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Special Education Teacher - Pine River-Backus Ind SD 2174

Posted on 2019-05-15 11:43:34 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fnjpa%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D1601&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd8b4f7d9903e4d0a456108d6d95476ab%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=OzoQgLwU4sryQCtroJVLNRnKrBb3FMmV77LlD42%2Blw4%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/26/2019 Date Closing: Open Until Filled Pine River-Backus High School is seeking to hire a Special Education Teacher to begin with the 2019-20 school year. Strong math skills are required. Licensure in Learning Disabilities is preferred but all special education licenses will be considered. Job Title: Teacher Accountability: Building Principal Job Summary: Instructs and provides developmentally appropriate educational opportunities to students that develop intellectual, emotional and social skills needed to foster life long learning and productive citizenry. Major Areas of Accountability: * Develops and plans instructional activities * Develops lesson plans and/or individual educational plans. * Develops student tests and evaluates results. * Determines student grades for instructional units. * Researches topics, materials and information to improve instructional materials and information. * Conducts classroom instruction based on established lesson plans or instructional units. * Develops and determines methods, approaches and instructional aids to present materials. * Reinforces materials previously presented in the classroom. * Determines grades for reporting purposes. * Monitors student performance and behavior. * Evaluates student behavior to determine appropriateness and how to deal with behavior issues. * Professional responsibilities * Participates in parent/teacher conferences. * Interprets student strengths, wekanesses and/or problems that child may be experiencing in the classroom. * Participates in meetings, such as: building staff meetings, department meetings, grade level meetings, staffings, pre K-12 curriculum meetins, staff development meetings, open houses, and others as needed. * Supervises students during the school day according to the established building supervision schedule as well as indirect supervision at all times during the school activities and regular school days. * Collaborates with other staff in evaluating individual student issues, approaches to instructional units and new teaching technologies or procedures available. * Attends professional development activities and assists in identifying areas for further growth and development. Critical Skills/Expertise: * Physical Involvement: * Vitality to accomplish numerous tasks and processes. * Extended periods of standing when teaching or leading an activity. * Extended periods of sitting during meetings and deskwork. * Bending, stooping or sitting on the floor to perform classroom activities or to provide one to one assistance. * Repetitive motion keyboarding activities for classroom preparation or grading. * Ability to travel between buildings, within the buildings and work areas. * May lift equipment or supplies typically not to exceed 25 pounds. * Mental Involvement: * Working with many students who have varying levels of abilities and skills. * Ability to work with interruptions, handle multiple tasks, and organize and prioritize work assignments. * Interpersonal and conflict resolution skills needed in dealing with students, parents and colleagues. * Taking initiative to explore new activities and ideas to enhance student learning. * Working Conditions: * Classroom setting in a school building with little exposure to extreme weather conditions (unless job related such as physical education). * Supervision of Other Employees: * Generally does not include the supervision of other teachers. * Provides direction to instructional assistants within the classroom setting. * Communicates with special education staff to assure appropriate programming for special needs students within the classroom setting. Minimum Qualifications: * Education: * BA or BS degree required. * Teaching license issued by the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board in the area of teaching assignment. * Experience: * Previous teaching experience is preferred but not required. * Special knowledge or skills: * Ability to constantly make decisions and act within the district and building policies, procedures and guidelines. * Ability to meet the needs of diverse learners, deal with classroom management, paperwork and implement district, state and federal mandates. Job Outcomes: * Maintains a positive, cooperative and respectful attitude with students, parents, employees and community members. * Maintains a positive, professional and safe educational environment at all times. * Educates students to reach their full potential academically, emotionally, physically and socially. * Ensures appropriate, timely and accurate record keeping for student achievement and student progress. This description describes the general nature and work expected for an individual assigned to this position. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability. Pine River-Backus Ind SD 2174 uses the applicant tracking<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd8b4f7d9903e4d0a456108d6d95476ab%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=%2FUbG502XnE9dAm9Z6SZrNso8bZ2wtt31lzLsAVwQMwA%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 08/26/2019
Date Closing: Open Until Filled
Pine River-Backus High School is seeking to hire a Special Education Teacher to begin with the 2019-20 school year.  Strong math skills are required.  Licensure in Learning Disabilities is preferred but all special education licenses will be considered.



Job Title:  Teacher

Accountability:  Building Principal

Job Summary:  Instructs and provides developmentally appropriate educational opportunities to students that develop intellectual, emotional and social skills needed to foster life long learning and productive citizenry.

Major Areas of Accountability:
  • Develops and plans instructional activities
    • Develops lesson plans and/or individual educational plans.
    • Develops student tests and evaluates results.
    • Determines student grades for instructional units.
    • Researches topics, materials and information to improve instructional materials and information.
  • Conducts classroom instruction based on established lesson plans or instructional units.
    • Develops and determines methods, approaches and instructional aids to present materials.
    • Reinforces materials previously presented in the classroom.
    • Determines grades for reporting purposes.
    • Monitors student performance and behavior.
    • Evaluates student behavior to determine appropriateness and how to deal with behavior issues.
  • Professional responsibilities
    • Participates in parent/teacher conferences.
    • Interprets student strengths, wekanesses and/or problems that child may be experiencing in the classroom.
    • Participates in meetings, such as:  building staff meetings, department meetings, grade level meetings, staffings, pre K-12 curriculum meetins, staff development meetings, open houses, and others as needed.
    • Supervises students during the school day according to the established building supervision schedule as well as indirect supervision at all times during the school activities and regular school days.
    • Collaborates with other staff in evaluating individual student issues, approaches to instructional units and new teaching technologies or procedures available.
    • Attends professional development activities and assists in identifying areas for further growth and development.
Critical Skills/Expertise:
  • Physical Involvement:
    • Vitality to accomplish numerous tasks and processes.
    • Extended periods of standing when teaching or leading an activity.
    • Extended periods of sitting during meetings and deskwork.
    • Bending, stooping or sitting on the floor to perform classroom activities or to provide one to one assistance.
    • Repetitive motion keyboarding activities for classroom preparation or grading.
    • Ability to travel between buildings, within the buildings and work areas.
    • May lift equipment or supplies typically not to exceed 25 pounds.
  • Mental Involvement:
    • Working with many students who have varying levels of abilities and skills.
    • Ability to work with interruptions, handle multiple tasks, and organize and prioritize work assignments.
    • Interpersonal and conflict resolution skills needed in dealing with students, parents and colleagues.
    • Taking initiative to explore new activities and ideas to enhance student learning.
  • Working Conditions:
    • Classroom setting in a school building with little exposure to extreme weather conditions (unless job related such as physical education).
  • Supervision of Other Employees:
    • Generally does not include the supervision of other teachers.
    • Provides direction to instructional assistants within the classroom setting.
    • Communicates with special education staff to assure appropriate programming for special needs students within the classroom setting.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education:
    • BA or BS degree required.
    • Teaching license issued by the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board in the area of teaching assignment.
  • Experience:
    • Previous teaching experience is preferred but not required.
  • Special knowledge or skills:
    • Ability to constantly make decisions and act within the district and building policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Ability to meet the needs of diverse learners, deal with classroom management, paperwork and implement district, state and federal mandates.
Job Outcomes:
  • Maintains a positive, cooperative and respectful attitude with students, parents, employees and community members.
  • Maintains a positive, professional and safe educational environment at all times.
  • Educates students to reach their full potential academically, emotionally, physically and socially.
  • Ensures appropriate, timely and accurate record keeping for student achievement and student progress.

This description describes the general nature and work expected for an individual assigned to this position.  Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Pine River-Backus Ind SD 2174 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online