Special Education Teacher

Saturday, November 30, 2019
Three Rivers Community Schools
Position Details: 

Position Type: Union-TREA, Special Education Teacher

Date Available: 2019/2020 School Year

Building: Park Elementary

Reports to: Building Principal



To provide dynamic instructional services for students in the Park Elementary Special Education program.




  1. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education
  2. Must have Michigan Teacher endorsement for Elementary Special Education with Emotional Impairment endorsement.
  3. Demonstrate compliance as a “highly qualified teacher” as defined by the Michigan Department of Education.



  1. Previous teaching experience in a comparable district with students with special needs.
  2. Commitment to engage in professional growth and learning.



Qualified candidates should skillfully demonstrate the following:

  1. The ability to prioritize student-learning needs over the customs, routines, and established relationships that can stand in the way of necessary change; 
  2. The strong desire to achieve outstanding results in a short amount of time; 
  3. The strong desire and ability to build meaningful, caring relationships with students in order to exert academic press and influence; 
  4. The skill and willingness to leverage the student support network to ensure that students’ social, emotional, behavioral, academic needs are addressed; 
  5. The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear, logical instructional and positive behavioral support plans that produce strong results in student achievement; 
  6. The capacity to rigorously create and sustain a well-orchestrated system of ongoing data collection and analysis to inform a continuously responsive and adaptive system of tiered instruction attentive to students’ specific academic needs;
  7. Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  8. Develop schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with the district provided curriculum. Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment. 
  9. Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction. 
  10. Provide appropriate feedback on work. 
  11. Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations. 
  12. Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs. 
  13. Observe and evaluate student's performance and development. 
  14. Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.
  15. Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job duty
  16. Other duties as assigned by the Building Principal.
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