Secondary Special Education Teacher – Occupational Prep (24-25)

Northwest Independent School District


Job Title: Particular Training Instructor (2400)

Experiences to: Campus Principal

Dept. /College: Campus Assigned 

Wage/Hour Standing: Exempt 

Pay Grade: A15/A20

Responsibility Days: 187 

Date Revised: 02/2021

Major Function:

Present particular schooling college students with studying actions and experiences designed to assist them fulfill their potential for mental, emotional, bodily, and social development. Develop or modify curricula and put together classes and different educational supplies to scholar capability ranges. Work in self-contained, staff, departmental, or itinerant capability as assigned. Present particular schooling session and instruction to satisfy the wants of eligible college students with disabilities.


  • Bachelor’s diploma in associated area
  • Legitimate Texas certificates with required particular schooling endorsements for assignments.
  • Semi-Annual Certification (Periodic Certification) for Single Price Goal staff
  • Means to work successfully with faculty and group inhabitants.
  • Information of particular wants of scholars in assigned space.
  • Information of Admission, Evaluation, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee course of and Particular person Training Plan (IEP) aim setting course of and implementation
  • Normal data of curriculum and instruction

Main Tasks and Duties: 

  1. Collaborate with college students, mother and father, and different members of workers to develop IEP via the ARD Committee course of for every scholar assigned.
  2. Implement an educational, therapeutic, or ability improvement program for assigned college students and present written proof of preparation as required.
  3. Plan and use applicable educational and studying methods, actions, supplies, and gear that replicate understanding of the educational types and wishes of scholars assigned.
  4. Work cooperatively with classroom academics to switch common curricula as wanted and help particular schooling college students in common courses with assignments.
  5. Take part in ARD Committee conferences regularly.
  6. Conduct evaluation of scholar studying types and use outcomes to plan for educational actions.
  7. Current subject material based on tips established by IEP.
  8. Make use of quite a lot of educational strategies and media to satisfy the wants and capabilities of every scholar assigned.
  9. Plan and supervise assignments for instructor aide(s) and volunteer(s).
  10. Use know-how in educating/studying course of.
  11. Conduct ongoing assessments of scholar achievement via formal and casual testing.
  12. Present or supervise private care, medical care, and feeding of scholars as acknowledged in IEP.
  13. Assume duty for extracurricular actions as assigned. Sponsor outdoors actions permitted by campus principal.
  14. Be a optimistic position mannequin for college kids; help mission of college district.
  15. Create classroom setting conducive to studying and applicable for the bodily, social, and emotional improvement of scholars.
  16. Handle scholar conduct and administer self-discipline. This consists of intervening in disaster conditions and bodily restraining college students as obligatory based on IEP.
  17. Seek the advice of with classroom academics relating to administration of scholar conduct based on IEP.
  18. Seek the advice of district and out of doors useful resource individuals relating to schooling, social, medical, and private wants of scholars.
  19. Take all obligatory and cheap precautions to guard college students, gear, supplies, and amenities.
  20. Help in number of books, gear, and different educational supplies.
  21. Set up and preserve open communication by conducting conferences with mother and father, college students, principals, and academics.
  22. Keep an expert relationship with colleagues, college students, mother and father, and group members.
  23. Use efficient communication expertise to current data precisely and clearly.
  24. Take part in workers improvement actions to enhance job-related expertise.
  25. Hold knowledgeable of and adjust to federal, state, district, and college laws and insurance policies for particular schooling academics.
  26. Compile, preserve, and file all bodily and computerized experiences, information, and different paperwork required.
  27. Attend and take part in school conferences and serve on workers committees as required.
  28. Use applicable district permitted bodily security strategies together with restraint.
  29. Gown and sneakers applicable to job obligations.
  30. Different duties as assigned.


Northwest ISD participates within the College Well being and Associated Providers (SHARS) and MAC applications which permits our district to request Medicaid reimbursement for sure health-related companies. The Admission, Evaluation, and Dismissal (ARD) committee determines SHARS companies.

As a particular schooling workers member, you’ll be required to coach and invoice for SHARS reimbursements for college kids in your caseload. Trainings shall be supplied for SHARS, for RMTS (Random Second in Time Research), the place workers are chosen randomly to reply a couple of questions, and for MAC (Diagnosticians and non-Private Care Suppliers solely). Coaching shall be supplied originally of every faculty yr in addition to on an “as wanted” foundation for brand spanking new hires.

Supervisory Tasks: 


Tools Used: 

Private pc, copier, Fax machine, calculator, printer.

Working Circumstances:

Capable of preserve emotional management below stress. Place requires frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, keyboarding, overhead reaching, and pulling. Transfer small stacks of textbooks, media gear, desks, and different classroom or adaptive gear. Could also be required to raise and place college students with bodily disabilities. Will need to have the flexibility to raise and carry 50 kilos or extra; management conduct via bodily restraint; and help non-ambulatory college students. Publicity to organic hazards. 

This doc describes the final goal and obligations assigned to this job and isn’t an exhaustive listing of all obligations and duties which may be assigned, various strategies of performing your duties, or expertise which may be required.

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