Job Opportunities

 

FULL-TIME SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

(2014-2015 School Year)

Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelors Degree with appropriate certification;
  • Completion of criminal background check and fingerprint screening;
  • Knowledge of principles and application of theory into practice for effective instruction;
  • Knowledge of positive behavioral supports for implementation with all students with disabilities (whether in group or individual basis);
  • Demonstrates an understanding of federal, state, and local mandates governing the determination and delivery of special education services;
  • Possess excellent human relation skills and a working knowledge of the English language in written and verbal form;
  • Works under the direction of the Supervisor of Special Education; and
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes observations and reports pertaining to learning behaviors of students;
  • Provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment;
  • Employ special education strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual- motor skills, language, cognition, and memory;
  • Modify the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies;
  • Meet with parents to discuss their children’s progress and to determine priorities for their children and their individualized educational needs;
  • Develop plans for effective communication, monitoring, and follow-up of students in a particular classroom setting;
  • Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities; and
  • Any duties or responsibilities assigned by the Supervisor of Special Education and/or Building Principal. 

Please submit letter of interest, current resume, references and certification by Thursday,  November 6, 2014 to:

Mr. Nicholas S. Coffaro

Superintendent of Schools

North Haledon Public Schools

201 Squaw Brook Road

North Haledon, NJ 07508

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FAX: 973-423-1514

 

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