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Community Connections SPED Teacher / Learning Specialist

Oregon Trail School District

Community Connections SPED Teacher / Learning Specialist
Job ID: 2020-808

Position: Student Support Services / SPED Teacher / Full-time (1.000 FTE)

Date Posted: Date Available: Closing Date:
3/6/2019 8/26/2019 When Filled

Full-time Special Education Teacher:
Community Connections Post-High Transition Program Teacher .600 FTE and
Elementary Learning Specialist .400 FTE

Community Connections
Position Summary: The primary purpose of the Community Connections Post-High Transition Program Teacher position is to provide for the special educational needs of identified students in keeping with federal and state law, board policies, and administrative regulations. Post-High School Transition is a specialized program that provides services to students out of high school, whose Individual Education Plan (IEP) demonstrates a need for significant career and post high school support as well as communication, socialization and life skills development. Skills are developed through individualized instruction and strategies such as:
• Functional and applied academics
• Community and classroom instruction
• Career skill development, practice and support
• Life leisure skills development and support in community recreational activities
• Independent living skills development in adult life activities
• Connection to adult/community service agencies
• Accessing and navigating the community using public transportation

Learning Specialist
Position Summary: The Elementary Special Education Teacher/Learning Specialist performs a variety of direct and indirect services to ensure provision of a free appropriate public education to students with disabilities. This teacher provides curriculum, assessment and instruction to students in the subject area or grade level by teaching skills, content, and critical thinking. All instruction is tied to district and state performance standards. Assessment is continually used to adjust, inform, and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a wide range of students who are served by Individual Education Plans. In carrying out their responsibilities, teachers follow District policy and standard practices and administrative unit regulations.
• Directly or indirectly supports students with IEPs in successfully accessing the general education curriculum
• Consults with general education teachers regarding IEP implementation
• Conducts evaluations and analyzes data and participates in eligibility decision making
• Writes IEPs, including goals, objectives and progress notes
• Collects data regarding student goals for IEPs
• Communicates and collaborates with team members, including parent, building administrator, classroom teacher and other service providers
• Case manages students and confidential SPED files
• Provides supervision of Instructional Assistants
• Participates as member of school based RTI team

Salary: Annual Salary Range $39,999 - $77,518
Plus a 6% district contribution to PERS upon eligibility.
Initial placement based on education and experience.

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Required Documents:
• Application
• Letter of interest
• Resume
• 3 current letters of recommendation
• Transcripts (may be unofficial until hired)
• Copy of Oregon teaching license
• Copy of ORELA or Praxis scores

District / School Profile: Available at web site:

Oregon Trail School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Reasonable accommodations for application opportunity will be provided upon request to the Personnel Department (503) 668-5541. Speech/hearing impaired assistance is available through Oregon Relay at 1-800-735-2900.