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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2916497
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 14, 2022

Job Description

Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Location: St. Christine Elementary
Reports to: Dept./School: Principal
Primary Purpose:
Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Develop or modify curricula and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to student ability levels. Work in self-contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Ohio teaching certificate with  teachings fields mild/moderate
Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area,
Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process, and implementation General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies:
  1. Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEP for each student assigned.
  2. Implement an instructional or skill development program for assigned students and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  3.  Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  4.  Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments.
  5. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan for instructional activities.
  6. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by IEP.
  7. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned.
  8. Use technology in teaching/learning process
Student Growth and Development:
  1. Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  2. Assume responsibility for after school/begore school duties as assigned
  3. Be a positive role model for students
Classroom Management and Organization:
  1. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  2. Manage student behavior and administer discipline. This includes intervening in crisis situations and physically restraining students as necessary according to IEP.
  3. Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP.
  4. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  1. Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
  2.  Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  3. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
Other Responsibilities:
  1. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  2. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
  3. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. Maintain confidentiality.
Interested candidates should reply with resume to Cara Pribula via email or mail:


St. Christine Elementary
Attn: Cara Pribula, Principal
3125 South Schenley Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44511
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Contact Information

    • ESC eastern
    • 7320 N Palmyra Rd
    • Canfield, Ohio 44406

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