2021-2022 Special Education Teacher Eligibility Pool, Deadline: Open Until Filled

Stanislaus County Office of Education

Stanislaus County, California

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Date Posted July 13, 2021
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STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

CLASS TITLE: ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under direction of an assigned administrator, provide a specially designed/adapted physical
education program to meet the unique needs of the handicapped pupil.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Assesses those students referred due to significantly reduced performance level in motor skills
and/or physical fitness as described in the
State Criteria guidelines.
Coordinates programs with the program specialist for the physically handicapped.
Responsible for providing specially designed/adapted physical education activities to all those
students qualifying for this designated
instruction service.
Works with a caseload not to exceed a group of fifteen students per class period.
Evaluates the progress of students within the assigned caseload.
Participates in annual review of students in his/her caseload.
Maintains accurate attendance registers.
Participates in the preparation of the IEP and implement written instructional plans for students.
Serves as a resource to staffs of schools served in the area of specially designed/adapted physical
education.
Plans activities for students where there is a significantly reduced performance level because of a
physical disability, and/or chronic
conditions verified by written documentation from a licensed physician.
Plans activities for students where there is a significantly reduced performance level in motor
skills and/or physical fitness as
determined by performance on a test recommended by the State Criteria Guidelines.
Plans activities for students where there is a significantly reduced performance which prevents
safe and successful participation in a regular physical education class as a result of a serious
behavioral disorder which is verified by written documentation from a
credentialed school psychologist or s psychiatrist.
Performs related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Handicapping conditions and PE activities appropriate to individual needs of students.
Standardized assessment tests of motor skills and physical development.




ABILITY TO:

Work as a team member with other special education personnel.
Relate to students K through 12.
Function as an itinerant teacher with multiple assignment of districts, schools, and students.
Effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, community and school officials.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:

One to two years physical education teaching experience desirable.

LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California Adapted Physical Education Specialist credential.
Authorization to teach English language learners.
Pass an employer paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must have proof of insurance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.


APPROVAL DATES:
Revised: 9/14/01
Revised: 7-1-13

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION


CLASS TITLE: TEACHER OF THE DEAF & HARD OF HEARING

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and manage programs and
instruction for deaf and hard of hearing students to meet proficiency or appropriate
differential standards; provide instruction specific to the disability; facilitate inclusion of
students into activities/instruction in general education classrooms.

CLASS DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Counsel and communicate with parents relative to education of their children.

Select, administer and interpret formal and informal assessments.

Participate in the planning of appropriate programs for deaf and hard of hearing students
as a member of the IEP Team.

Participate in the preparation of the IEP and implement written instructional plans for
students.

Plan and conduct lessons to implement special and district core curriculum.

Provide instruction specific to students' disabilities including training of students in
appropriate communication modes and methods.

Collaborate with general education teachers to maximize inclusion of students into school
and classroom activities. Collaborate with general education teachers to maximize
inclusion of students into school and classroom activities.

Collaborate with appropriate support personnel to maximize language and
communication skills of students.

Provide information/training to people in the educational setting who have limited
knowledge of special needs of deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Maintain ongoing communications with program personnel that have students being
served by this program.

Develop and maintain appropriate files and records.


Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Child development.
Unique learning and communication needs of children with significant hearing losses.
Language and communication systems used with deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

ABILITY TO:

Assess students educational and communication needs.
Use sign language at appropriate level of students being served.
Relate to a wide variety of professional staff.
Communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written form.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: specialist credential in Special Education--
Communication Handicapped or comparable credential in compliance with EC Section
44265.5, subdivision (b) and successful experience as a teacher of the deaf and hard of
hearing students is desirable.

LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Pass an employer-paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.

ENVIRONMENT:

Classroom environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform sign language and fingerspell.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.

HAZARDS:

APPROVAL DATES:
Revised: 9/14/01

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
CLASS TITLE: FULL INCLUSION TEACHER – DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING
BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and implement services for pupils
with hearing loss including assessment of pupils' auditory skills; evaluate and recommend
appropriate assistive technology and modified materials for pupils' use; instruct pupils in skills
necessary to utilize recommended assistive technology and skills unique to hearing loss;
collaborate with teachers, parents, other support personnel and administrators to facilitate
inclusion of pupils in the least restrictive learning environment.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Receive referrals of pupils and plan for completion of assessment process within defined special
education timelines.

Collaborate with classroom teachers as well as other support personnel when appropriate

Select and administer formal and/or informal assessments of pupils.

Evaluate pupils' need for and, if needed, recommend appropriate assistive technology and
specialize materials.

Locate and assemble information necessary for purchase of recommended assistive technology.

Counsel and communicate with parents regarding hearing loss and possible
adaptations/modifications.

Prepare written assessment reports.

Prepare and implement Present Levels of Performance, Annual Goals and Short-Term Objectives
for review at IEP Team Meetings.

Attend IEP meetings as necessary.

Plan and implement instructional activities for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students.

Collaborate with and give guidance to teachers, other support personnel and instructional
assistants to maximize language and communication skills of students.

Provide information/training to people in the education setting regarding the special needs of
Deaf/Hard of Hearing students.

Document student progress toward achievement of annual goals and report same to parents and
school staff on the schedule followed by the school site.
Maintain accurate records and files.

Perform related duties as assigned.



KNOWLEDGE OF:

The unique learning and communication needs of children with significant hearing loss.

Language and communication systems used with Deaf/Hard of Hearing children.

General Education curriculum and standards.

Accommodations and modifications needed for Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals.

Child Development.

Assistive technology such as TTYs, cochlear implants, FM systems, augmentative devices and
hearing aids.

Locating reliable sources and suppliers of specialized materials and equipment.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as it pertains to Assistive Technology.

ABILITY TO:

Assess students educational and communication needs.

Use appropriate communication mode at students' level.

Relate with a wide variety of professional staff.

Communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written form.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:

Successful experience as a teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing is desirable.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California Education Specialist Instruction credential authorizing service as a teacher of
the deaf or hard of hearing student.
Pass an employer paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must provide proof of insurance.

ENVIRONMENT:

Itinerant
Outdoor and indoor environment.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.

Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform sign language and fingerspell.

Ability to communicate effectively by hearing and speaking or by other means.

Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light weighted object.

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.

APPROVAL DATE:

Revised: 7-1-13


STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
TEACHER OF THE EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED
STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

CLASS TITLE: TEACHER OF THE EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, provide special educational setting and
programs to enable handicapped children to function successfully in the least restrictive
environment

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Perform and coordinate necessary assessment required to determine student’s educational
program.

Participate as a member of the IEP Team.

Develop and implement the individual education plan.

Provide individualized and small group instruction in all areas, as defined by students IEP

Arrange with school administrator and regular classroom teacher for integration of pupils into
regular classes for instruction in areas where students can meet success; assumes monitoring of
students’ progress in regular class.

Hold conferences with parents of students

Review students’ progress in meeting behavioral objectives to determine if students have made
adequate progress at set intervals.

Attend workshops, staff meetings and in-services.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Child development.
Learning theory.
Behavior modifications.
Core curriculum.

Instructional materials and methods.

ABILITY TO:

Effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, community and school officials.
Communicate educational goals and objectives to parents.

Implement educational plans.

Organize instruction based on individual and group needs.

Assess and diagnose deficits and growth.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:

Successful Special Education teaching experience is desirable.

LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California credential authorizing service to emotionally disturbed students.
EL authorization.
Must meet or be willing to participate in employer supported training/education necessary to
meet highly qualified teacher requirements for the assignment.
Pass an employer-paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Unit Members shall be given appropriate training and will be required to coordinate and/or
execute behavioral intervention during the instructional day.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment must have proof of insurance.

ENVIRONMENT:

Classroom environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.


Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.

APPROVAL DATES:

Revised: 9/14/01
Revised: 7/01/13
Revised: 4/22/16

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
FULL INCLUSION TEACHER
STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

CLASS TITLE: FULL INCLUSION TEACHER
BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and implement services for pupils
with disabilities to enable them to be successful when fully included in general education classes
at their neighborhood school including assessment of pupils' ability to function safely and
independently at the school site, collaborate with teachers, parents and school site and district
personnel and demonstrate and model essential instructional and behavioral strategies for use in
the classroom as well as the general school site.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Develop an inclusive educational setting for pupils in collaboration with classroom teachers,
school administrators and other school personnel.

Collaborate with classroom teachers as well as other support personnel when appropriate, select
and administer formal and/or informal assessments of pupils.

Facilitate the development of Present Levels of Performance, Annual Goals and Short-Term
Objectives for review at IEP Team Meetings.

Document student progress toward achievement of annual goals and report same to parents on
the schedule used by the school site.

Attend parent/teacher conferences and IEP meetings as necessary.

Plan and implement instructional activities for students utilizing appropriate standards based and
evidence based curriculum.

Collaborate with and give guidance to teachers, instructional assistants and other school site
personnel regarding appropriate modification and adaptation of instruction for pupils through
scaffolding state standards to the appropriate level of need.

Provide training to school site personnel regarding the unique needs of pupils.

Plan and implement training for school site and/or other personnel as requested.

Maintain accurate registers, records and files and case management responsibilities as
appropriate.

Participate in in-service and staff development activities to up-grade skills and knowledge.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

The unique learning needs of pupils with disabilities and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Approach.

Child development.

Pre-formal - 12th Grade Curriculum.

Collaboration Model.

Methods and strategies for successful inclusion of students with disabilities in general education
classes.

Curriculum adaptation methodology.

Differentiated Instruction.

ABILITY TO:

Assess students educational and communication needs.

Use appropriate communication mode at students' level.

Relate with a wide variety of professional staff.

Communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written form.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE:
Successful experience as a teacher of students with disabilities preferably in a school setting that
provided inclusion or integration of students into general education classes and/or activities.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California Education Specialist credential authorizing in Mild to Moderate or Moderate to
Severe/Severely Handicapped.
EL authorization.

Pass an employer paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must provide proof of insurance.


ENVIRONMENT:

Itinerant

Outdoor and indoor environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.

Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light weighted object.

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.

APPROVAL DATE:
Revised: 7-01-13
Revised: 4-30-18
Revised: 5-07-18
Revised: 5-15-18


STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
CLASS TITLE: FULL INCLUSION TEACHER – PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED
BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and implement services for pupils
with severe orthopedic and health impairments including assessment of pupils' physical abilities
and needs; assess the physical environment of the school site and the pupil's ability to safely and
independently function in it, evaluate pupils' ability to physically perform school related tasks
and recommend appropriate assistive technology for pupils' use; instruct pupils in skills
necessary to utilize recommended assistive technology and perform school tasks independently;
collaborate with teachers, parent, other support personnel and administrators to facilitate
inclusion of pupils in the least restrictive learning environment.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Receive referrals of pupils and plan for completing of the assessment process within the defined
special education timelines.

Collaborate with classroom teachers as well as other support personnel when appropriate, select
and administer formal and/or informal assessments of pupils.

Prepare Present Levels of Performance, Annual Goals and Short-Term Objectives for review at
IEP Team meetings.

Document student progress toward achievement of annual goals and report same to parents on
the schedule used by the school site.

Attend IEP meetings as necessary.

Plan and implement instructional activities for students in the specialized skills necessary to
utilize assistive technology as well as in mobility, independent living and community skills.

Collaborate with and give guidance to teachers, other support personnel and instructional
assistants regarding appropriate modifications of instruction and adaptations to accommodate the
pupils' unique motor skills and limitations.

Provide training to school site personnel regarding the unique needs of pupils.

Evaluate pupils' need for and, if needed, recommend appropriate assistive technology,
computers, hardware, peripherals and or specialized software.

Maintain accurate records and files.


Perform related duties as assigned.

Locate and assemble information necessary for the purchase of recommended assistive
technology.

Prepare written assessment reports.

Prepare written requests for the purchase of specialized equipment, materials and supplies
recommended by the IEP team including requests to be submitted to the Stanislaus SELPA for
the purchases using Low incidence Funds.

Serve as a liaison between school and district personnel and California Children's Services.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

The unique learning needs of pupils commonly manifested by severe orthopedic disabilities as
well as health impairments.

Child development.

K - 12 Curriculum.

Reliable sources and suppliers of modified furniture and classroom materials as well as
specialized equipment and software.

Assistive Technology.

ABILITY TO:

Assess the physical and independent living skills of pupils in school environments.

Communicate effectively both orally and in written form.

Relate with a wide variety of professional staff.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE:

Successful experience as a teacher of students with Severe Orthopedic Impairments in school
settings.
Evidence of advanced training in the area of Educational Assistive Technology from a
recognized program is desirable.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California Education Specialist credential authorizing service to the physically and health
impaired students.
EL authorization.
Pass an employer paid pre-employment pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must have proof of insurance.

ENVIRONMENT:

Itinerant

Outdoor and indoor environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.

Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light weighted object.

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.

APPROVAL DATE:
July 1, 2013

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
FULL INCLUSION TEACHER – VISUALLY IMPAIRED AND/OR

ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY
STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
CLASS TITLE: FULL INCLUSION TEACHER – VISUALLY IMPAIRED AND/OR


ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and implement services for pupils
with severe vision impairments including assessment of pupils' functional vision; evaluate and
recommend appropriate assistive technology and modified reading materials for pupil's use;
instruct pupils in skills necessary to utilize recommended assistive technology and skills unique
to impaired vision; collaborate with teachers, parents, other support personnel and administrators
to facilitate inclusion of pupils in the least restrictive learning environment.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Receive referrals of pupils and plan for completing of the assessment process within defined
special education timelines.

Collaborate with classroom teachers as well as other support personnel when appropriate, select
and administer formal and/or informal assessments of pupils.

Prepare written assessment reports.

Evaluate pupils' need for and, if needed, recommend appropriate assistive technology and
specialized reading materials.

Locate and assemble information necessary for the purchase of recommended assistive
technology and large type and Braille reading material.

Prepare written requests for the purchase of specialized equipment, materials and supplies
recommended by the IEP team including requests to be submitted to the Stanislaus SELPA for
the purchases using Low incidence Funds.

Prepare Present Levels of Performance, Annual Goals and Short-Term Objectives for review at
IEP Team Meetings.

Attend IEP Meetings as necessary.

Plan and implement instructional activities for students in specialized skills.

Collaborate with and give guidance to teachers, instructional assistants, other support personnel
and parents.


Document student progress toward achievement of annual goals and report same to parents on
the schedule followed by the school site.

Prepare Braille, large type and tactile materials as necessary.

Maintain accurate registers, records and files.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

The unique learning needs of pupils commonly manifested by severe visual impairments.

Child development.

Locating reliable sources and suppliers of specialized reading materials and equipment.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as it pertains to Assistive Technology.

ABILITY TO:

Teach Braille reading and writing to pupils.

Assess the functional vision of pupils with impaired vision.

Communicate effectively both orally and in written form.

Relate with a wide variety of professional staff.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE:

Successful experience as a teacher of the visually handicapped in a public school setting.
Evidence of advanced training in the area of Educational Assistive Technology from a
recognized program is desirable.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California Education Specialist Instruction credential authorizing service as a teacher of
the visually impaired. May also be required to hold an Orientation and Mobility authorization
depending upon the assignment.

EL authorization.

Pass an employer paid pre-employment physical and drug screening.

Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must have proof of insurance.

ENVIRONMENT:

Itinerant

Outdoor and indoor environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.

Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light weighted object.

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.

APPROVAL DATE:

Revised: 7/01/13
Revised: 2/03/16
Revised: 9/16/16


Stanislaus County Office Of Education

Infant Toddler/Early Start Teacher
STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
CLASS TITLE: INFANT TODDLER/EARLY START TEACHER
BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, provide a special education program in compliance with Early Start
Statutes & Regulations for students eligible for services. Demonstrate essential skil s and information necessary for
advancing the child/student development and working toward goals/outcomes.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
Prepares the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), in coordination with parent and regional center if appropriate and
implements written instructional plans for students. Coordinates IFSP’s with Regional Center as per State Statutes &
Regulations and may participate and/or consult in the development of the initial Individualized Educational Plan evaluation
as appropriate.
May be responsible for the case management of student’s IFSP’s.
Maintains complete records of progress as stated in objectives and outcomes.
Holds conferences and consults with other IFSP team members to discuss each child’s development and progress
including transition meetings, 6 month and annual reviews.
Assesses and evaluates students and coordinates auxiliary services when necessary. Including interdisciplinary team
participation to determine educational eligibility.
Holds conferences with parents of students.
At set intervals, review student's progress in meeting developmental outcomes/ objectives to determine if student has
made adequate progress.
At transition meeting, provide input for assessments needed to determine educational eligibility at age 3.
Wil provide home visit program and parent education as per IFSP and wil keep record of each visit & objectives. (On a
home visit plan document)
Participates in various in-services to upgrade skil s necessary.
Continue to serve families and students in community based environments.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE OF:
California Early Start Program 0-3
Child development- Typical and Atypical.
Learning theory.
Behavior modification.
Instructional materials, methods, and age appropriate assessment tools.
ABILITY TO:
Effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, community and school officials.

Communicate educational goals and outcomes to parents.
Implement educational plans.
Organize instruction based on individual and group needs fol owing the Early Start Regulations.
Assess and diagnose educational deficits and growth.
Use a computer and have basic computer literacy skil s.
Travel to homes, community, or other work related sites.
EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE:
Previous special education teaching experience is desirable.
LICENSE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California Early Childhood Education Specialist credential authorizing service to children ages birth to pre-
kindergarten.
Pass an employer paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using own vehicle in the course of employment, must have proof of
insurance.
ENVIRONMENT:
Itinerant
Home
Community
Other work related sites
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pul ing light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.
APPROVAL DATE:
September 30, 2008
Revised: 7-1-13
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STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

CLASS TITLE: LEARNING HANDICAPPED

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, provide special educational setting and
programs to enable handicapped children to function successfully in the least restrictive
environment.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Teach basic perceptual and academic skills on the level of the pupil's emotional, physical and
intellectual needs as determined by the
IEP Team.

Provide individualized and small group instruction in academic areas and other areas as
identified by student's annual goals and
objectives.

Involve students in individualized and small group discussions on problems which relate to the
student's total growth and development.

Develop student competencies that promote personal hygiene, social skills, physical
development, safety skills, and vocational
awareness, as needed by each individual student.

Provide support services to the regular classroom where students are integrated.

Administer ongoing assessment to each student as mandated by the IEP process.

Keep student files current.

Participate in the preparation of the IEP and implement written instructional plans for students.

Serve as a member of School Appraisal Team for re-evaluation.

Confer with parents and professional staff members on each student's progress.

Responsible for instructing aides and other individuals assigned to the classroom in all required
procedures related to classroom
operation.

Attend workshops, staff meetings and in-services.

Evaluate, purchase and create materials appropriate to students with learning handicaps with

funds available.

Assist students in developing acceptable student behavior, attitudes and social skills
recommended by their IEPs

Serve as a liaison with school community personnel on problems related to special day class
students.

Request and organizes materials to meet prescriptive recommendations.

Arrange with school administrator and regular classroom teacher for integration of pupils into
regular classes for instruction in areas
where students can meet success, assumes monitoring of students' progress in regular class.

Input into general policies for classroom and equipment, instructional materials.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Child development.
Learning theory.
Instructional materials and techniques.

ABILITY TO:

Communicate technical information to parents in easily understandable terms verbally and in
written form.
Relate to parents and staff.
Assess language development and cognitive skill functioning.
Instruct students in academic areas.
Develop shared student time in regular education programs.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:

Successful teaching experience in special education desirable.

LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California credential authorizing service to learning handicapped students.
Authorization to teach English language learners.
Must meet or be willing to participate in employer supported training/education necessary to
meet highly qualified teacher requirements for the assignment.

Pass an employer-paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must have proof of insurance.

ENVIRONMENT:

Classroom environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.


APPROVAL DATES:
Revised: 9/14/01
Revised: 7-1-13


Stanislaus County Office Of Education

Physically Handicapped
STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
CLASS TITLE: PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED
BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and manage programs for physical y impaired pupils; modify or
adapt the district's core curriculum to enable pupils to meet proficiency or appropriate differential standards; provide
instruction specific to the
disability; facilitate inclusion of pupils.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
Select and administer formal and informal assessments.
Prepare and implement written instructional plans for pupils.
Evaluate need for and arrange to provide specialized equipment and materials needed by pupils.
Plan and conduct classroom lessons to implement the core curriculum.
Provide instruction specific to pupils' disabilities including mobility and independent living skil s including community based
instruction.
Col aborate with general education teachers to maximize inclusion of pupils into school and classroom activities.
Integrate the recommendations of other professionals including therapists and nurses into the education plans of pupils.
Counsel and communicate with parents relative to education of their children.
Col aborate with speech and language specialist and assistive technology specialist to maximize communication and
technology goals.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE OF:
Child development.
Unique learning needs commonly manifested by specific impairments.
Assistive technology.
ABILITY TO:
Effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, community and school officials.
Assess pupil educational and physical needs.
EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE:
Successful experience as a teacher of physical y impaired pupils is desirable.
LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California Education Specialist credential authorizing service to the physical y and health impaired students.
EL authorization.

Must meet or be wil ing to participate in employer supported training/education necessary to meet highly qualified teacher
requirements for the assignment.
Pass an employer paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of employment, must have proof
of insurance.
ENVIRONMENT:
Classroom environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pul ing light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.
HAZARDS:
Contact with abusive and potential y harmful outbursts from students.
APPROVAL DATES:
September 14, 2001
Revised: 7-1-13
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Stanislaus County Office Of Education

Resource Specialist
STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
CLASS TITLE: RESOURCE SPECIALIST
BASIC FUNCTION:
Under direction of an assigned administrator, assists in identifying and diagnosing handicapped students; provides service
to the child and his teacher to enable successful functioning in the least restrictive environment.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
Perform and coordinate needed assessment required to determine student's educational needs and placement.
Act as a resource consultant to the school staff in al areas of the curriculum.
Participate in the preparation of the IEP and implement written instructional plans for students.
Assist the on-site administrator and staff in the development of new and innovative programs, in-services, workshops,
etc., to assist in meeting the needs of pupils with exceptional needs in the regular classroom.
Provide instruction as prescribed in the written instructional plan for those pupils identified as having learning handicaps.
Such instruction for a particular pupil shal be for less than half the school day.
Help coordinate efforts to appropriately involve parents in SAT proceedings and in the implementation of the IEP.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE OF:
Learning theory
Instructional material
Special teaching techniques, assessment instruments, and child development.
ABILITY TO:
Evaluate children
Write appropriate IEP's
Conference with parents
Effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, community and school officials.
EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE:
Three years of special education teaching experience desirable.
LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California Education Specialist credential, preferably learning handicapped and authorization to serve as a Resource
Specialist.
Authorization to teach English language learners.
Pass an employer paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.

Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of employment, must have proof
of insurance.
ENVIRONMENT:
Assignment may be itinerant
School sites.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pul ing light medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.
APPROVAL DATES:
June 19, 1995
Revised: 7/1/13
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STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
TEACHER OF THE SEVERE DISORDER OF LANGUAGE

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

CLASS TITLE: TEACHER OF THE SEVERE DISORDER OF LANGUAGE

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, operate a self-contained classroom for children
with problems in language development; provide instruction to improve communication skills
and other required academic areas.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Organize physical environment of classroom within constraints of existing setting and available
equipment.

Organize and implement curriculum for individual and/or group instruction in the following:
a) Speech and/or language; (b) Academics; (c) Extracurricular.

Participate in the preparation of the IEP and implement written instructional plans for students.

Conference with parents and attend professional meetings.

Utilize support personnel.

Select and order material relative to classroom needs.

Implement and monitor mainstreaming.

Participate in Master Plan program (EAS, IEP, annual reviews) according to needs of special
class children.

Provide direction and monitor school site activities of instructional aide.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Child development.
Learning theory.



Instructional materials and techniques.

ABILITY TO:

Effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, community and school officials.
Assess language development and cognitive skill functioning.
Instruct students in academic areas.
Develop shared student time in regular education programs.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:

Successful teaching experience in special education desirable.

LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California credential authorizing service to students with severe disorders of language.
Authorization to teach English language learners.
Must meet or be willing to participate in employer supported training/education necessary to
meet highly qualified teacher requirements for the assignment.
Pass an employer-paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must have proof of insurance.

ENVIRONMENT:

Classroom environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.


APPROVAL DATES:

September 14, 2001

Revised: 8/31/07
Revised: 7/01/13
Revised: 4/22/16

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
TEACHER OF THE SEVERELY HANDICAPPED

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

CLASS TITLE: TEACHER OF THE SEVERELY HANDICAPPED

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, provide a special education classroom for
severely handicapped students to instruct and demonstrate essential skills and information
necessary for functioning as independently as possible.


REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Participates in the preparation of the IEP and implements written instructional plans for students.

Collaborate with staff, parents, school officials and other service providers.

Maintains complete records of change in behavior as stated in objectives and methods used.

Assesses and evaluates students and coordinates auxiliary services when necessary.

Conducts parent conferences.

Participates in various in-services to upgrade skills necessary to modify behavior.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Child development.
Learning theory.
Behavior modification.
Instructional materials and methods.

ABILITY TO:

Communicate educational goals and objectives to parents.
Implement educational plans.
Organize instruction based on individual and group needs.

Assess and diagnose educational deficits and growth.

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE:

Special education teaching experience preferred.

LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California teaching credential authorizing service to severely handicapped students.
EL authorization.
Pass an employer-paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of
employment, must have proof of insurance.

ENVIRONMENT:

Classroom environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.

APPROVAL DATES:

Revised: 9/14/01
Revised: 7/01/13
Revised: 4/22/16