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Teacher of Special Education, Adaptive Life Skills
Coquille School District 8

Date Posted Apr. 20, 2021
Title Teacher of Special Education, Adaptive Life Skills
School / District Coquille School District 8
Coquille, OR, United States
Department Lincoln School of Early Learning
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Special Education
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 pickup

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:

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.

4. Qualifications: Knowledge of:

Current concepts, methods, and procedures of curriculum development and implementation.
Laws, rules, policies, and trends regarding instruction
Evaluation techniques.
Standards based education.
Human development and learning.
Behavior management techniques.
Communication techniques.
Current health and safety procedures and practices. Ability to:

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.
Communicate effectively.
Observe timelines and confidentiality
Maintain regular attendance

5. Experience:

Demonstrated competency through college preparation, student teaching, and/or classroom experience, and professional development.

6. License:

Current Oregon license with appropriate endorsement in area of assignment
Current ODL.

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

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