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Texas Connections Academy - Virtual Special Education Teacher, 2022-2023 School Year

Job Details

Region: 4
School District/Employer: Texas Connections Academy
District Category/Employer:
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
Area
  • Special Education
Job Title: Virtual Special Education Teacher, 2022-2023 School Year
School: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston (TCAH)
Campus Description: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston (TCAH) is a Texas Online School that offers 100% virtual instruction to public school students across Texas in grades 3-12 who are not physically present on campus during instruction. The TxVSN OLS program is authorized by Texas Education Code (TEC) Chapter 30A and administered through TEA. Connections Education, LLC is in partnership with Houston ISD to provide this high quality and rigorous virtual instruction through TCAH.
Date Posted: 8/5/2022
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Working from home, the Special Education teacher will virtually manage instructional programs for students with special needs in collaboration with the general education teachers. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools, they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program. The Special Education teacher will participate in all steps of the ARD/IEP process. They will work closely with other teachers and district professionals to ensure that the school’s special education program is successful and operating in compliance with federal and state regulations. The Special Education teacher will utilize technology to deliver virtual instruction.

The Special Education teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

Manage and provide instructional guidance, virtual teaching and general strategies for a caseload of students;
Develop, write and ensure the implementation of IEPs;
Evaluate tests and assessments, complete progress report and conduct parent conferences;
Communicate regularly with parents/learning coaches of students with special needs to insure that their IEP goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate fashion;
Consult with teachers and coordinate the implementation of specially designed instruction as defined in the IEP regarding students with specific needs and potential learning issues;
Provide direct services to students including services delivered through web-conferencing software, as needed;
Schedule, organize and conduct IEP related meetings in a virtual environment, as needed;
Participate in the school’s Student Support Team; help teachers and learning coaches develop and implement program modifications and strategies for all students;
Assist, as needed, with the organization and proper implementation of all paperwork, documentation and procedures for the IEP process;
Assist coordinating with our HISD service providers for students needing related services as mandated by their IEPs;
Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the school’s Learning Management System and special education platform;
Assist with administering state testing and coordinate the special adaptations that are required based on the IEP documentation; and
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Certification in Special Education (EC-12)
Valid Special Education credential in Texas; ACP candidates seeking an internship are not eligible
Willing to complete a professional development course for online teaching which will meet the requirements of the TxVSN (Texas Virtual School Network)
Experience in policy (IDEA) and/or administration with Special Education
Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office and Google products)
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Customer focused approach
High degree of flexibility
Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
Team player track record
Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing, state testing and school based events (may require occasional overnight travel)
Salary Range: DOE
Benefits: https://www.hrc-connectionsacademy.com/prospective-employee-page.html
How To Apply: Apply online here (copy & paste):

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CON1019ACADE/JobBoard/c2b42121-092c-4125-8209-60593d2c63e0/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=8d32a739-dab6-4a96-89ac-705d29f29117

Contact Person:

Name: Christina McClellan
Email: christina.mcclellan@pearson.com
Address: 10550 Richomond Ave, Suite 140
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip: 77042
Phone: 1-888-410-6502
Fax: