Implements the overall remedial reading, language arts, science, social studies and/or math curriculums.
Implements and maintains life skills, study strategies and other cognitive strategy programs.
Designs new programs when necessary to meet special needs and places students into their respective prescribed programs.
Interviews and evaluates all prospective special learning needs students.
Administers a variety of individualized formal and informal diagnostic special education and literacy tests (including pre/post tests).
Maintains and evaluates an accurate record of progress attained by the students and redesigns program if necessary to meet individual needs.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following basic qualification requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution that included or was supplemented by supervised student teaching, and at least one course in each of the following areas: general psychology, human development, history and/or philosophy of education, and teaching methods at the learning level of the position to be filled, i.e., elementary or secondary learning level. For secondary school teaching positions, applicants must also have had at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of course work in each of the principal fields of instruction.
Applicants must meet the degree and course requirements shown above, and, in addition, applicants must have had at least 24 semester hours (or the equivalent) of course work in special education that included at least one course covering the teaching of exceptional students and courses in the appropriate field (s) of specialization.
In addition to having the above Basic Requirements, applicants must also meet the following:
GL-07: One year of graduate level education OR Superior Academic Achievement.
GL-09: Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree OR master’s or equivalent graduate degree.