Special Education Teachers

Multiple vacancies exist throughout the year for Special Education Teachers for the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit.

Qualifications:

  • Valid PA Certification in Special Education (N-12 or Pk-8)
  • Valid PA Certification in PreK-4 preferred
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people,
  • Must be cooperative, congenial, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work in an environment that could involve physically aggressive students.
  • Ability to complete task and run a classroom with minimal supervision.
  • Original certificates of clearance from the State Police, Child Abuse Registry, and PDE FBI.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide an appropriate program of education and training for the special education student.
  • Utilize the abilities, skills and talents of all members of team to the fullest in educating the students.
  • Develop IEPs in conjunction with staff and parent input.
  • Prepare lesson plans in accord with the students’ IEPs.
  • Administer individual diagnostic tests to assess the students’ educational achievement.
  • Utilize cumulative records on each child to assist in planning teaching stratagem.
  • Participate in mental health student group discussion, where required as part of the educational program.
  • Provide classroom management based on principles of child development and behavior modification techniques.
  • Submit quarterly student progress reports to parent and district of residence administrator.
  • Work effectively with the all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Develop professional relationships and a supportive climate which facilitates mainstreaming the special education student.
  • Make referrals through supervisor for ancillary services including testing.
  • Keep up to date attendance records and child tracking data on each enrolled student.
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by program supervisor.

Estimated Work Days and Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7.5 hours per day, 194 days/year

Salary:
$47,353 – $111,363 (pro-rated)