Posted: November 20, 2023
Delivers a balanced program of instruction to a class when the assigned instructor is unavailable.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Instructs students during school.
- Implements and modifies both group and individual lesson plans for instructional experiences for students in accordance with established curriculum.
- Maintains accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.
- Instructs students utilizing a variety of classroom methods, adapting methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities, and IEPs.
- Works with classroom teacher assistants and supports staff to implement teacher’s lesson plans.
- Implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.
- Maintains positive professional communications with parents, guardians, administration, and colleagues regarding progress and concerns.
- Provides close supervision of students in all settings, including the playground.
- In applicable classrooms, assigns and grades class work and homework as needed and may administer and grade tests.
- In applicable classrooms, complies with applicable policies and procedures for a youth physical intervention (personal restraint) in the event of emergency safety situations.
- In applicable classrooms, demonstrates a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
- In applicable classrooms, incorporates social skills instruction into daily classroom activities.
- In applicable classrooms, assists children with self-help skills to include dressing, diapering, toileting, and eating.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures on education and regulations of Nebraska.
- Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
- Ability to modify or adapt general education curriculum.
- Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence via in-service education, self-selected professional education, and curriculum development.
- Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
- Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.
- Ability to communicate concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Must possess a commitment to and ability to work with boys and girls with special academic and emotional needs.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school required.
- Current Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Nebraska Substitute Teacher Certificate or a Local Substitute Teacher Certificate required.
- PEM and nationally recognized personal restraint model must be obtained if subbing in the RTC or select settings required.
- Background and experience to include work with learning disabled and behaviorally impaired learners preferred.
- Special Education endorsement preferred.
- Current CPR certification preferred.