Special Education Teacher - Multi-Level II (Moderate ID)

  • York School District One
  • Jefferson Elementary School, Chester Highway, York, SC 29745, USA
  • May 13, 2021
Elementary Special Education

Job Description


  • South Carolina certification or eligible for appropriate certification
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Strong background in technology skills and applications
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable


Job Description:

  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
  • Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct; and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms. 
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and evaluates their job performance.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Works proactively with team to develop an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each student.
  • Develops transition plan outlining specific steps to prepare students for middle school, high school, a job, or postsecondary study.
  • Reviews the IEP with the student's parents, school administrators, and the student's general education teachers.
  • Informs parents of child's progress.
  • Helps general educators differentiate instruction and adapt teaching techniques to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
  • Confers with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and other professionals to develop individualized education programs (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social/emotional development.
  • Maintains accurate and complete student records and prepares reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Develops plans for effective communication, monitoring, and follow-up of students in inclusive/co-teaching classroom settings.
  • Serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.

Terms of Employment:

190 days per school year; salary and work year to be established by the Board



Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on

Evaluation of Certified Personnel.


York School District One is an equal opportunity employer

York School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, handicap, sex, age, alienage or national origin as required by applicable state and federal laws.


York School District One


District Profile

  • District Map
  • 10 schools:
    • Elementary Schools (Grades 4K - 4th Grade):  Cotton Belt, Harold C. Johnson, Hickory Grove/Sharon (Grades 4K - 6th, Hunter Street, JeffersonYork Comprehensive High School
    • York Intermediate (Grades 5 & 6)
    • York Middle School (Grades 7 & 8)
    • York One Academy
    • York Comprehensive High School
    • Floyd D. Johnson Technology Center
  • 820 employees; 437 certified employees and 383 classified employees
  • District-wide AdvancED accreditation
  • 81.9% on-time graduation rate

Student Profile

  • 5249 students
  • Racial Composition: 65.6% white, 18.4% African American, 8% Hispanic, and 8% Other
  • 67% meet federal guidelines for free/reduced-price meals

District Programs and Services

  • Montessori (serving multi-aged pre-school students, Hunter Street Elementary)
  • Reading Recovery
  • Graduation Enhancement Program
  • York County Middle College Program Partnership
  • Gateway to Technology
  • Project Lead the Way
  • Culinary Arts
  • GreenSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • MERIT (Gifted/Talented Program, Grades 3-8)
  • Advanced Placement Course Offerings
  • Dual Credit Course Offerings
  • Making Middle Grades Work
  • Credit recovery for students in grades 9-12
  • Alternative school programs for students in grades 5-12
  • Manufacturing Operations Major

District/Community Collaboratives

  • Family Resource Centers
  • Work-Based Student Initiative
  • Community service clubs and organizations for students
  • Collaboration with Second Harvest of Metrolina

School and Staff Recognitions

  • 3 schools received Palmetto Silver Awards for 2017-18 (Cotton Belt, Jefferson, and York Intermediate), 2 schools received Palmetto Silver Awards for 2018-19 (Harold C Johnson and Jefferson) and 1 school received Palmetto Gold Award for 2018-19 (Cotton Belt)
  • 41 teachers currently hold National Board teacher certification
  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Student Recognitions

  • State representation in chorus, band, oratorical contests, FBLA, FFA, essay contest

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Additional Information

Thank you for considering employment in York School District 1! We serve students and families in the western portion of York County by providing quality education and striving to meet the needs of our community.

York School District 1 employs over 400 teachers and over 750 total employees. We always welcome innovative and energetic applicants to our open positions.

Work with Us

To streamline our recruitment processes, our District utilizes an online application system provided by TeacherMatch. To view our openings and apply, visit our postings page at TalentEd.

Benefits and Insurance

York School District 1 offers the insurance programs of the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA). Employees select the coverage that best meets the needs of themselves and their families.  We believe that employees are our greatest resource and take pride in being able to offer benefits to all eligible employees and their families. More information about employee benefits is on our Human Resources Benefits page.


Please contact our Human Resources staff with questions about your application process. Thank you for your interest in York School District 1!