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High School Special Education Teacher

Southern Nevada Trades High School
1580 Bledsoe Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89110
$40,000 - $50,000 a year - Full-time


1580 Bledsoe Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89110

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full job description


9th, 10th


Special Education (General)

Reports to: Principal

Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

Southern Nevada Trades High School is the first trades focused Charter High School in Las Vegas. Our goal is to promote excellence in academic and career and technical education, preparing students for post-secondary education and careers in construction related professions. Through innovative career and technical training integrated with aligned academics, community partnerships, and individualized college and career-readiness planning, students’ passions for learning are ignited and they are prepared for success in postsecondary education and the workplace.


  • Ability to pass pre-employment criminal history background check and fingerprinting.
  • Valid Nevada teaching license in Special Education
  • Understands and implements the Nevada Academic Content Standards
  • Strong commitment to improve academic outcomes for students.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in communication, both oral and written, among parents, students, colleagues, and administration.
  • Knowledge of positive classroom management techniques and Restorative Justice Practices.
  • Inspires trust and models’ high standards of integrity.
  • Is a “team Player” who inspires others by example.
  • A dedication and commitment to the mission of SNTHS prepare students for post-secondary education and careers in construction-related professions.
  • Bilingual (not required but preferred)
  • Preferred Familiarity with Infinite Campus
  • Preferred Experience working with English language learners, special education students and GATE students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct and indirect instruction in Special Education in core secondary education subjects.
  • Evaluate students’ progress.
  • Prepare at regular intervals individual student achievement reports for parents.
  • Develop, Prepare required components of annual IEP documents.
  • Facilitate annual IEP meetings.
  • Implements and acts as teacher of record of Individualized Education Plans (IEP)
  • Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress towards goals.
  • Evaluate and monitor students’ performance through the monitoring and collaboration with the general education teacher. Work to adapt course work and make accommodations based upon student IEP.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement.
  • Demonstrated willingness to be held accountable for student results.
  • Assess students' skills, analyze progress and provide appropriate instruction.
  • Adapt lessons to meet the needs of students.
  • Review student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators.
  • Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilities.
  • Adheres to federal, state, and local mandates while ensuring students are receiving a free appropriate education in the least restrictive environment
  • Prepare students for transition from grade to grade and post-graduation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skill, and ability to provide instruction in a high school classroom.
  • Ensure opportunities for all students to learn in a supportive environment.
  • Create maintain a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning environment.
  • Develop and implement the components of an effective lesson plan with clear objectives and learning outcomes for all lessons, units, and projects.
  • Guide learning process towards achievement of curriculum goals, using a variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with NV Academic Content Standards.
  • Provide a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times.
  • Proctor school and statewide testing
  • Respond to student and parent/guardian issues and concerns via email or telephone in a timely manner (within 48 hrs)
  • Be available for all schedule parent/ student meetings and conferences.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of students’ attendance, testing and grades as required by state law and school policies.
  • Participate in weekly PLC meetings and all scheduled professional development.
  • Maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Work professionally with administration, staff, parents, and community.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by Principal.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Las Vegas, NV 89110: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: In person