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Elementary SPED Teacher - Urban Academy, St. Paul

Posted on 2017-12-06 1:23:43 PM

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Urban Academy Charter School is now accepting applications for a SPED Teacher. This position requires Minnesota Education Specialist Credential. Located in the beautiful Highland Park Neighborhood of St. Paul, MN, we believe in providing a quality education for urban students in grades K-6. We believe that education plays a critical role in developing creative and responsible human beings. Children have an innate ability to learn. When nurtured and taught in an environment that respects their unique culture, abilities, resiliency, and effort, they awaken the desire to learn. Ready and willing to be taught, children grow and flourish as creative citizens, able to make their own distinctive contribution to society. Urban Academy believes in a strong partnership with the student&#8217;s home and community in which they reside. Every student is to be understood holistically, by understanding the student&#8217;s academic abilities, social and personal life, which impacts their academics and behavior. Our Family Specialist is a resource to the parents by providing them resources that they need so that they can support their children at home. Position Summary: Purpose: The purpose of this position is to provide a clear, consistent structure for the classroom that ensures that the academic, social, and emotional needs of each student are met within the guidelines of the Individual Educational Program (IEP) course work and the Treatment Plan. Responsibility: * Provide an individualized academic program to each student in classroom * Perform all duties related to the development of the IEP, i.e. assessment, goal setting, and implementation * Evaluate student progress as required by program * Work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team * Work with and supervise the classroom Mental Health * Assistant in maintaining a structured therapeutic learning environment * Communicate effectively with parents/guardians and support staff Job Requirements: * Current Minnesota Education Specialist Credential * Three or more years experience in teaching Special Education * Ability to facilitate the group process, supervise people and work effectively with a team * A positive, adaptable, flexible, and high-energy person that can guide our students&#8217; transition to a less restrict environment * Ability to physically respond to physically active and aggressive children, adolescents, and young adults * Effective organizational skills * Effective oral and written communication skills * Valid Minnesota Drivers License * Clearance of TB test and any other state or federal requirements For more information about our school, please visit our website: www.urbanacademymn.org<http://www.urbanacademymn.org> To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter explaining why you applying for this position, resume, copy of your MN Teachers License with proper credentials, 3 professional references with contact information to hlang@urbanacademymn.org<mailto:lsommerville@urbanacademymn.org> Urban Academy Charter School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Urban Academy Charter School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Urban Academy Charter School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Urban Academy Charter School&#8217;s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Urban Academy Charter School is now accepting applications for a SPED Teacher.  This position requires Minnesota Education Specialist Credential.

 

Located in the beautiful Highland Park Neighborhood of St. Paul, MN, we believe in providing a quality education for urban students in grades K-6. We believe that education plays a critical role in developing creative and responsible human beings. Children have an innate ability to learn. When nurtured and taught in an environment that respects their unique culture, abilities, resiliency, and effort, they awaken the desire to learn. Ready and willing to be taught, children grow and flourish as creative citizens, able to make their own distinctive contribution to society.

 

Urban Academy believes in a strong partnership with the student’s home and community in which they reside. Every student is to be understood holistically, by understanding the student’s academic abilities, social and personal life, which impacts their academics and behavior. Our Family Specialist is a resource to the parents by providing them resources that they need so that they can support their children at home.

 

Position Summary:

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to provide a clear, consistent structure for the classroom that ensures that the academic, social, and emotional needs of each student are met within the guidelines of the Individual Educational Program (IEP) course work and the Treatment Plan. 

 

Responsibility:

  • Provide an individualized academic program to each student in classroom
  • Perform all duties related to the development of the IEP, i.e. assessment, goal setting, and implementation
  • Evaluate student progress as required by program
  • Work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Work with and supervise the classroom Mental Health
  • Assistant in maintaining a structured therapeutic learning environment
  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians and support staff

 

 

Job Requirements:

  • Current Minnesota Education Specialist Credential
  • Three or more years experience in teaching Special Education
  • Ability to facilitate the group process, supervise people and work effectively with a team
  • A positive, adaptable, flexible, and high-energy person that can guide our students’ transition to a less restrict environment
  • Ability to physically respond to physically active and aggressive children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Valid Minnesota Drivers License
  • Clearance of TB test and any other state or federal requirements

 

For more information about our school, please visit our website: www.urbanacademymn.org

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter explaining why you applying for this position, resume, copy of your MN Teachers License with proper credentials, 3 professional references with contact information to hlang@urbanacademymn.org

 

Urban Academy Charter School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Urban Academy Charter School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Urban Academy Charter School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Urban Academy Charter School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.