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Special Education Teacher in Greeley, CO at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description


Sierra School of Weld County is a special education program operated as a partnership between Centennial BOCES and Catapult Learning. Sierra School serves students in grades K-12 in programming specific to students with social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties.

The special education teacher position is for a self-contained classroom within the school. The special education teacher case manages and provides all instruction for the 8-12 students in the classroom. The special education teacher also supervises the teaching assistant(s) in the classroom.


  • Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models for eligible students through utilization of Catapult materials and educational strategies.
  • Identifies and enrolls eligible students through existing test scores, administering tests, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from Catapult classroom or to mobile/trailer classroom.
  • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive customer relationship with classroom teachers and principals, including providing achievement objectives and updated approved schedules of services.
  • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with Catapult Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals, and parents as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Conducts progress monitoring.
  • Write IEP’s and Implement accommodations and modifications in the classroom.
  • Conduct and participate in IEP Meeting.
  • Create and Implement FBA’s and Behavior Plans.
  • Create weekly lesson plans that meet the needs of the students.
  • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.
  • Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers.
  • Must be flexible.

Job Requirements

  • Current Special Education Generalist License in Colorado or TEE eligability required
  • Working knowledge ofEnrich/ Frontline, and Microsoft Office required


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