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Special Education Teacher/Life Skills - Temporary - Green Acres School

Lebanon Community Schools

*Temporary position ending June 14, 2024.*

1. Bachelor’s Degree.
2. Criminal history clearance.
3. Valid Oregon Teaching License with Special Education or Handicapped Learner endorsement.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide for the special educational needs of identified students keeping within the law, board policies, and administrative regulations. Responsible for writing and implementing Individual Education Programs (IEP’s) for identified students.

1. Plans and implements a program of study following state and district goals/curriculum that meets the individual needs and development of students.
2. Plans and implements the student’s program (IEP or 504 plan) by selecting specific instructional activities, materials, and methods as related to diagnostic findings and recommendations of the evaluation team.
3. Diagnoses the needs and abilities of assigned students and prescribes appropriate learning activities for each student.
4. Organizes and conducts IEP meetings and manages the IEP or 504 processes in accordance with law and district requirements.
5. Conducts appropriate state and district assessment activities.
6. Assists the classroom teacher(s) in developing instructional programs by providing materials, suggestions, techniques, and resources that the teacher(s) can use with the student(s) in the regular classroom.
7. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students and parents/guardians concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
8. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom and school in a fair and just manner.
9. Maintains accurate, complete, and confidential records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
10. Confers with colleagues, administration, students, and/or parents.
11. Assists parents and community members as needed.
12. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, classes, and other professional development activities.
13. Coordinates work of assigned support staff.
14. Works harmoniously with others and communicates effectively (both orally and in writing) with students, parents, and staff.
15. Operates computer and software programs as related to job responsibilities.
16. Lifts, moves or restrains a student on a regular basis.
17. Frequent or prolonged standing, walking, and sitting.
18. Frequent and prolonged talking/hearing conversations.

Interested applicants must apply through our District Office website at Salary as per negotiated agreement. For more information, please contact Principal, Amanda Plummer at:

The district's policy is to provide veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law and will require applicants to provide certification4 of eligibility for preference, in addition to other requested materials.

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Human Resources Office at (541) 259-8949 for additional information or assistance. Speech/hearing impaired applicants may contact the District for help through the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing (800)735-9200. Spanish Voice/TTY#: 1-800-735-3896

4 See verification of Veteran's Preference (OAR 839-006-0465). An applicant claiming veteran’s or disabled veteran's preference will submit a copy of their Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a certification that the veteran is expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the submission of the certification. A disabled veteran may also submit a copy of their letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214/215 or a certification that the veteran is expected to be medically separated from active duty under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the submission of the certification.

Lebanon Community School District is an equal opportunity employer.
The District reserves the right to transfer employee to another position and/or site.