Secondary Special Education Teacher
Omaha Public Schools - Omaha, NE

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Omaha Public Schools has the following position(s) available:
(Anticipated) Secondary Special Education Teacher

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Omaha Public Schools is to provide educational opportunities which enable all students to achieve their highest potential.

Educational Aims:
• High Student Achievement
• Safe and Secure Learning Environment
• Professional Work Force
• Partnerships
• Effective and Efficient use of District Resources

• Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in education from an accredited college or university.
• A valid NE Teaching Certificate or the ability to obtain one with appropriate endorsement(s)
• A demonstrated philosophy that all students can and will learn.
• Excellent attendance record
• Excellent communication skills oral and written
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Best Instructional Practices
• Positive interpersonal skills
• Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience.
• Evidence of the willingness and the ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the State Board of Education.
• This individual will exhibit skills pertinent to foster positive human relationships and the ability to work effectively with students, staff, parents and the community
• A willingness and demonstrated abilities conducive to a continuous quest for quality education.

Work Schedule: Ten Month (190 days)

• Developing students’ cognitive capacity and respect for learning
• Positively fostering students’ self-esteem
• Working with and understanding a diverse student population
• Integration of leadership, technology, and communication into the curriculum
• Planning for and guiding the learning process to help students achieve program objectives
• Maintaining a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
• Implementing useful diagnostic and progress assessment measures
• Selecting and using effective instructional methods and learning materials
• Establishing a cooperative relationship with all assigned students
• Maintaining open lines of communication with parents/ guardians/ staff
• Engaging in professional growth activities through an ongoing program of job related knowledge and skill development
• Working collaboratively to achieve the overall purpose of the school’s program and support the District’s vision, aims and goals
• Integrating of the themes of leadership, technology, and communication with a diverse population

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