Cortez ESS Teacher

MONTEZUMA CORTEZ SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1 MCHS School Exceptional Student Services-Center-Based/Life SkillsTeacher POSITION INFORMATION Job Position: ESS Teacher Start Date: 2017-2018 SY Subject & Grade: Elementary Center-Based, Life Skills Organization: Montezuma-Cortez High School Designation: Teacher Location: Cortez, CO Type: Contractual Contact: Jason Wayman Full/Part Time: Full time Email: Jwayman@cortez.k12.co.us Benefits: Yes Phone: 970-565-3722 Compensation: Commensurate to experience DistrictWebsite: www.cortez.k12.co.us REPORTS TO: Principal MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold or qualify for Colorado Teacher License. Must hold or qualify for the special education endorsement on a Colorado Teacher License.? Knowledge of Colorado Content Standards including/especially Extended Evidence Outcomes. ? Understanding of standards, assessment, and curriculum integration. Classroom teaching experience preferred. Previous work experience with children with severe needs preferred. POSITION SUMMARY: The student population associated to this position requires/may require toileting, medical facilitation, feeding, etc. The students may spend all or part of the day in the center-based classroom with some classroom inclusion. Teacher must develop a class environment that is favorable to learning and personal growth for high needs students by establishing effective rapport with pupils, motivating pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary grade education, in accordance with each pupil's ability, and to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned) Progress monitors IEP goals and generates new goals as needed. Facilitates and lead IEP meetings. Manage the IEP staffing calendar in cooperation with SJBOCES staff coordinator, special service providers, general education teachers, and parents to insure that all annuals, triennials, and amendments occur within the timeline required by law. This includes collaborating with the school secretarial staff to insure that substitutes are available on staffing days so that general education teachers may attend meetings as required by law. Develops and implements individual learning and personal care plans for each student. Generates and updates the IEP to be in compliance with state and federal regulations. Collaborates with Support Service professionals to incorporate speech, Physical Therapy, mobility specialists, vision specialists and Occupational Therapy services as needed. Guides paraprofessionals within the classroom on which services should be provided and where. Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administration regulations and procedures of the school district Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil for self and ESS para-professionals. Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of notes, phone calls, conferences, etc. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere. Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports. Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans. Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instruction day. Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student. Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays interest centers and exhibits of student's work. Communicates learning/behavior strategies to necessary parties including teachers and para-professiuonals. Facilitate weekly team meetings with para-professionals and service providers to plan for ongoing progress/regression. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instruction program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents. Skilled in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. Such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term. " />

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