DCD Resource Room Sped Teacher / Case Manager

    • Categories:

    • Licensed

    • Grades:

    • 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    • Health Insurance:

    • Included

    • Minnesota Teacher's License:

    • Required

    • Salary Range:

    • Commensurate with Experience

    • Work Commitment:

    • Full-Time

    • Submitted Date:

      02.02.2018

      Closing:

      03.02.2018

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Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE

Manage student's’ IEP  by collaborating and coordinating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, monitoring student progress to determine service effectiveness and working directly with students to support their IEP goals.  Teach core academics to students in resource rooms that are not able to attend class in the general education setting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Communicate regularly with IEP team members including staff and families, through in person meetings, via email, and by telephone

Schedule student focused meetings through management of an online calendar

Track timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork

Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance

Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants, related service providers, and families

Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences

Provide direct instruction, incorporating goals and objectives in a special education setting

Maintain accurate and complete lesson plans

Organize and oversee data collection for academic and/or behavioral goals and objectives

Write progress reports summarizing data collected each quarter

Collaborate with educational assistants to implement student individual behavior plans

Ensure that students’ accommodations and modifications are being implemented and academic service minutes are being served

Attend special education and general education department meetings

Determine present levels of performance and write standards based goals

Work with a team on the continued implementation and development of programming for education of 7th-12th grade students

Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals.

Regular, prompt attendance

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Participate in staff development programs

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY

Act as a functional supervisor for educational assistants in the resource room, collaborate with Special Programs supervisor in completion of  formal evaluations, and monitor and address all areas of performance.

This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education

Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

In process of gaining ASD Licensure or hold certificate with willingness to pursue licensure

In process of gaining BCBA Licensure

Experience, interest and/or expertise working with students on the autism spectrum, varied learning styles and levels of mastery

Experience in differentiation, using creative teaching techniques from project–based to direct-instruction in developing personalized learning plans for each student

COMPETENCIES

Ability to work well with families

Awareness of autism and its manifestations, willingness to work with ASD students

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Excellent work habits including attendance, punctuality, and dependability

Promotes a positive school culture

Strong communication skills and ability to work within a team   

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

MENTAL DEMANDS

The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, parents and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median ability to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Institution Description

As a public charter school (grades 7 through 12), Lionsgate Academy is open to all students of all abilities; our program is inclusively designed to meet the unique needs of students living with Asperger’s syndrome and those on the autism spectrum. These supports also benefit students without disabilities and those with disabilities other than Asperger’s syndrome and autism spectrum disorder.
Our general education teachers, special education teachers, and therapeutic support service staff work collaboratively with our students and families to identify our students’ unique strengths and challenges. We strive to provide a well-rounded education for our students. In many ways, we function like a typical high school with core academic classes (e.g., math, science), elective classes (e.g., drama, art), and after school activities
In addition to this, we have full support services and transitions teams on staff to provide necessary training in areas such as social skills, occupational therapy, speech-language skills, and transition skills (e.g., preparing for employment, preparing for postsecondary education, and independent living skills).

Application Instructions/Comments

Please visit http://www.lionsgate.academy/about/employment/ to apply.

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