Full-time Early Childhood Special Education Teacher - Michigan

Detroit, MI
Procare Schools - Special Education Teacher 12/06 Apply

Metro Detroit SPED Teacher Needed for Early Childhood Caseload

A phenomenal school near Detroit has partnered with ProCare therapy to find a skilled and passionate Early Childhood Special Education Teacher for the upcoming school year. If we find the right candidate to fill the position, there is an opportunity of renewing for the next school year. New grads are encouraged to apply. See details below. 

Job Description:

  • Full-Time
    • 35 hours/week
  • Early childhood caseload
  • Self-Contained

Job Duties:

  • Instructional Planning and Delivery
    • Plans a program of activities that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students with special needs
    • Schedules attend and conducts Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (“MET”) and Individualized Educational Program Team (“IEPT”) meetings within required timelines
    • Analyzes performance data to provide targeted instruction based on students’ individual needs
    • Develops and implements learning activities that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program, reflect accommodations based in the Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) and show written evidence of preparation as required
    • Presents subject matter according to the guidelines established by the Michigan Department of Education, Academy Board policies, and administrative regulations
    • Works in collaboration with general education teachers to modify curricula as needed for students with special needs as identified in the IEP
    • Coordinates with other special education services providers (speech, OT, Psych) for testing, planning, and servicing needs
    • Utilizes technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Monitoring Student Progress and Potential
    • Conducts ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing, as determined by the student’s IEP
    • Provides student progress reports quarterly
    • Supports the mission of the school by serving as a positive role model for students
    • Classroom Management and Organization
    • Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students
    • Manages student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook
    • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Other Duties
    • Uses effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents, and staff
    • Maintains a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members
    • Participates in staff development activities that improve job-related skills and professional growth
    • Keeps informed of and complies with state and district policies for Special Education
    • Compiles maintains and files all reports and other required documents
    • Attends and participates in faculty meetings and serves on professional learning communities (“PLCs”), as required
    • Demonstrates the following core values: integrity, high expectations, commitment, respect, dedication to teamwork, and passion for a student-centered environment
    • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's in Special Education
  • MUST have active Special Education Certification in Michigan

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance offered: Health, Optical and Dental

How to apply:

  • You can enter in your information and contact details below
  • Send your resume to: [email protected]
  • Or simply text me and connect at: (678) 748-5316

Either way, I hope to hear from you soon! 
Rachael Nintzel 
Director of Educational Resources 
ProCare Therapy

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