Special Education Teacher
Warrensburg School District - Warrensburg, MO

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Special Services Teacher

Learning Disabilities

Behavior Disorders

Educable Mentally Retarded

Speech and Language

Early Childhood Special Education

Deaf Educator

To Whom Responsible:

Building Administrator

Director of Special Programs

For Whom/What Responsible:

The daily instruction of special services students.


Degree - minimum of Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Certificate - Missouri teaching certificate in area of assignment. Prefer a teaching certificate in LD, BD and EMH for teachers who are employed in those areas.


Prefer experience in classroom teaching as well as special services experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

To provide a quality instructional program for special services students; To complete teaching duties necessary to the district's educational program.



1. Prepares for classroom instruction.

2. Implements a variety of effective teaching techniques.

3. Participates in the development of Individual Education Plans which are appropriate to the students abilities and needs.

4. Provides for individual differences.

5. Tailors instruction to fit the learning objectives identified for special needs students.

6. Implements instructional objectives effectively.

7. Demonstrates competent knowledge of subject matter.

8. Uses a variety of materials.

9. Uses instructional time effectively.

10. Expects to motivate students.

11. Communicates effectively with students.

12. Provides evaluative feedback to students.


13. Organizes classroom to promote learning.

14. Manages student behavior constructively.

15. Provides modifications in discipline policy for BD students as needed through the Individual Education Plan.


16. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with students.

17. Demonstrates patience, respect and understanding for students.

18. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with staff.

19. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with parents.


20. Participates in professional growth activities.

21. Demonstrates initiative and enthusiasm toward work.

22. Follows the policies and procedures of the school district.

23. Assumes out of class responsibilities.

24. Demonstrates a sense of professional responsibility.

25. Supervises volunteers, paraprofessionals, or student interns as assigned.

26. Prepares necessary materials for substitutes.

27. Participates in staffing of students with special needs.

28. Assists with the identification process of special services students.

29. Develops Diagnostic Summaries in the manner established by the District.

30. Follows special education process and procedure as outlined in the District Compliance Plan.

31. Provides information needed for all state and federal reports.

32. Conducts self at all times as a representative of the school.

33. Completes other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


A standard teaching contract is for 187 days; extended or part time contracts are prorated from 187 days. Compensation is according to the teacher salary schedule as established annually by the Board of Education. All other employee benefits are according to the total FTE of employment for the individual.


Performance of this position will be evaluated according to board policies and the Warrensburg R-VI School District adopted model of Performance Based Teacher Evaluation.


Complete online application process at: http://warrensburgr6.org

Warrensburg R-VI Schools

P.O. Box 638

Warrensburg, Missouri 64093


The Warrensburg R-VI District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or deny services on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, handicapping condition, marital status, national origin, parental status, race, religion, participation in constitutionally protected activities, or veteran status. Any questions regarding Title IX, Section 504, the Family Medical and Leave Act, or the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to an assistant superintendent of the Warrensburg district at the above address and telephone number. If special needs exist as addressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act which require this publication in an alternative format, the district may be contacted at the above address. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate these special needs.