October 4, 2018

The District of Solon Springs is seeking a full-time Elementary School Cross-Categorical Special Education Teacher.

All application materials need to be submitted via the WECAN website: https://wecan.education.wisc.edu

This position is responsible for working with elementary school students who have special educational needs including: cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, within a Pre-K -12 school setting. Added consideration will be given to candidates with experience in serving students with emotional/behavioral disabilities.

Responsibilities will include and are not limited to the following:

Assist and teach children with specific learning disabilities, speech or language impairments, emotional disabilities, and/or multiple disabilities.

Collaborate and manage schedule of paraeducators related to the position.

Modify traditional education curriculum to meet child's needs.

Use various teaching methods to promote learning, including intensive individualized instruction, problem-solving assignments, and small-group work.

Ensure appropriate accommodations are available in class and when a student needs assistance in the resource room.

Use and develop Functional Behavior Assessments

As a Case Manager; Develop and maintain an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each student.

Review the IEP with the student's parents, school administrators, and the student's general education teachers.

Inform parents of child's progress.

Design and teach appropriate curricula in an alternative setting.

Help general educators adapt curriculum materials and teaching techniques to meet the needs of students with disabilities.

Geraldine Muller, Principal (Email: gmuller@solonk12.net) or

 Frank Helquist, District Administrator Email: (Email: fhelquist@solonk12.net).

                     Deadline for Applications is:    Friday October 19th, 2018

The Solon Springs Public School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Solon Springs School District does not discriminate in the employment of support staff on the basis of any characteristic protected under State or Federal law including, but not limited to, race, color, age, sex, creed or religion, genetic information, handicap or disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, military service (as defined in 111.32, Wis. Stats.), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, arrest record, conviction record, use or non-use of lawful products off the District’s premises during non-working hours, or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment practices.

Solon Springs Vision:

We are a caring community engaged in challenging students to meet their highest potential.

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