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Des Moines Independent Community School District Special Education Teacher: Intellectual Disorders in Des Moines, Iowa

Special Education Teacher: Intellectual Disorders JobID: 8746

  • Position Type:

    Teaching - Special Education

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:


  • Date Available:

    Fall 2024

  • Closing Date:


       Des Moines Public Schools is seeking a Special EducationTeacher.Special Education Teachers receive a $5,000 hiring bonuspaid over the first year of employment.Job Summary:Responsible for planning and delivering a high-quality educational program to meet children’s academic, social-emotional, and behavioral needs. The special education teacher is a partner with the guardian and support team in developing, implementing, and monitoring the student Individual Education Plan (IEP).Successful candidates for this position will possess:Valid Iowa teaching license: Instructional Strategist II:IDHighly Qualified candidates for this position will possess:Previous classroom teaching experience.Experience in an urban school district.CPR CertificationPlease see attached job descripton for further information on functions of the position along with educational and experience requirements.Position Details:Contract days vary by assignment7.75 hoursSalary schedule attachedCandidates offered employment will be compensated based on skills, work experience and education.Des Moines Public Schools offers agenerous benefits packageincluding:IPERS

  • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan

Insurance Benefits

  • Single and Family Health Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first plan year of employment (July 1 - June 30). Premium cost is $600/year after that.

  • Employees can earn up to $600/year via participation in the Healthy U program.

  • Des Moines Public Schools Benefit Information:

  • Des Moines Insurance plan information :Employee Benefits - Des Moines Public Schools (

  • Current Monthly premiums paid by the district for eligible employees (subject to change effective July 1):


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  1. Single Dentalinsurance at no cost to the employee. Family DentalInsurance with a minimal monthly cost ($50 per month for most employees).4. Family VisionInsurance atnocost to the employee for eligible employees. Not all employee groups are eligible.To prospective employees, we invite you to come here. You will form bonds here, grow here, learn new skills here, and achieve here. But most of all, you will become here.Find out more about Becoming "The Best You" Here at Des Moines Public Schools.