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Special Education Teacher

Responsibilities:

Plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages
students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, including but not limited to:
 · Setting rigorous yet appropriate learning outcomes and goals 
· Establishing supportive relationships with students
· Engaging students in meaningful, developmentally appropriate, real world discussions and learning activities 
· Developing authentic and aligned assessments to measure student growth and inform instructional decisions, especially pertaining to students with special needs 
· Developing plans (IEPs) that are data based and support the growth and development of students
· Collaboratively work with team members to fulfill the mission, vision and beliefs of both the school and the District
· Serve as an ambassador of St. Charles Parish Public Schools through all forms of professional communication 

Certification / Requirements:
· Possess a bachelor's degree (or higher)
· Louisiana teaching certificate with certification in Mild Moderate Special Education and/or Significant Disabilities
· Possess a Louisiana certificate type A, B, C or Level I, II, or III, or Practitioner's License
· Knowledge in the area of instructional methodologies for students with disabilities and Bulletin 1706/1508
· Experience in creating and implementing Behavior Intervention Plans preferred

District Support & Commitment:

All teachers new to St. Charles Parish Public Schools is provided with extensive and comprehensive support to foster success and growth, including but not limited to:
 
· Professional growth opportunities for upward mobility and career advancement
· Participation in New Teacher Orientation professional development sessions
· Assignment of a school based mentor for multi-year support, coaching and orientation
· Support from district Instructional Technology & Curriculum leaders and facilitators
· Support from district Instruction & Technology coaches