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Resource Teacher  - St. Joseph Catholic School

St. Joseph Catholic School has an opening for a qualified resource teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. The candidate performs all duties and responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of St. Joseph Catholic School and the Diocese of Palm Beach.

Functions and Responsibility:

  • Prepare service plans for all identified students which describe how the school will meet the accommodations described in the student’s evaluation and/or IEP or 504 plan and seeks input from teachers, parents, and administrators while preparing these plans
  • Prepares a “student snapshot” for each identified student to provide teachers with concise information about the diagnosis and  specific accommodations needed for each child. Teachers should receive a copy of the Snapshot at the beginning of the year (or immediately after diagnosis) for each accommodated student in their class(es).
  • Meet with parents and teachers quarterly, identify action steps for students, parents, and teachers, have all parties sign and review action steps and the results at each meeting.
  • Create a schedule (in conjunction with the school principal) at the beginning of the school year which designates a day or days each quarter that you will meet with the parents to go over the student’s plan.
  •  Keep teachers apprised of any changes to a student’s plan.
  • Create and maintain a system for organizing all documents. Maintain students’ accommodation plans, and keep a copy of these in a file cabinet in the resource room.
  • Schedule testing and evaluations as needed.
  • Attend parent meetings to provide insight as to students’ needs and to suggest appropriate strategies.
  • Manage all requests for accommodations for standardized testing, including uploading pertinent documentation, and communicate with parents regarding this process.
  • Monitor accommodated students’ grades and performance, calling meetings when necessary and serving as an advocate for students.
  • Create and be responsible for intensive reading and math help with identified students.
  • Coordinate speech services with local public schools.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned by the principal.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Must maintain a valid Florida professional teaching license or be eligible for certification.
  • Maintain an ESE certification through the state of Florida.
  • Excellent and professional interpersonal skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Willing to become proficient in computer and/or iPad applications used by the school.

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply:  Please email a resume and cover letter to Acting Principal, Mrs. Mindy Miller at mmiller@sjscf.org.

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