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Requisition Number 21-0622
Post Date 11/24/2021
Title Teacher - Special Ed
City Dearborn
State MI
Description Special Education Teacher
(split between ABT- Elementary & Detroit Public Safety Academy)

Academy for Business and Technology Elementary School
5277 Calhoun St.
Dearborn MI 48126
ABT/E is a small, safe, secure school serving a multi-ethnic student population in a family atmosphere. We seek teachers who are responsible, dependable, professional, and able to perform at a high level. Our focus: Academics at high levels.

Detroit Public Safety Academy
1250 Rosa Parks Blvd.
Detroit MI 48216
DPSA is Michigan’s only public school with a curriculum focused on preparation for careers in public safety. Along with excellent academics, students learn about careers in law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services and others. We partner with federal, state and local public safety agencies such as; Detroit Police, Detroit Fire, Wayne County Sheriff, Michigan State Police, US Border Patrol, Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Coast Guard, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, US Marshals and more. Our cadets earn certificates in academic courses related to public safety as well as dual enrollment for college credit. Many of our students graduate with guaranteed job offers in public service careers. We are also very proud of our Character Education component; students learn the importance of qualities such as Leadership, Initiative, Responsibility, Teamwork, Integrity, Sacrifice, and Respect.


A major portion of the special education teacher’s time should be spent in the regular education classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following and are specific areas of support in the regular classroom:

*Provide direct services to special education students that are supportive of the general education teacher.
*Provide consultation and assistance to general education teachers for planning, making adaptations and accommodations for special education students.
*Team teach with general education teachers who have special education students that require direct special education teacher instruction in the following instructional areas: language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.
*Assist general education teacher in providing supervision to volunteers and teacher aides who assist teachers in making curriculum modifications, adapting assignments and providing individualized support to special education students.
*Assist teachers and the school social worker in developing and implementing behavior intervention plans for students on his/her caseload.
*Consult with general education teachers in assigning grades and developing evaluative measures for students on his/her caseload.
*Other duties may be assigned.


The following are essential duties and responsibilities which require time outside the classroom:
*Participate in child study teams and assist with the evaluation of educational needs and intervention strategies for students suspected of being handicapped.
*Schedule and conduct IEPT meetings.
*Identify student deficits and strengths and write individual students goals, objectives, transition plans and education plans (IEP).
*Work as a member of the Multi-disciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) for students referred for special education services.
*Assist teachers with curriculum and classroom activity adaptations and modifications.
*Serve as liaison to parents of special education students and encourage their participation in the program of services.
*Other duties may be assigned.
Requirements QUALIFICATIONS
*Bachelor’s degree; teacher certification with special education endorsement(s) - OR - master’s degree and other qualifications to enable application for temporary or full approval as special education teacher.
*Experience: none required; successful special education teaching experience preferred.
*Skilled in interviewing, individual and group treatment techniques.
*Ability to formulate eligibility recommendations for special education students.
*Demonstrated initiative and understanding in working with students, parents/guardians, teachers and staff.
*Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written communications.
*Ability to make decisions in accordance with board policies and established procedures.
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