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Life Skills/Transitions Teacher - Long-term Sub - Lionsgate Academy

Posted on 2019-11-15 12:41:14 PM

Listing expires 2020-01-14 12:00:00 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Flgamn%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D551&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C188e3048a15a40b450c108d769fb631c%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637094400738110329&sdata=ltbwtQb3vn4IlXp9f7Si8DzKPtn9dIBEztaZV6ccoM4%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 01/21/2019 Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12. Lionsgate&#8217;s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences. Lionsgate Academy Shoreview campus continues to grow! Currently the campus is grades 7-11 and will add grade 12 next year. We are looking for someone to fill a long term substitute Transition teacher position beginning in January. There will also be possible opportunities for full time teaching during the 2020/21 school year. Consider joining our team of passionate and driven educators who believe in our mission! POSITION TITLE: Transitions Teacher (Long Term Substitute) 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 teach transitions classes, including prerequisite skills in the areas of employment, post secondary education and independent living while incorporating social skills, as well as high school transition electives; report on transition activities; collaborate with other transitions teachers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Maintain accurate and complete lesson plans. * Develop appropriate lesson plans and Community Based Instruction along that appropriately meets their transitions needs (ex: social skills, perspective taking, group work, self-awareness, community participation). * Develop appropriate lesson plans and Community Based Instruction covering transition learning outcomes, benchmarks and activities for the transition areas of employment, post-secondary education and independent living * Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations. These include, but are not limited to, IEP reporting documents, grades, student portfolios, and transitions activities documents. * Work with a team on the continued implementation and development of programming for transitions education of 7th-12th grade students. * Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships. * Prepare students for Community Based Instruction and support students in the community while participating in Community Based Instruction * Lead and train other staff who will be supporting students in participating in Community Based Instruction * Work with other staff members in implementing accommodations and modifications. * Evaluate students' progress on a continuous basis. * Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written communication with all individuals. * Participate in student case conferences, as needed. * Regular, prompt attendance. OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: * Participate in staff development programs. * Perform other job-related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY * This position may manage educational assistants. COMPETENCIES * Ability to work well with families * Awareness of autism and its manifestations, willingness to work with students on the autism spectrum * Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills * Excellent work habits including attendance, punctuality, and dependability * Promotes a positive school culture * Strong communication skills and ability to work within a team REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: * Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education * Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: * In process of gaining ASD Licensure or hold certificate with willingness to pursue licensure * Work Based Learning Licensure * PEERS School Based Certified Provider or willingness to be trained * Experience, interest and/or expertise working with students on the autism spectrum, varied learning styles and levels of mastery 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 finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 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 human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median ability to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy. 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Date of Availability: 01/21/2019

Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12.  Lionsgate’s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences.  Lionsgate Academy Shoreview campus continues to grow!  Currently the campus is grades 7-11 and will add grade 12 next year. 

We are looking for someone to fill a long term substitute Transition teacher position beginning in January.  There will also be possible opportunities for full time teaching during the 2020/21 school year. 

Consider joining our team of passionate and driven educators who believe in our mission!


POSITION TITLE: Transitions Teacher (Long Term Substitute)

DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator

POSITION STATUS: Exempt

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

DUTY DAYS: 187

______________________________________________________________________

POSITION PURPOSE:  To teach transitions classes, including prerequisite skills in the areas of employment, post secondary education and independent living while incorporating social skills, as well as high school transition electives; report on transition activities; collaborate with other transitions teachers.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain accurate and complete lesson plans.

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and Community Based Instruction along that appropriately meets their transitions needs (ex: social skills, perspective taking, group work, self-awareness, community participation).

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and Community Based Instruction covering transition learning outcomes, benchmarks and activities for the transition areas of employment, post-secondary education and independent living

  • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations. These include, but are not limited to, IEP reporting documents, grades, student portfolios, and transitions activities documents.

  • Work with a team on the continued implementation and development of programming for transitions education of 7th-12th grade students.

  • Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships.

  • Prepare students for Community Based Instruction and support students in the community while participating in Community Based Instruction

  • Lead and train other staff who will be supporting students in participating in Community Based Instruction

  • Work with other staff members in implementing accommodations and modifications.

  • Evaluate students' progress on a continuous basis.

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

  • Participate in student case conferences, as needed.

  • Regular, prompt attendance.

 

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in staff development programs.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY

  • This position may manage educational assistants.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work well with families

  • Awareness of autism and its manifestations, willingness to work with students on the autism spectrum

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent work habits including attendance, punctuality, and dependability

  • Promotes a positive school culture

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work within a team    

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education

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

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • In process of gaining ASD Licensure or hold certificate with willingness to pursue licensure

  • Work Based Learning Licensure

  • PEERS School Based Certified Provider or willingness to be trained

  • Experience, interest and/or expertise working with students on the autism spectrum, varied learning styles and levels of mastery

 

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 finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

 

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 human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median ability to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
 

This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.

 

 



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