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SPED Teacher

SPED Teacher

SPED Teacher

Beta Academy
Houston, TX 77075

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Special Education Teacher

Instruction & Scholar Achievement:

  • Teach special education scholars the importance of hard work through joyful rigor -engaging, dynamic learning that is academically, intellectually and personally challenging.
  • Implement the three BA non-negotiable instructional methods: Whole Brain Teaching, Interactive Scholar Notebooks, and Hands-On Learning.
  • Understand that classroom observational feedback/scores will emphasize the successful implementation of the above teaching methods.
  • Foster a love of learning and celebrate scholar successes.
  • Challenge scholars to reach their highest potential.
  • Model and promote BA character traits to scholars and stress the importance of each scholar being a responsible, contributing citizen to society. I will recognize and reward scholars for displaying BA character traits and uphold zero tolerance for bullying and disrespect.
  • Implement the technology and software programs provided by BA, Operating and using technology for optimum results. I will ensure scholars also know how to operate and use technology and software provided.
  • Monitor and assess scholars’ daily work to reflect excellence in neatness, thoroughness and scholar mastery of instructional goals. I will ensure scholars do their best in every subject and use neat legible handwriting on assignments. Anything but a scholars BEST is unacceptable.
  • Take ownership of tutorials and apply the same standards as above.
  • Take ownership of STAAR boot camps, assisting the homeroom teacher during their designated STAAR boot camp week.
  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify regular curricula as needed and assist special education scholars in regular classes with assignments.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of scholar achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Provide or supervise personal care, medical care, and feeding of scholars as stated in IEP.
  • Collaborate with scholars, parents, and other members of staff to develop IEPs through the ARD Committee process for each student assigned.
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Stay current with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teachers
  • Schedule and conduct transfer ARDS and schedule services for Special Education scholars.

Professionalism & Communication:

  • Demonstrate professionalism by being in regular attendance and arriving on time to work, staff meetings, tutorials, cafeteria duty, parent nights and other assigned duties.
  • Complete required training on time.
  • Work cooperatively to create an atmosphere of unity among the school community and refrain from gossip, negativity and unsupportive comments.
  • Demonstrate professionalism at ALL times. I will exercise wisdom by remaining calm, respectful and non-defensive during parent meetings, disagreements, and personal attacks.
  • Utilize professional communication with strong grammar, syntax, usage and/or spelling skills during phone conversations, personal conversations, emails, and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. I will refrain from attacking others, fighting, or engaging in controversial subjects on social media. I will use professional communication on and off campus, refraining from attacking others, fighting, or engaging in controversial subjects on social media. Professional communication is used on and off campus.
  • Exhibit professionalism in appearance and follow the BA standard of dress. I will apply this standard of dress to social media posts in regards to modesty in dress and action (ex: swimsuit, cleavage, & shirtless pictures, in addition to post with alcohol, cigarettes and bars etc.).
  • Regularly communicate to parents about scholar achievement levels, class behavior, assigned homework, academic needs, and any concerns.
  • Check staff email a minimum of three times daily during normal working hours and check teacher in-box daily and commit to read updates, notes, and employee notices in a timely manner.

Other duties/ responsibilities:

  • As a Beta Academy team member, you must be able and willing to participate in all dance/ stomp productions throughout the academic school year.

Please watch these videos as an example of Beta Academy's unique teaching style.

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