SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (#844)

Fort Morgan High School ( learn more )

Morgan County School District Re-3

Fort Morgan, Colorado ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3895849
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position Summary

Responsible for instructing secondary level students in the appropriate subject areas in coordination with the current curriculum and within the framework of district and state content standards.

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

Develop, plan, prepare, and implement: 1.) Course content, format, structure, and schedule. 2.) Classroom materials and curriculum. 3.) Individualized Education Plan (IEP) goals, objectives, and transition plans. 4.) Scheduling of staff and meetings in compliance with IEPs.
Instruct students in large, small, and one-on-one situations.
Assist in the supervision and direction of special education paraprofessionals.
Administer, edit, proofread, and grade students’ assignments and assessments.
Create a classroom environment that maximizes instructional opportunity, supervises the behavior and well-being of students in the classroom and all educational settings, and administers discipline when appropriate.
Monitor student growth and progress to 1.) Evaluate the success of the educational approaches, specialized instruction, supports, and services. 2.) Adapt support as needed. 3.) Maintain documentation pertinent to academic, social, and emotional progress and needs of students.


Communicate students’ progress, and needs with parents/guardians and other staff as required.


Collaborate: 1.) With teachers, support personnel, administrators, and colleagues to enhance instruction and improve student outcomes. 2.) With the district staff and/or outside agencies to promote student success. 3.) With colleagues in the team and building-based meetings and discussions.
Demonstrate a commitment to 1.) Understand, appreciate, and make accommodations for student diversity. 2.) Include and engage families in the student’s education. 3.) Support all Morgan County School District policies, procedures, and expectations. 4.) Provide personal and professional excellence.
Participate in: 1.) Department, team, building, IEP/staffing, and district meetings and discussions. 2.) Student and/or family conferences and other meetings. 3.) Social, cultural, interscholastic, and extracurricular activities. 4.) Professional growth opportunities.
Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Valid Colorado Teaching license with appropriate endorsements.
Experience in an educational setting with students with special needs is preferred.

 

Our Community Fort Morgan, the county seat of Morgan County, is located on the high plains of Colorado, 80 miles northeast of Denver. Agriculture, livestock feeding, and related agribusinesses are the basis of the economy. Fort Morgan’s rich blend of small-town tradition and down-home hospitality provides a wonderful background for residents and their families. The diverse population offers rich flavor to the community and endless opportunities for an enriched life.

 

Our District

Morgan County School District Re-3 is a progressive district that offers a variety of special programs along with a strong foundational education system. The district is always looking at ways to increase student offerings and we are very proud of some recent program additions. The district recently made a strong financial commitment to upgrade all of our school facilities with a focus on security and technology.

 

How to Apply / Contact


Please apply through the district's career website:

https://morganre3.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Michael Boyer
    • 715 W PLATTE AVE
    • Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701

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