Description: Teacher - ExEd
Responsibilities of Teachers Serving Exceptional Children
Teachers who serve exceptional children are teachers of regular, special classes, resource teachers, itinerant teachers, homebound and hospital teachers, child development specialists, and other teachers with exceptional children in their classrooms. Specific responsibilities of these teachers are as follows:
• Participate in the referral and evaluation processes, as appropriate.
• Cooperate and participate in the development of individualized educational programs.
• Coordinate the development of individual instruction plan for each child, including developmental and sequential short-term objectives leading to the achievement of annual goals specified in the IEP.
• Provide appropriate instruction of exceptional students.
• Request support and assistance from specialized resource personnel as necessary to meet the needs of exceptional children.
• Provide consultation assistance to other educational personnel as appropriate.
• Monitor student progress and update individualized educational programs.
• Maintain continuous progress report on student achievement of specified objectives.
• Participate in and conduct periodic reviews of student progress.
• Hold and attend regular parental conferences and conduct home visits to students and their parents, as appropriate.
• Participate in annual placement meeting of exceptional students providing M-Team with summary of student achievement in prior placement.
Education and Licensure requirements: Applicant must have, at minimum, the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university. Applicant must also hold or be eligible for a TN teaching license with any of the following endorsements: SpEd Modified K-12 (460) or SpEd Comp K-12 (461).
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.