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Special Education Teacher, K-6- Metro Tech Academy

Posted on 2020-08-11 8:45:05 AM

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Metro Tech Academy Special Education Teacher Date of Availability: 2020-2021 School Year Date Closing: until filled Campus Overview: Metro Tech Academy is a K-6 charter school located In Minneapolis, MN. The students we serve are diverse with a predominantly East African demographic. This tight-knit community of 150 students is a dynamic place to work because of the committed staff and supportive families. The current caseload is approximately 10 students. We are committed to equity and excellence and provide quality services for all students. JOB SUMMARY: The Metro Tech AcademySpecial Education Teacher will provide students with special needs case management, learning activities, and experiences that address their unique needs meets all regulatory standards as required by federal and state governments, and operates within the Teacher Code of Ethics as defined by Minnesota State Law. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Coordinate and conduct evaluations. Participate in multidisciplinary team assessments of a child, the child’s family, and in the development of integrated goals and outcomes for the IEP. - Educate parents and others regarding the provision of services. - Provide research-based specialized instruction as outlined in the IEP. - Consult with parents, other service providers, and representatives of appropriate community agencies to ensure the effective provision of services. - Prepare a preplanned schedule of individualized and small group age-appropriate activities for classroom instruction. - Supervise and provide direction for classroom Teaching Assistants. - Maintain suitable classroom and behavior management. - Monitor classroom instruction for the purpose of ensuring student progress and a safe learning environment. - Utilize a variety of materials and teaching techniques. - Participate physically with the students in activities being taught. - Plan and conduct a system of continuous evaluation of each student’s progress. - Coordinate provision of services for the purpose of maximizing opportunities for learning. - Participate in meetings (IEP, conferences, parent meetings, in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information - regarding student’s goals/outcomes. - Provide training to related service personnel and parents in the area of student’s disabilities. - Prepare documentation (evaluations, observations, progress reports) for the purpose of providing information and reporting requirements. - Maintain records and reports as required and for compliance with administrative policies, state and federal rules and regulations. - Make referrals to other professionals and agencies on behalf of the student as appropriate. - Encourage parents and instruct them about appropriate ways to assist their child. - Collaborate with other Special Education Teachers to ensure a successful transition for students from one setting to another. - Participate in staff development opportunities to improve job-related skills. - Maintain confidentiality. - All other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Current Minnesota teaching license in Special Education Experience teaching in special education settings preferred. Experience in due process procedures including conducting evaluations, writing IEP’s, monitoring progress, and facilitating meeting preferred, Application Procedure: Email resume, letters of recommendation, MN certification/licensure, and any other materials that applicant would like to include to Yusuf Waged hr@metrotechmn.org Metro Tech Academy 2511 Taylor St NE Minneapolis, MN 55418 Metro Tech Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.
Metro Tech Academy Special Education Teacher

Date of Availability: 2020-2021 School Year
Date Closing: until filled

Campus Overview: Metro Tech Academy is a K-6 charter school located In
Minneapolis, MN. The students we serve are diverse with a predominantly
East African demographic. This tight-knit community of 150 students is a
dynamic place to work because of the committed staff and supportive
families. The current caseload is approximately 10 students. We are
committed to equity and excellence and provide quality services for all
students.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Metro Tech AcademySpecial Education Teacher will provide students
with special needs case management, learning activities, and experiences
that address their unique needs meets all regulatory standards as
required by federal and state governments, and operates within the
Teacher Code of Ethics as defined by Minnesota State Law.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Coordinate and conduct evaluations.
Participate in multidisciplinary team assessments of a child, the
child’s family, and in the development of integrated goals and outcomes
for the IEP.
- Educate parents and others regarding the provision of services.
- Provide research-based specialized instruction as outlined in the IEP.
- Consult with parents, other service providers, and representatives of
appropriate community agencies to ensure the effective provision of
services.
- Prepare a preplanned schedule of individualized and small group
age-appropriate activities for classroom instruction.
- Supervise and provide direction for classroom Teaching Assistants.
- Maintain suitable classroom and behavior management.
- Monitor classroom instruction for the purpose of ensuring student
progress and a safe learning environment.
- Utilize a variety of materials and teaching techniques.
- Participate physically with the students in activities being taught.
- Plan and conduct a system of continuous evaluation of each student’s
progress.
- Coordinate provision of services for the purpose of maximizing
opportunities for learning.
- Participate in meetings (IEP, conferences, parent meetings,
in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing
information - regarding student’s goals/outcomes.
- Provide training to related service personnel and parents in the area
of student’s disabilities.
- Prepare documentation (evaluations, observations, progress reports)
for the purpose of providing information and reporting requirements.
- Maintain records and reports as required and for compliance with
administrative policies, state and federal rules and regulations.
- Make referrals to other professionals and agencies on behalf of the
student as appropriate.
- Encourage parents and instruct them about appropriate ways to assist
their child.
- Collaborate with other Special Education Teachers to ensure a
successful transition for students from one setting to another.
- Participate in staff development opportunities to improve job-related
skills.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current Minnesota teaching license in Special Education
Experience teaching in special education settings preferred.
Experience in due process procedures including conducting evaluations,
writing IEP’s, monitoring progress, and facilitating meeting preferred,

Application Procedure:
Email resume, letters of recommendation, MN certification/licensure, and
any other materials that applicant would like to include to Yusuf Waged
hr@metrotechmn.org

Metro Tech Academy
2511 Taylor St NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418

Metro Tech Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran
status.