Special Education High School Teacher (Student Support)
Company: Springfield Public Schools MA
Posted on: September 20, 2022
1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at
2. Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the
individual needs, interest, and abilities of the students.
3. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning
and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
4. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of
established district curriculum goals, establishes and communicates
clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units and
5. Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of
preparation upon request of immediate supervisor as required by the
6. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional
media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location
provided and the needs of capabilities of the individuals or
student groups involved.
7. Strives by instruction and action to implement the district's
philosophy of education, instructional goals and objectives and
8. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis;
provides progress reports as required, and communicates with
parents at deemed necessary.
9. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by
law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
10. Diagnoses the learning challenges of students on a regular
basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as
11. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect
students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
12. Follows the SPS a code of conduct for the classroom which is
consistent with established administrative policies and develops
rules of classroom behavior which are enforced in a fair and just
13. Plans and supervises assignments for paraprofessionals, and
makes written evaluations as required.
14. Maintains an ongoing program of professional growth that
satisfies district requirements but also satisfies personal
expectations as a professional.
15. Takes an active part in the contractually -approved teacher
evaluation process, contributing to a mutual agreement concerning
the results of that evaluation.
16. Attends building and district meetings to promote communication
and mutual decision making among the staff; said meetings to be
held during the extended day.
17. Attend established traditional school sponsored activities
(e.g., Back to School Night, Open House, programs, activities)
agreed upon by the building administrator and the faculty
consistent with the teachers' contract.
18. Contribute to the decisions made by the district and building
regarding budget, facilities, curriculum, and personal
19. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
1. Highly qualified with required competency in the content area;
2. Appropriate content/ program area educator license (Teacher of
Students with Moderate Disabilities) and grade level (5-12)
licensure from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and
Secondary Education; and
3. Bachelor's Degree with appropriate license; or
4. Master's Degree with appropriate content area license preferred
and/or expected within 5 years.
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The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in employment
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, age,
disability or military service or marital status. The Springfield
Public Schools does not discriminate in admission to, access or
treatment in its programs and activities on the basis of race,
color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual
orientation, disability or homelessness.
Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination
Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of
sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or
activities or employment. Springfield Public Schools is required by
Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not
to discrimination on the basis of sex in admission, administration
of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Senior
Administrator of Human Resources, Kathleen O'Sullivan, Springfield
Public Schools, 1550 Main St. Springfield MA, 01103, 413-787-7100,
ext. 55428, has been designated as the employee responsible for
coordinating Springfield Public Schools efforts to comply with and
carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning
the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34
C.F.R. Part 106 to Springfield Public Schools may be referred to
Kathleen O'Sullivan or to U.S. Department of Education, Office for
Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Ave., SW Washington, DC 20202-1100,
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