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Special Education Teacher at Polaris Tech Charter School

Special Education Teacher

Polaris Tech Charter School Ridgeland, SC Full-Time
Title: Special Education Teacher

Reports to: Director of Student Services

Position Summary: The Special Education Teacher works with exceptional students in elementary, middle, and/or high schools in various models. The Special Education Teacher must ensure students have the academic, social-emotional support, transition, and behavioral services they need to achieve their highest potential within the project-based learning environment at Polaris Tech Charter School.

Duties & Responsibilities:

SERVICES TO STUDENTS:
  • Ensure appropriate assessment, creation, and delivery of both special education instruction and related services as stipulated on IEPs/504 plans
  • Ensure compliance by the school with all local and Federal laws and regulation related to students with IEPs/504 plans and students referred to special education
  • Facilitate IEP meetings using a strengths-based and family-centered approach
  • Identify students who should be assessed to determine disabled eligibilty
  • Oversee case management services for students and families requiring multiple resources.

SERVICES TO PARENTS/FAMILIES:
  • Create and deliver quarterly IEP progress reports to parents/guardians
  • Communicate to parents and guardians the special education process including process for referrals, evaluations, annual IEPs/504 plans, and re-evaluations
  • Assist parents to access programs and community resources available to students with special needs

Skills & Knowledge:
  • Leadership and soft skills:
    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
    • Ability to work effectively on a leadership team
  • Technical skills:
    • Proficient in numerous clinical interventions, Enrich and PowerSchool Data Entry

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment:

School, community, and office settings

Work Hours:

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 190 Day position.

Travel:

Some travel to other schools, various homes, and community settings, professional development, workshops

EEO Statement:

Polaris Tech Charter School is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and does not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to, race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis recognized by federal, state or local law.

Requirements

Education & Experience:

Education: Bachelor in Education/Special Education - required - Licensed SC teaching certificate - required

Recommended Skills

  • Case Management
  • Clinical Works
  • Communication
  • Data Entry
  • Hardworking And Dedicated
  • Interpersonal Skills
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