EdPost

EdPost Listings

A top job posting site for positions in education

Customize Your Search

Sort by Date Posted | Sort Alphabetically | Search Help

Special Education Behavior Technician - Lakes InternationalLanguage Academy

Posted on 2019-11-08 7:39:43 AM

Listing expires 2020-01-07 12:00:00 AM

( HTML Version ) ( ADA/Text Version )


Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fmylila%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D416&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb9c7df2708dc46e4ddfd08d764511b78%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637088171830022418&sdata=91GYarlfXX1SsXR9ds1K8pu7tT89WhO9MBXZ66NbLhg%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: ASAP Date Closing: Until Filled * LILA Paraprofessional Handbook<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fmylila%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D5726&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb9c7df2708dc46e4ddfd08d764511b78%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637088171830032415&sdata=NX9HWQerGd8ih2Y7nbXd1syoBE8WCiyqrrYM%2BCWtJyE%3D&reserved=0> * More about LILA<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fmylila%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D5727&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb9c7df2708dc46e4ddfd08d764511b78%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637088171830032415&sdata=mgtsfyr4WmYMfStcM7CHozhdpQLpu1lAXv3K7qhaGiM%3D&reserved=0> Special Education Behavior Technician Position for the 2019-2020 School Year - Headwaters Campus FTE: 1.0 FTE Lakes International Language Academy (LILA) is an award-winning language immersion school, conveniently located in Forest Lake, Minnesota near the North Metro 35W-35E split. LILA delivers a high-caliber education from a global perspective that combines second-language acquisition with a proven inquiry-based learning approach, enhancing individual achievement and building community connections. At LILA, the Special Education department helps learners with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and success in school and community. Job Summary: The special education behavior technician will work under the direction of the Special Education Coordinator. Work involves teaching behavior skills for students in grades 6 - 12 who have been dismissed from the mainstream classroom. Essential Functions: * Provide instruction and direction in English. * Create a learning environment for students with behaviors. * Develop appropriate methods for meeting behavior objectives for each child. * Provide differentiated instruction, based on the individual students&#8217; ability levels and unique challenges. * Participate in parent and teacher communications. * Evaluate student performance. * Complete Special Education Due Process Paperwork. Required Qualifications: * Requires a high school diploma * Special Education Degree or Bachelor&#8217;s Degree preferred, but not required. * Must be fluent in English. * Experience in a Special Education classroom. * Experience in a Responsive Classroom setting. * Experience working with students who exhibit behaviors. Preferences: * Training in the Responsive Classroom preferred. * Trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) * Training in behavior regulation or de escalation * Speaks Spanish or Mandarin Chinese. Opportunities: * Travel: Teachers are provided opportunities to participate in training provided in the Twin Cities, across the U.S., and sometimes internationally in the areas of Language Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Responsive Classroom or Developmental Designs. Occasional travel is required. * Work in a diverse culture: Many of our teachers were born in Mandarin and Spanish speaking countries. Nearly all have traveled extensively, with the large majority having lived in a Mandarin or Spanish speaking country for at least a semester. * Social functions: We usually start the school year with an overnight staff retreat in August, and have a January staff party with guests as well. Each Friday, various staff members offer well-attended gatherings around sports or exercise, including volleyball, football (soccer), kettlebells, or Zumba. Other social activities abound. * Professional Development: Lakes International provides professional development for new staff depending on needs and interest, but always including best practices of teachers in the International Baccalaureate programs and building a safe and inviting climate for learning. * Career Track and Advancement: Many opportunities are available to Lakes International teachers and staff, depending on their interests, efforts, and expertise. * Grants to Teachers: The LILA Foundation frequently offers &#8220;Inquiry 360&#8221; grants to teachers to pursue enriching experiences that they can bring back to share in the classroom. Teachers are encouraged to pursue these experiences abroad. Inquiry 360 grants are competitive and are awarded in April for use the following summer. Physical Requirements: This position requires vocal communication, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling, use of hands to grasp and feel, and vision abilities including close, distance, and adjusting focus. Lifting/moving required frequently up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 40 pounds or more. Work occasionally requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and is generally in a moderately noisy location. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. rev 2019.11.08 Lakes International Language Academy uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb9c7df2708dc46e4ddfd08d764511b78%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637088171830042410&sdata=tMvLFwaOBcQKBV%2BICv20rbYfMpaAnjNlid1GOZxdNaA%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
Start Your Online Application Now


Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: Until Filled

Special Education Behavior Technician Position for the 2019-2020 School Year - Headwaters Campus

FTE:  1.0 FTE

Lakes International Language Academy (LILA) is an award-winning language immersion school, conveniently located in Forest Lake, Minnesota near the North Metro 35W-35E split. LILA delivers a high-caliber education from a global perspective that combines second-language acquisition with a proven inquiry-based learning approach, enhancing individual achievement and building community connections. At LILA, the Special Education department helps learners with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and success in school and community. 

Job Summary: The special education behavior technician will work under the direction of the Special Education Coordinator. Work involves teaching behavior skills for students in grades 6 - 12 who have been dismissed from the mainstream classroom.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide instruction and direction in English.
  • Create a learning environment for students with behaviors. 
  • Develop appropriate methods for meeting behavior objectives for each child.
  • Provide differentiated instruction, based on the individual students’ ability levels and unique challenges.
  • Participate in parent and teacher communications.
  • Evaluate student performance.
  • Complete Special Education Due Process Paperwork.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma
  • Special Education Degree or Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Experience in a Special Education classroom.
  • Experience in a Responsive Classroom setting.
  • Experience working with students who exhibit behaviors.

Preferences:

  • Training in the Responsive Classroom preferred.
  • Trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Training in behavior regulation or de escalation 
  • Speaks Spanish or Mandarin Chinese.

Opportunities:

  • Travel: Teachers are provided opportunities to participate in training provided in the Twin Cities, across the U.S., and sometimes internationally in the areas of Language Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Responsive Classroom or Developmental Designs. Occasional travel is required.
  • Work in a diverse culture: Many of our teachers were born in Mandarin and Spanish speaking countries.  Nearly all have traveled extensively, with the large majority having lived in a Mandarin or Spanish speaking country for at least a semester.
  • Social functions: We usually start the school year with an overnight staff retreat in August, and have a January staff party with guests as well.  Each Friday, various staff members offer well-attended gatherings around sports or exercise, including volleyball, football (soccer), kettlebells, or Zumba.  Other social activities abound.
  • Professional Development: Lakes International provides professional development for new staff depending on needs and interest, but always including best practices of teachers in the International Baccalaureate programs and building a safe and inviting climate for learning.
  • Career Track and Advancement: Many opportunities are available to Lakes International teachers and staff, depending on their interests, efforts, and expertise.
  • Grants to Teachers: The LILA Foundation frequently offers “Inquiry 360” grants to teachers to pursue enriching experiences that they can bring back to share in the classroom.  Teachers are encouraged to pursue these experiences abroad.  Inquiry 360 grants are competitive and are awarded in April for use the following summer.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires vocal communication, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling, use of hands to grasp and feel, and vision abilities including close, distance, and adjusting focus.  Lifting/moving required frequently up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 40 pounds or more.  Work occasionally requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and is generally in a moderately noisy location.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

rev 2019.11.08



Lakes International Language Academy uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online