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Special Education Behavior Teacher, Buff Elementary

Jefferson County School Teacher, Madras Oregon

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
START DATE: August, 2021

Jefferson County School District is committed to seeing every student realize their full potential while receiving a top-tier education. Our small Central Oregon community is rich in culture and beauty, providing some of the greatest assets Oregon has to offer. You’ll find breathtaking views, an abundance of outdoor activities and plenty of unique and enriching community events. It’s the perfect place to make an impact on the world, one student at a time.

The Behavior Support Special Education Teacher, serves as a specialist for students who experience a significant impact to their educational achievement due to social, emotional and behavioral skill development, and who require support services in order to access and benefit from general education instruction.

The Behavior Support Teacher provides direct instruction within specific skill deficit areas that may negatively affect academic progress. Areas of direct instruction may include but are not limited to social skills, functional academic skills, social/emotional/behavioral skill development, problem solving, executive functioning, self-regulation, organization and self-management. Additionally, the Behavior Support Teacher may assist general education classroom teachers with appropriate behavior intervention strategies and implementation of behavior intervention plans.

The Behavior Support Teacher will follow the federal, state and district procedural safeguards regarding individual education plan development and implementation.

Bachelor's Degree.
Minimum of three years of successful classroom teaching experience.
Valid TSPC endorsement in special education, or willingness and ability to obtain.
Have standards of moral character as required of all Oregon licensed educators (OAR 584-005-0005).

Masters Degree in Special Education, School Psychology, or Counseling.
Experience with ENVoY/Collaborative Problem Solving/AVID or related strategies.
Experience with students with behavior needs.
Bilingual Spanish.

Salary: $41,872 - $82,193
SPED Stipend: $750
Contract Days: 190
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Life insurance, AD&D, Long term disability included (Optional insurances available)
Personal and Sick days
JCSD 509-J pays the employee's share (6%) of the Public Employees Retirement System Contribution

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested candidates are required to apply at the following link: to complete our online application which requires including a letter of interest and current resume.

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Jefferson County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer