Special Education Teacher - South Portland High School

Job Title: 
Special Education Teacher - South Portland High School
Job Description:

South Portland High School is searching for a dynamic individual to join the Special Education Department. Experience in all aspects of special education case management to insure compliance with requirements under IDEA is required. Strong skill sets in the following areas are expected: standardized academic testing, interpreting all types of special education evaluations, writing standards based IEPs, and strong direct scientifically – based instruction in English Language Arts. The ideal candidate will be skilled at monitoring student progress and utilizing a variety of interventions and strategies to maximize student success. Candidates should demonstrate strong communication and collaboration skills, problem solving ability, flexibility, and the ability to manage and supervise several education technicians. Applicants must be interested in working collaboratively with team members on curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and assist with our transition to proficiency-based education. Applicants should be willing to make student achievement an ultimate priority.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Direct instruction in English Language Arts.
• Facilitation of conflict resolution and teaching of social skills, problem solving skills and self-regulation skills
• Case management (IEP development, Written Notices, academic assessments, Positive Behavioral Support Plans, IEP process)
• Communication with parents/guardians
• Student supervision and classroom management

Application Deadline: until suitable candidate is found.

Please submit all application materials via School Spring (www.schoolspring.com)

The South Portland School Department is an equal opportunity employer.

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