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Long Term Substitute - Elementary Special Education Teacher (Learning Support)

Long Term Substitute - Elementary Special Education Teacher (Learning Support)
Lakeland Elementary
Job Summary: Elementary Special Education teacher to work within the elementary setting to facilitate the instruction and participation of students with disabilities in the general and special education setting. The work includes the use of evidence-based assessment and intervention practices in the prevention, assessment, intervention, and program design efforts that are integrated within the school.

Required Qualifications:

• PA certification in Special Education, K-8
• Knowledge of special education practices including identification of students with disabilities, IEP development, re-evaluation, transition, parent rights
• Experience with research-based instructional practices associated with students with learning disabilities.
• Experience working with multiple disabilities including, Specific Learning Disability, Other Health Impaired, Autism etc.
• Experience in development and implementation of Individualized Educational Plans (IEP)
• Excellent oral and verbal communication skills.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Work closely with reading specialists, regular education teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, school psychologists, audiologists, guidance counselors, social workers, and others.
• Work with school and district administrators in designing and implementing programs.
• Evidence-based decision-making and accountability, including gathering and interpreting data with individual students, as well as overall program evaluation.
• Facilitating student access to general curricular and extra-curricular activity
• Developing individual and/or group instruction to meet the diverse needs of students
• Provide transitional support in inclusive/integrated learning environments
• Assist in development of and provide continued support with students’ Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
• Re-evaluate IEPs when appropriate
• Family-school collaboration
• Maintain knowledge of legal, ethical and professional practices in compliance with federal and state mandates, as well as local policies concerning performance
• Other duties as assigned.

Please forward your letter of application/letter of interest, certifications, and resume to Julie Martin.

Position will remain open until filled.
Contact Julie Martin
Phone: (570) 254 - 9485
Fax: (570) 254 - 6730
1355 Lakeland Dr., Scott Township, PA 18433