Job ID:  26364553

Company:  Montana Recruitment Project

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  Special Education Teacher- 1 positions- Columbia Falls

Description:  Special Education Teacher Effective: School Year 2019-2020 Job Focus: SD#6 is looking for compassionate Special Education Teachers at various grade levels. Qualifications: Montana Certification with a 32A SPE Special Education PK-12 endorsement KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Be appropriately licensed and endorsed in accordance with state statues and Board of Public Education rules, or be considered appropriately assigned if the administrator is enrolled in an internship. Demonstrates an understanding of child and adolescent developmental issues. Ability to relate to and work with children and/or adolescents. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, parents, staff, and the community. Ability to handle stressful situations. Ability to properly restrain a student when student is a danger to self or others. Ability to maintain confidentiality of employment and student matters. Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities. PEFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Teaches emotional self-regulation skills and manages behavioral challenges. Attends and participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings, IEP meetings, and other meetings as required. Provides an appropriate educational program for each student. Complies with Board policies, rules, regulations, and directives. Instructs individuals and groups in special education skill areas. Plans curriculum, lessons, and special education programs and teaching methods. Monitors students progress in and outside special education room. Reports cases of suspected child abuse according to state law. Maintains regular contact with parents of students. Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, professional training seminars, and workshops. Evaluates student progress based on work output and observation, determines goals, objectives and directions. Prepares report cards, educational records, IEP forms, classroom observation records, and other forms. Consults with other professionals and teaching staff regarding progress of students and related educational matters. Supervises students, classroom aides, and volunteers. Other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions:
Application Process: Please go to our website at to complete the on-line application process as follows: An application is considered complete when all of the items listed below are received on or before the closing date. Only complete applications are eligible for screening. You will be able to upload all documents into your application file during the application process. 1. A letter of application. 2. Professional resume which includes academic preparation, experience and other specifically related qualifications. 3. Copies of transcripts for all college or university credits completed to date. (An official transcript will be required if you are successful in securing the position, including those credits you would like to have considered for salary placement.) 4. Four letters of recommendation (within the past three years), or college placement file if available, current, and complete. 5. Written Statement - In your own handwriting, please indicate specific reason(s) for wanting this position in Columbia Falls, and the attributes you believe especially qualify you and/or which mark your professional development for this position. 6. Copy of your current Montana teaching certificate/license, or evidence of ability to secure Montana teaching certification/licensure. For questions regarding the certification process, please contact the licensure department at the Montana Office of Public Instruction at (406)444-3150.