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Special Education Teacher

Company: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type:
Teaching - Special Education

Date Posted:


Date Available:
Fall 2022

Closing Date:
08/30/2022Des Moines Public Schools is seeking a Special Education Teacher.

Special Education Teachers receive a $3000 hiring bonus paid over three years.

Job Summary:
Responsible for planning and delivering a high-quality educational program to meet children's academic, social-emotional, and behavioral needs. The special education teacher is a partner with the guardian and support team in developing, implementing, and monitoring the student Individual Education Plan (IEP).

Successful candidates for this position will possess:
Valid Iowa teaching license (appropriate endorsement code for teaching assignment).

Highly Qualified candidates for this position will possess:
Previous classroom teaching experience.
Experience in an urban school district.
CPR Certification

Please see attached job descripton for further information on functions of the position along with educational and experience requirements.

Position Details:
Contract days vary by assignment
7.75 hours

Salary schedule attached

Candidates offered employment will be compensated based on skills, work experience and education.

Des Moines Public Schools offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Family Health Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first plan year (July 1 - June 30) of employment ($600/year after that)
    • There is opportunity to have the $600/year waived via participation HealthyU program.
    • Family Dental Insurance with a minimal monthly cost (Single dental insurance coverage at no cost)
    • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan
      Des Moines Public Schools serves a community rich in diversity - in every measure of the term - and strives each and every day to support our students and staff so that they thrive, learn and belong. DMPS is committed to Becoming The Model of Urban Education Education, and creating a transformational system oriented toward equity and anti-racist leadership.

      • District Facts
      • Special Education Teacher - Job Description
      • Teacher-Salary-Schedule-2022-23.pdf

Keywords: Des Moines Independent Community School District, Des Moines , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Des Moines, Iowa

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