Assistant Teacher for Special Education Classroom

Assistant Classroom Teacher WANTED

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts
  • Presents subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of classroom teachers
  • Tutors and assists children individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by classroom teachers
  • Supervises students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, on campus, and gymnasiums, or on field trips
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from classrooms, lunchrooms, and/or restrooms
  • Observes students' performance, and records relevant data to assess progress
  • Participates in teacher-parent conferences regarding students’ progress or problems
  • Carries out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, and/or psychologists
  • Provides Social Skills lessons in the classroom setting
  • Prepares lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations
  • Assists classroom teachers with the implementation of IEP program components, including providing progress monitoring of IEP goals and objectives
  • Participates as a resource person in in-service training and planning
  • Assists in maintaining student records, documentation and files and provides written reports and communications as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Works in collaboration with the school team
  • Other duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Director


Qualifications:

  • An understanding of the IEP process; including current IDEA laws and state and local regulations
  • Ability to interpret data related to student goals for appropriate interventions
  • Knowledge of current state law/regulations regarding high school proficiency standards
  • Knowledge and competency of understandingcredit and graduation requirements
  • Leadership skills in working with individuals and groups (i.e. initiating individual or group discussion, listening, clarifying and facilitating interactions and sharing of ideas)
  • Ability to counsel students, parents, staff and lay persons individually and in groups
  • Skills in communicating concepts and information accurately orally or in writing
  • Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with parents, schools, and agencies
  • Ability to aid in program development.


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field
  • Evidence of knowledge of special education

CONTACT | Steve Plantholt - splantholt@highroadschool.com - or at 443-794-4914