Job Title:         Teacher, Special Education-Life Skills (RISE)     Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Reports to:      Principal                                                        Pay Grade:  Teacher Payscale

Dept./School:  Glenhope Elementary School                           Date Revised: 

Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.




Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills



At least one-year student teaching or approved internship


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

Student Growth and Development

Classroom Management and Organization

Professional Growth and Development

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.