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Helena School District Special Education Teacher in Helena, Montana

Special Education Teacher JobID: 2791

  • Position Type:

    Student Support Services/ Special Education Resource (K-12)

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    District Wide


    Special Education Teacher

Recruiting for Special Education Teachers for the 2024-2025 school year

At Helena Public schools, our vision is to foster dynamic educational experiences that prepare all students for life. You will work as part of a team that serves 8,000 students at 18 campuses across Helena. This position will work during the regulary school calendar days, 7 hours a day. Starting salary for a new educator is $41,615 a year in addition to a generous benefit package: Final salary is determined based on education level and applicable experience. Some of what you will do:

  • Apply knowledge of special education methodologies to oversee assigned special needs classroom and create individual and group programs for each student to enhance their developmental, intellectual and academic needs.

  • Teach students how to recognize and manage their emotions, access help when they need it, and learn problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.

  • Develop academic pathways for student programs.

  • Implement restorative practices when students act out.

  • Collaborate with specialists to create holistic intervention and individual education plans.

  • Keep individual student records up to date.

  • Complete academic assessments and reports findings.

    Who we are looking for: To become part of this dedicated team, you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education or related field, 3 years of experience working with students with developmental/behavioral needs; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by the District. A valid Montana Teaching Certificate with endorsement in Special Education is required. How to Apply Complete the online application to include a cover letter and three professional references. This position is ongoing and applications are accepted immediately. Question? Email ( . Important Notes

  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.

  • This position may require travel from site to site to perform the duties of the position.

  • This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Helena School District and Helena Education Association.

  • Prior to employment, you must successfully complete the appropriate background check required for employment.

    The Helena School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ancestry, marital status, military status, citizenship status, culture, social origin or condition, use of lawful products while not at work, political affiliation or a mental, physical or sensory disability, or by any other distinguishing characteristic if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of a job with reasonable accommodations. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or those needing this announcement in an alternate format may email or call (406) 324-2010. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Traditional Relay Service from Montana Relay. District online application is available at: Helena Public Schools Human Resource Office 1325 Poplar Street Helena, Montana 59601 Phone: (406) 324-2012