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Special Education Teacher - Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul MN

Posted on 2019-04-15 1:48:18 PM

Listing expires 2019-05-13 12:00:00 AM

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To apply, visit this link<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsecure.entertimeonline.com%2Fta%2FKPAY1002312.careers%3FCareersSearch&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6c12db8cefcf4a15f1d008d6c1d2ec04%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=Gs1R8xU2Nz0E8A3WiDL6IWPSN8bcqV6oDlx3ZflT8Pc%3D&reserved=0>. JOB SUMMARY The primary role of a Special Education Teacher is to enhance the learning environment for students by providing effective, personalized attention; engaging in appropriate instructional and behavioral support; and, modeling intellectual and principled living by demonstrating character and intellectual virtues in accordance with Nova Classical Academy&#8217;s classical education tradition. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES * Provide instruction of core curriculum and special education area(s) with appropriate use of instructional resources * Develop and implement Individual Education Plan(s) (IEPs) in accordance with state and federal requirements * Meet and/or exceed expectations on formal evaluations, including Q Comp * Initiate and maintain contact with parents of special education students in support of academic achievement to meet IEP objectives * Complete required reports for parents and/or administration * Perform classroom management duties including enforcing student conduct rules and providing appropriate disciplinary action, as needed * Attend professional learning community (PLCs) and staff meetings * Adherence to Nova policies and procedures * Other duties as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS * Bachelor&#8217;s or advanced degree in a relevant field * Valid Minnesota teaching license in special education * Proven understanding of development levels * Student-focused and education oriented * Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to student and other information * Demonstrated professional and technical knowledge in special education * Aptitude for work with students at various grade and development levels * Committed to professional and technical development through attendance at development activities, scheduled meetings, and relevant training DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS * Current or previous experience working in a classical education environment * Experience as a Teacher, Educational Assistant, Paraprofessional, or Para Educator * Current or previous experience working with special education PHYSICAL DEMANDS * Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of one hour or more * Must be able to exchange accurate information with students, teachers, parents, and staff * Frequent lifting up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting up to 40 pounds * Regular operation of computer or other office machines BENEFITS: For eligible employees, Nova Classical Academy provides health, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; life insurance; flexible spending account; paid time off; and, professional development training, including Classical Education Certification training. ABOUT NOVA CLASSICAL ACADEMY Nova Classical Academy, a Minnesota charter school dedicated to high academic achievement through the classical model of education, attends to the dual strands of human development: rigorous pursuit of intellect facilitated and given purpose by the refinement of moral character. It is our express goal as a school to provide meaningful enterprise towards this two-fold process. All administration, teachers, support staff, and students, as transformational leaders, strive to model both intellectual and principled living for our school and community through daily activities and interactions in accordance with the character virtues of justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude; and, the intellectual virtues of wisdom, science, and understanding. These values are visible in our commitment to the Nova community, education, student clubs, sports, and other active involvements. Human Resources 1455 Victoria Way West Saint Paul, MN 55102 651-209-6320 [http://www.novaclassical.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Nova_Email-Signature-Reward.jpg]

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JOB SUMMARY

The primary role of a Special Education Teacher is to enhance the learning environment for students by providing effective, personalized attention; engaging in appropriate instructional and behavioral support; and, modeling intellectual and principled living by demonstrating character and intellectual virtues in accordance with Nova Classical Academy’s classical education tradition.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Provide instruction of core curriculum and special education area(s) with appropriate use of instructional resources
  • Develop and implement Individual Education Plan(s) (IEPs) in accordance with state and federal requirements
  • Meet and/or exceed expectations on formal evaluations, including Q Comp
  • Initiate and maintain contact with parents of special education students in support of academic achievement to meet IEP objectives
  • Complete required reports for parents and/or administration
  • Perform classroom management duties including enforcing student conduct rules and providing appropriate disciplinary action, as needed
  • Attend professional learning community (PLCs)  and staff meetings
  • Adherence to Nova policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a relevant field
  • Valid Minnesota teaching license in special education
  • Proven understanding of development levels
  • Student-focused and education oriented
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to student and other information
  • Demonstrated professional and technical knowledge in special education
  • Aptitude for work with students at various grade and development levels
  • Committed to professional and technical development through attendance at development activities, scheduled meetings, and relevant training

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Current or previous experience working in a classical education environment
  • Experience as a Teacher, Educational Assistant, Paraprofessional, or Para Educator
  • Current or previous experience working with special education

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of one hour or more
  • Must be able to exchange accurate information with students, teachers, parents, and staff
  • Frequent lifting up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting up to 40 pounds
  • Regular operation of computer or other office machines

 

BENEFITS:

For eligible employees, Nova Classical Academy provides health, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; life insurance; flexible spending account; paid time off; and, professional development training, including Classical Education Certification training.

 

ABOUT NOVA CLASSICAL ACADEMY

Nova Classical Academy, a Minnesota charter school dedicated to high academic achievement through the classical model of education, attends to the dual strands of human development: rigorous pursuit of intellect facilitated and given purpose by the refinement of moral character. It is our express goal as a school to provide meaningful enterprise towards this two-fold process. All administration, teachers, support staff, and students, as transformational leaders, strive to model both intellectual and principled living for our school and community through daily activities and interactions in accordance with the character virtues of justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude; and, the intellectual virtues of wisdom, science, and understanding. These values are visible in our commitment to the Nova community, education, student clubs, sports, and other active involvements.



Human Resources  
1455 Victoria Way West
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651-209-6320