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Robinson ISD

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4139656
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: February 2, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Job Title:        Intermediate Special Education Teacher- Functional Academics   (2023-2024)   

Exemption Status/Test:   Exempt/Professional         

Date Revised:                   Feb -2023

Reports to:                        Principal                                            

Dept./School:                   Intermediate Campus  (Grades 4-6)




Position Will Begin in August of 2023


Primary Purpose:


Provide IEP-based learning activities and experiences designed to help students with special needs fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Develop and/or modify curricula in order to prepare lessons and other instructional materials to match students’ ability levels. Work in a self-contained, team, departmental, and/or itinerant capacity as assigned.






Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignments


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to understand and address individualized needs of students assigned

Knowledge of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal-setting and implementation

Knowledge of how to adapt curriculum and instruction to address special needs

Effective communication skills



2 years of teaching experience (preferred)

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

  1. Collaborate with students, parents, and staff to develop IEPs through the ARD Committee process for each student assigned.
  2. Conduct consistent processes of documentation of student progress. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that effectively support student learning and progress.
  3. Present subject matter effectively and according to guidelines established by IEP. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media including technology to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned.
  4. Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to modify curricula as needed and support the learning of students with special needs in general education classes.
  5. Create and report progress on individualized, standard-based goals/objectives.
  6. Participate in ARD Committee meetings and serve as the Case Manager for students assigned.


Student Growth and Development

  1. Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal measures.
  2. Consult district and outside resources regarding the educational, social, medical, and personal needs of students.


Classroom Management and Organization

  1. Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, medical, and emotional development of students.
  2. Manage student behavior and administer discipline including intervening in crisis situations and potentially physically restraining students as a last resort in order to maintain safety and well-being. Consult with classroom teachers regarding the management of student behavior according to IEP.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities at all times.
  4. Plan and assign the work for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.



  1. Maintain professional relationships with parents, students, and colleagues.
  2. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  3. Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education teachers.
  4. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
  5. Utilize equipment and strategies that support student progress, including physical supports, visual schedules, and communication boards.
  6. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


Direct the work of instructional aide(s).


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:


Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals, positioning devices, assistive technology devices, and other instructional equipment

Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking and bending

Lifting: May require regular heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities, control behavior through physical restraint, assist non-ambulatory students, and lift and move adaptive and other classroom equipment; may work prolonged or irregular hours

Environment: Exposure to biological hazards

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress and a willingness to be collaborative



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Special Education > General Special Education
  • Employer Description

    Robinson ISD is a 4A district made up of five campuses: Robinson Primary (PK-1st grades); Robinson Elementary (2nd & 3rd grades); Robinson Intermediate (4th & 5th grades); Robinson Junior High School (6th-8th grades) and Robinson High School (9th-12 grades).

    We are located about ten miles south of Waco, Texas. Some of the local attractions include the largest municipal park in the state of Texas at the Cameron Park Zoo, three colleges campuses in Baylor University. McLennan Community College (MCC) and Texas State Technical College (TSTC) as well as the home of Dr. Pepper and Big Red. The area has many sporting events to attend including Big XII sporting events at Baylor.

    Depending on where you live in the area, the local commute should be no more than 20 minutes as traffic is very minimal.

    Major employers in the area include: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Providence Health Center, Baylor University, the City of Waco, L-3 Integrated Systems, Mars/M&M, and H.E.B. Food Stores.

    If you would like to know more information about our district, please visit us at You can also discover more about the local area by visiting the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce at

    Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Motto, and Expectations:
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    In partnership with parents and the community, Robinson ISD will prepare students for a
    fulfilling and productive life by empowering them to perform with academic excellence and
    personal responsibility and to exhibit characteristics of compassion and integrity needed to
    contribute to society and succeed in all endeavors.

    Robinson ISD will develop leaders and productive citizens by cultivating a passion for learning
    and a desire for excellence.

    Every Student Every Day:

    • Put students first – what is best for us is not always best for students
    • Respect is earned and not demanded
    • Working hard is our minimum standard
    • Communicate often with students, parents, and other staff
    • Support every one and every program to meet our students needs
    • Practice patience and compassion
    • Live and work every day with passion and integrity
    • Find joy in your work and students
    • Eliminate behaviors that bring down and emphasize behaviors that build up Learn more about us...

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Robinson ISD is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Tim VanCleave
    • 500 West Lyndale
    • Robinson, Texas 76706

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