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22 Apr 2024

Teacher Special Education Teacher

Moffat County School District
 Craig, Moffat County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Moffat County School District, headquartered in Craig, serves a county built on coal and sustained on culture. Four elementary schools—three of them in Craig—feed into one middle and one high school.

Moffat County School District (MCSD) serves about 2,000 students a year with roughly 500 of those students at the high school. We work hard to permeate our schools with a culture of growth and systems that strengthen and empower teachers to teach and learners to learn. At MCSD, we believe every student can learn, and we work to ensure their social-emotional and educational needs are met to give them the best opportunity to do so.

We’d love to have you join us in our unique corner of Colorado. An hour from world-class skiing, even closer to world-famous hunting, numerous rivers for fishing and rafting and surrounded by the best country you’ll find anywhere, it’s an outdoor lover’s dream.

Meet our people, learn why we love them, and consider what life might be like beside the steady, tranquil Yampa River. It’s kinder, it’s more peaceful, and it might be what you’ve been searching for all this time.

We are looking for motivated, caring, and enthusiastic teachers to fill Special Education Teacher positions at our schools.

*Salary:  Teacher salary is commensurate with education and teaching experience.  $42,600 – $65,113/year

Education and/or Experience:  Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year college or university.  Flexible, works well with a team, dependable, loves kids, good classroom management, good people skills and communication. Should be familiar with working with at risk populations and associated interventions.  Familiar with State and Federal IEP reporting requirements.  Good understanding of collaborative processes and data dialogues.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Teaching License/certificate endorsed in Special Education.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned

  1. Along with parents and classroom teachers the Special Education teacher will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop and implement Individualized Education Programs for each student based on their specific needs and abilities.  Monitor the progress of these programs and update them as needed.
  2. Teach and mentor students one on one, in small groups, or as a class.
  3. Organize and assign activities to students based on their individual needs and learning abilities.
  4. Supervise and mentor paraprofessionals and staff who work with individuals with disabilities.
  5. Develop clear success criteria that is used as an instructional tool for students.
  6. Communicate clearly with students, parents, administration, and colleagues.
  7. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  8. Attends staff meetings and in-service training programs and serves on staff committees as required.
  9. Maintains records and makes such reports as required and directed by the administration.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability and other optional benefit elections.

How to Apply

Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at or email your resume to

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.