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Special Education Teacher (Multi-Intensive Needs)

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ST MARY CATHOLIC PARISH IN LITTLETO - Littleton, CO
Full Time
$40,180.00 - $90,089.00 Salary/year

Description

PARISH MISSION:

“Guided by the Holy Spirit, we are a community centered in the Eucharist.  We seek to live our faith, to grow in holiness, and to proclaim the love of Christ through service to all.”

 

Description

St. Mary Catholic Virtue School in LIttleton, Colorado is seeking a full-time Special Education teacher for students with multi-intensive special needs. We are a Preschool-8th grade school with an enrollment of 490 students. We follow the Archdiocese of Denver curriculum standards, which can be accessed at https://archden.org/schools/office-catholic-schools/curricula/.

At St. Mary Catholic Virtue School, we are committed to providing an exceptional learning experience in a safe, supportive, and nurturing school environment.  We offer a Christ-centered education focusing on character, virtues, and service-mindedness. St. Mary Catholic Virtue School challenges each of our students to strive for their personal best spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically. High academic standards, expert instruction and supportive programs ensure that our students not only succeed, but they also flourish. As an educational community, we embrace global learning through problem-solving, communication, critical thinking, creativity and responsible citizenship.

 

 

The Special Education & Resource Teacher provides:

  • Case management for students with multi-intensive special needs 
  • Development and monitoring of individualized academic, behavioral, and social-emotional goals
  • Scaffolding and modifications of lessons to match grade level planning
  • On-­going student assessment and evaluation
  • Support for teachers to foster inclusion in a general education classroom

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and updates Individualized Catholic Learning Plans for the purpose of meeting the individual needs of exceptional students
  • Collaborates with and coaches paraprofessionals of students with intensive needs
  • Collaborating with outside service providers like Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Speech Language Therapists to provide wrap-around supports for students on your caseload
  • Addressing teacher and parent concerns for students with qualifying diagnostic evidence 
  • Teaches students for the purpose of ensuring successful progress towards student's goals and objectives in the least restrictive learning environment
  • Consults and collaborates with parents and staff for the purpose of ensuring appropriate delivery of services
  • Schedules services for students for the purpose of providing efficient and effective services for students

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skill to provide instruction in the areas of literacy and math
  • Collaborates with Littleton Public School to ensure appropriate delivery of services under our Proportionate Share agreement of IDEA
  • Applicants must be a Catholic in good standing
  • Applicants must have a teaching license or certificate that is valid in Colorado; or be willing to obtain Colorado teaching licensure
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