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High School Special Education Teacher

Position Category Teaching - High School
Position Type Secondary Special Education Teacher
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School District Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District
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Dodge City, KS
United States


The will be appropriately licensed as a special education teacher, or be eligible and willing to obtain the appropriate license. Information on Kansas teaching licensure can be found here:…

The special education teacher will be responsible to work with students with disabilities, their families, and their teachers, in an collaborative effort to allow them to access the general curriculum in the least restrictive environment. They will also develop Individualized Education Programs, attend and/or run IEP meetings, and complete other duties that will benefit their students.

This teaching position is located in the 5th largest high school in the state of Kansas (by 2019-2020 enrollment count). Our agency also serves school districts with total district enrollment of less than 200. Large or small, we serve them all!

This position will start January 2021.

Why work in Kansas? Why Dodge City? Why work for us?

$41,200 base starting salary (about $5,000 more than the average starting salary in Oklahoma)
100% tuition reimbursement to obtain a master’s degree in special education (free master's degree!)
$3,000 hiring/moving stipend (that will pay for a moving truck!)
$10,000 towards student loan repayment (up to $1,000 per working semester)
$4,000 additional stipend for special education endorsement (paid annually!)
Special education new teacher mentors and curriculum instructional coaches
We provide a 403b matching contribution plan, health insurance (fully paid)
Work in a culturally diverse community (lots of Western history)
Our agency is 100% special education focused; we know the laws, the best practices, and we support you

Our agency is a special education interlocal. We provide special education services to 14 school districts across Southwestern Kansas; this is more than 10,000 square miles. We employ more than 500 people and our central office is located in Dodge City, Kansas.

For additional information about our agency, please see our website at

Required Qualifications Kansas Teaching License
Preferred Qualifications Kansas Special Education Endorsement
Kansas Secondary Content Specialization
Include the following materials with your application: Cover Letter
Include the following materials with your application: Resume
Include the following materials with your application: Letter(s) of Reference
Application Instructions Submit your application by clicking the link below.

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Contact Name Jason Wright, Ed.S.
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