Classroom Teacher - Nova Center
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Nova Center
Beginning: Aug 22, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mild/Mod. Cross Category Disabilities
Certificate: Severely Developmentally Disabled(K-12)
Certificate: Mild/Mod. Behavioral Disorder
District: Nova Center
Independence, MO 64052
Telephone: 816-924-1703 EXT 116
Job Description:
POSITION:                 Certified Special Education Teacher
BASIC FUNCTION:    The Special Education Teacher will coordinate and provide developmentally appropriate educational services to students whose abilities may differ from their peers. Responsible for implementation of Individualized Education Plan (IEP) educational program planning, and evaluation for all assigned students. Conducts individual and group instruction with all assigned students.
·Directs, monitors, and mentors teachers’ assistants working with students who have special needs. 

·Performs a variety of assessments and observations to determine the areas in which the student may need extra or modified educational services. Assessment areas may include academic performance, behavior, social development, or physical health.
·Identifies the student’s needs and develops related lesson and teaching plans.
·Develops an integrated plan for the education of each child by collaborating with classroom teachers, parents, psychologists, social workers, and other medical and school staff.
·Develops individualized education programs (IEPs) for each student, setting learning goals and adopting modifications as necessary; ensures each student’s activities and lessons are planned and organized according to his/her abilities.
·Develops and teaches lessons that provide engaging learning opportunities for small groups and individual students while meeting required specifications of IEPs and 504 plans.
·Implements IEPs, provides ongoing or follow-up assessments, and continually tracks progress and makes modifications as necessary.
·Collaborates with classroom and homeroom teachers to ensure each student’s needs are met and plans are followed. 
Must be currently certified, or able to complete the Special Education certification requirements within 90-days of hire, as established by MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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