Classroom Teacher - Mexico Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Mexico Senior High School
Beginning: May 21, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Mexico Public Schools
Mexico, MO 65265
Telephone: 573-581-3773 EXT 2401
Job Description:
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - Applications are being accepted for the position of Special Education Teacher at the High School level (9-12) for the 2020-2021 school year. 
Qualifications include a Missouri Teaching certificate in Mild/Mod Cross-Categorical K-12 and a minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
Applications will be screened as they are submitted. The job will remain posted until filled.
JOB GOAL: Provide support to the instructional process by serving as a Special Education Teacher with specific responsibility for assisting students in learning the appropriate subject matter and skills that will contribute to the students’ development.
  1. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction targeted to the needs of each student.
  2. Participates in curriculum review and design as required.
  3. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
  4. Analyzes test data for the purpose of enhancing student achievement.
  5. Administers subject specific assessments, district and state assessments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and developing individual learning plans.
  6. Monitors student progress and adjusts instruction accordingly.
  7. Collaborates with professional learning communities, administrators, instructional staff, other school personnel, parents/legal guardians for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student achievement.
  8. Provides progress reports on each student as required by Mexico Public Schools as well as maintaining accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
  9. Refers students for alternative services as provided by Mexico Public Schools.
  10. Monitors students in a variety of educational environments for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  11. Models appropriate behaviors and responsibility for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social and interpersonal behavior.
CLEARANCES: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
The Mexico Public School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION Our School District Prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex

Applications MUST be filled out on the district website: by clicking District Information and then Employment Opportunities. To view available openings and/or apply for a position with Mexico School District No. 59, please the link and choose the position you are certified for.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.