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Special Education Teacher Strat I

Company: Des Moines Independent Community School District
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Teaching - Special Education/Special Education 5-12

Date Posted:


Date Available:
Fall 2022

Closing Date:
Until FilledDes Moines Public Schools is seeking a Special Education Teacher. (3 Vacancies)

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).

Please see attached job description for full details.

Required Endorsement:
Valid Iowa teaching license with 5-12 Instructional Strategist I Mild/Moderate Endorsement (#261), or Willingness to Obtain.

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

Position Details:
Contract days vary by assignment
7.75 hours

Salary schedule attached

Final salary will be determined by experience and qualifications

Des Moines Public Schools offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Family Health Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first year 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.

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