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Therapeutic Teacher - Waseca Public Schools

Posted on 8/31/2017 3:18:37 PM

Listing expires 9/28/2017

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Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: Open Until Filled

Job Title:

Therapeutic Teacher- Provide academic and life skills instruction to secondary student(s) in a highly supported setting IV program.

Job Location:

Central Building


Per WEA contract; Full Time

Position Start Date:


Job Description:


  • Serve as an IEP case manager.

  • Work as a team member in IEP meeting. Facilitate team meetings to review student progress and develop IEP as related to student needs.

  • Plan and implement appropriate educational programs for individuals.

  • Implement educational plans as described on individual IEP’s and provide information for building staff as needed.

  • Maintain appropriate records and reports. Collect data on progress on goals and objectives for each student and meet all required timelines.

  • Develop, coordinate, and evaluate transition related experiences for students, if applicable.

  • Provide work direction to paraprofessional staff members.

  • Communicate effectively with students, families, educators, and administrators regarding student programs and progress.

  • Collaborate with students, families, related service providers, outside agencies, and other team members to promote growth of each student.

  • Create and maintain a professional working relationship with families and staff.

  • Obtain and demonstrate knowledge of general education curriculum including the grade level outcomes and state standards.

  • Assist special education team in assessments, comprehensive report results, and follow Minnesota state criteria in area(s) of special education eligibility as well as mandated timelines.

  • Participate in building and District level professional development activities.

  • Understand and maintain boundaries and confidentiality with students, families and staff.

  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities in certification areas as directed by the Director of Special Education.

Job Requirements:

  • Required – Valid MN Special Education Teaching License, prefer EBD
    Teachers with a valid MN teaching license and evidence of working towards a Special Education degree are encouraged to apply.

  • Prompt, regular and reliable attendance.

  • Ability to perform routine computer functions, including the use of email, Microsoft Word, Google and due process system.

  • Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships.

  • Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions.

Posting Closes On:

Open Until Filled

Contact Name & Position:

Heather Harms

Director of Special Education

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