Elementary School Exceptional Children's Teacher - Aggie Academy
North Carolina A&T State University
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Internal Number: 25674
The Aggie Academy Elementary Exceptional Children's Teacher plans and delivers instruction designed to meet the individualized educational needs of students based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Under general supervision, the Exceptional Children's (EC) Teacher provides special education services to students identified as disabled in accordance with state and federal regulations. Work involves developing and implementing the Individual Education Program in classroom settings that are compatible with the student's age and developmental level. The EC teacher is responsible for developing lesson plans, adapting materials and designing activities to assist EC students develop appropriate academic, behavioral, and social skills and to meet their IEP goals. The teacher is responsible for monitoring student's progress and for maintaining EC records in compliance with state and federal guidelines.Reports to principal. Teachers operate as members of the school's kinship network, extended family unit. The kinship network supports the growth and development of all students. Staff actively participate as members of professional learning communities with colleagues and faculty from the College of Education.
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Aggie Academy is a NC A&T Laboratory School established under the North Carolina General Statute Chapter 116, Article 29A (116-239.5), to improve student performance by providing an enhanced education program for students residing in low performing schools. The mission of Aggie Academy is to provide students a culturally responsive and sustaining integrated STEAM Education experience to improve student achievement and develop critical and creative thinking skills. Aggie Academy will serve up to 100 students, with a teacher-student ratio of 1:15 for grade 3 or 1:20 for grades 4-5, and provide students and families a spectrum of support services to comprehensively address academic, social-emotional, physical needs. Aggie Academy is committed to:
Culturally Responsive and Sustainable Teaching and Learning Practices
Holistic child development through building Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) skills andRestorative Practices (RP)
Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills through integrated STEAM curriculum andInquiry-Based and Experiential Learning Opportunities
Intentional and Purposeful Family and Community Engagement
Aggie Academy involves an integrated partnership with Guilford County Schools and NC A&T and will be housed off campus in a facility within the district boundaries. Cross campus collaborations and the integration of educator and leader preparation, through a practice-based teacher education model (PBTE) provide opportunities for strengthening 3rd -5th grade students' success and educator and leader preparation.
The College of Education is committed to culturally responsive and sustaining practices and is unapologetically focused on advancing equity for greater justice. Building on the NC A&T historically Black university (HBCU) legacy of exemplary teaching, scholarship and effective public service, the College of Education offers degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. The mission is to prepare highly skilled, culturally responsive and sustainable educators, leaders, and counselors who create, use, and share knowledge on equity, access, and advocacy in local, state, national, and global communities. Graduates are catalysts for transformative action to improve education and counseling in diverse contexts and communities.
Internal job number: 009913
Bachelor's degree in special education and certification in at least one area of disability as a teacher by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. 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 well-being 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/ studentteachers.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!