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Instructor of Special Education (K-12)

Ball State University

Last Updated: 4/05/21

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Burris Laboratory School

Instructor of Special Education (K-12)

Ball State University

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.

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.


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 and K-12 Mild Interventions Licensure

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24206. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter. 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 20, 2021.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

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.



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Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana, United States

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 190 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. Ba...