Special Education Teacher

Company: SPEDxchange
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

SPEDxchange is currently in search of a Special Education Teacher that lives in Council Bluffs or the surrounding region. This district is well known for their competitive pay, low teacher turnover rate, and their paid professional development opportunities.
LOCATION: Council Bluffs, IAPOSITION TITLE: Special Education Teacher Openings: Openings in; Behavior Support Program, Therapeutic Learning Program, Autism Program, Secondary(HS), and Preschool.SALARY RANGE: $45,000-80,000(dependent on years of experience and degrees) with $5,000 SIGNING BONUS
Is This Your Dream Job? Responsible for planning and implementing effective individualized instruction; including behavioral, social, and life skills as well as academic standards for students with disabilities. There is an emphasis on those who demonstrate needs related to the Autism spectrum. Also responsible for program success through direction of assigned para(s), inventory and facility care, IEP implementation and maintenance, and effective communications with parents, students, peer staff, and administrators
Our Ideal Candidate:--- Lives in Council Bluffs or the surrounding area--- Bachelor's degree required--- Professional teaching license with experience working with students with disabilities--- Valid Iowa teaching certificate with a license in special education preferred--- Strategist II, ID endorsement, preferred--- Experience with students that are on the autism spectrum, preferred
What your day could include:--- Reports to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.--- Develop and execute individual education plans (IEP) for each student assigned to you--- Communicate regularly with parents, staff, and students when appropriate about progress--- Use individualized reinforcement techniques for each student--- Develop and distribute progress reports as required, but at least every two weeks and record progressin the student's IEP.--- Complete training and use, when necessary, Crisis Prevention Techniques (CPI)--- Proficiently deliver instruction based on the Iowa Core and Iowa Core Essential Elements--- Develop lesson plans appropriate for an individual student.--- Collect and report out data on Iowa Alternate Assessment--- Maintain physical environment of the classroom daily--- Assist in the development of strategies that complement the efforts of general education teachers forinclusive classrooms/settings.--- Collaborate with district staff, building behavior consultant and other appropriate staff members onthe program and instruction for individual students.--- Meets core expectations for all certified staff as outlined by the district.--- Experience and/or training on evidence-based practices for working with students with AutismSpectrum Disorder.--- Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and an optimal learning environmentutilizing effective and evidence-based approaches to meet the unique needs of students with AutismSpectrum Disorder--- Assists willingly in potential Non-Violent Crisis Interventions utilizing the skills learned through CPItraining in accordance within Iowa Department of Education Regulations: Chapter 103.--- Assists willingly in the maintenance of student safety if student attempts elopement through skillslearned through CPI training in accordance within Iowa Department of Education Regulations: Chapter103.--- Directs and assists willingly in hygiene maintenance/toileting of students as needed.
Why connect with SPEDxchange? - It's FREE - we work to connect you with rewarding opportunities in school districts of all sizes at no cost to you. - SPEDxchange is your inside connection to unadvertised opportunities that you would otherwise miss out on. - We can be used as a vital resource for you; whether that be our job board, scholarship opportunities, teacher "giveaways" and more.

If this sounds like something of interest to you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume(Microsoft word only) with"IA Special Education Teacher" in the subject line.Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well!For more information about SPEDxchange and our other resources, please visit our website at

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our client base. Please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches, even if you do not hear from us in regard to your application in response to this ad.

Keywords: SPEDxchange, Council Bluffs , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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