Special Education Teacher

Employer
MTS
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Apr 27, 2017
Closes
May 27, 2017
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

POSITION: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER 

LOCATIONS AVAILABLE:
-MTS HIGH SCHOOL (1.0 FTE) 
-MN VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL (1.0 FTE) 
-MTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1.0 FTE) 
-DISTRICT WIDE EVALUATION TEACHER (1.0 FTE)

Description:  Minnesota Transitions Charter School is a network of eight unique programs located in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Our special education teachers design and provide specialized instruction to students with disabilities in a supportive, technology rich learning environment with small class sizes. The special education teacher is a valued member of our team who 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 development 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
  • A valid MN Special Education Teaching License is required

Visit the MTS website to learn more about our programs: https://mtcs.org

Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference to:
Kelly Dietrich
Director of Special Education
Minnesota Transitions Charter School
kdietrich@emailmtcs.org

 

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