Elementary School Special Education Techer Job | Autism Spectrum Disorder Caseload

Ann Arbor , MI
Procare Schools - Special Education Teacher All Job Types 07/29 Apply

Seeking Certified Special Education Teacher 
We are now interviewing candidates for an Elementary School Special Education Teacher opening in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  This opening is full time working in an ASD program for the full school year. 

Qualifications (Nonnegotiable): 

  • Must have a degree in Special Education 
  • Must have the proper certifications and endorsements as mandated by Michigan State Board of Education 
  • Must have the ability to pass a drug screen and background check

Job Summary: 

The ASD teacher will implement an intensive instruction model, using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) as directed and supervised by staff trained in this methodology. The ASD teacher is responsible for planning instruction and adaption of the general/special education curriculum to accommodate students in the learning process. The ASD teacher will function as the case manager for students with individualized education programs (IEPs) and oversees their compliance. It is the expectation that each duty will be performed effectively throughout the school year
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with timelines, laws, and regulations as it relates to district, state, and federal policies and procedures
  •  Develop timely and compliant IEP’s for eligible students
  •  Plan and implement academic instruction for students who exhibit communication, social and behavioral challenges using evidence based methods (ie Direct Instruction) and modified curriculum materials (ie VB-MAPP, Unique, SRA) as well as general education curriculum
  • Plan and implement non-academic instruction in areas such as social skills, toilet training, community based instruction and swimming
  •  Document and share student progress on goals and objectives, accommodations, service time, and discipline/suspensions (GRPS Discipline Tracking Record)
  •  Monitor and document provision of educational services for students on caseload with 10 or more days of suspension
  •  Collaborate with all service providers, general education teachers and other staff to support and provide documentation for the review of existing evaluation data (REED) process
  •  Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of individual student’s progress per the
  • district’s Academic Plan
  •  Provide support to general education classroom teachers, as appropriate
  • Develop implement and evaluate the effectiveness of behavior support plans including a classroom plan and any needed individual plans as well as carry out these plans with fidelity until they are modified by the team
  •  Use CPI training and an understanding of the function of behavior to prevent behavior
  • and intervene safely and effectively, including restraint when part of a written plan
  •  Maintain consistent contact with parents
  •  Participate in building level meetings as directed by the building principal
  •  Participate in special education meetings as directed by the special education supervisor and collaborate with all staff involved with the students using a formal teaming process with an agenda, defined roles, minutes and specified next steps
  •  Log and maintain monthly Medicaid reports

Benefits with ProCare Therapy: 

  • Competitive Weekly Pay 
    • ProCare Therapy offer competitive W-2 pay with weekly direct deposits.  Compensation is negotiable and is based on the schools budget, interview quality and years of experience.  Pay will be discussed on the intial phone call.
  • Benefits 
    • All employees working over 30 hours a week qualify to receive benefits including Health, Dental, and Vision insurance. We also offer life insurance, 401k options, and travel assistance

If you believe you'd be a great fit for this opening or would like to know what other openings we have in your area please email Ross Mathews. To be considered immediately please include a current resume and 3 professional references in your email. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you are more interested in different caseload or openings in other area, Ross is happy to help. 

Ross Mathews 
Senior Director of Educational Resources 
[email protected] 

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