Special Education Teacher – North Fulton Campus

LOCATION
North Fulton Campus

Special Education Teacher: Amana Academy’s Special Education Teachers provide instruction for students with disabilities that supports learning and increases student achievement. 

Under the direction of the Director of Special Education, the licensed Special Education Teacher develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the needs of students with disabilities; evaluates and assesses student progress against instructional objectives; follows State mandated due process procedures and functions as IEP Manager to assigned students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

  • Develops or selects and modifies lessons and materials to meet individual student needs
  • Utilizes special methodology for instruction to support student progress using GPS standards
  • Develops, implements, monitors, and reviews the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each student on the caseload
  • Addresses the unique needs students in caseload, i.e., lifting and positioning moderately intellectually disabled students
  • Administers evaluations of student progress on an on-going basis and maintains appropriate records
  • Follows due process procedures for all referred and eligible students with disabilities
  • Meets expectations according to the general education teacher job description

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Works with parents/guardians in all aspects of the student’s educational program
  • Facilitates home-school communication by such means as holding conferences, telephoning, and sending written communications
  • Uses technology to support instruction
  • Serves as a resource to general education faculty, administrators, and related services personnel
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required 
  • Certification/Licensure: Valid Georgia Teaching Certification for area of specialization required
  • Experience: 2+ years of classroom experience preferred 
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Proven communication and instructional strategies
    • Classroom management skills
    • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
    • Excellent organizational skills
  • Working Conditions: Classroom environment 
  • Physical Demands:
    • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
    • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
    • May require stooping or crouching 

BENEFITS: 

Amana offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package for all full time employees including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans 
  • Life and AD&D insurance 
  • Access to additional group term life insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Flexible Spending Account 
  • Access to Voluntary Critical Illness, Short Term Disability, and Accident Insurance 
  • Access to the Georgia’s Teacher Retirement System (Pension Plan) 

This document provides descriptive information about the above Amana Academy position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. An individual’s ability to meet the qualifications and capabilities described in this document is not a guarantee of employment or promotion. Amana Academy reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.

 

 

START DATE
March 15, 2021