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East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education is a Special Educational Interlocal. ECKCE provides services to three school districts: Baldwin (#348), Eudora (#491), and Wellsville (#289).   ECKCE’s main office is located at 600 High Street, Baldwin City, KS.

 

Elementary Level Autism Program Teacher at Eudora Elementary School

This position is for a lead teacher for our Autism program in Eudora Kansas for the 2018-19 school year. The program serves students within the autism spectrum grades K-5 from the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education serving Eudora, Baldwin City and Wellsvile.  Job responsibilities:

Teacher must have a working knowledge of the autism spectrum and related programming methodologies, including ABA principles, Structured Teaching, Verbal Behavior Training, etc. Must also be able to manage a paraprofessional team and provide guidance to that team on appropriately delivering prescribed methodologies per the students IEPs. Must be well versed in appropriate data collection and behavior programming for students with anomolous behaviors.

BCBA not necessary, but preferred, candidate must hold or be willing to obtain appropriate licensure in low incidence or autism. Please complete application at Kansas Teaching Jobs. 

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200

 

Early Childhood Unified Teacher at Eudora Elementary School

The East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education 614 is seeking candidates for the position of Early Childhood Special Educator for work in a growing blended preshool environment in the Eudora 491 School District beginning in the fall semester 2018-19.  

POSITION: Early Childhood Education Teacher
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold- or be eligible for- an early childhood unified or special education license in the state of Kansas.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal and ECKCE Administrator(s)

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Fulfill role of case manager for special education students age 3-5 with academic and behavioral disabilities
2. Oversee the development of compliant individualized education plans (IEP)
3. Facilitate IEP team meetings
4. Communicate frequently and effectively with parents
5. Prepare lesson plans and provide direct special education services to students
6. Create a classroom environment that is positive and conducive to learning
7. Develop and implement behavior intervention plans that include positive behavior supports
8. Work collaboratively with general education teachers to meet the needs of special education students
9. Work collaboratively with other service providers
10. Assist general education teachers with curriculum modifications necessary to enable students to participate and make progress in the general education curriculum
11. Ensure the implementation of the IEP as written.
12. Assist with evaluations of students in determining eligibility and need for special education students.
13. Assess students’ progress on a regular basis and reports this progress as required.
14. Supervise para-educators
15. Communicate as necessary with building and district administration
16. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
17. Attend all required staff meetings and professional development activities.
18. Other duties as assigned.

Please complete an application at Kansas Teaching Jobs.

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200

 

Elementary SED (WEBS) Classroom Teacher at Eudora Elementary School

Job Title: Elementary SED (WEBS) Classroom Teacher at Eudora Elementary
Job Description:

Position Title: Special Education Teacher

Special education teachers will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student.  Then plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities.

Reports to:Building Principal, Special Education Director

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Special Education or POS on file

Good communication skills

Ability to collaborate with colleagues and administration

Organizational Ability

Basic knowledge of State and Federal statutes relating to students with disabilities

Kansas Certificate/License with endorsement in special education, waiver eligibility minimum

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

1.     Communication skills.Special education teachers discuss student’s needs and performances with general education teachers, parents, and administrators. They also explain difficult concepts in terms that students with learning disabilities can understand.

2.     Critical-thinking skills.Special education teachers assess students’ progress and use the information to adapt lessons to help them learn.

3.     Interpersonal skills.Special education teachers regularly work with general education teachers, school counselors, administrators, and parents to develop Individualized Education Programs. As a result, they need to be able to build positive working relationships.

4.     Patience.Working with students with special needs and different abilities can be difficult. Special education teachers should be patient with each student, as some may need the instruction given aloud, at a slower pace, or in writing.

5.     Resourcefulness.Special education teachers must develop different ways to present information in a manner that meets the needs of their students. They also help general education teachers adapt their lessons to the needs of students with disabilities.

General Responsibilities

1.     Teach students in small groups and one-to-one

2.     Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress

3.     Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals

4.   Discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators

5.   Supervise and mentor para-professionals who work with students with disabilities

6. Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and after graduation

7. Special education teachers adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities.

Physical Requirements:

1.    Requires the ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.

2.    Requires the ability to manually move, lift, pull or push heavy objects or materials.

3.    Requires the ability to stoop, bend and reach.

4.    Must be able to work in semi-noisy and crowded environments.

5.    Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously.

6.    Requires regular, punctual attendance on the job.

Please apply at Kansas Teaching Jobs.

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200

 

Secondary Functional Life Skills Teacher at Baldwin High School

Special education teachers will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student.  Then plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities.  Please complete application at Kansas Teaching Jobs

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200

 

Part Time Gifted Facilitator- Baldwin School District

Provides support to the instructional process with specific responsibility for facilitating instruction of gifted students; supervising gifted students within the classroom and other assigned areas; coordinating enrichment activities; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.  Please complete an application at Kansas Teaching Jobs.

Qualifications – must have one of the following:
-Current KSDE licensure in Gifted and Elementary/Secondary Education
-Current KSDE licensure in Elementary/Secondary Education and interested in becoming licensed to teach special education students on a waiver (tuition assistance provided).

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200

 

Special Education Resource Room Teacher at Baldwin Jr High School

Special education teachers will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student.  Then plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities.  Please complete application at Kansas Teaching Jobs.

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200

 

Special Education Paraprofessional Positions Available

ECKCE is seeking special education Paraprofessionals for the 2017-2018 school year to work with students requiring academic- social- physical or emotional assistance. There may also be positions available for Substitute Paraprofessionals.

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200

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