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Special Education Teacher - Visually Impaired

Federal Way, WA 98003

Posted: 08/03/2023 Industry: Allied Job Number: 77585 Pay Rate: 52.00

Job Description


Medical Edge Recruitment is the premier travel nursing recruitment agency specializing in providing top talent to clients in the healthcare industry. We connect clinical and allied providers to their ideal opportunities, focusing on building long-lasting relationships through honesty and transparency. Whether it is a local contract or travel nurse assignment, we base our service on a foundation of compassion and communication.

We have an immediate opening for a Special Education Teacher for the Visually Impaired for a (9) nine month contract for a Public School System in Federal Way, WA.

Specialty: Education
Location: Federal Way, WA
Facility type: Public School System
Pay rate: $52 per hour
Start Date: 9/3/2024
Type: (9) nine month contract
Shift/Hours: 8hr shifts (8a – 4p)


Duties Include:
  • The teacher plans for student success based on assessed needs of individual students and the use of data and information to determine each student's current knowledge and skill level, set student learning goals, and assess student progress.
  • In assessing student needs, the teacher applies or uses district approved assessment tools and strategies. As part of the planning process, the teacher leads or assists in identifying and in complying with teaching and learning and student accommodation requirements under Individual Education Program (IEP) and 504 accommodation requirements.
  • The teacher works collaboratively in a professional learning community with other teachers, support staff, multi-disciplinary teams, and others as appropriate, in addressing the needs of students and developing effective teaching and learning practices.
  • The teacher regularly conduct planning for lessons using commonly accepted professional practice (content, goals, assessment, re-teaching, etc.) and consistent with school/district approved curriculum and instructional practice.
  • The teacher uses research-based instructional strategies in planning lessons to make the teaching and learning more relevant to students (e.g., contextual learning opportunities).
  • The teacher maintains and provides reasonable and meaningful student grading and evaluation consistent with school and district policy and regularly and effectively communicates such information to students and parents.
  • Reporting may include regular posting to and maintenance of electronic grade systems with parent and student access. The teacher integrates district approved and/or required technology into planning, learning, progress reporting, and required record-keeping activities including the preparation of IEP's in the case of students with special needs.
  • The teacher creates, communicates, and maintains classroom management practices that effectively engage students in the learning process. Acceptable student behavior and related discipline procedures are well understood by students and consistently enforced to maintain a positive learning environment.
  • The teacher actively participates in faculty, grade level, department, and curriculum meetings; assists building efforts to plan, implement, and evaluate the school's program and to do related work as required. In carrying out these responsibilities, the teacher applies school policy and procedures, standard practices, state requirements, and approved curriculum, and actively and positively supports the school vision.
  • The teacher is constantly observant of the needs and challenges of students and promptly engages an administrator or appropriate educational staff associates when the teacher suspects or reasonably believes that a student is at risk or in danger due to such issues as bullying, sexual harassment/misconduct, depression or suicide ideation, or academic failure.
  • The teacher serves as a positive role model for students and practices the behaviors that are expected of students. The teacher assists in the supervision of students at school activities and events. The teacher remains vigilant of students throughout the school day and the school location, taking the initiative to engage students when students are acting inappropriately or in inappropriate locations for the time of day.
  • Teachers understand the nature of student misbehavior to include student-to-student bullying, harassment, and/or discrimination and takes steps to intervene in such situations and/or engage the assistance of a school administrator.
  • The teacher plans time for reflection on professional practice to establish a professional growth plan and annually reviews the plan and progress with the administrator. Required to follow Board policies and stay abreast of updates and changes.

Requirements:
  • BA degree in Education
  • Minimum 1 year of teaching Braille
  • Washinton State Teaching Certification
  • Special Education Certification


Our providers are the heart and soul of Medical Edge Recruitment, and we are pleased to offer the following benefit package:
• Comprehensive health plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision, and other ancillary benefits
• Referral Bonuses
• Weekly Direct Deposit
• Travel & Housing Stipends
• Extensive Housing Network and Corporate discounts
• Rewards & Recognition program
• Dedicated Licensing & Compliance team
• 24/7 Team Support

About Medical Edge Recruitment
Medical Edge Recruitment is the premier travel nursing recruitment agency specializing in providing top talent to clients in the healthcare industry. We connect clinical and allied providers to their ideal opportunities, focusing on building long-lasting relationships through honesty and transparency. Whether it is a local contract or travel nurse assignment, we base our service on a foundation of compassion and communication.

Whether you’re a new Travel Nurse or a seasoned pro, Medical Edge is the best agency to partner with you on your next assignment. Our dedicated recruitment team will work with you to find the highest-paying assignments in your desired location and help you along the journey.

In travel nursing, bigger does not always mean better. While we have an extensive network of job opportunities, our experienced team dedicated to making a personalized provider experience is our priority. There are many moving parts in getting set up for a new assignment, but we take care of all the details along the way. We make the process as simple as possible so you can say yes to your next travel nurse adventure. Adventure awaits; let Medical Edge Recruitment show you where to go next!

Meet Your Recruiter

Kevin Crawford
Sr. Director of Business Development

Kevin Crawford is an experienced leader in the healthcare staffing industry. While working within the healthcare staffing space in the past 20 years, he has managed client relationships with staffing services in home health, homecare, hospice, and locums. 

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