Elementary Special Education Teacher
Columbus Public School District is hiring a special education teacher for Emerson Elementary School for the 2022-2023 school year. The teacher will collaborate with the general education teachers to ensure that accommodations are in place while the student is in the general education setting. The instructor will develop students’ cognitive, emotional and social capacities for learning. The teacher will also maintain compliance on all special education procedures, timelines, and documents such as Individual Education Program (IEP), progress reporting, parent notification, consents, and evaluation processes.
Columbus Public Schools offers outstanding opportunities to grow as an educator, innovative technology, and be part of a welcoming and vibrant community. The “Discoverer Way” allows each teacher the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, respects and promotes innovative teaching strategies. Our teachers benefit from a strong mentoring program focused on growth and support, highly effective teacher coaching, a collaborative PLC culture, and instructional technology in each classroom. All of an applicant’s degree work and hours, plus 7 previous years of teaching are accepted for placement. A $12,000 cash stipend is given to all certified employees ($1000/month) to be used for insurance or kept as wages (exempt from NPERS). Columbus Public Schools also offers a relocation bonus, paid summer training, and first year teachers can receive a paycheck in August. Learn more about Columbus Public Schools at http://www.columbuspublicschools.org!
Our diverse community of over 23,000 people offers plenty of opportunities outside of the classroom with service organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Big Pals Little Pals, and Teammates Mentoring Program. Columbus also offers local boutiques, a YMCA, a brain-bending escape room, 7 theaters, three golf courses, Lake North, beautiful parks, the Pawnee Plunge water park, and scenic opportunities along the Platte and Elkhorn Rivers. Plenty of local restaurants offer a great variety of options. Columbus is 75 miles from both Omaha and Lincoln. Learn more about our community at http://www.visitcolumbusne.com/!
Discover YOUR Future in Columbus!
Salary is determined by years of experience and education.
Base salary starting at $38,650 + $12,000 Cash Stipend ($1000/month to be used for purchase of health/dental insurance or may be taken as cash).
Up to 7 years of experience and all degree work accepted for placement.
Starting August 1, 2022.