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Richard Milburn Academy

Amarillo, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4153433
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: March 10, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
  • Maintains a valid teacher certification which is grade level and subject area appropriate
  • for the particular assignment as required by federal, state or local regulations, laws or
  • regulatory bodies including the No Child Left Behind Act; which includes current state
  • certification, acceptable scores on mandatory tests or other documentation meeting the
  • requirements set forth by our organization and /or regulatory bodies for this position.
  • Prior experience or formal training in working with “at-risk” students preferred.
  • A proven ability to work in a polite and friendly manner with a variety of constituencies including parents, students, and staff.
  • Ability to effectively educate and manage students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
  • Experience in effectively handling conflict.
  • Must possess a sense of humor.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the district may find appropriate and acceptable.



  • Meets and instructs assigned students in the locations and at the times designated.
  • Provides students with accommodations and modifications outlined in student IEP’s
  • Provides required IEP input and completes required special education documentation.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  • Assists with state testing.
  • Ensures weekly special education reports on itinerant service and classroom sign in sheets are provided to the Director of Special Populations each Friday.
  • Meets regularly with the Director of Special Populations to report on challenges faced at the campus.
  • Assists with the training of classroom teachers in regards to IEP submissions and goal development.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and achievement.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum standards and establishes clear objectives which reflect these standards for all lessons, units, and projects.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
  • Implements the school’s mission, philosophy of education and instructional standards and objectives.
  • Assesses and documents the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Documents the learning problems of students and seeks the assistance of specialists as required.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct and, for the classroom behavior and procedure, maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Plans and coordinates purposeful assignments for educational assistant(s) and volunteer(s).
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence especially as relates to the specific assignment and student grade and subject area appropriateness.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others.
  • Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of assigned students.
  • Performs such other related tasks and assumes such other related responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the Director of Special Populations as appropriate.




  • Monday through Friday, during normal business hours.


GENERAL INFORMATION: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee incumbent in this position.  Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incident to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimal levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.




Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.




Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with procedures established by the

district on the evaluation of support personnel

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

    Richard Milburn Academy 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

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