Teacher Pool – Special Education (Pre-K – 5)
2022-2023 School Year
Salary: Teacher Salary Schedule
Duty Days: 187
Your future is in our classroom
Deliver rigorous instruction to students in order to promote intellectual, social, and physical growth and ensure that regardless of socioeconomic factors every child is prepared for accelerated learning to compete in a global economy.
Essential FunctionsTeach the District curriculum utilizing well-designed lesson plans and rigorous instruction combined with curriculum activities and instructional objectives that are standards-based, measurable, and accelerate the transfer of learning and knowledge.
Monitor student progress and adjust instructional materials and strategies to provide differentiated instruction and address individual needs of the students.
Develop instructional units and opportunities for enrichments, differentiations and project-based learning to provide for collaboration, creative thinking, and extended interaction among students.
Assess and document student mastery of curriculum objectives and student progress and growth utilizing frequent, appropriate, on-going and multiple assessment tools through interventions, and formal and informal assessment procedures, including standardized tests, formative assessments, performance tasks, enrichments, and observations.
Perform essential functions and roles pertaining to standardized testing, including monitoring and proctoring tests, securing and disseminating test data, combined with maintaining current and accurate records of student test data.
Maintain accurate and efficient record-keeping of official attendance records, grade reports, student files, documentation of state and local assessment preparation, and other appropriate documents.
Execute and maintain appropriate student-centered discipline techniques and effective classroom management strategies to maximize student learning and time-on-task.
Monitor student behavior outside the classroom at designated times, between classes, and at assigned duty stations.
Engage parents and families in the academic and behavioral progress of their child by initiating parent conferences and providing opportunities for parents to continually support student learning and school programs.
Contribute ideas, work on committees, collaborate with peers, participate in curriculum development and revision activities as appropriate, and attend district and campus professional development activities demonstrating a commitment to personal and professional growth and development.
Attend and participate in school events during and outside of regular school hours.
Perform all job related duties as assigned and in accordance to the Board rules, policies and regulations, specifically EG (Local), together with exhibiting high professionalism, standards of conduct and work ethic. All employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
”Other duties as assigned” may include working in supplemental assignments under special revenue funds or state compensatory education funds.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Valid Texas Teacher certificate at the appropriate level for assignment OR Accepted in an approved Alternative Certificate Program (ACP) and have passed the required prerequisite examinations.
Experience working with diverse student populations preferred.
Bilingual fluency is beneficial in some settings.
Physical Demands Reference
Occasionally (0-33% of day, 0-32 repetitions)
Frequently (34-66% of day, 33-200 repetitions)
Constantly (67-100% of day, >200+ repetitions)
Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and climb stairs. The employee must maintain emotional control under stress, and occasionally work prolonged and/or irregular hours. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The work environment is a standard office setting including standard office equipment (fax, copier, phone, computer, 10-key, etc.). The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities.
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Fort Worth Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and expression, military/veteran status, in its programs and activities.
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