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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (BRIDGE PROGRAM)

Sanford School District (learn more)

Sanford, Maine (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4091355
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 23, 2022
  • Starting Date: January 28, 2023

Job Description

Are you an out of the box thinker? Do you have a passion for helping students over come obstacles and reached their dreams? Then Sanford School Department has the job for you!! We have a current Middle School opening in our Bridge Program ( Building Resiliency, Integrity, Determination through educational growth) located at Willard School. Our program uses a multi-disciplinary team approach to provide programing for students who have not been successful in a traditional school setting. Our program relies heavily on restorative practices and providing students with the tools needed to take ownership of their educational process/program

Duties and responsibilities include:
- Serve as the student's case manager: insuring legal compliance with federal and state special education regulations as it pertains to IEP development, written notices and other required paperwork
- Complete quarterly assessments of progress towards the IEP goals
- Present information about the student's progress and present level of performance
- Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities that reflect an understanding of different learning styles and needs
- Supervise assignments for educational technicians
- Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the social and emotional development of the students
- Manage student behavior effectively

Salary and benefits will be in accordance with the negotiated collective bargaining agreement for teachers.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Sanford School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • The Bridge program is seeking applicants who carry a 282 Maine teaching certificate, or are eligible for certification through the Department of Education. Qualities needed for this position: flexibility, good communication skills, ability to give and receive feedback, ability to work within a team model.
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    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Instructions

    Thank you for your interest in the Sanford School Department. Please complete the SchoolSpring application in its entirety.

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Please describe a specific class or class activity you planned and actually conducted which illustrates your philosophy of teaching and is the best example of your teaching skills. What evidence showed you that this class or activity was successful in terms of student motivation and achievement?
      Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Please account for and explain any gaps in employment during the past ten years.
      Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Stacey Bissell, Special Education Director
    • 100 Alumni Boulevard
    • Sanford, Maine 04073
    • Phone: 207 457 1413
    • Fax: 207 459 7813
    • Email: click here

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