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:
- Responsible for carrying out and maintaining all instructional aspects of a students IEP.
- Responsible for delivering classroom instructional program and adjusting based on the needs of the students.
- Responsible for selecting appropriate instructional materials and distributing, collecting and returning them to the Unit Director.
- Responsible for monitoring and assessing student progress and behavior.
- Responsible for maintaining a classroom environment that is conducive for instruction to take place.
- Responsible for maintaining student report cards and indicate students achievement.
- Maintaining student attendance records
- Responsible for using therapeutic intervention techniques to de-escalate problematic situations.
- Maintaining contact with parents as necessary.
- Completing progress reports and Annual Review reports for the IEPs
- Assisting with student dismissal.
- Carrying out other tasks that the administrators deem necessary .
· M. A. in Special Education preferred
· Certification as Special Education Teacher in NY State
· Ability to work with a diverse population
· Ability to individualize instruction in a classroom setting
· Ability to communicate and work within a therapeutic environment
· Certification in NY Sate restraint procedures
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