Elementary Special Education Teacher
Company: Norman Public Schools
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Openings as of 4/5/2021
- Elementary Special Education Teacher JobID: 1218
- Position Type:
Special Services - Certified Positions/ Elementary Teaching
- Date Posted:
Job Title: Special Education Teacher.
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Credentials: Current Oklahoma Certificate as a Special Education
Education: Bachelors Degree in Special Education. Or meets the
Reports to: Building administrators.
Contract: 182 days (+ New Teacher Induction week for teachers new
FLSA Classification: Exempt.
Essential Job Functions:
Perform applicable job functions of a Classroom Teacher.
Initiate/Participate in categorical eligibility meetings as an
expert in a category of IDEA-BPL 101-746.
Ensure that each child has a current IEP (Individual Education
Plan) with the required signatures.
Monitor the implementation of IEPs.
Review and write IEPs on an annual basis.
Create and maintain a working special education file in a locked
cabinet that contains the following:
Teacher assessments that cover pre (beginning year) and post
(ending year) evaluation of the students progress.
The current IEPs with the required signatures.
The most recent psychological evaluations.
Pertinent medical information.
Provide the building principal with advice on special education
Provide staff with in-service sessions each year as required by
district policies and state/federal regulations.
Collaborate, consult, schedule, and instruct regular education
staff regarding classroom inclusion, intervention, and/or
Provide for the physical, social, and educational needs of the
Inform appropriate staff of necessary medical and other
Collaborate, consult, and receive instruction from regular
education staff regarding classroom expectations and dynamics.
Assist the student in taking any prescribed medication(s).
Lift and/or move non-ambulatory students.
Diapers and toilets students age three to adult.
Adapt foods and assist in feeding students.
Present a professional appearance appropriate to teaching the
Display a well-rounded knowledge and understanding of
Perform teaching and reporting requirements identified as part of
state and federally funded programs.
Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the
English language, including the definition and spelling of words,
rules of composition, and grammar.
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, and basic computations
regarding addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using
whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Customer and Personal Services Knowledge of principles and
processes for providing customer and personal services. This
includes when a customer needs assessment and meeting the quality
standards for services and the evaluation of customer
Communication Skills: Employees must possess and demonstrate
effective communication skills as he/she exchanges information,
gives and receives instructions, respond to inquiries, complete
forms, and prepares correspondence. Employees must have the ability
to write legibly. An employee must also demonstrate an excellent
knowledge of grammatical structure, spelling and vocabulary.
Employees must communicate in a clear and grammatically correct
manner at all times.
Performance Measures: An employee performs skilled, professional
leveled tasks under limited supervision to provide the appropriate
teaching strategies and environment for student learning. This
includes but is not limited to; developing lesson plans, teaching,
evaluating student progress, assigning grades, accomplishing
curriculum objectives, meeting with parents and staff to enhance
the learning process and growth of the students, utilizing
discretion, ingenuity, and independent judgment to meet the
challenges of the job. Employees must establish guidelines/syllabus
with the appropriate instructional objectives, maintain classroom
discipline, encourages learning with effective teaching techniques,
and promotes acquisition of skills and knowledge to apply
principles, theories, and other learning objectives. Employees must
also monitor student progress (grading, feedback, behavior. etc..),
provide an environment that encourages independent thinking and
demonstrate a care and assistance for students with special
concerns or needs.
Contact with Others: An employee has regular contact with patrons,
students, and staff. Employees must; interpret and translate facts
and information; explain situations and issues; identify
alternative courses of action; and maintain confidentiality of
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand
information and ideas presented to you through spoken words and
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in
speaking so others will understand.
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand the
information and ideas presents in writing.
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas
in writing so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or
is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem,
only recognizing one is there.
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the
speech of another person.
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific
problems to produce answers that make sense.
Near Vision The ability to see details at a close range (within a
few feet of the observer).
Mathematical Reasoning The ability to choose the right mathematical
methods or formulas to solve a problem.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates Providing
information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by
telephones, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Getting Information Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining
information from all relevant sources.
Analyzing Data or Information Identifying the underlying
principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down
information or data into separate parts.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems Analyzing information and
evaluation results to choose the best solution and solve the
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing
constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and
maintaining them over time.
Interacting with Computers Using computers and computer systems
(including software and hardware) to program, set up functions, and
enter data or process information.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge Keeping up-to-date
technically and applying knowledge to your job.
Organizing, Planning and Prioritizing Work Developing specific
goals and plan to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your
Processing Information Compiling, coding, categorizing,
calculating, tabulating auditing, or verifying information and
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards Using
relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether
events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or
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