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Special Education Teacher, Summer - Academy of Whole Learning

Posted on 2018-01-11 12:06:46 PM

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Reports to Director of Exceptional Learning Supervises Teacher Associate and/or Student Teacher Employment Status Full time – 8 weeks Job Summary To provide instruction in the classroom for summer intervention. Summary of Essential Job Functions • Use best practice strategies for teaching and learning activities; teach language arts, math and social skills to a class of 4-9 students. • Know students’ strengths, areas of improvements, disability, interests, and emotional/behavioral triggers • Work closely with Dean of Students or designee to monitor student behaviors and create behavior plans • Arrive at school by 8 am for morning classes or 12 pm for afternoon classes and work at least 4 hour days • Guide Teacher Associates and student teachers in the classrooms and provide them with activities or tasks • Create lesson plans with clear standards and objectives, consulting common core standards • Participate in middle school and elementary responsive classroom/developmental design practices • Update parents on academic progress (through progress reports, phone calls, and emails), as well as communicating behaviors and achievements • Create a classroom in which student accomplishments are celebrated • Able to remain calm and handle stressful situations Duties and Responsibilities • Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional learning standards set forth by AOWL • Address individual needs of students • Evaluated students’ progress on a continuous basis • Prepare individual student achievement reports for parents/guardians • Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment • Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management • Involve families/guardians in the education process • Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations • Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all our staff Minimum Requirements, Credentials, and Experience • BA in an education field. • Demonstrated interest or expertise in working with students with autism spectrum disorder and/or related learning differences • Possession of ASD license • Identified classroom experience and teaming experience with special education and regular education service teams • Flexible traits that will thrive in a new learning environment • Demonstrated experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery • Demonstrated ability to work well with families • Ability to work effectively as a team member • Willingness to be held accountable for student results • Ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement • Successfully pass a criminal background check Preferred Credentials, and Experience • Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in a general education field: elementary or secondary education, with strong endorsements in math, social studies, and science preferred • Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in special education Salary and benefits • Competitive and dependent on experience


Reports to                                                  Director of Exceptional Learning

Supervises                                                 Teacher Associate and/or Student Teacher

Employment Status                                Full time – 8 weeks

 

Job Summary

To provide instruction in the classroom for summer intervention.

 

Summary of Essential Job Functions

·       Use best practice strategies for teaching and learning activities; teach language arts, math and social skills to a class of 4-9 students.

·       Know students’ strengths, areas of improvements, disability, interests, and emotional/behavioral triggers

·       Work closely with Dean of Students or designee to monitor student behaviors and create behavior plans

·       Arrive at school by 8 am for morning classes or 12 pm for afternoon classes and work at least 4 hour days

·       Guide Teacher Associates and student teachers in the classrooms and provide them with activities or tasks

·       Create lesson plans with clear standards and objectives, consulting common core standards

·       Participate in middle school and elementary responsive classroom/developmental design practices

·       Update parents on academic progress (through progress reports, phone calls, and emails), as well as communicating behaviors and achievements

·       Create a classroom in which student accomplishments are celebrated

·       Able to remain calm and handle stressful situations

 

Duties and Responsibilities

·       Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional learning standards set forth by AOWL

·       Address individual needs of students

·       Evaluated students’ progress on a continuous basis

·       Prepare individual student achievement reports for parents/guardians

·       Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment

·       Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management

·       Involve families/guardians in the education process

·       Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere

·       Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations

·       Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all our staff

 

 

Minimum Requirements, Credentials, and Experience

·       BA in an education field.

·       Demonstrated interest or expertise in working with students with autism spectrum disorder and/or related learning differences

·       Possession of ASD license

·       Identified classroom experience and teaming experience with special education and regular education service teams

·       Flexible traits that will thrive in a new learning environment

·       Demonstrated experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery

·       Demonstrated ability to work well with families

·       Ability to work effectively as a team member

·       Willingness to be held accountable for student results

·       Ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement

·       Successfully pass a criminal background check

 

Preferred Credentials, and Experience

·       Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in a general education field: elementary or secondary education,  with strong endorsements in math, social studies, and science preferred

·       Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in special education

 

 

Salary and benefits

·       Competitive and dependent on experience