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Educational Partner - Special Education

Posted on 2020-06-29 3:07:22 PM

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Items pulled from full job description Line/Staff Relationship: Immediate supervisor: Head of School or SPED Coordinator. Works closely with SPED Coordinator, SPED Director, Teachers, Educational Partners, service providers, classroom teachers and other support staff. Position Purpose: To provide an enriching academic and learning environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interests and learning styles of ACC students. To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, and other team members in providing educational and behavior support for students. Work with directors, educational team, other staff and parents to ensure ACC&#8217;s mission, values, vision, and curriculum objectives are supported, modeled and taught to the students. Work Hours: 7:15 &#8211; 3:15pm* Monday thru Friday; however participation may be requested at staff meetings, home visits, parent-teacher conferences, Back to School Night, Literacy Night, Math & Science Night and the Annual Board of Directors meeting. *This is subject to change Duties and Delegated Responsibilities: * Work with individual students/groups of students in their target area of learning needs/or social skills development * Utilize specialized approaches for delivering understandable curriculum to second language learners * Assist the Special Education teacher to document work related to SPED &#8211; possibly translating documents to Spanish, being in contact with parents to communicate daily activities * If possible, serve as an interpreter in the Special Education meetings as needed * Assist the special education teacher/learning specialist in evaluation testing * If possible, assist in translating progress report with the Special Education teacher to report where students are currently with their goals and objectives set by the IEP * Keep a log of access when contacting parents and/or scheduling meetings * Work with the classroom teacher to incorporate social skills instruction to assist students in establishing and maintaining positive behaviors * Conduct home visits with classroom teachers where possible/as needed and help to maintain communication with Spanish speaking families or guardians if possible/bilingual * Participate actively in monthly staff meetings * Commit to on-going professional development * Work closely with the general education teacher to ensure students are completing assignments in a timely manner * Have some flexibility to work occasional evening hours for home visits, support parent-teacher conferences, etc. * Clerical duties such as filing, copying, organizing, creating and/or tracking purchase orders * Other duties as assigned by Head of School or the Special Education Coordinator Competencies: * Demonstrate knowledge of innovative teaching methods * Demonstrate excellent knowledge of Latino culture * Demonstrate previous experience in an inner city setting and work with urban youth * Demonstrate interest in public school reform and social justice * Commit to the mission, values and vision upon which the school was founded * Ability to respond to changing needs and requirements of working in a charter school * Work effectively as a team with Special Education teachers and specialists and collaborate with other staff and members of the school community * Work with families and students from diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds * Problem-solve and critically assess the skills a student needs * Provide daily success opportunities for all students * Ability to stay calm, handle and assist students during high stress situations Preferred, Minimum Qualifications: * Conversational Spanish speaker very helpful; Bilingual/Bi-literate in English and Spanish preferred * 2-year college degree or working toward a degree * Knowledgeable about the educational/social needs of Latino and urban learners/their families. Believe that all youth can achieve academic excellence * Interest and experience working with special needs children and education * Desire to support students with special needs in a learning environment Apply online<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Froosolutionsjobs.applicantstack.com%2Fx%2Fapply%2Fa25fp6htt56a&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C8dbcca045b6f4ddbe47b08d81c6807b5%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C1%7C637290580424059161&sdata=jmWO%2F7n3srPRGGT6HCkpr%2FKIquyj%2BTch%2BNaYIrkrKrs%3D&reserved=0> Kelly Rietow HR Consultant Academia Cesar Chavez 763.228.8496

Items pulled from full job description

 

Line/Staff Relationship:

Immediate supervisor: Head of School or SPED Coordinator. Works closely with SPED Coordinator, SPED Director, Teachers, Educational Partners, service providers, classroom teachers and other support staff.

 

Position Purpose:

To provide an enriching academic and learning environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interests and learning styles of ACC students. To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, and other team members in providing educational and behavior support for students. Work with directors, educational team, other staff and parents to ensure ACC’s mission, values, vision, and curriculum objectives are supported, modeled and taught to the students.

 

Work Hours: 7:15 – 3:15pm* Monday thru Friday; however participation may be requested at staff meetings, home visits, parent-teacher conferences, Back to School Night, Literacy Night,

Math & Science Night and the Annual Board of Directors meeting. 

*This is subject to change

 

Duties and Delegated Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with individual students/groups of students in their target area of learning needs/or

social skills development

  • Utilize specialized approaches for delivering understandable curriculum to second language learners
  • Assist the Special Education teacher to document work related to SPED – possibly translating documents to Spanish, being in contact with parents to communicate daily activities
  • If possible, serve as an interpreter in the Special Education meetings as needed
  • Assist the special education teacher/learning specialist in evaluation testing
  • If possible, assist in translating progress report with the Special Education teacher to

report where students are currently with their goals and objectives set by the IEP

  • Keep a log of access when contacting parents and/or scheduling meetings
  • Work with the classroom teacher to incorporate social skills instruction to assist students in establishing and maintaining positive behaviors 
  • Conduct home visits with classroom teachers where possible/as needed and help to maintain communication with Spanish speaking families or guardians if possible/bilingual
  • Participate actively in monthly staff meetings
  • Commit to on-going professional development
  • Work closely with the general education teacher to ensure students are completing

assignments in a timely manner

  • Have some flexibility to work occasional evening hours for home visits, support

parent-teacher conferences, etc.

  • Clerical duties such as filing, copying, organizing, creating and/or tracking purchase orders
  • Other duties as assigned by Head of School or the Special Education Coordinator

 

Competencies:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of innovative teaching methods
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of Latino culture
  • Demonstrate previous experience in an inner city setting and work with urban youth
  • Demonstrate interest in public school reform and social justice
  • Commit to the mission, values and vision upon which the school was founded
  • Ability to respond to changing needs and requirements of working in a charter school
  • Work effectively as a team with Special Education teachers and specialists and collaborate with other staff and members of the school community
  • Work with families and students from diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds
  • Problem-solve and critically assess the skills a student needs
  • Provide daily success opportunities for all students
  • Ability to stay calm, handle and assist students during high stress situations

 

Preferred, Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Conversational Spanish speaker very helpful; Bilingual/Bi-literate in English and Spanish  preferred
  • 2-year college degree or working toward a degree
  • Knowledgeable about the educational/social needs of Latino and urban learners/their families. Believe that all youth can achieve academic excellence
  • Interest and experience working with special needs children and education
  • Desire to support students with special needs in a learning environment

 

 

Apply online

 

Kelly Rietow

HR Consultant

Academia Cesar Chavez

763.228.8496