Kansas City, MO School District

Secondary Exceptional Education Teacher 838 (2021-2022) (Secondary Exceptional Education Teacher 838 (2021-2022))

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TitleSecondary Exceptional Education Teacher 838 (2021-2022)
Posting IDSecondary Exceptional Education Teacher 838 (2021-2022)


Job Description 


Job Title:            Secondary Exceptional Education Teacher  

Job Title Code:    838

Salary Grade:      T01 –T06

Department:        Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development

Reports To:          Building Principal

FLSA Status:        Exempt

Date Prepared:    November 2017 - Reviewed 2019


PURPOSE OF JOB:  To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women.



  • Receives and processes referrals from appropriate sources
  • Completes individual pupil evaluations in a timely manner
  • Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of the state and school
  • Prepares and schedules individual pupil staffing conferences according to timelines
  • Utilizes differentiated instruction and the IEP guiding document for all instructions; initiates IEP conferences as appropriate
  • Interprets pupils’ educational needs and progress to parents; maintains a log of parent contacts
  • Identifies the specific learning needs of each pupil properly identified as disabled and maintains a clear record of the pupil’s instructional experience and progress in the permanent Special Education file
  • Schedules pupils for instruction in cooperation with the principal and other members of the building staff, if itinerant
  • Demonstrates skill in pupil assessment as basis for instructional programming
  • Evaluates pupil progress and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Acts as resource to building staff regarding disabilities methods and materials
  • Keeps abreast of and complies with applicable statutes and regulations, including due process safeguards and the Missouri State plan
  • Prepares and submits reports according to timelines outlined in the Missouri State plan; responds to requests for information as required.
  • Plans and utilizes instructional materials, procedures and equipment according to each pupil’s specific disability.
  • Coordinates all activities and procedures with the building principal and the regional Exceptional Education Coordinator
  • Keeps accurate attendance records; maintains discipline in the classroom
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Other duties as assigned.





  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Missouri State Teacher Certification in Special Education (K-12)




  • Certification in elementary education (for elementary level teaching) and in at least one subject area (for secondary level)
  • Teaching experience in regular education


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds.  Job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 




Length of work year:  8 hours per day; 5 days/week; 185 work days



Benefits:           Health and Dental Insurance are provided.


KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Rangesee teachers salary schedule / Per Year
LocationVarious Locations- Exceptional Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/28/2021
End Date12/31/2021

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