Classroom Teacher - Willard R-II
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Cross Categorical Teacher
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mild/Mod. Cross Category Disabilities
District: Willard R-II
Willard, MO 65781
Telephone: 417-742-2584 EXT 4005
Job Description:
Special Education Teaching Certification is required for this position.  
  1. Participates in the IEP process by attending IEP meetings, collaborating with IEP team members, preparing IEP paperwork, and delivering instruction to enable students to make IEP goal progress
  2. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative procedures
  3. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the normal instructional day when required or requested under reasonable terms
  4. Attends weekly staff meetings
  5. Diagnoses the instructional needs of students on a regular basis to provide appropriate services
  6. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and times designed
  7. Collaborates with classroom teachers to ensure the most inclusive learning opportunities are planned to best meet the students individual needs, interests, and abilities in all areas.
  8. Creates a classroom and co-teaching environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
  9. Prepares for students assigned and demonstrates written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor(s)
  10. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals, and, in congruency with those goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to communicate said objectives to students
  11. Employs a variety of instructional techniques, technology, and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
  12. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
  13. Takes all necessary and responsible precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  14. Assists in the administration and implementation of all policies and rules governing student conduct.  Develops reasonable rules addressing classroom behavior and procedures in the classroom that maintains fair and just order in the classroom
  15. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for educational assistants (paraprofessionals)
  16. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence
Perform any other duties and responsibilities as directed by Director of Special Services and/or Building Principal.   

Compensation for this position will be based on the Willard Public Schools Certified Salary Schedule.  The Certified Salary Schedule and more information on Benefits may be found on the Willard Public Schools Website at under the Human Resources Tab.  

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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.