Mild Mental Disability & Student Interventionist Teacher
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Fort Wayne Community Schools
Special Education (Learning Disabilities)
School / Org:
||Fort Wayne, Indiana
No. of Positions:
||8 November 2017
||30 November 2017
Fort Wayne Community Schoolsis seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Mild Mental Disability .5 & Student Interventionist .5 Teacher
Location: South Wayne
Provide instructional services necessary to educate all students to high standards and ensure that all students meet Internationally Benchmarked Common Core Standards linked to Indiana’s Academic Standards and aligned with federal, state, and district standards, requirements, laws, and regulations and fall within the FWCS/FWEA Master Contract.
Salary: $37710.00 - $63870.00
Additional Job Information:
Position may be filled prior to posting close date.
Once a position is accepted, you are committed to that position for the 2017 - 2018 school year. There will be no job moves after you have accepted a position. Current teachers may not change/accept new positions after July 28, 2017.
1. FWCS teachers are committed to students and their learning.
a. Teacher acts on the belief that every student can learn and that all students can master challenging curriculum with appropriate differentiation and intervention.
b. Teacher sets quantifiable learning outcomes for students and holds students and themselves accountable for meeting those objectives based on the Internationally Benchmarked Common Core Standards linked to Indiana's Academic Standards.
c. Teacher produces measurable growth in student achievement.
d. Teacher recognizes individual differences in students and adjusts practices accordingly.
e. Teacher understands how students develop and learn.
2. FWCS teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to each student, and the link to Indiana's Academic Standards.
a. Teacher understands the subject area content and how knowledge in the subject field is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines.
b. Teacher demonstrates subject area knowledge and conveys the knowledge clearly to students.
c. Teacher generates multiple paths to knowledge.
d. Teacher uses comprehensive planning skills to design effective instruction focused on student mastery of FWCS curriculum goals.
3. FWCS teachers are responsible for establishing and managing student learning in a positive learning environment.
a. Teacher creates a classroom climate that promotes openness, mutual respect, support, and inquiry.
b. Teacher creates an organized classroom that maximizes engaged student learning, time, behaviorally, emotionally, and cognitively.
c. Teacher establishes and maintains respectful, productive partnerships with families in support of student learning and well-being.
d. Teacher engages all students in complex problem-solving and exploring of ideas and issues in classroom activities drawing on students' culture, experiences, and knowledge.
e. Teacher engages students in authentic tasks and offers them significant opportunities to develop knowledge.
4. FWCS teachers continually assess student progress relative to student goals including
Internationally Benchmarked Common Core Standards linked to Indiana's Academic Standards, analyze the results, and adapt instruction to improve student achievement.
a. Teacher follows the FWCS assessment suite.
b. Teacher uses a variety of formal and informal assessment techniques.
c. Teacher analyzes student information and results and plans instruction accordingly.
5. FWCS teachers are committed to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
a. Teacher continually reflects upon his/her practice in promoting student learning and adjusts instruction accordingly.
b. Teacher draws upon educational research and research-based strategies in planning instructional content and delivery.
c. Teacher is an active member of a professional learning community.
6. FWCS teachers exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
a. Teacher understands and supports the vision, mission, and goals of FWCS, and serves as an ambassador for FWCS.
b. Teacher views him/herself as a leader in the educational community.
c. Teacher contributes to the smooth functioning of the school environment.
7. Perform related duties as assigned by the Administrator to meet the particular needs of the building/unit.
1. FWCS Student Interventionists meet all definitions and guidelines for effective teachers as detailed in the FWCS Classroom Teacher Job Description and guidelines from the US DOE and IDOE.
2. FWCS Student Interventionists work in collaboration with building principals, classroom teachers, Building Instructional Coaches, and School Improvement Coordinators to align instruction and educate all students to high standards.
3. FWCS Student Interventionists have knowledge of current effective practices in instructional strategies for the improvement of small group and individual instruction.
a. The Student Interventionist demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the learning process in reading and/or mathematics.
b. The Student Interventionist adjusts for individual differences in collaboration, planning, and implementation.
c. The Student Interventionist recognizes individual differences and recommends and supports instruction focused on student mastery of curriculum goals.
d. The Student Interventionist organizes and manages resources essential to the comprehensive small group instructional program.
e. The Student Interventionist notifies parents of student need for intervention; provides a detailed plan for intervention, and communicates student progress regularly to the appropriate classroom teacher, building principal, and parents.
f. The Student Interventionist provides intervention lessons to individuals or groups of students based on student need and program guidelines that engage and motivate students, are culturally proficient, use class time effectively, and are implemented with fidelity.
4. FWCS Student Interventionists collect, organize, and analyze data to guide decision making.
a. The Student Interventionist develops a plan for each student based on results of assessments and creates an aimline based on students' personalized goals.
b. The Student Interventionist administers both formal and informal FWCS assessments and uses the data to guide decision making.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is required to have dexterity of hands and fingers. The employee is required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. They may be occasionally required to bend at the waist, kneel or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is seated or walking at will and has limited physical labor.
Must be Highly Qualified and possess a valid Indiana exceptional needs teaching license with the proper exception along with general education elementary licensure for the grade level and/or subject assigned.
Must possess knowledge of effective practices including principles, theories, procedures, and techniques used in lesson plan development and classroom instruction.
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