As an educator within the East Carolina University School, the special educator will collaborate with general educators to cultivate a culture of innovation that supports effective instructional and positive behavior interventions and supports/practices/strategies to promote academic and personal success for all students (including those with disabilities) in the school. In particular, this includes providing or coordinating the provision of 1) special education and related services as identified on eligible students' Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and/or 504 Plans and 2) allowable accommodations and/or assistive technology throughout instruction and assessment. In addition, the special educator will be responsible for 1) collaborating in providing positive behavior and supports to all students, 2) assisting with the collecting and analyzing student data used in progress monitoring, 3) collaborating in the IEP process, and 4) preparing documents for inclusion in Exceptional Children reports and plans developed by the ECU Community School Principal (or Exceptional Children's Services Director). The special educator will also work collaboratively with others to facilitate and implement innovative instruction to achieve the mission of the school. The special educator will work collaboratively with the ECU Lab School Principal and university faculty/staff to support the successful social-emotional, physical, and academic development of the students within the community school.
Responsibilities:1. Leadership—The Teacher will demonstrate leadership to motivate effective learning practices and to strive for superior student performance so as to provide the best possible learning opportunities for the educational and personal growth by students with disabilities.—The Teacher will facilitate the broad goals of the school and plan accordingly and collaboratively with other teachers, the ECU Lab School Principal, the University School liaison and ECU faculty members to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented to carry out the total lab school program.—The Teacher will cultivate self-determination leading to leadership in students and families.—The Teacher will actively participate in professional development offered within the Lab School and beyond to demonstrate a willingness to grow as a professional educator.—The Teacher will serve as an advocate for her/his students through implementation of innovative strategies and integration of a variety of support services such that each student's social, emotional, physical and academic potential can be maximized.
2. Positive School Culture—The Teacher will foster and engage in collaboration within the school and the broader community.—The Teacher will participate within a