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Teacher- Special Education

Teacher- Special Education
July 13, 2022

Website Harmony Public Schools

Where Excellence is our Standard

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
o Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
o Valid Texas teacher certificate in Special Education and content assigned
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Understands and supports the mission, vision and values of Harmony Public Schools.
o Models and instills a love of learning
o Teaches multiple academic subjects in a resource room setting and/or provides in-class support through inclusion.
o Plans, prepares, and delivers lesson plans and instructional materials that maximize student engagement and learning.
o Utilizes a variety of teaching practices and methodologies that reflect diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic
backgrounds in order to meet the individual needs of students.
o Implements a clear and consistent behavior management system while developing students’ character and sense of
community in the classroom.
o Uses relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
o Implements instructional programs adopted by Harmony for assigned students
o Collects data to determine student’s strengths and weaknesses
o Collects data in order to develop student’s standards-based IEPs
o Collects data in order to measure student’s progress on IEPs
o Collaborates with parents, teachers and other relevant staff members in developing and implementing IEPs
o Modifies the curriculum utilized by HPS based on the individual needs of each student
o Assists general education teachers in implementing a modified curriculum
o Provides case management duties for assigned students
o Attends ARD meetings for assigned students
o Prepares ARD paperwork for assigned students
o Attends department, school, district and parent meetings.
o Participates in district and campus staff development and serves on staff committees.
o Maintains a professional relationship with colleagues.
o Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
o Prepares required reports on students and activities
o Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities
o Assigns and grades classwork, homework, tests, and assignments.
o Takes daily attendance
o Communicates necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and
student needs
o Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members.
o Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
o Performs other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
o Knowledge of curriculum and instruction.
o Knowledge of special education laws and regulations.
o Ability to lead a team of people for purposes of developing effective teaching strategies for students with disabilities.
o Ability to teach several lesson plans at the same time.
o Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external
to the district.
o Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to use effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Job Descriptions – Human Resources Department

Revised on 3/3/2021
o Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software,
calculator, copy machine and telephone.
o Ability to analyze data.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
o Light Work: may require the occasional light lifting.
o Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
o Position is in classroom setting and intermittent speaking, standing, walking and writing.
o Moderate travel is required.

To apply for this job please visit www.harmonytx.org.