Natrona County School District

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Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Career and Technical Education (CTE)| Special Education

Position 1:

Special Education Teacher

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Wyoming

Full-Time

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$12,000 signing bonus available for successful new employee hires. $6,000 dollars given for the first year, and $2,000 paid at the end of each school year if there are successful evaluations and contract renewal. Signing bonus may be prorated based upon start date.

Up to ten full-time special education teacher positions are available for the 2022-2023 school year at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. These positions will include functional life skills, Base, resource, and day school.

The job of CLASSROOM TEACHER is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress. This job reports to Principal.

This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: for those teachers who have voluntarily acquired a CDL for District purposes, this is considered to be a “safety-sensitive” position and is subject to DOT Random Drug & Alcohol Testing.

Essential Functions

Collaborates with all stakeholders (e.g. students, parents, colleagues, etc.) for the purpose of establishing and maintaining leadership and positive relationships while focusing on high expectations and continuous improvement for student learning.

Designs instruction (e.g. lesson plans; individualized instruction; diverse learning styles/needs; etc.) for the purpose of ensuring all students are engaged and participating in individual and classroom learning objectives.

Develops and guides learning in partnership with students (e.g. classroom mission and learning goals; strategies and processes; student recognition and celebrations; etc.) for the purpose of ensuring continuous improvement for student learning in alignment with state and district standards.

Evaluates individual student and class performance (e.g. analyzes assessment data; other comparative data; etc.) for the purpose of gauging and subsequently adjusting instruction to improve individual and class performance.

Implements current best practice instruction and resources (e.g. focus on student needs/goals, classroom priorities, etc.) for the purpose of improving and enhancing student learning in alignment with state and district standards.

Maintains documentation and required reports (e.g. student data and reports; personal teaching certification; etc.) for the purpose of complying with site, district, policy, administrative, state and/or federal statutes and regulations.

Manages classroom structure and procedures (e.g. activities; behavioral expectations; positive classroom culture; etc.) for the purpose of establishing a positive, safe and orderly optimal learning environment to support students in achieving classroom and individual goals.

Models positive behaviors (e.g. professional/ethical public image; relational skills, including appropriate verbal and written communications; manners; honors diversity and mutual respect, etc.) for the purpose of promoting appropriate social and interpersonal behavior in alignment with district goals.

Oversees assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of ensuring the operation of an effective and efficient classroom structure that supports the teacher and students in achieving classroom and individual goals.

Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. team and/or building meetings; professional growth opportunities; parent/teacher conferences; etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information to perform functions.

Responds to emergency situations (e.g. building emergency protocol; fights, suspected child abuse and/or substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

Education: Bachelor's degree in job-related field



Certificates & Licensure: Current Wyoming teacher certification, endorsed in content area as required per certification

Teaching Licenses:

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Special Education:

Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategist (mild to moderate only)| Special Education: Blind or Visually Impaired| Special Education: Developmental Disabilities| Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders| Special Education: Learning Disabilities

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Position 2:

School Psychologist

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Wyoming

Full-Time

Position Description:

$12,000 signing bonus available for successful new employee hires: $6,000 dollars given for the first year, and $2,000 paid at the end of each school year if there are successful evaluations and contract renewal. Signing bonus may be prorated depending upon start date.

This position is 7 hours a day for 200 days

The job of School Psychologist is done for the purpose/s of enhancing the learning and mental health of all children through measuring and interpreting the intellectual, adaptive, academic, social and emotional development of children; interpreting results of psychological studies; interpreting and applying state and federal codes; consulting with staff; and developing and implementing strategies and interventions to address the educational needs of students.



Essential Functions

Administers standardized and/or supplemental assessments for the purpose of measuring the intellectual, adaptive, academic, functional behavior, social and emotional development of children and/or determining eligibility for services in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Communicates with students and/or parents with teachers and/or other personnel for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts.

Compiles information from a variety of sources (e.g. teachers, nurse, probation officer, mental health agencies, medical providers, other professionals involved in evaluation, etc.) for the purpose of producing a comprehensive evaluation report in compliance with established guidelines.

Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing responses to informational request, collaborating on plans for services, and making recommendations to meet the goals for student success.

Coordinates with community agencies including medical, judicial, social service and mental health services for the purpose of determining appropriate educational programming to identify and implement services and tools needed to support student learning.

Counsels with students, parents and guardians for the purpose of enhancing student success in school.

Develops ,implements, and evaluates school wide program development and program evaluation (e.g. crisis intervention services, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring effective programs to assist children who experience physical, mental, social or emotional difficulties.

Develops and reviews behavior plans, curriculum modifications, etc. for the purpose of implementing treatment programs.

Facilitates meetings, processes, etc. for the purpose of meeting curriculum guidelines and/or ensuring that state mandates are achieved.

Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students for the purpose of assisting students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.

Monitors district compliance with state and federal regulations (e.g. state and federal regulations, educational and research policies, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring procedures and protocols are current, providing updates stakeholders.

Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.

Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. correspondence, memos, behavior improvement plans, reports, required documentation, Psych Report, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.

Provides transition services for students (e.g. identify community and program support, etc.) for the purpose of facilitating appropriate and positive transition from district programs.

Provides interventions and mental health services/ support, to develop social and life skills for the purpose of enhancing student services, and ensuring student success in school.

Provides interventions and instructional support to develop academic skills for the purpose of enhancing student success in school.

Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' functional goals.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Supervises interns, practicum students and others as assigned (e.g. professional growth, etc.) for the purpose of monitoring performance providing and coordinating feedback on learning outcomes.


Minimum qualifications:

Master's degree
Must hold or be eligible to hold school psychologist license or intern permit through state licensing board.

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School Psychologist

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Contact Information

Kelli

Patik

Director of Human Resources

307-253-5370

Natrona County School District

970 N. Glenn Road

Casper

Wyoming

82601

United States