Instructor of Special Education (K-12)

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title

Instructor of Special Education (K-12)

Additional Information

Burris Laboratory School welcomes applications for an Instructor of Special Education (K-12).

Burris Laboratory School was established to provide a stellar K-12 educational environment in which pre-service teachers from Ball State University observe and provide learning opportunities for students with highly effective teachers using innovative instructional strategies aligned with Indiana standards.

Benefits and Community


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Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


The special education teacher will develop lesson plans and deliver whole group, individual and small group instruction within established curriculum guidelines to assist students with disabilities to succeed in the general classroom environment. Collaboration with university faculty, Burris educators, pre-service teachers, other professional staff and administrators to address instructional and/or classroom challenges, effective communication with parents and guardians, along with strong classroom management and supervision are needed to support the vision and mission of the school.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university by date of appointment; hold or demonstrate eligibility for Indiana certification in elementary, secondary or special education by date of employment.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in special education or related field of study from a regionally accredited university by date of appointment. At least three years experience teaching. Evidence of knowledge and skill in using educational technologies; Evidence of knowledge and skill in working effectively with children with exceptionalities; evidence of knowledge and skill in using educational technologies; evidence of knowledge and skill in working effectively with children with exceptionalities. Orton-Gillingham Certification and Life-Skills experience.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Valid Indiana Teaching License
K-12 Mild Interventions Licensure

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Burris Laboratory School:800020

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact Dawn Miller at 765.285.3524 or

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts
  3. Doctorate Transcripts
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3

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