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Middle School Special Education Substitute Teacher (Math Focused Preferred)

South Fayette Township School District   McDonald, PA   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 2, 2022

South Fayette Twp. School District is seeking a

Middle School Special Education Substitute Teacher (Math Focused Preferred)

Deadline 4:00 PM, September 6, 2022

Complete job description and directions on how to apply are available at:

www.southfayette.org

REPORTS TO:

• Building Principals regarding day-to-day job responsibilities
• Director of Student Support Services regarding all special education issues
(paperwork, programming, compliance of mandates, procedures, etc.)

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Special Education certification N-12 or 7-12
2. Pennsylvania teaching certificate in 4-8, 7-9 or 7-12 Mathematics (Preferred)
3. 3.0 or higher QPA
4. Proof of ongoing professional or educational experience
5. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
6. Experience in utilization computer/technology literacy-SMART Boards, Laptops,
iPADS, Apps, etc.
7. Experience in collecting and analyzing Progress Monitoring Data
8. Experience with the Co-Teaching Model, Inclusion Practices, Differentiation
Strategies
9. Experience with Academic, Emotional, Social, and Behavioral interventions
10. Experience in the use special education data management software
11. Experience with Universal Design of Learning (UDL)

JOB GOALS:
• To create a differentiated, structured and organized special education program and
a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth.
• To establish effective rapport with the students
• To motivate pupils to develop skills and knowledge needed to provide a good
academic foundation in accordance with each pupil’s ability
• To establish effective relationships with parents
• Work in cooperative professional groups with colleagues

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Teach the academic subject(s) to pupils in accordance to the student’s IEP’s, using
the approved written curriculum and/or the special education alternative
curriculum adopted by the South Fayette Township School District.
2. Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and
small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the need of each pupil
in accordance with the student’s IEP.
3. Serve as a liaison between regular education and special education staff
4. Write and revises student’s IEP’s on an as needed basis but at least on an annual
basis.
5. Write the Re-evaluation Reports for special education students.
6. Write/mail/IEP invitation letters and coordinate all IEP revision meetings with
parents and appropriate staff.
7. Write all NOREPs.
8. Attend all IEP meetings.
9. Complete Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) as part of the Re-evaluation
process.
10. Develop and implements Positive Behavior Support Plans for students on an as
needed basis and in accordance to the student’s IEP.
11. Work with the MDT team and IEP team members to determine appropriate support
services for students and works with team members to implement these services.
12. Complete all Education Benefit Review Charts (EBRs) over a 3-year period prior to
the department’s PDE’s Special Education Cyclical Monitoring.
13. Translate lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available
time for instruction.
14. Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional
learning atmosphere in the classroom.
15. Evaluate pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and
prepares progress reports.
16. Communicate with parents regularly through conferences, phone calls, emails,
progress report and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the
school program.
17. Identify pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in
assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
18. Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive
displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
19. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided
by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
20. Budget: select and request books and instructional aids; maintain required
inventory records.
21. Supervise pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
22. Administer group-standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.

23. Administer individual achievement tests to students as needed, as part of the Re-
evaluation process.