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Position Details Job #70788
Location Kansas City, KS
Employment Type Contract
Hours/Shift 7a-3p/Days
Assignment Length 3 Months
Pay Rate $42 Per Hour
Date Posted Jul 17, 2023

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 Medical Edge Recruitment has an immediate opening for a Special Education Teacher

Specialty: Special Education
Location: Kansas City, KS
Facility type: School
Pay rate: $42
Start Date: 2 weeks after hire
Assignment Type: Contract
Shift/Hours: 8 hour shifts

Duties Include:
  • To advocate for the rights of students with special needs.
  • To develop and maintain a positive professional working relationship with student, parents, teachers, administrators and other service providers.
  • To be responsible for planning instructional programs for the classroom. This includes, but is not limited to, individual plans as outlined on students’ Individual Education Programs.
  • To serve as a liaison between the school and the community.
  • Establish I.E.P./annual review meetings, affording parents’ and student’s right to input and notifying all service providers per local guidelines.
  • To serve as an active member on the I.E.P. team for students, served yet not on the caseload.
  • Develop and maintain all I.E.P.’s in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.
  • Maintain close communication with mainstream teachers and other service providers,
  • keeping them fully informed of student progress.
  • To carry out other responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or special    education administrator.
  • Perform additional duties which will provide a positive role model for the student to follow
  • both in the classroom and outside of the classroom setting.
  • Evaluate student performance by performing diagnostic testing necessary in preparing for annual reviews and eligibility staffings, as well as quarterly updates on the I.E.P.
  • Monitor student progress in mainstreamed classes.
  • Assist in establishing class schedules.
  • Supervise, evaluate and help train paraprofessionals as assigned.
  • Request equipment and supplies as necessary to meet objectives as outlined on individual student’s I.E.P.s
  • Demonstrate curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies.
  • Implement behavioral intervention plans, as necessary
  • To be responsible for other duties deemed necessary and appropriate as outlined in federal, state and local guidelines and students’ Individual Educational Program.
  • Ability to work a full duty day in the location or locations assigned by the supervisor.
  • Physical and emotional ability to perform required work and move about as needed in the fast-paced, highly intensive school environment.

  • Meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.
  • Hold or be eligible for Kansas certification appropriate for the position
  • Must be tolerant and understanding of students with special needs.
  • Show initiative, creativity, self-motivation and good judgment.
  • Demonstrate good judgment, adaptability and flexibility.
  • Respect confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional judgment, oral and written communication
  • Be efficient and organized in “paper management”


Our providers are the heart and soul of Medical Edge Recruitment, and we are pleased to offer the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive health plan inclusive of medical, dental, vision and other ancillary benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Travel & Housing Stipends
  • Extensive Housing Network and Corporate discounts
  • Rewards & Recognition program
  • Dedicated Licensing & Compliance team
  • 24/7 Team Support

About Medical Edge Recruitment

Whether you’re a new Travel Nurse or a seasoned pro, Medical Edge is the best agency to partner with you on your next assignment. Our dedicated recruitment team will work with you to find the highest paying assignments in your desired location and help you with the journey along the way.

In travel nursing, bigger does not always mean better. While we have an extensive network of job opportunities, our experienced team dedicated to making a personalized provider experience is our priority. There are a lot of moving parts in getting set up for a new assignment, but we take care of all the details along the way. We make the process as simple as possible so you can say yes to your next travel nurse adventure. Adventure awaits, let Medical Edge Recruitment show you where to go next!

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