Notice of Vacancy – Internal / External for the 2021/2022 School Year
POSITION: Teacher of Special Education, Adaptive Life Skills, Elementary
Qualifications: Candidates should possess the ability to instruct student in academic skills, social skills, appropriate behavior and skills for school success.
Salary Range: $41,203 to $76,326 DOE Excellent Fringe Benefits
Employer paid PERS
COMPLETE APPLICATION: A Complete Application Consists of:
Letter of interest
Letter of recommendation
SEND TO: Teri Pointer
Coquille School District 8
180 N. Baxter
Coquille, OR 97423
Or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Pre-employment background check & drug testing required
Coquille School District is an EOE.
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Coquille School District 8 541-396-2181
Job Title: Teacher Assignment: Special Education Teacher
Reports to: Special Education Director Evaluated by: Special Education Director
Position Overview: Student instruction will include the development of academic skills, social skills, appropriate behavior, and skills for school success. Additional job responsibilities include case management, IEP development, assessment and data collection, scheduling meetings, parent/guardian communication, collaboration with general education teachers and management of support staff.
Essential Job Functions:
Identifies the needs of individual students by continuous assessment of their performance and abilities.
Uses identified student needs to plan instruction.
Prepares and writes instructional plans and IEP’s.
Uses a variety of appropriate methods and materials to implement instructional plans.
Organizes and manages classroom to create the optimum learning conditions.
Applies learning theories to meet the needs of students.
Evaluates and reports student progress.
Supervises students in and out of the classroom.
Initiates, plans, and carries out parent conferences.
Initiates and maintains communication with parents and colleagues.
Plans and coordinates the activities of educational assistants and other paraprofessionals as assigned.
Administers standardized testing in accordance with division testing practices.
Monitor caseload, meeting deadlines, time limits and expectations of the law.
Other duties as assigned
3. Other Job Functions:
Participates in in-service and professional development activities.
Assists in the assessment of building level needs and the planning required to meet those needs
Attends meetings and serves on committees as assigned or directed (or if individual volunteers)
Sets and carries out goals each year.
Participates and coordinates multidisciplinary team as appropriate.
Guides the learning process toward achievement of all IEP’s and in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for the students.
Current concepts, methods, and procedures of curriculum development and implementation.
Laws, rules, policies, and trends regarding instruction
Standards based education.
Human development and learning.
Behavior management techniques.
Current health and safety procedures and practices.
Develop appropriate curriculum.
Interpret and comply with laws, rules, and policies.
Evaluate student needs and progress.
Implement accepted principles of instruction.
Maintain acceptable student behavior and discipline.
Observe timelines and confidentiality
Maintain regular attendance
Demonstrated competency through college preparation, student teaching, and/or classroom experience, and professional development.
Current Oregon license with appropriate endorsement in area of assignment
7. Physical Requirements:
In an eight hour day, employee may
Stand/Walk 7-8 Hours
Drive 1-2 Hours
Sit 1-2 Hours
Stoop/Squat/Bend 1-2 Hours
Lift/Carry 1-2 Hours Up to a weight of Over 50 lbs
Climb Stairs Occasionally
Use hands for repetitive motions Frequently
Use feet for repetitive movements Occasionally
Note: If hired, no unauthorized comments or postings about district business or students are allowed on social media