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Elementary Special Education Teacher

Westside Community Schools Omaha, NE

Job Description

Now Hiring for the 2018-2019 School Year

Job Title:  Elementary Special Education Teacher ~ Prairie Lane Elementary

Education Level and Certification:  Bachelors degree required.  Must possess at all times during employment a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with such endorsements as required by NDE Rule 10. Must possess Special Education Endorsement appropriate for the instructional responsibility assigned (grade level and disability) as required by NDE Rules 24 and 51. Additional endorsements in core academic subject areas or HOUSSE approval as required by the teacher’s assignment to be NCLB qualified. 

Reports To:  Principal and Director of Special Services

Performance Responsibilities and Job Tasks: 

  • Maintain all pertinent NDE documents
  • Manage caseloads
  • Provide services as directed in IEP.
  • Progress monitor IEP goals and provide written progress reports to parents four times/year.
  • Participate in MDTs for new students and students already on caseload.
  • Collaborate with general education and related service staff regarding student  progress and participation in the general education curriculum.
  • Develop a working knowledge of students on case load as it pertains to providing special education services.
  • Document all parent pertinent interactions with parents, outside agencies etc. (phone calls, notes, etc.).
  • Supervise paraprofessionals.
  • Conduct formal and informal diagnostic observations and evaluations.
  • Communicate with district and outside agencies.
  • Attend regularly scheduled and other announced special education meetings.
  • Comply with NDE Rule 51 guidelines.

Application Procedure

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Westside Community Schools is an EEO Employer

Job Details

Date Posted January 12, 2018
Date Closes February 11, 2018
Address Westside Community Schools
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 25-2041.00 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Free Parking
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Special Education

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  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
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