Fort Bend ISD - TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL BSS (BEHAVIOR SUPPORT SERVICES)

Job Details

Region: 4
School District/Employer: Fort Bend ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
Area
  • Special Education
Job Title: TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL BSS (BEHAVIOR SUPPORT SERVICES)
School: L.V. Hightower High School
Campus Description: Fort Bend ISD High School.
Date Posted: 9/14/2018
Deadline: 09/28/2018
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.
Service Delivery
• Work collaboratively with parents, students, and school/community personnel in the development of clear, measurable Individual Educational Plan (IEP) goals and objectives that are aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
• Apply knowledge of human development and disabilities to plan and implement appropriate curriculum with appropriate modifications and adaptations
• Document ongoing student progress, retain and maintain accurate records, including but not limited to support and service logs, regular data collection on IEP targets and behavior (skill development and mastery) and progress updates
• Administer and analyze student assessment appropriately, including but not limited to state and district testing, and informal criterion referenced assessments
• Develop present levels of academic achievement and functional performance (PLAAFP) and annual goals/objectives based on the results of administered student assessments
• Prepare, organize and implement lesson plans that are developmentally and age-appropriate based on the student IEPs, including behavior intervention plans and accommodations / modifications of materials and curriculum
• Direct and oversee the activities of educational setting paraprofessional(s), aide(s), volunteer(s), or peer tutor(s)
• Use appropriate adaptive equipment and assistive technology as documented in the ARD and/or recommended by related service providers to facilitate learning, communication, mobility and positioning
• Execute behavioral strategies as indicated in students’ ARD documents (e.g., reinforcements, consequences, contingencies). Intervene using a continuum of behavior intervention strategies, up to and including approved physical restraint when students are in danger of harming themselves or others
• Provide for basic needs of students who, because of their disability, are not able to care for themselves including personal care (e.g., personal hygiene, toileting, cleaning, dressing, lifting, positioning, transitioning, and feeding)

Compliance
• Conduct instructional and other professional activities consistent with the requirements of state and federal laws
• Safeguard confidentiality with regard to students with disabilities
• Prepare paperwork for and participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) meetings

Program Support
• Participate in appropriate professional development activities as required or assigned
• Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications: EDUCATION REQUIRED
Bachelor's degree in Education or related field

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Valid Teaching Certification Issued by Texas Education Agency appropriate to subject and grade level of assignment

Appropriate content area certification for the subject and grade level of the assignment, or demonstrate competency through the state's 2010 and 2011 High Objective Uniform State Standard of Evaluation (HOUSSE)

Valid Special Education Certification Special Education, EC-12

De-Escalation/Restraint Certification
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification required within 30 days of providing instruction (District offers CPI training at no cost during the summer and throughout the school year)


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in classrooms, offices, work stations and meeting rooms.
The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers and presentation materials. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Attendance at conferences and professional development is required. Work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions when operating equipment or performing job duties. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.
Salary Range: $53,000 - $65,955
Benefits:
How To Apply: www.fortbendisd.com

To be considered for this posted position, ALL applicants are required to submit ALL items listed below:
1. Upload a letter of interest and résumé.
2. Complete or update the online application – Must have current employment history and contact information.
3. Upload a copy of college or university transcript(s).
** Be sure to select the position applied for in the “Employment Preferences/Add Position” section on the online application.

Contact Person:

Name: Adrienne Maksimov
Email: adrienne.maksimov@fortbendisd.com
Address: 16431 Lexington Blvd.
City: Sugar Land
State: TX
Zip: 77479
Phone: (281) 634-6476
Fax: (281) 634-1700

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