Dakota Valley Upper Elem (4th-5th) & Middle Sch (6th-8th) ( learn more )

Dakota Valley Schools

North Sioux City, South Dakota ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3878630
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 10, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description





TITLE:                             SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER


QUALIFICATIONS:            1.  Teacher’s certificate

  1. Required degree(s) and area of major study for qualification #1.
  2. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.


REPORTS TO:                   The Special Services Director


SUPERVISES:                   Education Assistants as assigned by Special Services Director


Performance Responsibilities

  1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and times designated.
  2. Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of each of the students.
  3. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  4. Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  5. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  6. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and – in harmony with the goals – establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
  7. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  8. Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  9. Assesses the accomplishment of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  10. Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
  11. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  12. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  13. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom discipline in a fair and just manner.
  14. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  15. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for educational assistant(s) and/or volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluates their job performance.
  16. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  17. Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  18. Supervises extracurricular activities as assigned.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Contract as per Negotiated Agreement with the DVEA.

                                      Salary and work year to be established by the Board.


EVALUATION:         Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of classroom teachers and other teaching specialists.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Jerry Rasmussen
    • 1150 NORTHSHORE DR
    • NORTH SIOUX CITY, South Dakota 57049

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