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Special Education Teacher, Full-time - Community School of Excellence

Posted on 2020-01-16 11:27:13 AM

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Position: Special Education Teacher Time: Full Time School Year: 2019-2020 Duration: 10 Month, Union Eligible Summary The Special Education teacher performs professional work providing a broad range of teaching and direct instructional services or specific learning programs, assisting students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed as a foundation for future learning in accordance with each student&#8217;s ability, using a variety of teaching and learning methods at various levels to a targeted audience, and related work as apparent or assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily under the limited supervision of the Special Education Coordinator and Director of Teaching and Learning. Responsibilities Instruction * Delivers classroom and individualized instruction by implementing instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful learning experience and adhere to the District philosophy and mission. * Prepares instruction and lesson plans related to individualized goals and objectives on IEP&#8217;s * Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying abilities * Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process * Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification * Assists and organizes the work of educational assistants working in program areas Assessment * Ability to develop evaluation plans and use assessment tools to determine student eligibility for specialized education * Maintains effective and efficient student records and procedures concerning testing, behaviors, progress and related academic information * Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course, grade and school-wide student performance goals * Effective written communication skills related to writing Individual Education Plans and Educational Evaluation Reports * Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students (including student data), parents, peers, administration and community * Demonstrates gains in student performance Professionalism * Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents and other professionals * Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, administration and community * Attends workshops, seminars and conferences as well as staff, department, and staff development sessions as required * Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines including mandated due process timelines, honoring schedules, coordinating * Comprehensive understanding of federal and state special education statutes and rules * Ability to organize and run team meetings related to due process mandates for students in special education * Others duties as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. * A valid Minnesota Teacher's License (applicable level-area endorsements preferred). * Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience. * Teaching experience in diverse cultural settings is valued. Interested applicants should apply by sending the following credentials and completed application to hr@csemn.org<mailto:hr@csemn.org> or to the school address at: Community School of Excellence School District #4181, 270 Larpenteur Ave West, St. Paul, MN 551
Position: Special Education Teacher
Time: Full Time
School Year: 2019-2020
Duration: 10 Month, Union Eligible 

Summary

The Special Education teacher performs professional work providing a broad range of teaching and direct instructional services or specific learning programs, assisting students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed as a foundation for future learning in accordance with each student’s ability, using a variety of teaching and learning methods at various levels to a targeted audience, and related work as apparent or assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily under the limited supervision of the Special Education Coordinator and Director of Teaching and Learning. 


Responsibilities

Instruction

  • Delivers classroom and individualized instruction by implementing instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful learning experience and adhere to the District philosophy and mission.

  • Prepares instruction and lesson plans related to individualized goals and objectives on IEP’s

  • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying abilities

  • Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process

  • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification

  • Assists and organizes the work of educational assistants working in program areas


Assessment

  • Ability to develop evaluation plans and use assessment tools to determine student eligibility for specialized education

  • Maintains effective and efficient student records and procedures concerning testing, behaviors, progress and related academic information

  • Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course, grade and school-wide student performance goals

  • Effective written communication skills related to writing Individual Education Plans and Educational Evaluation Reports

  • Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students (including student data), parents, peers, administration and community

  • Demonstrates gains in student performance


Professionalism

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents and other professionals

  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, administration and community

  • Attends workshops, seminars and conferences as well as staff, department, and staff development sessions as required

  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines including mandated due process timelines, honoring schedules, coordinating

  • Comprehensive understanding of federal and state special education statutes and rules

  • Ability to organize and run team meetings related to due process mandates for students in special education

  • Others duties as assigned by supervisor.



Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.

  • A valid Minnesota Teacher's License (applicable level-area endorsements preferred).

  • Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience.

  • Teaching experience in diverse cultural settings is valued.



Interested applicants should apply by sending the following credentials and completed application to hr@csemn.org or to the school address at:


Community School of Excellence School 

District #4181, 270 Larpenteur Ave West, St. Paul, MN 551