Special Education Teacher - Affective Needs (INR)

All Postings Close at 11 PM on the Closing Date Indicated Unless Listed as 'When Filled'
Starting Date:
When Filled
New Teacher/Licensed Staff Orientation:
New teaching/new licensed staff orientation will be held on July 24, 25 and 26, 2018
District 49 credits each year of verified full-time/full-year K-12 teaching experience up to 15 years.
Work Schedule:
182 contracted work days
Interviews are site-based and not conducted by the Human Resources office.
If you have questions regarding the status of an open or recently closed position, you may contact the site where the vacancy is located.
Qualifications and Expectations:
BA/BS from accredited college or university
Valid Colorado teaching license endorsed in area of assignment: 5-21 Special Education Generalist or Specialist OR 5-21 Special Education Severe Needs. NOTE: These are the only endorsements that are acceptable for this position. If you do not hold this endorsement but have been accepted into a CDE approved program that when finished will yield you eligible to apply for a CO teaching license or added endorsement in Special Education Generalist while working under a Temporary Educator Eligibility (TEE) please upload your program acceptance letter that clearly states you are in a CDE approved program for Special Education Generalist and that the college/university are able and willing to sign off on all TEE paperwork.
Must have a passing PRAXIS Elementary Education (Exam #5001 or #5018 only)
District 49 is a progressive, rapidly growing district in eastern Colorado Springs. Home to more than 19,000 students and 1,600 staff members, District 49 aims to be the best district to learn, work and lead. As one of Colorado's only two recognized Districts of Innovation, District 49 is a challenging and stimulating place to lead. As part of our commitment to innovate, we host a robust portfolio of conventional, charter, online, and blended schools, including homeschool support as well as career and technical education.
See attached job description and salary schedule for details about this position.
NOTE: Peak Educational Center is a center-based set of special education programs. There are three programs that include Summit, Pinnacle, and Belay for students who need to spend the majority of their day in a dedicated classroom setting. Special education disability areas often served by these specialized programs include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disabilities (ID), and Severe Emotional Disabilities (SED).
Teachers work within the center-based programs for K-12 at Peak Educational Center. These programs are specialized for students ranging from having a dual diagnosis and/or on the autism spectrum who can learn in a small group setting, work independently for short periods of time, and wait for access to teacher or reinforcing items to students who have difficulty learning in a small group setting. Through the use of multiple highly structured classrooms, students participate in a range of language rich to language intensive environments using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and Verbal Behavior. Teacher is responsible for working effectively with a team comprised of paraprofessionals, administrators, parents and central office staff with the purpose of providing quality educational services for each and every student, each and every day, without exception
For your application to be deemed complete, you must complete the following:
1. Upload full and complete transcripts beginning with your Bachelors degee.
2. Answer all questions on the application including all disclosure questions.
3. Upload letter of introduction.
4. Upload 3 letters of recommendation.
5. Upload current resume.
6. Upload Colorado Department of Education issued teaching license.
The entire application process is completed online. Please complete and upload all documents via the Applitrack system.
District 49 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Office of Civil Rights for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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