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Primary Purpose:
Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.  Develop or modify curricula and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to student ability levels.  Work in self-contained, team, departmental or itinerant capacity as assigned.
Provide instruction and coach students to develop skills and ability to excel in sport assigned.  Contribute to education program as a whole and to growth of students involved in athletics.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments
  • Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area
  • Knowledge of Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation
  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Collaborate with students, parents and other members of staff to develop IEP through the ARD Committee process for each student assigned.
  • Implement an instructional, therapeutic or skill development program for assigned students and show written evidence of preparation as required
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments.
  • Manage and supervise athletic activities, contest and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork and good sportsmanship.
    • Work with other members of school staff to plan and put in place instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletes.
    • Keep informed of and ensure compliance with all UIL rules.
    • Accompany and supervise student athletes during athletic competitions in assigned sports on out-of-town trips.
    • Encourage, by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.