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Special Education Teacher MS/HS, Full Time - Arcadia Charter School

Posted on 2018-07-11 12:18:47 PM

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ARCADIA CHARTER SCHOOL JOB POSTING About Arcadia: Arcadia is a small, welcoming, progressive, project-focused charter school, serving grades 6-12. We&#8217;re looking for a special education teacher who can creatively engage students in the rewarding challenges of understanding the world around them. Arcadia is 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities in Northfield, the winner of a variety of &#8216;best small town&#8217; awards, with two excellent colleges and a community that embraces quality education. We value authentically student-centered education, and we may be the right place for you. For more information about our school, see http://arcadiacharterschool.org.<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Farcadiacharterschool.org%2Fphysical-science%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C7dc37f1ea87c4b3763e208d5e7525bdf%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=hvwbic4j2XfVni5COj0IkzjCkZDvDKbzzqbo9T1W0rQ%3D&reserved=0> Our mission: Arcadia&#8217;s mission is to prepare our students to transition intellectually, emotionally, and ethically to higher education and future employment. We are seeking committed, constructivist educators to join our learning community. Job Title: 1.0 fte Special Education Instructor, preferred SLD or ASD endorsement; additional endorsements a plus. Qualifications: &#8226; Minnesota k-12 special education licensure &#8226; Experience working with students at the secondary level. &#8226; Skill in designing, writing, implementing curriculum and evaluation within an Individual Education Plan (IEP) including a functional behavior assessment (FBA) &#8226; Skill in planning and facilitating student transitions to post-secondary settings &#8226; Experience working with regular education teachers to provide appropriate accommodations for special education students. &#8226; Experience with integration/inclusive community trends &#8226; Skill in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with teachers and parents &#8226; Skills in crisis prevention and de-escalation procedures Responsibilities: &#8226; Instruct and support students in grades 6 -12 as part of the special education team &#8226; Implement the curriculum and/or develop curriculum individually, in small groups and in the regular education classroom for adolescent special education students. &#8226; Serve as case manager for students with IEP&#8217;s demonstrating the ability to do data collection, assess student performance, conduct IEP meetings, and communicate effectively with parents and staff &#8226; meet deadlines and be responsible for organization of all due process and related procedures. &#8226; Additional duties as assigned by administrator Compensation: DOQ Date of Appointment: August, 2018; Application due: July 22, 2018 To Apply: go to www.arcadiacharterschool.org<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arcadiacharterschool.org&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C7dc37f1ea87c4b3763e208d5e7525bdf%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=12UOoEuBkZ%2BvUxmalSVLzz9ZvUIgwEHsCrb7QKLQhC0%3D&reserved=0> to print off and complete an application. Applicants are also asked to include a one page letter of interest, transcripts, copy of licensure, resume and three letters of recommendation. Supportive application materials may be mailed or scanned to: Barbara E. Wornson, Ed.D. Executive Director Arcadia Charter School 1719 Cannon Road Northfield, MN 55057 p. 507-663-8806 www.arcadiacharterschool.org<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arcadiacharterschool.org%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C7dc37f1ea87c4b3763e208d5e7525bdf%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=pi7crLUFsA%2BfDhAI%2BSDSpqulu4IiOTxCtHQMG%2F4qDTw%3D&reserved=0>

ARCADIA CHARTER SCHOOL JOB POSTING

 

About Arcadia: Arcadia is a small, welcoming, progressive, project-focused charter school, serving grades 6-12.  We’re looking for a special education teacher who can creatively engage students in the rewarding challenges of understanding the world around them. Arcadia is 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities in Northfield, the winner of a variety of ‘best small town’ awards, with two excellent colleges and a community that embraces quality education. We value authentically student-centered education, and we may be the right place for you.  For more information about our school, see http://arcadiacharterschool.org.

 

Our mission:  Arcadia’s  mission is to prepare our students to transition intellectually, emotionally, and ethically to higher education and future employment.  We are seeking committed, constructivist educators to join our learning community.

 

Job Title:   1.0 fte Special Education Instructor, preferred SLD or ASD endorsement; additional endorsements a plus.

 

Qualifications:

·      Minnesota k-12 special education licensure

·      Experience working with students at the secondary level.

·      Skill in designing, writing, implementing curriculum and evaluation within an Individual Education Plan (IEP) including a functional behavior assessment (FBA)

·      Skill in planning and facilitating student transitions to post-secondary settings

·      Experience working with regular education teachers to provide appropriate accommodations for special education students.

·      Experience with integration/inclusive community trends

·      Skill in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with teachers and parents

·      Skills in crisis prevention and de-escalation procedures

Responsibilities:

·      Instruct and support students in grades 6 -12 as part of the special education team

·      Implement the curriculum and/or develop curriculum individually, in small groups and in the regular education classroom for adolescent special education students.

·      Serve as case manager for students with IEP’s demonstrating the ability to do data collection, assess student performance, conduct IEP meetings, and communicate effectively with parents and staff

·      meet deadlines and be responsible for organization of all due process and related procedures.

·      Additional duties as assigned by administrator

 

Compensation: DOQ

Date of Appointment: August, 2018;

Application due: July 22, 2018

 

To Apply:  go to www.arcadiacharterschool.org to print off and complete an application. Applicants are also asked to include a one page letter of interest, transcripts, copy of licensure, resume and three letters of recommendation.   Supportive application materials may be mailed or scanned to:

 

Barbara E. Wornson, Ed.D.  Executive Director

Arcadia Charter School

1719 Cannon Road

Northfield, MN 55057

p. 507-663-8806

www.arcadiacharterschool.org