Special Education Teacher (MOID)

Category:  Hard to Staff
Job Function:  Teaching
Department:  Banneker, Benjamin High


Provides instruction for students with disabilities that supports learning and results in decreased behavior and increased student achievement

Essential Duties

  • Develops or selects and modifies lessons and materials to meet individual student needs
  • Utilizes special methodology for instruction to support student progress using GPS standards
  • Develops, implements, monitors, and reviews the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each student on the caseload
  • Addresses the unique needs students in caseload, i.e., lifting and positioning moderately intellectually disabled, orthopedically impaired, severely and profoundly disabled students or signing for deaf/hard of hearing students
  • Administers evaluations of student progress on an on-going basis and maintains appropriate records
  • Follows due process procedures for all referred and eligible students with disabilities
  • Meets expectations according to the general education teacher job description
  • Works with parents/guardians in all aspects of the student’s educational program
  • Facilitates home-school communication by such means as holding conferences, telephoning, and sending written communications
  • Uses technology to support instruction
  • Serves as a resource to general education faculty, administrators, and related services personnel
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree


Valid Georgia Teacher Certification for area of specialization required

Experience Qualifications

0-1 year classroom experience required


  • Proven communication and instructional strategies
  • Classroom management skills
  • Knowledge of IDEA and due process requirements
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basic first aid methods, techniques for positioning and moving physically challenged students

Working Conditions

  • Classroom environment

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • May have to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • May require stooping or crouching
  • May have to diaper, catheterize, lift, position, tube feed, and assist with eating and toileting
Posting ID:  29500

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