Social Circle City Schools
  • 20-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Social Circle, GA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Special Education Teacher

CONTRACT TERMS: 190-day calendar

REPORTS TO: Building Principal & Special Education Director

SALARY SCHEDULE: Social Circle City School District Certified Salary schedule



  • A valid Georgia Educator Certificate in assigned teaching field as required by the Professional Standards Commission
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as may be appropriate and acceptable


  • Use appropriate, research-based methodology for instruction
  • Ensure full implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for caseload students, including but not limited to, implementation of accommodations, Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) and related services
  • Develop, monitor and review the Individual Education Program (IEP) of each caseload student annually or more frequently if needed
  • Use data to monitor student progress and respond to adequate and inadequate student performance
  • Compile, maintain and submit all required reports in a timely manner (e.g., FTE, progress reports, etc.)
  • Maintain open communication in a cooperative working manner with parents regarding their student's educational program
  • Assist administrators in the supervision of paraprofessionals
  • Implement assistive and instructional technology as directed by IEP, including providing technical assistance to all professionals working with students and/or families where appropriate
  • Utilize positive behavior techniques to maintain appropriate student behavior in the classroom
  • Collaborate with other educators and related service providers to ensure student progress
  • Demonstrate knowledge of special education regulations and state board rules pertaining to students with disabilities
  • Adhere to the Code of Ethics for Educators in Georgia, as established by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Possess and maintain valid and appropriate license, certificate and/or credential as may be required for this position
  • Follow work scheduling and attendance requirements in a regular, predictable and punctual manner
  • Participate in training programs and apply concepts learned in the classroom to increase student learning
  • Review current developments, literature and technical source information related to job responsibilities
  • Ensure adherence to appropriate safety procedures
  • Follow federal and state laws, as well as Board policies


The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting (50 pounds), carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity.

Generally, the job requires 50% sitting, 30% walking, and 20% standing.

EVALUATIONS: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Teacher Keys Effectiveness System. (TKES)


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Social Circle City School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sex in its employment practices. It is the policy of the Board of Education to comply fully with the requirements of Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and all accompanying regulations.

Job descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position's role as part of the overall organization. Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform, and they do not limit the right of the employer / supervisor to assign additional tasks or otherwise to modify duties to be performed - even if seemingly unrelated to the basic job. Every employee has a duty to perform all assigned tasks.

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