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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER III - OAHU

at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 2308212
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219021

Immediate vacancies are located in Waipahu to 'Aiea and Halawa to Kalihi.

Salary: $4,079 to $4,968 per month (SR-20, Step C to H).

Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.

A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.

Duties Summary

To provide culturally competent and family-centered educational services for infants and toddlers with special needs and their families. A member of a transdisciplinary team and performs work in the child's natural environments. Responsible for providing evaluation, consultation and treatment services. Collaborates with a variety of multidisciplinary teams and community groups and assists to ensure a smooth transition for infants and toddlers and their families.

Provides expertise in special education to enhance a child's overall development, focusing on the areas of personal-social skills, cognitive development, learning styles and behavior.  Also, provides culturally sensitive family-centered care coordination. Requires independent judgment to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities for a full range of cases.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in human behavior or in a social science. Education MUST HAVE included a minimum of twelve (12) semester credit hours in psychology and/or education, which included coursework in the learning process and child growth and development.

Specialized Experience: Six (6) months of professional teaching experience assisting in and teaching a class for students with developmental disabilities which included managing small groups of students, assisting in and having some responsibility for planning and preparation of instructional materials and providing individual instruction to students;

OR

Satisfactory completion of practice teaching at an accredited college or university and satisfactory completion of twelve (12) additional semester credit-hours in Special Education with specialization in students with developmental disabilities.

AND

Possess one (1) additional year of experience teaching students with developmental disabilities. This experience must have been comparable in scope and complexity to work at the II level in the State service. Such experience must have involved the development and preparation of lesson plans and teaching units and experience in the overall management of a classroom.

OR

Satisfactory completion of twelve (12) semester credit-hours in Special Education with specialization in students with developmental disabilities from an accredited college or university, and one (1) year of experience as a professional teacher, not necessarily in teaching students with developmental disabilities. However, this teaching experience must have demonstrated conclusively that the applicant had experience and responsibility for planning and preparing for the independent operation of a classroom, which involved independently developing and preparing lesson and unit plans and carrying on overall classroom management.

Driver's License: Applicants must possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions for the Specialized Experience Requirement as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
 

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Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.

PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.  To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.  For more information, please click:  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS
The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner.  In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

TESTING INFORMATION
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.

CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.