Skip to main content
US Flag An official website of the United States government

Connect with the Peace Corps

If you're ready for something bigger, we have a place where you belong.

Follow us

Apply to the Peace Corps

The application process begins by selecting a service model and finding an open position.

Peace Corps Volunteer
2 years, 3 months
Log in/check status
Peace Corps Response
Up to 12 months
Log in/check status
Virtual Service Pilot
3-6 months
Log in/check status

Let us help you find the right position.

If you are flexible in where you serve for the two-year Peace Corps Volunteer program, our experts can match you with a position and country based on your experience and preferences.

Serve where you’re needed most

Special Education Resource Room Teacher

About SER Metro-Detroit

Since 1971, SER Metro-Detroit has consistently maintained a high-performance record in the skills training and placement of consumers into unsubsidized employment in the private sector and in providing employers with a diverse, qualified workforce. The means by which our mission of cultivating a qualified, skilled and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy is reflected in our name: Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER program mix includes: literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.

Duties

1. Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and academic achievement. 2. Keeps abreast of developments in Special Education curriculum, instruction, law, and regulations and disseminates information to Principals and student services staff. 3. Prepares and attends Individual Education Plan meetings 4. Monitors and assures special education regulation compliance in all special education files. 5. Ensures implementation of a working Child Study process in client school(s). 6. Works with Title I Coordinators to review and create action plans regarding the intervention programs at school. 7. Applies positive customer service to the role and is perceived as a team member by staff and school employees. 8. Maintains a high level of confidentiality concerning sensitive information. 9. Follows procedures for safe storing and integrity of all public and confidential school records. 10. Displays the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel. 11. Report incidents regarding violence, vandalism, attendance and discipline matters to the Assistant Principal or Principal. 12. Notifies immediately appropriate personnel and agencies when there is evidence of substance abuse, child abuse, child neglect, severe medical or social conditions, potential suicide or students appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.

Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in education, concentration in special education or field of study related to special education. 2. Special Education Certification (Required) 3. Must hold a valid MI teaching certificate with a K-12 endorsement in an area of special education. 4. Be able to manage and consult as lead in special education department. 5. Experience conducting IEPs, state reporting, and documentation 6. Three or more years work experience with special education students. 7. Strong interpersonal skills. 8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 9. Experience with Special Education compliance with MDE and Federal regulations. 10. Experience with technology and Microsoft Office software. 11. Ability to interact with students, parents and staff in a positive and productive manner. 12. Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines. 13. Ability to work a flexible schedule as required. 14. Valid Michigan Driver’s License. Incumbent must also have reliable means of transportation to travel to various locations outside of the office. 15. Must complete FBI fingerprinting and a satisfactory criminal background check must be received, as well as successful unprofessional conduct check.

Application instructions

Before responding to this announcement, please review the RPCV Career Link Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of every position posted to the jobs board and we ask everyone to use caution when contacting and/or sharing information with any organization while seeking employment. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

Does this sound like the position for you?