Middle School Special Ed Teacher

  • Putnam, CT
  • Schools - Special Education Teacher
  • 12 days ago
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Contract Special Education Teacher

Location: Putnam, CT

Position Type: Full-time

Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:25 PM

Duration: ASAP to End of School Year

Caseload Size: Approximately 5-6 students

Grade Levels: 5-8

Program Focus: Specialized instruction in a life skills program

Contact: Lane Kunin Email: [email protected] Phone: 770-225-3195 ProCare Therapy

Description:

We are seeking a dedicated Contract Special Education Teacher to join our team in Putnam, CT. This position is full-time, operating from 7:15 AM to 2:25 PM, with an immediate start date until the end of the school year. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students in grades 5-8, providing specialized instruction within a life skills program.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) for students.
  • Provide direct instruction to students based on their unique needs and learning styles.
  • Collaborate with other members of the educational team, including general education teachers and support staff.
  • Monitor student progress and adjust teaching strategies as needed.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/guardians regarding student performance and progress.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student assessments and interventions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Special Education or related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Connecticut Special Education Teacher certification or eligibility for certification.
  • Previous experience working with students with diverse learning needs, particularly in a life skills program.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special needs and meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Please contact Lane Kunin at ProCare Therapy for more information or to submit your application.

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