Special Education Teacher • The Gypsy Nurse

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Special Education Teacher

Kansas City, KS 66104
Starts: ASAP

 Medical Edge Recruitment has an immediate opening for a Special Education Teacher

Specialty: Special Education
Location: Kansas City, KS
Facility type: School
Pay rate: $42
Start Date: 2 weeks after hire
Assignment Type: Contract
Shift/Hours: 8 hour shifts

Duties Include:

  • To advocate for the rights of students with special needs.
  • To develop and maintain a positive professional working relationship with student, parents, teachers, administrators and other service providers.
  • To be responsible for planning instructional programs for the classroom. This includes, but is not limited to, individual plans as outlined on students’ Individual Education Programs.
  • To serve as a liaison between the school and the community.
  • Establish I.E.P./annual review meetings, affording parents’ and student’s right to input and notifying all service providers per local guidelines.
  • To serve as an active member on the I.E.P. team for students, served yet not on the caseload.
  • Develop and maintain all I.E.P.’s in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.
  • Maintain close communication with mainstream teachers and other service providers,
  • keeping them fully informed of student progress.
  • To carry out other responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or special    education administrator.
  • Perform additional duties which will provide a positive role model for the student to follow
  • both in the classroom and outside of the classroom setting.
  • Evaluate student performance by performing diagnostic testing necessary in preparing for annual reviews and eligibility staffings, as well as quarterly updates on the I.E.P.
  • Monitor student progress in mainstreamed classes.
  • Assist in establishing class schedules.
  • Supervise, evaluate and help train paraprofessionals as assigned.
  • Request equipment and supplies as necessary to meet objectives as outlined on individual student’s I.E.P.s
  • Demonstrate curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies.
  • Implement behavioral intervention plans, as necessary
  • To be responsible for other duties deemed necessary and appropriate as outlined in federal, state and local guidelines and students’ Individual Educational Program.
  • Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.
  • Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environment.


  • Meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.
  • Hold or be eligible for Kansas certification appropriate for the position
  • Must be tolerant and understanding of students with special needs.
  • Show initiative, creativity, self-motivation and good judgment.
  • Demonstrate good judgment, adaptability and flexibility.
  • Respect confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional judgment, oral and written communication
  • Be efficient and organized in “paper management”
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Kansas City, KS
med edge
Medical Edge Recruitment, LLC
8686 New Trails Drive
Suite 120
The Woodlands, TX 77381

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