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Special Education Teacher (1.0 FTE) 2024-25 School Year - Minnesota Transitions Charter School

Posted on 2024-02-23 6:04:53 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fmtcs%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D645&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C3eb8030be9aa43ff0db608dc3467a402%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638442866934281117%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=gHpMTWxwUnuF0NP%2BsdLxo5RNDSgH9yeg4l24uCXQ5sE%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 07/01/2024 POSITION: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER &#8211; (FTE 1.0) LOCATION(S): MTS Elementary School Description: The Special Education Teacher designs and provides specialized instruction to students with disabilities. This valued member of our team also facilitates the Individualized Education Plan process to develop student programming in collaboration with related service providers, families, and community resources. Job Summary: * Develop and implement specialized programming to meet the physical, emotional and education levels of development for students with disabilities * Plan and facilitate the Individualized Education Plan process * Confer with parents, administrators, related service providers and others to develop an IEP for the student * Create learning materials to meet the needs and interests of each student * Provide instruction to improve academic skills, perception, memory, language, cognition, social, emotional and behavioral development, and transition skills * Support students to increase motivation, provide consistent reinforcement to skill acquisition, continuous assessment of level of academic and functional performance, and continuous feedback to student * Implement a variety of intervention strategies including positive behavior interventions to enhance achievement and pro-social skills of learners with IEPs * Work well with persons of different cultures, races, and socio-economic backgrounds * Communicate and collaborate effectively with students, school staff, parents, and outside agencies regarding students&#8217; special education needs, utilizing these linkages to develop effective school program components * Adhere to due process timelines and complete special education paperwork in compliance with MDE standards * Conduct special education evaluations as appropriate, including planning and summary reports * Work with parents and service providers to develop skills in supporting the student related to disability * Direct the work of paraprofessional staff * Other job related duties as assigned Qualifications: * A valid MN Special Education Teaching License * Interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with others, be polite, helpful, courteous and compassionate * Conflict resolution skills, team player and professional demeanor * Classroom management skills * Knowledge and understanding of child find and special education due process * Ability to consistently and effectively design instructional activities for students, and to make adjustments in teaching strategies to meet individual needs * Ability to work with a wide variety of students in a calm, patient, understanding, creative, flexible, student-centered environment * Skill in planning, organizing and writing IEPs and evaluations in a multi-disciplinary team within timeline constraints * Ability to utilize instructional and assistive technologies * Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing * Ability to follow directives from supervisors * Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information at all times * Experience with and a proven passion for working with urban youth and an unshakeable believe in their potential * Experience with restorative practices preferred The duties of this position may change from time to time. MTCS reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of MTCS and its Directors. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Hours: M-F, school hours Additional hours as needed to fulfill duties of this position Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb steps, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally may have to lift a student who could weigh over 100 pounds. The employee must be willing to be trained in and use de-escalation/restraint techniques for managing crisis situations. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Non-discrimination Notice: Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS) does not discriminate in employment or in any of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, age or genetic information. 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Date of Availability: 07/01/2024

POSITION: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER – (FTE 1.0)

LOCATION(S): MTS Elementary School

 

Description:  The Special Education Teacher designs and provides specialized instruction to students with disabilities. This valued member of our team also facilitates the Individualized Education Plan process to develop student programming in collaboration with related service providers, families, and community resources.

Job Summary:

  • Develop and implement specialized programming to meet the physical, emotional and education levels of development for students with disabilities 

  • Plan and facilitate the Individualized Education Plan process 

  • Confer with parents, administrators, related service providers and others to develop an IEP for the student

  • Create learning materials to meet the needs and interests of each student 

  • Provide instruction to improve academic skills, perception, memory, language, cognition, social, emotional and behavioral development, and transition skills 

  • Support students to increase motivation, provide consistent reinforcement to skill acquisition, continuous assessment of level of academic and functional performance, and continuous feedback to student 

  • Implement a variety of intervention strategies including positive behavior interventions to enhance achievement and pro-social skills of learners with IEPs

  • Work well with persons of different cultures, races, and socio-economic backgrounds

  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with students, school staff, parents, and outside agencies regarding students’ special education needs, utilizing these linkages to develop effective school program components 

  • Adhere to due process timelines and complete special education paperwork in compliance with MDE standards

  • Conduct special education evaluations as appropriate, including planning and summary reports 

  • Work with parents and service providers to develop skills in supporting the student related to disability 

  • Direct the work of paraprofessional staff 

  • Other job related duties as assigned
     

Qualifications: 

  • A valid MN Special Education Teaching License 

  • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with others, be polite, helpful, courteous and compassionate

  • Conflict resolution skills, team player and professional demeanor

  • Classroom management skills 

  • Knowledge and understanding of child find and special education due process 

  • Ability to consistently and effectively design instructional activities for students, and to make adjustments in teaching strategies to meet individual needs

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of students in a calm, patient, understanding, creative, flexible, student-centered environment

  • Skill in planning, organizing and writing IEPs and evaluations in a multi-disciplinary team within timeline constraints

  • Ability to utilize instructional and assistive technologies 

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Ability to follow directives from supervisors

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information at all times

  • Experience with and a proven passion for working with urban youth and an unshakeable believe in their potential

  • Experience with restorative practices preferred 


 

The duties of this position may change from time to time. MTCS reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of MTCS and its Directors. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Hours:

M-F, school hours
Additional hours as needed to fulfill duties of this position

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb steps, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or 

move up to 10 pounds and occasionally may have to lift a student who could weigh over 100 pounds. The employee must be willing to be trained in and use de-escalation/restraint techniques for managing crisis situations.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Non-discrimination Notice: 

Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS) does not discriminate in employment or in any of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, age or genetic information.

 



Minnesota Transitions Charter School uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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