Special Education Teacher

909 South 76th Street
Omaha, NE 68114

Position Available for 2019-2020 School Year

Elementary Special Education Teacher ~ District

Position Summary:

Education Level and Certification:  Bachelors degree required.  Must possess at all times during employment a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with such endorsements as required by NDE Rule 10. Must possess Special Education Endorsement appropriate for the instructional responsibility assigned (grade level and disability) as required by NDE Rules 24 and 51. Additional endorsements in core academic subject areas or HOUSSE approval as required by the teacher’s assignment to be NCLB qualified.

Reports To:  Principal and Director of Special Services

Performance Responsibilities and Job Tasks: 

  • Maintain all pertinent NDE documents
  • Manage caseloads
  • Provide services as directed in IEP.
  • Progress monitor IEP goals and provide written progress reports to parents four times/year.
  • Participate in MDTs for new students and students already on caseload.
  • Collaborate with general education and related service staff regarding student progress and participation in the general education curriculum.
  • Develop a working knowledge of students on caseload as it pertains to providing special education services.
  • Document all parent pertinent interactions with parents, outside agencies etc. (phone calls, notes, etc.).
  • Supervise paraprofessionals.
  • Conduct formal and informal diagnostic observations and evaluations.
  • Communicate with the district and outside agencies.
  • Attend regularly scheduled and other announced special education meetings.
  • Comply with NDE Rule 51 guidelines.

Application Procedure

Apply Online:  https://westside.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Westside Community Schools is an EEO Employer

Zone 6

Additional Information

Salary will commensurate with experience

The contract will begin July 30, 2019

Contact Information

Westside Community Schools
909 South 76th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68114

Rebecka Campbell
(p) (402) 390-2144
(f) (402) 390-2136

How to Apply

Application Procedure

Apply Online:  https://westside.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx