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23 Aug 2017

Teacher SPED Teacher

Memphis Academy of Health Sciences

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the SPED teacher is to provide instruction and other related services to Special Education students. The SPED Teacher will also facilitate diagnostic assessment including administration, scoring and interpretation. SPED teachers will review and revise IEP’s as needed. The Special Education teacher will support instruction in reading, math, and written language for students, tutor individual and small groups of students, administer and score academic testing, write individualized education plans and support other academic programs as needed. The Special Education teacher will work under the leadership of the Principal and the Director of Instruction.


  • Conduct IEP meetings.
  • Communicate and coordinate special needs evaluation and testing with speech teacher, counselor, and other service providers.
  • Provide instruction to students with special needs and identified learning disabilities in a Special Education teacher program.
  • Tutor individual and small groups of students, reinforcing language and reading concepts
  • Administer and score individual and group tests.
  • Schedule IEP meetings, coordinating schedules with parents, general education teacher(s), administrator, and all appropriate special education staff.
  • Communicate with parents regarding individual student progress and conduct.

  •  Active Licensure in TN with an endorsement in Special Education is required
  • Ability to teach students of grades 6-12
  • Ability to work with students of all ages
  • Ability to understand, adopt, and support the independent study program, concepts and their philosophies
  • Ability to organize and present ideas effectively in oral and written form.
  •  Ability to make skillful decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  •  Ability to operate a PC computer, word processor, copier, FAX, and other office machines.
  • Minimum BA degree or equivalent.
  • Must be highly qualified. Governed by the Rules and Regulations of the Tennessee Code Annotated and the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform the responsibilities and duties of the position.





How to Apply

Please submit all inquiries/resumes to Human Resources:

Andrea Bailey

Phone:  (O) 901 213-4123


Bureaus: Tennessee. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.