Teachers - Special Education

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



About the Employer Colusa County Office of Education is a public agency that operates a variety of programs for children, youth, and families, and supports county schools with academic, business, consulting, and vocational services. Colusa County Office of Education programs also provide educational services for students with special needs, adults, preschool children, and wards of the Juvenile Court system. Additionally, as the intermediate unit between the California State Department of Education and local school districts, the Colusa County Office of Education represents the districts on appropriate matters before State government. Located in the heart of the Sacramento Valley, Colusa County (which encompasses the school districts of Arbuckle, Colusa, Maxwell, and Williams) is a great place to work and live, and boasts some of the best opportunities to experience wildlife and recreation in the valley. Community members enjoy the contentment of living in a rural setting, knowing that the ocean, mountains, and major California cities are only a short drive away. Job Information Date Posted: 7/6/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 185 days per year Salary: $45,352 - $95,716 per year Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2 Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@ccoe.net Phone: Hours Per Day: 7 hours per day Current Assignment Location: 1 position at Johnson Junior High School 1 position at Pierce High School Job Description / Essential Elements: Print COLUSA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION CLASS TITLE: TEACHER - SPECIAL EDUCATION BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent-Special Education/SELPA, instruct special education students individually and in small groups in accordance with County Office policies and procedures; develop and implement IEP goals, assess students, and coordinate programs to increase independence and functioning in society socially, vocationally and academically. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Design and implement curriculum and lesson plans for individualized and group instruction, schedule instructional periods; assess student progress; teach subjects including English, math, reading, language arts, and others; maintain related records. E Instruct students with special education needs regarding individualized tasks to implement and achieve IEP goals. E Participate as a member of IEP teams; attend IEP meetings; provide input to IEP goals; conduct pre- and post-assessments and perform other data collection; prepare IEP reports and maintain inter-agency and district contacts regarding IEP's. E Perform specialized physical health care procedures as trained and assigned and in accordance with specialized training provided by a health specialist; as trained and qualified, operate and instruct students and staff in the use of various apparatus to assist in mobility and to lift and position students. E Assure the proper implementation of objectives for each student in accordance with IEP's, including positioning. E Perform specialized duties as assigned in such areas as behavior, vision, movement, and others while working with students and teachers. E Provide for the personal hygiene of students including toileting, diapering, feeding, and caregiving; teach self-help skills involving personal hygiene; teach recreational/leisure skills. E Design and implement appropriate behavior management techniques for use in instructional and disciplinary purposes. E Collaborate with other teachers and monitor the integration of students in regular school classrooms. E Interact with parents; conduct interviews and conferences with parents; discuss student progress with parents on an on-going basis. E Train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned Instructional Assistants. E Participate in a variety of special project teams and committees; participate in teacher and staff meetings and other in-service training programs. E Prepare a variety of reports for parents, community agencies, administration and others. E Teacher-Special Education - Continued Page 2 Interface with other teachers, psychologists, other specialists and others regarding student progress. E Provide job coaching, vocational training and other skills as assigned. E Serve on Child Study Team. E Write and plan Individual Transition Plans for students. E Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, theories, practices, methods and techniques used in curriculum development and classroom instruction. Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct. Child guidance principles and practices related to students with special education needs. Problems and concerns of students with special needs. Curriculum and lesson plan development to meet IEP goals. Equipment operation related to special education students. Terminology involved in special education programs. Principles of training and providing work direction. Proper lifting techniques. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws. Research methods and report writing techniques. Basic computer operation. IEP process. Behavior modification techniques. Student and parent rights with respect to special education programs. ABILITY TO: Instruct special education students in individualized tasks to achieve IEP goals. Understand and relate to children with special needs. Operate and demonstrate the use of materials and equipment. Monitor and evaluate student progress. Train and provide work direction to others. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Maintain records and prepare reports. Compile and verify data and prepare reports. Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Work independently with little direction. Meet schedules and time lines. Collaborate and consult with others. Take observation data to do Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence (ABC) charts, analyze, and suggest modifications. Teacher-Special Education - Continued Page 3 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree and teacher certification related to students served. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate California Special Education Credential. Some positions within this classification may require sign language skills or the ability to speak, read, and/or write in a designated second language. WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: Regular education classrooms, specialized classrooms and community work environments. PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Reaching overhead and above shoulders. Pushing wheelchairs. Kneeling or crouching to change diapers and to assist students with other tasks. Hearing and speaking to exchange information and provide instruction. Seeing to monitor student activities and behaviors. HAZARDS: Providing specialized physical health care procedures to students with exposure to body fluids. Exposure to students who may become hostile or disorderly and who may exhibit physical aggression. October 1994 Requirements / Qualifications Requirements / Qualifications Colusa County Office of Education is recruiting for two Special Education Teachers who can instruct special education students individually and in small groups in accordance with County Office policies and procedures; develop and implement IEP goals, assess students, and coordinate programs to increase independence and functioning in society socially, vocationally and academically. CURRENT ASSIGNMENT LOCATION: 1 position at Johnson Junior High School 1 position at Pierce High School SALARY: $45,352 - $95,716 per year HOURS/DAYS: 7 hours per day, 185 days per year BENEFITS: Partially paid medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave; CalSTRS retirement EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree and teacher certification related to students served. LICENSES & REQUIREMENTS: Valid California Special Education Credential Some positions within this classification may require sign language skills or the ability to speak, read, and/or write in a designated second language The successful candidate will be required to provide DOJ fingerprint clearance and TB test clearance following acceptance of job offer A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET WILL INCLUDE: * Copy of Transcript (Unofficial Transcripts) * Credential Copy (Credential Copy) * Letter of Introduction (Letter of Interest) * Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two professional Letters of Recommendation (dated within the last 12 months preferred)) * Resume (Resume) Colusa County Office of Education is recruiting for two Special Education Teachers who can instruct special education students individually and in small groups in accordance with County Office policies and procedures; develop and implement IEP goals, assess students, and coordinate programs to increase independence and functioning in society socially, vocationally and academically. CURRENT ASSIGNMENT LOCATION: 1 position at Johnson Junior High School 1 position at Pierce High School SALARY: $45,352 - $95,716 per year HOURS/DAYS: 7 hours per day, 185 days per year BENEFITS: Partially paid medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave; CalSTRS retirement EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree and teacher certification related to students served. LICENSES & REQUIREMENTS: Valid California Special Education Credential Some positions within this classification may require sign language skills or the ability to speak, read, and/or write in a designated second language The successful candidate will be required to provide DOJ fingerprint clearance and TB test clearance following acceptance of job offer A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET WILL INCLUDE: * Copy of Transcript (Unofficial Transcripts) * Credential Copy (Credential Copy) * Letter of Introduction (Letter of Interest) * Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two professional Letters of Recommendation (dated within the last 12 months preferred)) * Resume (Resume) Comments and Other Information APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled It is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible, as recruitment may close at any time. Colusa County Office of Education (CCOE) participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the CCOE website. Nondiscrimination in Employment, Programs and Services & Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco-Free Workplace. Comments and Other Information APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled It is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible, as recruitment may close at any time. Colusa County Office of Education (CCOE) participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the CCOE website. Nondiscrimination in Employment, Programs and Services & Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

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