Elementary Special Education Teacher
Date: May 23, 2023
Position Title: Elementary Special Education Teacher (2023-2024 School Year)
Location: Slocum PK-8 Campus
Salary Range: $39,000 - $61,500 + Teacher Incentive Allotment Stipends if Applicable
(Slocum ISD is a TIA approved district with stipends ranging from $2,500 to over $20,000.)
Length of Work Year: 10 months
Provide special education students with learning activities and experiences designed to help
them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Develop
or modify curricula and prepare lessons and other instructional materials to student ability
levels. Work in self-contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments
One year student teaching or approved internship
Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area
Knowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and
Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEP through the ARD Committee process for each student assigned.
Implement an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program for assigned students and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Conduct assessment of student learning styles. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
Present subject matter effectively and according to guidelines established by IEP. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media including technology to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned
Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education students in regular classes with assignments.
Participate in ARD Committee meetings on a regular basis.
Participate in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional media
Student Growth and Development
Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Provide or supervise personal care, medical care, and feeding of students as stated in IEP.
Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by campus principal.
Consult district and outside resource people regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of students.
Classroom Management and Organization
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Manage student behavior and administer discipline including intervening in crisis situations and physically restraining students as necessary according to IEP.
Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Plan and assign the work of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.
Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
Maintain professional relationships with parents, students, and colleagues.
Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teachers.
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Send cover letter, district application, résumé, transcripts, and copy of credentials to:
*Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national
origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected
status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination
or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.
The district Title IX Coordinator is: Cliff Lasiter, Superintendent
5765 East St. Hwy 294
Elkhart, TX 75839