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Special Education Teacher, EBD - Prairie Seeds Academy

Posted on 5/16/2017 3:19:09 PM

Listing expires 6/13/2017

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Prairie Seeds Academy is a K-12 public charter school located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.  Our teachers and staff work very hard to create and sustain a warm, safe and productive atmosphere for learning. We are committed to the pursuit of providing high-rigor academics along with encouraging our students to be global thinkers and learners. With today's diversity, we want our students to adapt successfully to change, be life-long learners, and care and understand others. We want our students to be prepared for the world so they can become a contributing member of society. 

Vision Statement:  Our PSA Community members are inspired global thinkers, who will understand the importance of inquiry, lifelong learning, intercultural awareness, respect, and adaptability as they become future leaders.

 Mission Statement:  Prairie Seeds Academy, in cooperation with families and community, provides leadership in rigorous education to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring citizens who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Prairie Seeds Academy is currently accepting applications for a full-time

Special Education EBD Teacher starting school year 2017-2018.

Job Description: To create a flexible educational program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.


  • Experience working with EBD students;
  • Knowledge of due process forms and procedures required
  • Knowledge of MN EBD criteria and the evaluation process including Functional Behavior Assessments
  • Understanding the use of Positive Behavior Supports
  • Knowledge of how to write a Behavior Intervention Plan
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Training or willingness to be trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Serve as a role model for promoting effective instruction and professionalism
  • Demonstrate respect for children, colleagues, parents and school leadership
  • Believe in and support the vision and mission of Prairie Seeds Academy


Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject manner.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports & report cards.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

To Appy, please submit the following:

-Letter of interest

-Updated resume

-Copy of MN teaching license


Please submit materials to: 



Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.