Teacher - Special Education Life Skills - Dallas/Fort Worth

Harmony Public Schools
Harmony Public Schools
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Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Posting ID: 5529

Role: Teacher - Special Education Life Skills

Organization: 055 - Dallas - HSI

Posting Opens: 10-19-2020

Posting Closes: Open Until Filled

Primary Purpose: Provide instruction to students of low incidence population with significant cognitive disabilities to develop domestic, vocational, and recreational/leisure, community and self-determination skills. Provide students receiving special education services with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.



oBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

oSpecial Education certification

oMeet Texas ?highly qualified? standards for the grade levels and content / subjects taught.



oTeach special education life skills classes

oUtilize and implement special education programming adopted by Harmony Public Schools

oDevelop and implement Community Based Instruction appropriate to grade level

oCollect data to determine student?s strengths and weaknesses

oCollect data in order to develop student?s standards-based IEPs

oCollect data in order to measure student?s progress on IEPs

oCollaborate with parents, teachers and other relevant staff members in developing and implementing interventions

oModify the curriculum utilized by HPS based on the individual needs of each student

oAssist general education teachers in implementing a modified curriculum

oDevelop and implement Behavior Intervention Plans for students with behavior that interferes with learning

oProvide case management duties for assigned students

oTake CPI certification class or approved equivalent in order to implement de-escalation techniques and legal restraint procedures during crisis situations

oAttend ARD meetings for assigned students

oPrepare ARD paperwork for assigned students

oCreate a classroom environment that is conducive to learning

oDevelop lesson plans as instructed by supervisor

oEmploy a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media

oImplement, both by instruction and action, Harmony?s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives

oProvide grades to students in accordance with Harmony policy

oTake necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials, and facilities

oMaintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations

oImplement appropriate and effective behavior management in the classroom and at assigned duties

oPlan and supervise purposeful assignment s for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s)

oProvide constructive feedback to teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) in cooperation with campus administration

oAttend staff meetings and serve on staff committees

oComply with all district and local campus routines and regulations

oParticipate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment

oMaintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors and coworkers

oEffectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents

oPerform other special education teacher duties when applicable

oPerform other duties as assigned

Misc Information


oAbility to work well under pressure.

oAbility to lead a team of people for purposes of developing effective teaching trategies for students with disabilities.

Knowledge of special needs students.

Knowledge of special education laws and regulations.

oKnowledge of curriculum and instruction.

oAbility to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.

oAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.

oAbility to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine and telephone.

oAbility to analyze data

oAbility to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem-solving skills

Work Environment And Physical Requirements

oThere may be special requirements for working with assigned students including lifting and positioning students, controlling behavior through physical restraint, assisting non-ambulatory students, and biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases.

Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.

oPosition is in classroom setting and requires intermittent speaking, standing, walking and writing.

oModerate travel may be required.

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