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Teacher of Students with SCI (Severe Cognitive Impairments)

Company: Wexford Missaukee Intermediate School District
Location: Cadillac
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

TEACHER OF STUDENTS WITH SEVERE COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS (SCI) GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION The individual selected for this position will be responsible for instructional services for eligible students SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Teach and safely care for students with severe cognitive impairments in a center- based,self-contained classroom Plan and prepare lessons specific to the IEP following the Unique Learning Systems (ULS) or curriculum assigned by the Supervisor using appropriate after assessments Provide and supervise the instruction and transition activities of those students assigned to the classroom, while working cooperatively with classroom Paraprofessionals,other ISD, and building classroom and itinerant staff members Ability to lift and position students as directed by PT/OT staff, if necessary Communicate clearly and regularly with parents and with local community partners on student activities and progress Keep appropriate records and correctly follow required district building procedures Be familiar and appropriately use a variety of adaptive technology and augmentative communication devices Be willing to learn and implement appropriate administration of MI-ACCESS and report results Schedule and attend IEP meetings and other related meetings in a timely manner Complete all forms and reports in a timely manner consistent with ISD policies and procedures Keep up to date in areas related to the profession Implement best practice strategies to differentiate instruction Follow best practices and processes to develop functional behavior assessments and positive behavior support plans Collaboratively develop and implement student health plans and protocols with the school nurse and other school staff members Other duties as assigned by Supervisory staff members MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Full or temporary Michigan approval in Cognitive(Mental) Impairments or be willing to enroll in a program to add this endorsement to current special education teacher certification. If you don---t have a CI Endorsement but are willing to enroll in a program to add this endorsement,a Special Education Teacher Tuition Grant may be available through the MDE. Able to independently lift 50 pounds Good oral and written communication skills Experience working with special needs students is preferred Training in CPR and CPI(Crisis Prevention Institute) preferred WAGES AND BENEFITS According to the WMPF Association contract HOURS TO BE WORKED 7.5 hours daily CALENDAR Professional staff school year WMISD may offer the following incentives to the successful candidate: Sign on bonus Stipend for moving expenses Three insurance package options, including one that is free to cover the employee and entire family. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Qualified applicants must submit: Application(online by going to the WMISD Website Cover letter Resume Copy of college or university transcripts Three letters of reference from individuals familia rwith the candidate---s work experience and abilities Please email application materials in one PDFto: Trina Scott,Human Resources Assistant Email: Phone:231.876.2276 In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, it is the policy of the Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, Age, disability, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment. For more information contact the Superintendent at 9907 E. 13th Street, Cadillac, MI, 49601 or (231) 876-2260.

Keywords: Wexford Missaukee Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids , Teacher of Students with SCI (Severe Cognitive Impairments), Education / Teaching , Cadillac, Michigan

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