Exceptional Children’s Program Teacher

The Exceptional Children’s Program teacher, under the direction of the administrator, will provide special education services to students identified as disabled in accordance with state and federal regulations. The EC teacher is responsible for developing lesson plans, adapting materials and designing activities to assist EC students in developing appropriate academic, behavioral, and social skills and to meet their IEP goals. This responsibility includes monitoring for student progress and maintaining EC records in compliance with state and federal guidelines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement an instructional plan which is compatible with the school-wide curricular goals and the students’ Individual Education Program.

  • Develop Individual Education Programs for students with disabilities; implement the IEP; and use diagnostic information obtained from tests and other assessment procedures to update the IEPs as needed.

  • Provide direct special education instruction to identified students.

  • Employ a variety of teaching methods. Adapt and develop materials as necessary.

  • Monitor student behavior; maintain discipline in the classroom; deescalate inappropriate behaviors; teach appropriate behavioral strategies.

  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers in an inclusion model to develop and implement instructional accommodations and modifications as needed.

  • Communicate with parents regarding their children’s education progress via regular written progress reports.

  • Maintain student records in accordance with North Carolina’s Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities; and comply with state and federal education statutes.

 Basic Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in special education, and certification in at least one area of disability as a teacher by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

  • Classroom teaching experience.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of grade level curriculum

  • Knowledge of diagnostic measures

  • Experience with administering individual achievement tests

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills


Magellan applications for employment are located on our website: www.magellancharter.org (Click on Contact Us, then Employment Opportunities) or click here
Applications and/or resumes must be emailed to mary.griffin@magellancharter.org and received no later than Monday, June 1, 2015.


The Magellan Charter School does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race , sex, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, or handicap in any of its educational or employment programs or activities.  We are an “equal opportunity employer.”