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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - WEST MEMPHIS SCHOOL DISTRICT

West Memphis School District (learn more)

West Memphis, Arkansas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3118791
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: June 11, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 5, 2019

Job Description

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West Memphis School District www.wmsd.net

Special Education Teacher Positions (Elementary and Secondary)



The prospective teacher must be able to show a working knowledge of planning instruction effectively for diverse groups of students, familiarity with assessing and disseminating students' instructional and behavioral development, prepare educational goals for Individualized Educational Plans, exhibit organizational skills to execute and accurately document paperwork utilizing a computerized data system.



Applicant must hold a valid Arkansas Teaching License with Special Education for Grades K-12 certification.





ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Participate in curriculum review and design.

Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.

Diagnose and evaluates student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.

Monitor student progress and adjust instruction accordingly.

Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.

Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.

Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.

Refer students for alternative services as provided by the District (ESL, Reading, Special Reading).

Effectively implement district initiatives.

Effectively collaborate with department and grade level teachers.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.
Attend meetings and performs duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
Serve on committees as assigned.
Remain current on instructional practices in education. (e.g. instructional technology)
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Salary: $42,300 Per Year
  • Job Category: Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    West Memphis School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Willie Harris, Assistant Superintendent
    • PO Box 826
    • West Memphis, Arkansas 72303

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