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Severe Needs Teacher- Fox Hollow Elementary

Company: Cherry Creek School District
Location: Florence
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

FLSA : Exempt

SALARY SCHEDULE : Certified - Link to https://www.cherrycreekschools.org/Page/2906

PAY GRADE : Certified Salary Schedule

BENEFITS : Our employee benefits package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability, critical illness insurance, and accident insurance. Visit our website for full details.

SUPERVISOR : School Principal

SUMMARY : Develop coursework to support effective instruction of students with severe needs at the school level. Effectively deliver instruction that promotes an exemplary educational program and ensures success for all students. Assignments include: Autism Classroom, Behavior Development Classroom (BD), Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH), Early Childhood Severe Needs, Integrated Learning Center (ILC), Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED), Transition Programming, and Vision Program.


The following tasks describe the basic functions of the job. The following frequencies and percentage of time spent are approximations only.

  • Instruct students in large, small, and one-on-one situations. [Daily, 30%]
  • Develop, plan, prepare, and implement course content, format, structure, schedule, individualized programs of instruction for students, classroom materials and curriculum, lesson plans, and learning activities. [Daily, 20%]
  • Administer, edit, proofread, and grade students' assignments and assessments. [Daily, 10%]
  • Design assessment tasks that allow students to demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways and use the data to give meaningful feedback and modify instruction. [Daily, 10%]
  • Create a classroom environment which maximizes instructional opportunity, supervise the behavior and well-being of students in the classroom and all educational settings, and administer discipline when appropriate. [Daily, 5%]
  • Monitor student growth and progress, adapt support as needed, and maintain documentation pertinent to academic, social, and emotional progress and needs of students. [Daily, 5%]
  • Communicate students' progress, needs, and eligibility with parents/guardians and other staff as needed. [Daily, 5%]
  • Collaborate with teachers, support personnel, administrators, and colleagues to enhance instruction and improve student outcomes. [Daily, 5%]
  • Participate in department, team, building, and District meetings and discussions; student and/or family conferences; social, cultural, interscholastic, and extracurricular activities; and professional growth opportunities. [Daily, 5%]
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. [Daily, 5%]
    • Bachelor's degree.
    • Three (3) years of successful teaching experience.
    • Strong communication, organization, and human relations skills.
    • Ability to align curriculum and assessments with state content standards.
    • Ability to support programs designed to increase student achievement.
    • Ability to assume leadership in the development and communication of programs and curriculum.
    • Ability and desire to work as a team member.
    • Ability to actively participate in a Professional Learning Community.
    • Ability to understand, appreciate, and make accommodations for student diversity.
    • Ability to serve as a role model and an innovative and creative learner with an insatiable thirst for knowledge that stays on the cutting edge of instructional practice and pedagogy.
    • Criminal background check and fingerprinting required for hire.

      All certifications, licenses, and registrations must be valid and unexpired.
      • Colorado teaching license.
      • Colorado Special Education Teacher endorsement applicable to position incumbent's assigned program.
      • Mandatory biennial Crisis Prevention Intervention training provided by the District.
        • Doctoral or Master's degree.
        • Five (5) years of successful severe needs teaching experience.
        • Experience advising school clubs/co-curricular activities.
        • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
        • Racially conscious and culturally competent with the skill, will, capacity, and knowledge to commit to a culture of continuous improvement.
          • Very heavy physical effort.
          • Prolonged standing and walking.
          • Squatting.
          • Frequent bending, reaching, and climbing.
          • Occasional lifting, pulling, and pushing.
          • Speaking and hearing.
          • Visual concentration.
          • Eye/hand coordination.
          • Manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard.
          • Concentrated reading/writing/mathematics.
          • Varying levels of noise.
          • Severe needs classroom environment.
          • Normal school district environment.
          • May work outdoors when monitoring student activities.
          • May be required to perform physical restraint.
          • May be required to assist students with custodial needs such as feeding, toilet, etc.
            Last Updated: 11/16/2021

Keywords: Cherry Creek School District, Pueblo , Severe Needs Teacher- Fox Hollow Elementary, Education / Teaching , Florence, Colorado

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