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·         Bachelor's Degree required
·         Valid Texas Special Education Teaching Certificate 
·         ESL Certification (preferred)

·         A minimum of 3 years teaching experience 
Skill Requirements: 
·         This position requires the ability to apply knowledge of current education and instructional theories, methodologies, techniques, and principles, knowledge of subject matter, and knowledge of State, Local, and Federal laws and regulations affecting the lives and education of students.   
·         This position requires an understanding of child and adolescent development.  Incumbent must have the skills to manage student behavior.
·         Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively using a variety of media, work with others as a team, organize and maintain records, manage time and resources effectively and efficiently, and evaluate performance and provide constructive feedback.    
Performance Responsibilities:
·         Collaborate with General Education and Special Education teachers in support of students’ instructional needs.
·         Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
·         Maintain strict student confidentiality.
·         Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.
·         Establish and maintain procedures to ensure order among students.
·         Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social development.
·         Provide differentiated instruction in support of students’ goals and objectives in one or more subject areas such as English, mathematics, or science.
 Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
 Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students, based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
·         Meet with teachers, administrators and/or parents to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
 Evaluate students' performance and academic development.
·         Use technology and other equipment and materials to supplement instruction as necessary.
·         Administer standardized tests as required.
·         Attend staff meetings as required.
·         Follow standard procedures for communication, interaction, and discipline 
Physical Effort and Work Environment:
·         Services are generally provided within a standard classroom environment.  
·         Some movement throughout the classroom is generally necessary to facilitate learning (e.g., standing, walking, stooping, bending, sitting, and/or kneeling).  
·         Light lifting of materials and other objects associated with a classroom environment is required (e.g., books, teaching aids, up to approximately 20 – 40 lbs.).  
·         Special Education Teachers may also be required to pick up students, restrain students as needed, and spend large quantities of time on the floor sitting, squatting, and/or kneeling.  
·         Field trips may be made.  
·         Candidate should be willing to contribute directly or indirectly to the development of children both inside and outside the classroom, which may include working hours in addition to the regular school day.  
·         This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids.  
·         Regular attendance is required for this position.