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Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen

 

Job Title: Special Education Teacher

Category: Part-time (5 days a week 8:00-12:30)

Work Year: Per 2020-21 School Calendar

 

RMAE is a K-8 Core Knowledge charter school in Evergreen, Colorado.  We are currently seeking a part-time Special Education teacher who understands that academic rigor can be achieved in a nurturing environment.  RMAE is a free public school that has the flexibility to be innovative and self-governing.   You will join a highly effective team within a supportive and professional community.  Be a part of a unique school community in a beautiful mountain setting by applying to be a member of our team.

 

The selected individual will be asked to meet the following expectations:

  • Develop, implement, and support individualized practices for achieving learning outcomes for students with communication, cognitive, physical, and/or social/behavioral needs, based on the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA).
  • This teacher will utilize evidence-based best practice and rely on frequent progress monitoring for programming adjustments.
  • The Learning Specialist teacher will take a leadership role in collaboratively problem solving interventions for students.
  • Design and implement specialized instruction in one-on-one, small group and large classroom settings.
  • Work collaboratively to plan and modify curriculum, team teach with general educators and to communicate the abilities and needs of special education students.
  • Develop, implement and review for appropriateness the behavioral plans for designated students.
  • Work in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team to conduct IEP and referral meetings, conferences, and to develop a multidisciplinary approach to the educational enhancement of the student.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with regular educators, school staff, students and parents.
  • Create a safe supportive and understanding environment for students with disabilities
  • Model and promote RMAE’s Core Virtues.

Qualifications and Experience

  • All candidates must Hold valid Colorado teaching license with Special Education Generalist endorsement

  • Experience/supervised internship in working with educationally disabled children. Training in understanding/interpreting educational assessments and prescriptive teaching. Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with a multidisciplinary team in developing appropriate materials, facilitating inclusion, creating educational plans, and designing and implementing behavioral plans. Training and experience in working with students with a variety of, disabling conditions. Complies with the Special Education Department and district policies and procedures (e.g., Medicaid billing, accident reporting).
  • Willingness and commitment to work with a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Willingness to grow professionally and personally
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    Other Specifics

  • Annual At-will Employment Contract
  • 182-day work year per 2020-2021 school calendar

    Benefits

  • PERA (Public Employees’ Retirement Association of Colorado)
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance available
  • Life Insurance (premium paid by RMAE)
  • Short Term Disability (premium paid by RMAE)
  • Personal Paid Time off

 

Application Instructions:

  • To apply, please attach a letter of interest, a current resume, and three professional references (includes most recent supervisor/evaluator) to an email addressed to

    Dr. Ann Hudson (ahudson@rmae.org)

  • Applications accepted until filled
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