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Special Education Teacher

Company: Mary Cariola Center
Location: Rochester
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

As a Special Education Teacher, you would design and implement individualized education while providing direction and supervision of classroom staff, and communicating with families and agency personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Sensitivity to cultural diversity of othersIntegrates therapeutic and educational needs into a classroom program.Utilizes appropriate educational techniques and methods suited to student's individual needs.Selects, develops and implements appropriate materials and equipment.Develops a positive educational environment including appropriate behavior management strategies.Records, reports and interprets the behavior and progress of students, making necessary program modifications.Works and communicates effectively with parents.Creates and maintains a positive and safe environment consisting of the health, medical and safety concerns of the students.Maintains the immediate and on-going supervisory responsibilities of teacher aides, volunteers and other non-professional personnel who may participate in the classroom.Carries out all educational and therapeutic programs including lifting, moving and positioning of students.Participates in various teacher related meetings and in-service sessions deemed necessary by the Agency Director and/or Coordinating Teacher.Other duties may be assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities Directly supervises 4-5 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) from a four-year college or university required. Six (6) months to one (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Must be certified by the State Education Department to teach children with special needs or are currently working towards that certification. Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Please complete the Special Education Teacher application on our website: Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Professional development assistance Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: Day shift Monday to Friday

Experience: Education: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: Special Education Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Keywords: Mary Cariola Center, Rochester , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Rochester, New York

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