Substitute Teacher - Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Long Term Sub - Special Education Teacher (Grades K-12) - JOB ID# 10989
Job Location: River Street School
Deadline: Dec 02, 2023**
District: Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone: 860-524-4036
Job Description:
Long-Term Substitute Special Education Teacher Position

The Capitol Region Education Council (CREC), River Street Schools and Programs, seeks a long-term substitute Special Education Teacher to work in their school across the elementary, secondary, and high school level. Strong candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, strong collaboration skills, and experience in administering a variety of diagnostic assessments, writing reports and presenting at PPT’s. Successful candidates will provide direct and/or consultative services, both in small group and/or within the general education setting, according to the needs of the student, to maximize the learning experience of students with special needs, in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living. Strong candidates will work collaboratively to implement district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students' specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment. Essential Functions:
  • Conducts assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of identifying learning issues, and recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to overcome issues and maximize learning.
  • Participates in PPT's and assists in developing Individual Educational Program ("IEP") for students.
  • Assists students and teaching staff in implementing students' IEP's and behavior management plans.
  • Collaborates with general education teachers and pupil personnel staff to design and implement programs and strategies to address student’s individualized needs.
  • Coordinates with district representatives, outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed.
  • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with social work services.
  • Serves as ready resources to students and parents to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and behavioral management; serves as liaison between home and school.
  • Collect, organizes and maintains data to assist in decision making as it relates to academic and behavioral concerns
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of institutions of higher learning and the business community.
  • Collect, organizes and maintains data and systems for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Director or Assistant Directors and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities*
  • Knowledge of Special Education principles, theories, testing, methods, curriculum/Common Core standard etc. as well as proven methods of maximizing the educational experience of students with special needs.
  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, LEAs, students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • State Certification as a Special Education Teacher preferred.
  • BA required.
* Applicants with knowledge of and experience in utilizing principles of Applied Behavior Analysis are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Job ID 10989

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