Sep 17, 2019

K-12 Special Education Teacher

  • Bay City Academy
  • Bay City Academy, North Farragut Street, Bay City, MI, USA
Teacher - Special Education

Job Description

Position:Special Education Teacher


Reports to: Principal, Darci Long


Employed by:  Mitten Educational Management


Nature of the Position:

The special education teacher at BCA will play a vital role in our school’s education by providing assistance to students through leadership, advocacy, and collaboration. The teacher will help create a safe learning environment for students and adhere to professional and ethical standards while implementing a results-based special education program aimed at promoting student achievement.


Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Identify needs of assigned students through formal and informal assessments.
  2. Review referral data, history and assessment data to develop appropriate goals and objectives for each student.
  3. Confer with general education teachers regarding the educational, social, emotional, and physical needs and objectives of each student.
  4. Plan, develop and implement individualized learning plans for each student.
  5. Design appropriate teaching strategies.
  6. Prepare instructional materials and lesson plans according to Individual Educational Plans (IEP).
  7. Utilize appropriate methods of learning delivery and instruction to meet the needs of each student.
  8. Monitor, evaluate, and document each student’s progress utilizing appropriate measurements and assessment devices.
  9. Prepare timely progress reports for each student.
  10. Develop and implement necessary interventions and strategies to promote achievement of student objectives.
  11. Maintain regular communication with parents by means of email, phone calls, conferences and progress reports.
  12. Manage student behavior through monitoring, supervising and assessing behavioral patterns.
  13. Maintain accurate and complete records in compliance with school district regulations and legal requirements.
  14. Maintain a current knowledge of special education best practices and trends.
  15. Other tasks as required by school leadership.


The following are the critical skills, beliefs, and experiences:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education.
  • Valid Michigan teaching certification.
  • Appropriate special education endorsement.
  • Understanding of the legal, professional and ethical issues that affect special education.
  • Strong and demonstrated commitment to the school’s mission, vision, and core values
  • Valid Michigan fingerprint clearance.


Bay City



Level of Education

4 Year Degree

Experience Level

Not Applicable

Citizenship Required


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