Company:   Tulsa Public Schools
Business Type:   Education
Location:   Tulsa, Oklahoma
Required Major:  
Required Education:   Senior
Required GPA:   2.5
Salary:   $37,901
Citizenship:   US Citizen
Employment Type:   Full-Time    
  Contact Information
Contact:   Janet Brown
Email:   brownja2@tulsaschools.org
  Phone:   9187466703
  Fax:   9187466342

Job Description

Job Title: Special Education School Teacher Department: School Improvement/School Operations Reports To: Site Administrator Compensation: Teachers Salary Schedule + relevant SPED incentives Overtime Status: Exempt - Salaried Current Date: October 22, 2018 Mission and Vision: Tulsa Public Schools is the destination for extraordinary educators who work with our community and families to ignite the joy of learning and prepare every student for the greatest success in college, careers and life. Our mission is to inspire and prepare every student to love learning, achieve ambitious goals and make positive contributions to our world. Core Values: Our core values guide how we work and interact with each other at every level of the organization. We embrace and embody these values every day: " Equity: All children deserve the opportunity to develop their full academic and social potential. Our diversity is a community treasure, and we must foster an inclusive environment by examining biases and resolving unfair practices. " Character: We are honest, trustworthy and have high standards of behavior. We do the right thing even when it is hard. While we do not always agree, we treat one another with kindness and respect. " Excellence: We work hard together and expect a lot of one another because high standards produce exemplary knowledge, skills, abilities and mindsets. " Team: We care for one another, support the personal and professional development of one another, and work together to improve our community. " Joy: Joy at school and at work makes us more productive, because when we create, innovate and imagine, our motivation grows. We want to ensure that everyone knows the excitement that comes from working deeply on a problem, task or concept and experiencing breakthrough moments. We Believe: A students zip code should not determine their life outcomes. Position Summary As a Special Education Teacher at Tulsa Public Schools, youll be a champion for equitable education throughout the district. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure each of your students masters the objective of each lesson set forth by the curriculum. This will be accomplished through thoughtful planning, grade level/content area collaboration, implementing best practices learned from school leadership, district professional development, and other sources aligned to The Tulsa Way. A growth-mindset and a desire to receive actionable feedback will ensure you are prepared to meet the rigorous demands of educating students in our diverse district. Culture " Develop an affirming, achievement-oriented and learning environment that invests students in learning as a life-long endeavor " Establish systems and routines in order to create a safe, purposeful, and welcoming classroom environment focused on learning " Implement a classroom behavior management systems that are equitable and restorative " Communicate regularly, respectfully and effectively with students, families and colleagues " Participate in school-based events, that take place outside of school hours, including but not limited to parent teacher conferences Instruction " Internalize lesson plans through thoughtful planning that leverages district-provided resources and proven best practice aligned to The Tulsa Way " Implement curricula to meet college and career readiness standards " Modify lessons to meet student needs " Use student data to inform and refine data driven teaching practices " Provide students with feedback and support setting goals " Differentiate instruction to ensure all students achieve at the highest level " Accountable for students mastery of college and career readiness standards Development " Attend and participate in regular professional development facilitated by district staff " Attend and participate in regular staff meetings, grade-level meetings, and content collaborative planning meetings " Participate in regular instructional coaching meetings Minimum Qualifications: " Education: Bachelors Degree. " Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc: Oklahoma Teaching Certification in one of the following: Blind/Visual Impairment, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Mild-Moderate Disabilities, and Severe-Profound/Multiple Disabilities or the ability to complete the state of Oklahomas alternative route to special education certification, OSDE Boot Camp. " Other: o Equity mindset and commitment to ongoing learning about diverse cultures o Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others o Strong written and verbal communication skills o Demonstrate self-discipline and initiative o Abide by all district guidelines and policies as well, the state of Oklahomas Standards of Performance and Conduct for Teachers, and any relevant state statutes Tulsa Public Schools is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team of individuals who contribute to the districts mission with their talent, skills and energy. Tulsa Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons because of age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, ethnic or national origin, or veteran status. Tulsa Public Schools prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities.

Work Days:  5
Work Hours:  40

To Apply


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Deadline:   August,31, 2019

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