SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Tamaqua Area School District   Tamaqua, PA   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 1, 2024

NOW HIRING: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Join our team of educators and inspire and guide students toward their fullest intellectual, emotional, and psychological potential in a supportive and dynamic environment.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Teaching Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum) in the field of Education
  • Demonstrated ability to work with other teachers and administrators
  • Familiarity with the process of educational research and statistics
  • The ability to articulate and communicate effectively, both verbally and in written reports
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Chapter 14 Regulations and Standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IDEA and gifted education regulations
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications that the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable

Benefits:

Our faculty receives a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, along with competitive salaries. The qualified candidate for this position will have the opportunity to discuss our complete benefits package in detail during the hiring process, as these specifics are determined by the Board of Education.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designed.
  • Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of the resources provided by the Intermediate Unit.
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the Intermediate Unit's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Evaluates student progress on a regular basis.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, Intermediate Unit policy and administrative regulation.
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and Board policy.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • When appropriate, serves as a member of the multi-disciplinary teams; attends IEP conferences and develops IEPs in areas for which they are responsible.
  • Attend and participates in faculty meetings.
  • Cooperates with members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
  • Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned.
  • Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication between students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with others.
  • Provides for their own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.

Take the next step in a meaningful teaching career and

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Email your resume to careers@tamaquasd.org or click this link to learn more.

Tamaqua Area School District is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status in our employment practices. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for positions within our district and strive to create an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported.