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preparing students academically, socially and emotionally
The position of Special Population Teacher will be responsible for teaching students a variety of fundamental subjects as well as integrating a research-based Social Emotional Learning curriculum throughout the day. These subjects will include social studies, science, language arts (phonics, reading, writing, listening, and speaking), and math.
We are currently searching for a Special Populations Teachers for the 2022 – 2023 school year. The Teacher will serve as an inclusion Instructor and will:
• Assess children’s skills and learning requirement
• Design Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)
• Collaborate with parents and school staff to track students’ progress
• Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans
• Adapt learning materials to students’ needs
• Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress
• Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
• Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and theater drama)
• Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
• Prepare students for the transition to the next grade
• Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems
• Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. SEL Clinicians, Instructional Coaches and speech therapists) to create a holistic intervention plan
• Provide children with a fully integrated learning day.
• Teach students skills of self-regulation and communication.
• Teach students through active engagement.
• Engage students in lines of inquiry to enhance their learning.
• Evaluate the child’s achievement of the overall grade-level expectations based on the TDOE standards.
• Communicate with parents and students regularly.
• Model emotional regulation for students.
• Teach appropriate behaviors in the school setting.
• Model understanding and responsibility for behavior.
• Create and model clear rules in the classroom and for the outside world.
• Model consistent expectations for the classroom.
• Use positive discipline tactics that are developmentally appropriate and aligned with Perea’s Student Support Model
• Help students develop positive relationships with each other and other people in their lives.
• Teach emotional intelligence in a way that is practical and relevant.
• Teach and model the behavior of strong readers and listeners to encourage development.
• Teach students how to use words to express increasingly sophisticated feelings.
• Teach students the foundations of literacy and numeracy.
• Help families identify potential strengths and areas of growth to meet the individual needs of each student.
• Helps families access resources and support for wrap-around services.
• Participate in professional learning; share professional resources.
• Praise students in order to acknowledge their development and achievements using appropriate words and body language.
• Conduct all work activities in a timely and professional manner reflecting best educational practices.
• Support and reinforce Perea’s Core Values: community, empathy, innovation, safety and
excellence with our students, parents, community members, and colleagues