Special Education Teacher

    • Categories:

    • Licensed

    • Grades:

    • 9, 10, 11, 12

    • Health Insurance:

    • Included

    • Minnesota Teacher's License:

    • Required

    • Work Commitment:

    • Full-Time

    • Submitted Date:




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    • Contact:

      Val Miller

      Phone: 6125648873
      Fax: 6125648873

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Job Description

Seeking a full-time, licensed special education teacher immediately for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year. Duties will include:
- Spending a portion of the day doing push-in/pull-out services, managing personal learning plans, supporting students in project-based learning, and delivering direct instruction in targeted skill areas based on students' needs
- Collaborating with regular education staff and child-specific paraprofessionals in the regular and special education settings
- Managing a special education caseload
- Team-teaching with regular ed staff to deliver content and support activities and field studies in teacher- facilitated student projects
- Collecting data to monitor individual student goal progress
- Participating in expeditionary learning, including opportunities for overnight expeditions to urban and wilderness settings (includes additional overnight compensation)


- Special Education Teacher License (ASD, EBD, SLD, and/or ABS preferred), Short-Call Substitute License, or eligible for a Limited License
- Experience with Project-Based Learning (PBL), OR an enthusiasm to gain experience in PBL and alternative/progressive teaching and learning models
- Passion for working with youth, flexibility, team player, desire for excellence

Institution Description

Northwest Passage is in its 19th year of operation as a charter school, and we continue to pride ourselves on the quality of our staff. Our focus is on hiring adults that have incredible youth development skills. With our focus on expeditions and field studies, staff at NWPHS are trained in the following areas: Project-Based Learning, Experiential Learning, Wilderness Medicine and Travel, Water Safety, and meeting the diverse needs of our students. We promote a professional learning community that seeks to hone our teaching craft while developing one of the most innovative schools in the nation.

Application Instructions/Comments

Please complete the online application and submit resume to Val Miller at vmiller@nwphs.org. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. The position is available for the 2017-18 school year.

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