TITLE: Secondary & Elementary Special Education Teacher (KCKPS Para to Teacher Program Internal Candidates only)
To facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible members of society. To ensure continuous improvement in academic, social and behavioral goals aligned with national and state standards, and to collaboratively develop and implement Individualized Education Plans for students who have been identified with a disability.
If you are interested in exploring your opportunities you may attend one of the information sessions listed below and/or complete the application and attach all required documents including:
Mandatory Documents (applications will be incomplete and not considered until all documents are received)
*Resume - covers your full and part-time employment.
*Cover Letter - a minimum one-page document explaining why you wish to teach a diverse student population and what makes you qualified to become a teacher. Include any paid or volunteer opportunities you completed where you currently or previously worked with children in the pre- school to high school age.
*Unofficial transcripts - from all colleges/universities you attended, including community colleges, will be considered with the initial application. You may attach your transcripts to the application, or have them sent to Dr. Liz Meitl, Alternative Certification Program Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Letters of Recommendations - you will need three references which should include at least one current or previous supervisor and two colleagues.
Maintains communication with teachers, other school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students.
Provides health services, information, and counseling in an effective and positive manner to enhance the health and wellness of the school community.
Completes accident/incident reports for students/staff.
Compiles data for statistical purposes.
Maintains confidentiality regarding educational records.
Maintains a daily log of school/staff visits and documentation.
Maintains the daily environment of the health office facility and supplies. Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties. Performs other related work as required.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and analyze and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, general curriculum and learning theories, correspondence, and protocols. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents, students, and the general public.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally push items of 50 pounds such as pushing on a bike or wheelchair, or moving/rearranging furniture. While performing the duties of the job the employee occasionally may visit a child’s home. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment. Is directly responsible for students’ safety, work output and well-being.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 186 days
SALARY: Based on KCKPS Salary Schedule
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
REPORT TO: Special Education Administration; Principal
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education policy
Contact Dr. Liz Meitl (email@example.com or 913-609-7976) or fill out the form which can be found here: [...] for more information.
All information sessions will be held on Zoom. To sign up and get the Zoom link fill out the form you can find at [...] . The information sessions will be held on these days and times:
Tue. Oct. 13, 2020 at 11:30am
Mon. Nov. 16, 2020 at 5:00pm
Wed. Jan. 27, 2021 at 9:00am
Thu. March 11, 2021 at 6:00pm
Mon. April 12, 2021 at 12:00pm