Special Education Teacher (Language Arts/Social Science)
Juneau School District - Juneau, AK

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Full Time Position (1.0 FTE)

Districtwide (Miller House)

This position is for the 2013/14 School Year with an August 2013 start date.

ANY POSITION ADVERTISED AUGUST 15 TH OR LATER WILL BE A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT ONLY.

TEACHING POSITION: Requires Alaska teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement (s) (for information visit: http://www.eed.state.ak.us/TeacherCertification ). When appropriate, must be willing and able to test for the NCLB "highly qualified" standard(s).

Make a difference for the children in our community!

Position Summary : The successful individual will possess behavior intervention skills, manage a student caseload on a special education team, and will demonstrate the ability to contribute to a dynamic and innovative team working effectively to enhance the educational program within the school and district. This person will be aware of, and able to use, multiple forms of assessment.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education or closely-related field.
  • Valid Alaska teaching certificate with a special education endorsement.
  • Federally highly-qualified, or willing to test for and pass the NCLB highly qualified standard(s), in appropriate area(s) including Language Arts and Social Science.
  • Recent experience managing large caseloads with a variety of exceptions.
  • Must be flexible and able to work with colleagues in multiple settings.
  • Knowledge of current research in field.
  • Knowledge of many teaching strategies for diverse students.
  • Must demonstrate an appreciation for parental concern regarding students and be available to parents.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that promote positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Education.
  • Certified as highly-qualified in math per the NCLB standards.
  • Recent experience teaching special education.
  • Understanding of IDEA requirements.
Compensation : Salary is dependent on experience and education. The Juneau School District offers a competitive salary – visit: http://www.jsd.k12.ak.us/newdistrict/personnel/salaryschedule/index.php to see the JEA/Certified Teachers Salary Schedule for FY13. We also offer an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, visit: http://www.juneauschools.org/hr/employee/benefits , the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) plan, see: http://www.state.ak.us/drb/dcrp/dcrplansummary.pdf .

How to Apply: Visit our website at: http://www.juneauschools.org/hr to complete an online application.

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