The job of Special Education Teacher was established for the purpose/s of providing an appropriate individualized program in the least restrictive environment for each student to support the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for developing special education students' success in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living; supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.
Valid PA teaching certificate in Special Education
Ability to work effectively and regularly with a computer and computer programs
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Possess excellent interpersonal and team building skills
Possess strong organizational skills
Ability to function independently
Flexible and reliable
Experience working with students with special needs preferred
Additional Salary Information: The DCIU offers a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, life insurance, prescription, a flexible spending account, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits.
About Delaware County Intermediate Unit
The Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) is a regional education services agency. It is our mission to provide leadership for the development of innovative and cost-effective programs to meet the needs of our county. DCIU serves more than 70,000 school-aged students and more than 6,000 educators on a regional basis. Direct instruction is provided to more than 15,000 students enrolled in DCIU’s Special Programs, Career and Technical Education and specialized programs. The Delaware County Intermediate Unit is one of Pennsylvania’s 29 regional educational agencies. Established in 1970 by the State Legislature, IUs were charged with providing services in seven areas: curriculum development and instructional improvement; educational planning services; instructional materials services (technology); continuing professional development; pupil personnel services; management services; and, state and federal agency liaison services. Over the years, DCIU grew to meet Delaware County’s needs by providing these and other services best offered on a regional basis such as special education, technical education, services to nonpublic schools and technology. Today, more than 40 years in the bus...iness of serving the needs of Delaware County, DCIU has grown to provide more than $125 million worth of services through the management of 60 programs.