The main responsibility of the teacher is to provide instruction and supervision within a therapeutic classroom and to implement the philosophy of education as outlined in school policy. Other responsibilities include but, are not limited to:
- Carrying out and maintaining all instructional aspects of a students IEP.
- Completing progress reports and Annual Review reports for the IEPs.
- Delivering classroom instructional program and adjusting based on the needs of the students.
- Selecting appropriate instructional materials.
- Monitoring and assesses student progress and behavior.
- Maintaining a classroom environment that is conducive for instruction.
- Maintaining student report cards, as a means of documenting student achievement.
- Maintaining student attendance records.
- Utilizing therapeutic intervention techniques to de-escalate problematic student behaviors.
- Maintaining contact with parents, as necessary.
- Assisting with daily student dismissal.
- Carrying out other tasks that the administrators deem necessary.
- Perform related work as requested by supervisor.
- Reports directly to Unit Superviosr. Responsibility to Principal / Assistant Principal.
· M. A. in Special Education preferred.
· Certification as a Special Education Teacher in NY State.
· Certification as a Spanish Teacher
· Ability to work with a diverse population.
· Ability to individualize instruction in a classroom setting.
· Ability to communicate and work within a therapeutic environment.
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