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Special Education Teacher and Case Manager - North St. Paul, MN -Lionsgate Academy

Posted on 2019-01-11 8:13:11 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Flgamn%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D463&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6f5a3a2a7cb34897d54608d677ceea4d%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=Cox1Be%2FzzJJVsdYBZUYSpU8QHJnYc01ohX5n%2Fa1dgec%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: ASAP Lionsgate Academy is a thriving, high-quality public charter school (grades 7-12) with a mission to foster self determination by providing a transition-focused, personalized learning program for all students, specializing in educating students with autism spectrum disorders. While Lionsgate is open to all students of all abilities, our program is inclusively designed to meet the unique needs of students on the autism spectrum. These supports also benefit students without disabilities as well as those with disabilities other than autism. We are looking for passionate educators to fill this position at our North St. Paul, AIM (Achieving Independence in Maturity) campus. This position will work with team members in providing educational benefits for transition age (18-21) students beginning the 2018-2019 shool year. POSITION TITLE: Special Education Teacher and Case Manager &#8211; AIM DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator POSITION STATUS: Exempt CORE HOURS: Monday &#8211; Friday, 7:30 am &#8211; 4:00 pm DUTY DAYS: 187 ____________________________________________________________________________ POSITION PURPOSE: To manage student's&#8217; IEP by collaborating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, overseeing that IEP services and instruction are provided effectively, and working directly with students to support their IEP goals. To teach small group classes on functional skills topics (functional academics, functional home living skills, etc.) to support students in achieving their IEP goals. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Communicate regularly with IEP team members including staff and families, through in person meetings, via email, and by telephone * Schedule student focused meetings through management of an online calendar * Strong computer skills and administration (ex: google programs) * Track and meet timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork * Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance * Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants/job coaches, community members, related service providers, and families * Provide direct instruction and support towards student IEP goals * Provide direction to educational assistants/jobcCoaches on student specific plans and their role in supporting students in different transition settings (classroom, job site, community) * Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences * Prepare and implement lessons using best practices * Teach courses specific to transition related needs (ex: self advocacy, healthy relationships, community skills, home living skills, consumer education, college exploration) * Collaborate with colleagues in regards to planning instruction and student supports * Participate in AIM extracurricular outings or after school events on an occasional basis * Act as a key team member in the development of programming as it relates to employment, independent living and post-secondary exploration for individuals with disabilities and ages ranging from 18-21 * Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals. * Regular, prompt attendance OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Substitute staff absences, as needed Accompany students in community based instruction Perform other job-related duties as assigned PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. MENTAL DEMANDS: The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data or regulations. Ability to write reports and professional correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, co-workers, families, and students. COMPETENCIES: Collaboration and Teamwork Knowledge of Student Characteristics and Resources Time Management Ethical Conduct Flexibility and Responsiveness Accurate Records Stress Management/Composure Clear and Prompt Communication Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport Initiative REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Possession of a valid Minnesota teaching license in Special Education Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Minnesota ASD and/or DCD teaching license Previous vocational work with individuals with disabilities Lionsgate Academy uses the applicant tracking<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6f5a3a2a7cb34897d54608d677ceea4d%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=ulrAiz9zWcoA3hSEfwzli%2Fycg%2BbQGDv1pWSbZhK%2BD24%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Lionsgate Academy is a thriving, high-quality public charter school (grades 7-12) with a mission to foster self determination by providing a transition-focused, personalized learning program for all students, specializing in educating students with autism spectrum disordersWhile Lionsgate is open to all students of all abilities, our program is inclusively designed to meet the unique needs of students on the autism spectrum. These supports also benefit students without disabilities as well as those with disabilities other than autism.

 

We are looking for passionate educators to fill this position at our North St. Paul, AIM (Achieving Independence in Maturity) campus.  This position will work with team members in providing educational benefits for transition age (18-21) students beginning the 2018-2019 shool year.
 

POSITION TITLE: Special Education Teacher and Case Manager – AIM

DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator

POSITION STATUS: Exempt

CORE HOURS: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

DUTY DAYS: 187

____________________________________________________________________________

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

To manage student's’ IEP by collaborating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, overseeing that IEP services and instruction are provided effectively, and working directly with students to support their IEP goals.  To teach small group classes on functional skills topics (functional academics, functional home living skills, etc.) to support students in achieving their IEP goals.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Communicate regularly with IEP team members including staff and families, through in person meetings, via email, and by telephone

  • Schedule student focused meetings through management of an online calendar

  • Strong computer skills and administration (ex: google programs)

  • Track and meet timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork

  • Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance

  • Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants/job coaches, community members, related service providers, and families

  • Provide direct instruction and support towards student IEP goals

  • Provide direction to educational assistants/jobcCoaches on student specific plans and their role in supporting students in different transition settings (classroom, job site, community)

  • Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences

  • Prepare and implement lessons using best practices

  • Teach courses specific to transition related needs (ex: self advocacy, healthy relationships, community skills, home living skills, consumer education, college exploration)

  • Collaborate with colleagues in regards to planning instruction and student supports

  • Participate in AIM extracurricular outings or after school events on an occasional basis

  • Act as a key team member in the development of programming as it relates to employment, independent living and post-secondary exploration for individuals with disabilities and ages ranging from 18-21

  • Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals.

  • Regular, prompt attendance

 

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Substitute staff absences, as needed

Accompany students in community based instruction
Perform other job-related duties as assigned

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

MENTAL DEMANDS:

The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data or regulations. Ability to write reports and professional correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, co-workers, families, and students.

 

COMPETENCIES:

Collaboration and Teamwork

Knowledge of Student Characteristics and Resources

Time Management

Ethical Conduct

Flexibility and Responsiveness

Accurate Records

Stress Management/Composure

Clear and Prompt Communication

Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport

Initiative

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Possession of a valid Minnesota teaching license in Special Education

Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Minnesota ASD and/or DCD teaching license  

Previous vocational work with individuals with disabilities

 



Lionsgate Academy uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online