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Exceptional children teachers at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy(DCVPA) will plan and deliver instruction designed to meet the individualized educational needs of students based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Instruction will enable students to learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development. Teachers will utilize a personalized student data management system to individualize learning experiences for students designed to help them reach their fullest potential. Ongoing formative assessment will provide necessary data to inform instructional decisions and design appropriate interventions. Exceptional children teachers at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy will operate as members of the school's kinship network, extended family unit. The kinship network will support the growth and development of all students. Staff will actively participate as members of professional learning communities with colleagues and faculty from the Watson College of Education.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Demonstrated success working with diverse populations and students who have historically struggled academically and socially
Demonstrated evidence of professional development
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Ability to communicate well with school personnel, students, and parents
Demonstrated functional knowledge of computers and all aspects of related software and collaborative environments (ex. Microsoft Office Professional software programs and Google Classroom)
Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and accomplish specific tasks as requested
Demonstrated knowledge of content
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignment
Ability to maintain a structured classroom environment that promotes and enhances inquiry-based learning
Ability to constantly monitor the safety and wellbeing of students
Comply with confidentiality requirements in local, state and federal policies and statutes
Ability to co-teach, plan, support, and work collaboratively with candidate/ student teachers
Master's degree in special education or related field
Valid North Carolina teaching license or eligible to hold such license
EC Certified with certification in at least one area of disability
Five years of teaching and/or supervision in the field of special education
Working knowledge of NC DPI Exceptional Children regulations, including an understanding of the federal, state, and local mandates governing the determination and delivery of special education services
Demonstrated literacy skills, including written and oral communication and reading
Demonstrated interest in and ability to work with diverse children with special needs
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member
Demonstrated ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement
Demonstrated ability to use data to measure and direct planning
Must be able to use an assortment of equipment and classroom tools, such as ECATS program, Powerschool, Canvas, Google, and assistive technology
Commitment to pursuing professional development workshops, trainings, and seminars to increase knowledge of subject and training of other staff on new research, techniques, and methodologies
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Certification in CPI or willingness to become CPI-certified is required.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy supports the academic, social, and emotional growth of students in kindergarten through eighth grades. Our model creates kinship networks, extended family units that support student growth and development. Our learning community is personalized, inquiry-based, experiential, and reflective.
The Watson College of Education (WCE) (www.uncw.edu/ed) is a growing college with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master's programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master's and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region. The Watson College of Education is committed to inclusiveness and to embracing unique contributions. This commitment to diversity is embedded in our mission and value statements.
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About University of North Carolina Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.