The Moses Lake School District is seeking applications for an Elementary Special Education Life Skills Self-Contained Teacher. Submit online application with all required documentation.
- Valid Washington State Teacher certification (K-8 Elementary endorsement).
- Special Education endorsement.
- Skills working with students with moderate to severe disabilities in a self-contained model in an elementary school.
- Ability to work cooperatively with students, administrators, and staff.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage educational assistants conducting multiple classroom programs simultaneously.
- Willingness and ability to work with students with behavioral difficulties and to receive training in this area or other areas as needed.
- Physical ability to lift and transfer students.
- Willingness to assist students with disabilities with feeding and toileting needs.
- Well versed in special education laws and current special education trends.
- Ability to work cooperatively with multi-disciplinary team members, students, and parents.
- Ability to design and to teach others to implement educational programs for students with disabilities.
- Willingness to receive first aid training.
- Experience with, knowledge of, skill in, and support of shared decision-making.
- Experience, knowledge, and skill working with Washington State’s Educational Reform – Essential Learnings and New Assessments.
- Design and implement individual programs for students with mild to significant disabilities.
- Maintain a positive, team-oriented approach to difficult situations.
- Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching.
- Demonstrated ability to relate to all students in a warm, accepting manner.
- Demonstrated ability to facilitate peer relationships among students.
- Participate in the development and implementation of Individualized Education Plans for special education students, which may include functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans.
- Maintain continuous measurement data on student progress.
- Cooperate as a team member in staffing, diagnosis, and least restrictive placement of students.
- Conduct conferences with parents and students to report student progress toward meeting the goals and objectives as stated in the I.E.P.
- Communicate and interpret the school program to families.
- Teach and assist with health/hygiene activities/skills to students.
- Train, monitor and supervise instructional assistants.
- Support and demonstrate commitment to the mission, vision, core principles and policies of the Moses Lake School District.
- Must have excellent attendance.
- Other duties as assigned.
The Moses Lake School District #161 does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity officer, Barbara Shimek, 1620 S Pioneer Way, Moses Lake, WA, 98837, 509.793.7725, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org OR Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Dave Balcom, 1620 S Pioneer Way, Moses Lake, WA 98837, 509.793.7699, Email: email@example.com.