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Special Education Teacher

Woodland Star Charter School

Sonoma, CA, USA

Full time


Oct 20

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Woodland Star Charter School
Waldorf-Inspired Public Education, Serving Grades TK-8.
Special Education Resource Specialist Teacher 2021-2022
Job Description
FTE .5 Part-Time
The Resource Specialist provides:
• Support for the instructional program for students with special needs
• On-going student assessment/progress monitoring and evaluations
• Planning/coordination/scheduling with general education teachers
• A positive learning environment for instruction in all content areas
• Effective communication with parents and teachers regarding the IEP

Essential Teaching Duties and Responsibilities
• Develops IEPs for the purpose of meeting the individual needs of exceptional students
• Evaluates students for the purpose of identifying student needs
• Works cooperatively with the team to determine eligibility for services
• Coordinates special education services and service providers to maintain the integrity of the IEP
• Advocates for the needs of the individual student(s) on an IEP
• Teaches and instructs students for the purpose of ensuring student success
• Consults/collaborates with staff, parents and agencies for the purpose of an appropriate delivery of services
• Schedules service time for students for the purpose of providing effective services for students
• Knowledge/skills/education & certification to provide appropriate instruction in all core academic subjects
• Attends weekly TEAM meetings

Essential Administrative Duties and Responsibilities
• Schedules IEP meetings including google invitations, creation and collection of Notice of Meetings
• Copies, uploads, affirms, attests and files confidential, special education documents and records
• Disperses confidential files and forms to parents and teachers
• Performs duties and assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Director of Student Services
• Participates in maintaining a clean and organized optimal, classroom environment
• Schedules SST Meetings for General Education Interventions
• Emails reminders for all meetings
• Attends SST Meetings as a note taker, when available
Additional Responsibilities
• Maintains professional boundaries
• Supports every student’s right to learn in a hostile-free environment
• Ensures confidentiality of student records
• Upholds Board Policies addressing student conduct, discipline, and attendance
• Reports child abuse or neglect
• Attends weekly faculty meetings
We offer:

• A competitive salary
• Mentoring
• Priority enrollment for your children K-8

Take note of our sustainable teaching calendar including breaks:

• A week in October
• A week for Thanksgiving
• Two weeks for the Holidays
• A week in February
• A week for spring break
• Plus the usual holidays
• About our school community

Have you ever been to the town of Sonoma? What a wonderful community to join! Sonoma is an authentic, small (7,500), picturesque California mission town in the heart of wine country about an hour north of San Francisco, ninety minutes from both the Pacific Ocean and Sacramento. Likewise, we are in the geographical and visionary center of the exciting Waldorf-inspired charter school movement. Our school is a committed, hardworking, multicultural, and conscious community of teachers and families. We enjoy a green, solar-powered campus and are blessed with a fun-loving, supportive parent community.

Interested? Please Apply!

Please email a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for three professional references who have experienced your teaching to: Caroline Hopewell chopewell@woodlandstarschool.org.

Questions or wonderings? Please call 707 996 3849 ext 8604

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