4160SFUSD Seeks Mild/Moderate Special Education Emotionally Disturbed Special Day Class Teacher!
- Dec 11, 2013
San Francisco Unified School District
Mild/Moderate- Special Education Teacher
Resource Specialist Programs (RSP) & Special Day Classes (SDC)
SFUSD has an immediate need for a Mild/Moderate Special Education Emotionally Disturbed Special
Day Class Teacher!
Tenderloin Community School- Mild/Moderate Emotional Disturbance 1st-3rd Grade Special Day Class-
We are seeking an experienced ED Teacher with knowledge of 1st-3rd grade curricula/standards
who is able to work independently and is passionate about working with this population.
As a San Francisco public school educator you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse
group of students alongside supportive and talented colleagues. You will be an integral part of
the district’s effort to close the achievement gap and achieve social justice for all of San
San Francisco Unified School District’s strategic plan, Beyond the Talk: Taking Action to Educate
Every Child Now, emphasizes making social justice a reality by diminishing the predictive power
of demographics. SFUSD hires teachers and other credentialed professionals who are
committed to closing the existing achievement gap and promoting the success of all students
through focused attention on three core areas: Access and Equity, Achievement, and
Accountability. We look for teachers committed to delivering rigorous instruction to all
students, creating a culturally responsive classroom environment, and building connections
with families and the community.
SFUSD MISSION AND GOALS
The mission of the San Francisco Unified School District is to provide each student with an equal
opportunity to succeed by promoting intellectual growth, creativity, self-discipline, cultural and linguistic
sensitivity, democratic responsibility, economic competence, and physical and mental health so that
each student can achieve his or her maximum potential.
Our three primary goals focus on closing the achievement gap and diminishing the predictive power of
• Access and Equity: We will make social justice a reality by ensuring every student has access to
quality teaching and learning.
• Achievement: We will ensure that every student graduates from high school ready for college
and career success in the 21st century.
• Accountability: We will keep our promises to students and families and enlist everyone in the
community to join us.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prevention and Consultation
Consult with Student Success Teams concerning appropriate learning strategies and possible
modifications and interventions to accommodate differences in learning styles as follows:
Observe and informally interact with students in the classroom as needed.
Informally assess learning environment and develop optimal instructional environments with
the classroom teacher as defined by the District.
Provide professional development at assigned schools based on data analysis in the areas of
interventions, strategies, modifications, available District and community resources, and
adaptations of the core curriculum.
Consult with parents/caregivers regarding developmental aspects of learning and recommended
follow up strategies for use at home.
Attend SST meetings at the request of the SST team.
Conduct formal and informal educational assessments in accordance with District, state, and federal
requirements as follows:
Utilize assessment tools with a variety of techniques that are functional and curriculum based.
Complete all assessments in mandated timelines at assigned schools.
Follow the SFUSD report format guidelines and timelines.
Make specific recommendations to the IEP team based on the findings of each assessment tool,
the core curriculum, and the Districts' Content and Performance Standards.
Attend IEP meetings for all RSP and/or SDC students as appropriate (initials, annuals, changes of
program, and demission).
Deliver instruction according to the core curriculum and the District Content and Performance Standards
Provide direct instruction to RSP and/or SDC and at-risk students in a one-to-one or small group
setting in the general education classroom.
Provide Collaborative instruction (team teaching) with the general education teacher in the
general education classroom.
Provide consultation to the general education teacher on identified students' IEP goals and
objectives and on adaptations/modifications of the core curriculum for all students.
Provide supervision and lesson planning for instructional aides working with RSP and/or SDC and
Pull out services to reinforce the core curriculum will occur after the above instructional
supports have been unsuccessful.
Follow District guidelines, procedures, and job description as follows:
Develop IEP goals and objectives in accordance with the core curriculum and the District
Content and Performance Standards.
Attend all IEP meetings, SST meetings, faculty meetings, and professional development activities
as requested by the site administrator.
Maintain and distribute a weekly schedule and notify sites when absent.
Valid Special Education Mild/Moderate Credential with English Learner and Autism
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. (SFUSD does not sponsor H1B Visas)
- Go to: www.sfusd.edu/jobs
- Create an account and complete an application. Applications generally take 1-2 hours to
complete. SFUSD looks very carefully at the entire application, including the 3 short answer
- Go to the “Jobs” tab to view and apply for specific openings.
- Please check back often to connect your application to specific openings as they are posted.
- Applicants will be contacted based on the needs of the district and current selection criteria.
For more information about SFUSD’s mission and Strategic Plan please visit
For other questions, visit www.sfusd.edu or contact us at teach@...
Human Capital Specialist
SFUSD Human Resources
555 Franklin Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
T: (415)-241-6101 x3282, F: (415) 241-6147