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Special Education Instructor

Posted on April 23, 2020

School: Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School

Type: Full-Time

Start Date: 2020-2021 school year

Special Education InstructorSpecial Education Instructor position available 2020 – 2021 School Year.  


Qualifications Required:

  • Valid Pennsylvania Special Education Certificate, Grades 7-12
  • Specialized Training: Experience supporting students with special needs including but not limited to: Identifying needs, strengths, and interests; connecting to community-based organizations and transitioning to post-secondary opportunities such as further education, training, and/or employment
  • Successful implementation of Individual Educational Plans as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Experience working in a career and technical education setting and/or certified industry experience related to BCAVTS program offerings



A selection of responsibilities includes the following:

  • Advocate for a student-centered experience through encouragement and motivation, while promoting a welcoming, safe environment where students are held accountable.
  • Identify appropriate supports, learning aids and accommodations to be provided through the student IEP that allow the student to participate in the CTE program, as well as transitioning into post-secondary opportunities, to his/her fullest extent.
  • Assist instructors with interpreting and implementing IEP accommodations in a manner that is least restrictive to the student successfully completing the program task list, by increasing the instructors’ knowledge of the characteristics and learning challenges of students with IEPs.
  • Communicate necessary and appropriate information to sending school district personnel in order to ensure appropriate placement and to best create positive outcomes for students. 
  • Correspond and collaborate with parents for the purpose of fostering individual student success and growth while engaging the families in the instructional program.


Application Requirements:

  • Complete PA Standard Application at and submit with signed letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference, copy of certification(s), and sealed university transcripts by May 8, 2020.
  • Acts 24 (PDE Form 6004) 34, 114, 151 clearances and physical exam required of successful candidate. EOE.


Dr. Regina Hiler, Executive Director

Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School

210 Campus Lane

Butler, PA 16001

724-282-0735, ext. 202

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