POSITION: Special Education - Part-time Licensed/Special
Education Teacher - VI with district wide caseload. Starting August
4, 2021. Must hold a Colorado license and hold a Special Education
endorsement. Part-time, 185 day calendar.
SALARY RANGE: Based on education and work experience. Salary
based on 2021/2022 Salary Schedule once it is approved.
Bachelor's degree required
Valid Colorado Teaching License
Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work
cooperatively with parents, students, and staff.
Demonstrates organizational and communication skills.
Working knowledge of the subject matter assigned, classroom
management, best practices and strategies, students' learning
styles and needs, both academic and affective.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Annually as approved by the Board of Education.
Nature and Scope of Job: To provide services to students with
visual disabilities (including production/acquisition of Braille
materials, tactile graphics, and/or enlargement) as defined in
their Individualized Education Program and to work collaboratively
with related services providers and general educators to ensure
students receive an appropriate education. Provide direct service
assistance in the following areas that were obtained from needs
* Academic Needs * Life Coping Skills * Social-Emotional Needs *
Career Education * Orientation and Mobility Skills * Braille
Provide consultative services which include the following:
* Functional vision evaluations, adaptations and activities for
multi-handicapped visually impaired students. * Provide information
concerning specific visual impairments, appropriate curriculum
adaptations and teacher coping strategies.
Education, Licenses, Certification or Formal Training: Must hold
a valid Colorado Teaching License with state approved endorsement
as a teacher of the category of disability being taught. If the
teacher does not have an endorsement, temporary teacher eligibility
may be granted if a valid license or letter of authorization is
held. Must be able to pass and maintain certification of the
Colorado Department of Education Braille Competency Test (UEB).
Qualifications: Applicant must have the knowledge, skills and
abilities sufficient to
perform the function of the position; Must have knowledge of
instructional strategies and interventions.
Bilingual skills in English/Spanish preferred, but not
SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Evaluate students referred for a functional vision assessment
and provide materials for instruction for educators. * Provide
orientation and mobility training when/if appropriate. * Apply
instruction to the current IEP goals, objectives, needs and
strengths. * Provide instruction to students with a vision
disability. * Participate in child find and vision screenings. *
Consult with parents and educators concerning the visual impairment
of students in Special Education. * Provide materials and adapt
materials for the visually impaired students. * Provide appropriate
compensatory skills to students with visual impairments. * Provide
teachers with information and materials regarding the general
management of instruction specifying the vision needs of students.
* Provide in-service education for teachers and administrators when
requested and act as a liaison between school and agencies for
parents and students. * Provide data that demonstrates progress
towards goals for each student receiving vision services.
SALARY: Determined by placement on salary schedule as approved
by the Board of Education.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Exceptional Student Services
EVALUATION: As specified in Policy GCOA and appropriate rules
BENEFITS: Weld RE-4 School District offers a comprehensive
benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life
insurance as well as other programs for benefit-eligible employees.
In addition, 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all
employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately
(upon hire date). Paid leave is provided based on the employee's
benefit eligibility status and work calendar.
To learn more about our benefits, please see the benefit
schedule on our website HERE