Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for Special Education Teachers. Working under the direction of the school principal and the Supervisor of Special Education, will provide direct instruction and instructional support to students with disabilities. The successful candidates will work in collaboration with the general education teachers and assist in the development of Individual Education Programs (IEP). This position also works with students in decision making, interpersonal development, and academic growth by providing the strategies, resources, and instruction to enable each student to meet the demands of the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards.
Provide both direct instruction, and instructional support, to students with disabilities and general class teachers;
Prepare for IEP team meetings, and provide case management for assigned students with disabilities;
Interpret both formal and informal, and classroom based assessment for students in order to make instructional decisions;
Collect data on student performance so as to improve student outcomes and direct instruction;
Administer and interpret formal assessments as appropriate;
Select and adapt material to assist students with disabilities to access the general education curriculum;
Participate in professional development activities designed to advance teacher knowledge in the areas of instruction, best practices, differentiated instruction, changes in educational policy, and other information as may be necessary to improve classroom instruction and programming for students with disabilities;
Coordinate the schedule of Para-educators assigned to the classroom;
Perform other related duties as assigned.