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Elementary/Middle School SPED Teacher, Setting 3 FT - Hmong CollegePrep Academy

Posted on 2020-09-15 1:58:47 PM

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Setting 3 Elementary/Middle School SPED Teacher Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; Teacher Duty Days per the School Calendar Required Qualifications: Current MN tier 3 teaching license in one or more of the following: * Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders Grades K-age 21 (grade 12) * Special Education: Learning Disabilities Grades K-age 21 (grade 12) * Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders Birth-age 21 (grade 12) * Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing Birth-age 21 (grade 12) * Special Education: Oral/Aural Education Birth-age 21 (grade 12) Preferred Qualifications: * 3+ years of teaching experience * Experience working with children of diverse ethnic backgrounds in an urban school setting Position Summary: Responsible for instructing elementary/middle school special education students from grades k-8. Create a flexible classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth. Instruct students in grade level content, making subjects accessible based on a student&#8217;s reading and math skill level per their IEP plan. Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a solid foundation for further education. Establish collaborative relationships with parents and other staff members. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Knowledge and experience with due process procedures * Strong skills in classroom presentation and management. * Knowledge of instructional technologies. * Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles. * Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate. * Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing. * Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities. * Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts. * Provides differentiated instructional methods and content to ensure student mastery of content * Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations * Ability to implement classroom activities that foster problem solving and critical thinking * Ability to plan and implement lessons based on district and school goals and objectives. * Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement. * Promotes a learning environment that is welcoming, respectful, friendly and academically challenging * Strong interpersonal skills - the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds. * Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. * Ability to work in a cooperative and collaborative learning environment. * Excellent organizational skills. Responsibilities: * Adhere to due process guidelines using district recommended methods and instruments to evaluate and identify the special education needs of students, participate in team decisions regarding eligibility, and facilitate evaluation plans and reports. * Serve as a case manager for students by: developing and maintaining IEPs; facilitating IEP meetings; providing parents and/or guardians with Rights and Procedural Safeguards information and notification of team meetings in a timely manner; and developing and sharing progress reports with parents. * Working knowledge of and compliance with state and federal rules and regulations. * Maintain and promote confidentiality per data privacy, MN Government Data Practices Act, FERPA, and HIPPA legislation. * Provide direct instruction to students receiving special education and assist them with attaining their IEP goals. * Collaborate with general education teachers to plan and implement curriculum, state and district wide assessments. * Provide job performance feedback to, direct the work of, and support the paraprofessionals in the implementation of the students&#8217; IEP goals. * Organization and distribution of special education media and materials for resources in general education classrooms * Maintain data as required to monitor and evaluate student progress and communicate regularly with parents of students regarding progress of their child. * Advocate for the needs of the students with disabilities. * Develop and implement proactive and positive behavioral interventions based on FBA results. * Possess knowledge and ability to utilize techniques to maintain a safe environment (i.e. MANDT, CPI, building emergency plan, etc.) * Participate in relevant staff development opportunities, be knowledgeable about current promising practices in the field, and stay current with state rules and regulations governing special education. * Collaborate with related service providers. * Possess knowledge of technology strategies/equipment available to students and, when needed, provide strategy information to general education teachers. * Collaborate with outside agencies providing services for students and families, especially when interagency collaboration is required or requested by the family. * Communicate effectively and positively with staff, students, parents, and administration. * Attend ongoing professional development opportunities related to special education. * Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies. * Support the Minnesota Graduation and Common Core Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned * Evaluate student performance in accordance with systems used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent. * Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary. * Maintain accurate records including but not limited to attendance, grades, assessments and lesson plans via Schoology and/or PowerSchool * Via Schoology, ensure all online class resources are current * Connect with families via phone calls, emails, conferences and school events * Foster a social environment with students to develop trust, respect, friendships and self-discovery * Participate in professional development meetings/clusters providing student work when requested. * Implement new learning in the classroom following professional development. * Develop and work on new learning based on self-assessment, input from teacher leaders and director of teaching and learning. * Utilize student achievement data to address strengths and weaknesses of students and guide instructional decisions. * Adhere to MN Teachers Code of Conduct * Volunteer for a minimum of three activities which take place outside of the normal school day. * Supervise student activities which may include &#8211; bus duties, breakfast/lunch supervision and hall monitoring * Maintain confidentiality regarding students and the educational setting * Other related duties as assigned Apply Here: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/KPAY1001740.careers?CareersSearch<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fu15334432.ct.sendgrid.net%2Fls%2Fclick%3Fupn%3DL3xUvN7mEMLEM3K-2BAfKoEXDqqdj7qF-2B-2FAoS6PY0OkoU56vBsTkIuS3jmkmv8GjmMrZMwC5MfEPcMAnUCLhaSgWDUvvsMse99jSXhh5jBJYdaJvRIThLwbGMYFgrbElcS3wSr_pzu-2BuzhWfE-2F-2FDL0srH31bWx5XYWoZ4q9gFjKxaWzOFXxV6gh9e-2Bk05FXHIWox53IXmtFMyNMOHyOdc8elYr8AljaryunIdypYXtGvcvM8z3CsipZAjVV5lr2aAVtuCDcAk-2BDZuSIDw7NQYuu-2B1lVj0BKwcoyrMgxrnQVIVVgI-2Fov-2FsmC0Glrf9XBALZA7m-2BXUSjkUSH13odDO49MYG8RqFOIgoQkXQNkH-2BxB-2BCYLpuU-3D&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd5e1251b6a5640719d0708d859a95f0d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637357931267694695&sdata=PdZT%2Fsm%2BOonZ2wog1vHK4HoHGMw9%2BpFINCu3q0pTRvc%3D&reserved=0> Contact: Human.Resources@hcpak12.org<mailto:Human.Resources@hcpak12.org>

Setting 3 Elementary/Middle School SPED Teacher

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; Teacher Duty Days per the School Calendar

Required Qualifications: Current MN tier 3 teaching license in one or more of the following:

  • Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders Grades K-age 21 (grade 12)
  • Special Education: Learning Disabilities Grades K-age 21 (grade 12)
  • Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders Birth-age 21 (grade 12)
  • Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing Birth-age 21 (grade 12)
  • Special Education: Oral/Aural Education Birth-age 21 (grade 12)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of teaching experience
  • Experience working with children of diverse ethnic backgrounds in an urban school setting 

Position Summary:

Responsible for instructing elementary/middle school special education students from grades k-8.  Create a flexible classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth.  Instruct students in grade level content, making subjects accessible based on a student’s reading and math skill level per their IEP plan.  Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a solid foundation for further education.  Establish collaborative relationships with parents and other staff members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience with due process procedures
  • Strong skills in classroom presentation and management.
  • Knowledge of instructional technologies.
  • Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles.
  • Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing.
  • Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities.
  • Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts.
  • Provides differentiated instructional methods and content to ensure student mastery of content
  • Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations
  • Ability to implement classroom activities that foster problem solving and critical thinking
  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on district and school goals and objectives.
  • Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement.
  • Promotes a learning environment that is welcoming, respectful, friendly and academically challenging
  • Strong interpersonal skills - the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in a cooperative and collaborative learning environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills. 

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to due process guidelines using district recommended methods and instruments to evaluate and identify the special education needs of students, participate in team decisions regarding eligibility, and facilitate evaluation plans and reports.
  • Serve as a case manager for students by: developing and maintaining IEPs; facilitating IEP meetings; providing parents and/or guardians with Rights and Procedural Safeguards information and notification of team meetings in a timely manner; and developing and sharing progress reports with parents.
  • Working knowledge of and compliance with state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Maintain and promote confidentiality per data privacy, MN Government Data Practices Act, FERPA, and HIPPA legislation.
  • Provide direct instruction to students receiving special education and assist them with attaining their IEP goals.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to plan and implement curriculum, state and district wide assessments.
  • Provide job performance feedback to, direct the work of, and support the paraprofessionals in the implementation of the students’ IEP goals.
  • Organization and distribution of special education media and materials for resources in general education classrooms
  • Maintain data as required to monitor and evaluate student progress and communicate regularly with parents of students regarding progress of their child.
  • Advocate for the needs of the students with disabilities.
  • Develop and implement proactive and positive behavioral interventions based on FBA results.
  • Possess knowledge and ability to utilize techniques to maintain a safe environment (i.e. MANDT, CPI, building emergency plan, etc.)
  • Participate in relevant staff development opportunities, be knowledgeable about current promising practices in the field, and stay current with state rules and regulations governing special education.
  • Collaborate with related service providers.
  • Possess knowledge of technology strategies/equipment available to students and, when needed, provide strategy information to general education teachers.
  • Collaborate with outside agencies providing services for students and families, especially when interagency collaboration is required or requested by the family.
  • Communicate effectively and positively with staff, students, parents, and administration.
  • Attend ongoing professional development opportunities related to special education.
  • Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.
  • Support the Minnesota Graduation and Common Core Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned
  • Evaluate student performance in accordance with systems used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent.
  • Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary.
  • Maintain accurate records including but not limited to attendance, grades, assessments and lesson plans via Schoology and/or PowerSchool
  • Via Schoology, ensure all online class resources are current
  • Connect with families via phone calls, emails, conferences and school events
  • Foster a social environment with students to develop trust, respect, friendships and self-discovery
  • Participate in professional development meetings/clusters providing student work when requested.
  • Implement new learning in the classroom following professional development.
  • Develop and work on new learning based on self-assessment, input from teacher leaders and director of teaching and learning.
  • Utilize student achievement data to address strengths and weaknesses of students and guide instructional decisions.
  • Adhere to MN Teachers Code of Conduct
  • Volunteer for a minimum of three activities which take place outside of the normal school day. 
  • Supervise student activities which may include – bus duties, breakfast/lunch supervision and hall monitoring
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students and the educational setting
  • Other related duties as assigned 

Apply Here: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/KPAY1001740.careers?CareersSearch

Contact: Human.Resources@hcpak12.org