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Marble Falls ISD - Life Skills Teacher

Job Details

Region: 13
School District/Employer: Marble Falls ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
  • Special Education
Job Title: Life Skills Teacher
School: Highland Lakes Elementary
Campus Description: Highland Lakes Elementary is a PK-5 Title 1 campus. GT instruction is provided in grades 1-5. The campus also has a Life Unit that services the educational requirements of special needs students. Additional academic support to our students is integrated through the use of technology, as it is being more integrated into the classroom through district initiatives (IPADS and Laptops). Additionally, there are computer labs and science labs available for student use. The school has an on campus Nature Trail that is used to promote educational interest and learning. Fine arts are administered through a Specials rotation of Art, Music, and PE. The classroom teachers are supported by an on-campus Instructional coach, district instructional technologist, and paraprofessionals.

Highland Lakes Elementary is dedicated to the philosophy that all children can succeed. Our teachers and support staff is extremely dedicated to our students’ academic achievement. In addition, our campus works diligently to promote a warm and nurturing environment for all children. Our Motto is “Where Excellence is Expected and…where every child matters!”
Date Posted: 1/12/2018
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: 187 days

Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Develop or modify curricula and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to match student ability levels. Work in self-contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area
Knowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation
Knowledge of how to adapt curriculum and instruction for special needs
Effective communication skills
One year student teaching or approved internship
Salary Range: $44,200 - $61,300 (depending on years of experience)
Benefits: TRS-ActiveCare (4PP0 plans) / Scott & White and First Care (2 HMO) Marble Falls ISD pays $200.00 towards the plan and State of Texas pays $75.00 towards the plan; $10,000 Life Insurance Policy; Section 125 Cafeteria Plan enrollment; Plans available for employee to purchase - dental, vision, disability, critical illness, cancer, stroke, and additional life insurance.
How To Apply: Please fill out our online application at www.marblefallsisd.org link - Employment tab. Due to the high volume of applications received on a regular basis, we do not accept any application or documents that are not submitted through the online application system.

Contact Person:

Name: Vicki Crouse
Email: vcrouse@mfisd.txed.net
Address: 1800 Colt Circle
City: Marble Falls
State: TX
Zip: 78654
Phone: (830) 693-4357
Fax: (830) 693-5685