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Special Education Teacher, Spanish-Speaking for 2021-2022 - LakesInternational Language Academy

Posted on 2021-02-22 11:56:43 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fmylila%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D540&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2e4fa8dd20a44c9e111d08d8d75b357f%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637496134030795033%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=QDoNdTAp5%2B9FVvpox85zsNSu76qvRKLIavzExW9Yeis%3D&reserved=0> Date Closing: open until filled * More About LILA<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fmylila%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D10488&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2e4fa8dd20a44c9e111d08d8d75b357f%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637496134030805029%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=W3BvA9FAx0kmzq3fZa7g7maXS%2BiViK%2B2pEbxgnsv%2FNY%3D&reserved=0> Spanish-Speaking Special Education Teacher for 2021-2022 School Year FTE: 0.5 - 1.0 FTE Lakes International Language Academy (LILA) is an award-winning language immersion school, conveniently located in Forest Lake, Minnesota near the North Metro 35W-35E split. LILA delivers a high-caliber education from a global perspective that combines second-language acquisition with a proven inquiry-based learning approach. Job Summary: The special education teacher will work under the direction of the Director of Special Education and Student Services. Work involves teaching subjects for students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade who have specific learning disabilities in the areas of reading, writing and math. Essential Functions: * Provide instruction and direction in both English and Spanish, consistent with the goals and methods of immersion curriculum * Develop appropriate methods for meeting educational objectives for each child * Provide differentiated instruction, based on the individual students&#8217; ability levels and unique challenges * Participate in parent and teacher communications * Monitor student performance * Complete Special Education Due Process Paperwork, such as but not limited to IEP&#8217;s, PWN&#8217;s and Progress Reports Required Qualifications: * Requires Special Education Degree or Bachelor&#8217;s Degree in Education * Must be fluent in English and Spanish * Experience working with students Preferences: * Training in the Responsive Classroom preferred * Taught as a Special Education Teacher in a Responsive Classroom setting * Special Education licensure in SLD or ABS Opportunities: * Travel: Teachers are provided opportunities to participate in training provided in the Twin Cities, across the U.S., and sometimes internationally in the areas of Language Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Responsive Classroom or Developmental Designs. Occasional travel may be required. * Work in a diverse culture: Most of our teachers have traveled extensively, with the large majority having lived in a Mandarin or Spanish speaking country for at least a semester. Many of our teachers were born in Mandarin or Spanish-speaking countries. * Professional Development: LILA provides professional development for new staff depending on needs and interest, but always including best practices of teachers in the International Baccalaureate programs and building a safe and inviting climate for learning. * Career Track and Advancement: Many opportunities are available to Lakes International teachers, depending on their interests, efforts, and expertise. * Grants to Teachers: The LILA Foundation frequently offers &#8220;Inquiry 360&#8221; grants to teachers to pursue enriching experiences that they can bring back to share in the classroom. Teachers are encouraged to pursue these experiences abroad. Inquiry 360 grants are competitive and are awarded in April for use the following summer. Physical Requirements: This position requires vocal communication, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling, use of hands to grasp and feel, and vision abilities including close, distance, and adjusting focus. Lifting/moving required frequently up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 40 pounds or more. Work occasionally requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and is generally in a moderately noisy location. 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Spanish-Speaking Special Education Teacher for 2021-2022 School Year

FTE:  0.5 - 1.0 FTE

Lakes International Language Academy (LILA) is an award-winning language immersion school, conveniently located in Forest Lake, Minnesota near the North Metro 35W-35E split. LILA delivers a high-caliber education from a global perspective that combines second-language acquisition with a proven inquiry-based learning approach.

Job Summary: The special education teacher will work under the direction of the Director of Special Education and Student Services. Work involves teaching subjects for students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade who have specific learning disabilities in the areas of reading, writing and math. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide instruction and direction in both English and Spanish, consistent with the goals and methods of immersion curriculum
  • Develop appropriate methods for meeting educational objectives for each child
  • Provide differentiated instruction, based on the individual students’ ability levels and unique challenges
  • Participate in parent and teacher communications
  • Monitor student performance
  • Complete Special Education Due Process Paperwork, such as but not limited to IEP’s, PWN’s and Progress Reports

 Required Qualifications:

  • Requires Special Education Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish
  • Experience working with students

Preferences:

  • Training in the Responsive Classroom preferred
  • Taught as a Special Education Teacher in a Responsive Classroom setting
  • Special Education licensure in SLD or ABS

Opportunities:

  • Travel: Teachers are provided opportunities to participate in training provided in the Twin Cities, across the U.S., and sometimes internationally in the areas of Language Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Responsive Classroom or Developmental Designs. Occasional travel may be required.
  • Work in a diverse culture: Most of our teachers have traveled extensively, with the large majority having lived in a Mandarin or Spanish speaking country for at least a semester. Many of our teachers were born in Mandarin or Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Professional Development: LILA provides professional development for new staff depending on needs and interest, but always including best practices of teachers in the International Baccalaureate programs and building a safe and inviting climate for learning.
  • Career Track and Advancement: Many opportunities are available to Lakes International teachers, depending on their interests, efforts, and expertise.
  • Grants to Teachers: The LILA Foundation frequently offers “Inquiry 360” grants to teachers to pursue enriching experiences that they can bring back to share in the classroom.  Teachers are encouraged to pursue these experiences abroad.  Inquiry 360 grants are competitive and are awarded in April for use the following summer.

Physical Requirements:
This position requires vocal communication, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling, use of hands to grasp and feel, and vision abilities including close, distance, and adjusting focus.  Lifting/moving required frequently up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 40 pounds or more.  Work occasionally requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and is generally in a moderately noisy location.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

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Lakes International Language Academy uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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