CI Teacher - SpEd

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Jackson Public Schools
Position Details: 

Department:        Special Education                                     

Reports To:            Building Principal, Director of Special Education

Revision Date:       August 30, 2015

To be posted until November 1, 2018. Interested applicants should send resume and references to

Purpose Statement:

To encourage and promote the educational and social success of students who have emotional impairments.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:   (May not include all tasks employee may be expected to perform.)

  • Employ various teaching methods and strategies.
  • Gear curriculum requirements to meet the educational and social needs of CI students.
  • Develop behavioral management programs appropriate to student needs.
  • Efficiently document student progress and PLEP/IEP information and maintain student records.
  • Collaborate with general educational teachers and other support staff.
  • Develop and maintain a positive rapport with students, parents, staff and the community.
  • Seek out and make use of outside resources.
  • Attend IEPs for students on caseload.
  • Adhere to state and district guidelines regarding professional development opportunities and requirements.
  • Consider students’ transitional success into real life experiences and the world of work.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be qualified to perform essential duties. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Crisis Prevention Intervention or similar crisis management training
  • Ability to promote harmonious relationships with students, parents, staff and administrators

Education And/Or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or beyond
  • A valid Michigan teaching certificate
  • Endorsement to teach CI students in given age/grade levels
  • Preferred experience working with students who have diverse learning needs

Desired Attributes:

  • Patient, compassionate and calm individual who keeps students best interest in mind
  • A dedication to the profession and to students
  • Be prompt and organized.

Physical Requirements (if applicable):  The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Minimal lifting
  • Expert customer service skills

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Ability to guide and to work collaboratively with classroom aide


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