Job Posting Description, Special Education Teacher - MO (19-20 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Multiple Buildings
Application Open: 04/22/2019, Filing Deadline: (none)
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
326 Special Education Teacher - MO (19-20 school year)

Special Education Teacher – MO

Assignment Category:                   1.0

Education Required Level:            Bachelor’s Degree, minimum

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans.
  • Administers developmental testing programs, subject specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Administers, under supervision, first aid and assistance to medically fragile children (e.g, toileting, diapering, etc.) for the purpose of providing appropriate care for children as assigned.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals (e.g. behavioral, motor development and communication skills, academic needs, vocational abilities, etc.) for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
  • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
  • Directs paraprofessionals, and student teachers, for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Conduct case conferences (initial and annual) as required
  • Assist in the development of other components of students' developmental, health and social history as required
  • Provide in-service training and make recommendations for parents and support staff on special education issues
  • Complete DOE required annual assessments (i.e., IAM, ILEARN)
  • Create and implement Individual Education Programs for all students on your caseload
  • Attend and participate in special education staff meetings
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

 Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education
  • Valid Indiana Teacher License or Valid Out of State Teacher License
  • Relevant endorsement is required (eg Mild Disabilities, Moderate Disabilities, etc.)

Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  Salary, per MCEA Agreement

 Benefits:                              Comprehensive medical, annuity contribution, ITRF, life insurance

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

close window
copyright 1985 to 2019 Regional Data Services