Department of Human Resources
SHEBOYGAN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
830 Virginia Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081
April 7, 2014
The following vacancy exists in the Sheboygan Area School District. All interested persons shall make written application to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on April 17, 2014. The Sheboygan Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, handicap, marital or parental status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation.
Applications will be accepted only through the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network (WECAN). Go to: http://services.education.wisc.edu/wecan/pub/vList.cfm?inst=7342 to view the vacancy and to submit your application materials.
SPECIAL EDUCATION (CROSS CATEGORICAL) TEACHER
SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL
1. Must possess a Wisconsin DPI cross-categorical special education license, grades 9-12 (with a concentration in either learning disabilities or emotional behavioral disabilities) or dual license in learning disabilities and emotional behavioral disabilities.
2. Knowledge and experience working with SLD students.
3. Must be able to show previous students' successes.
Must possess a high level of knowledge and experience providing a continuum of services and working in inclusive settings with students identified with various disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, specific learning disabilities, emotional behavioral disabilities, and other health impairments. Must be willing to teach collaboratively with regular education teachers in mainstream classrooms. Must be knowledgeable in the IEP process and in the utilization of behavior management systems including conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments and designing Behavioral Intervention Plans. Must be able to work as a team player with other teachers, support staff, administration, parents, and community agencies to meet the needs of disabled students in the least restrictive environment. Excellent communication skills are essential. Must demonstrate the ability to maintain a professional relationship with co-workers; consistently keep people informed and share ideas. Must practice data-driven instructional decision-making and demonstrate the ability to provide evidence-based academic interventions in literacy, math, and writing to students. Must possess background in the use of social skills training models and be certified in CPI or willing to be trained. Must be flexible and adaptable to changing job needs/situations for the purpose of facilitating student learning and promoting a positive, collaborative work environment.
The Sheboygan Area School District is a strong advocate of best practice. Our District educational goals are centered on a Professional Learning Community model. We further support our PLC process with Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS), Response to Intervention (RtI), and 21st Century Skills. Successful candidate(s) for employment in our District need to have a strong working knowledge of the above listed best practice concepts that are the centerpieces of our District goals.
Extra-curricular opportunities are available.