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Windham High School

Windham Raymond School District, RSU#14

Windham, Maine (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4272891
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: May 25, 2023
  • Starting Date: August 2023

Job Description

Windham High School has a dynamic team of special educators and support staff.
We currently have an opening for a special education teacher who will oversee our “Supported Learning Program”.
The ability to connect with students and serve as a liaison between students and staff is essential.
The successful candidate will be able to provide direct instruction in executive functioning skills,
social skills and other academic areas as outlined in students’ IEPs.

Below is a list of some of the essential duties and responsibilities for this position:
•Promote student learning and engagement by developing and delivering lessons based on
appropriate instructional goals and ongoing assessments, while using a variety of instructional
approaches and techniques in the least restrictive environment to meet the varied needs and
learning styles of students.
•Effectively collaborate and communicate with families, colleagues, and students.
•Fulfill case-management responsibilities, such as writing comprehensive IEPs and written notices,
in compliance with IDEA timelines and procedures.
•Use ongoing assessments and data collection in order to refine academic and behavioral interventions,
assess student growth in relation to goals, provide high-quality, inform instruction, meaningful feedback
to foster student learning.
•Promote positive student behavior by developing a culture of respect, active student investment and participation, and rapport in the classroom.
•Have a reflective and open-mindset with a willingness to grow and develop professionally.
•Participate in regularly scheduled special education department meetings.
•Perform other duties, as assigned by the building administrator, director of student services, or superintendent.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
  • Employer Description

    RSU 14 serves the beautiful Sebago Lakes communities of Windham and Raymond, which are located twenty minutes from Portland and thirty minutes from the cities of Lewiston/Auburn. The seven schools that comprise our district are dedicated to the success of all, including the 650 staff members and the 3300 students. Our school community hires only the most committed teaches who embrace the use of technology and 21st century teaching and learning standards to ensure the highest quality education. We seek to support, engage and develop high expectations for all students and staff members, and offer multiple opportunities for a rich and individualized educational experience. New and experienced teachers are provided multiple opportunities for professional growth, and partnerships with four local universities foster the belief that we are a community of learners. Consistently our students test above the state averages, exceed graduation rates and 86% of our students continue with post-secondary study. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    Windham High School is a community of learners. We offer a safe, welcoming environment built on a foundation of pride, trust, honesty, and respect. We believe that physical, mental, and social well-being are building blocks for personal and academic success. Our commitment to quality education emphasizes individualized learning experiences, challenging academics, and varied opportunities for creative thinking and healthful risk-taking. Exposure to the arts, to careers, and to areas of personal interest invites meaningful planning for the future. Our fundamental goal is to foster a passion for lifelong learning. Windham High School is truly a place where all can wonder, explore, and achieve.

    Our learning community will be one where every student will meet academic,social and civic expectations.


    Every student will read,write and speak effectively.

    Every student will use inquiry, investigation and decision-making to solve problems.

    Every student will effectively utilize technology as part of his/her learning process.


    Every student will have multiple opportunities to understand the connection between his/her own behaviors and their impact on others.


    Every student will have multiple opportunities to be an informed and involved citizen. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Windham Raymond School District, RSU#14 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

    • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree (Masters preferred); State of Maine certification with endorsement 282. Must hold approved Maine State CHRC at time of hire.
    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Instructions

    Use this application for all teaching positions.

    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 list your certifications.
      Multiple Choice / Single Answer
      - Maine CHRC Approval Dates
      - Certification
      - Certification
    • 2. Please account for and explain any gaps in employment during the past ten years.
      Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 3. 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)

    Contact Information

    • Lisa Garneau
    • 228 Windham Center Road
    • Windham, Maine 04062

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