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EC Instructor #T00586Department:
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This position is on site at The Catamount School (100 Smoky Mountain Dr., Sylva, NC 28779).Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:
The EC (Exceptional Children) Instructor will serve as a special education support professional who works collaboratively with general education teachers, special education teachers, school psychologists, parents, related services personnel, and other school staff to assure service provision and instruction of Individual Education Programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities are fully implemented. Work is guided by, and must be in compliance with, federal and state statutes and regulations.The EC Instructor will provide 25 hours per week in support of students receiving special education services at The Catamount School (preferably, 8:00 am–1:00 pm M-F). The classes include grades six through eight; instruction and support are built around the needs of students enrolled. The instructor will be responsible for supporting the EC teacher in delivering a responsive curriculum that is grounded in sound practice in the field of special education. Classes are taught face-to-face at The Catamount School in Sylva, NC (inside Smoky Mountain High School).
Knowledge of federal state statutes and regulations for EC populations in the K-12 settings; knowledge of pedagogical and curriculum best practices in the field of special education; the ability to work collaboratively with general education teachers, special education teachers, school psychologists, parents, related services personnel, and other school staff; understand and implement middle grades curriculum; engage in individual, small group, and whole class instruction of students in grades six through eight.Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma; experience working with K-12 EC populations (e.g., as a TA, paraprofessional, tutor, intern, or other related experiences)Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s in Education; experience working with middle grades EC students; experience as a TA or paraprofessional in EC settings; special education licensure (or evidence of eligibility) in NC .Open Date:
08/25/2022Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online.Background/E-Verify:
PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.
Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Credential Verification:
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.University Safety:
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
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