Licensed Building Substitute Teacher
5605 Green Circle Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55343
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Minnesota Teacher's License:
Commensurate with Experience
***This position will be located at our Minnetonka AND our North St. Paul location.***
The licensed building substitute teacher will work in both a transition setting with students on the Autism Spectrum ages 18-21 and a setting IV program for students who have mental health needs as a substitute for licensed special education staff and for educational assistants (Job Coaches and Mental Health Behavioral Aides). The individual will need to be flexible to a varying schedule, focused on meeting the needs of the students in the programs each day. A substitute teacher is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. They are also responsible for providing support with instruction in the absence of an educational assistant.
Assume all duties of the regular classroom teacher promptly and in accordance with school rules. This may include van, lunchroom, hall duty, off campus learning environments or other duties assigned by the Supervisor.
Work with students to help reinforce learning objectives.
Work with other staff members in implementing accommodations and modifications.
Check to ensure that there are sufficient supplies in the classroom to carry out lesson plans.
Maintain regular classroom routines and discipline procedures.
Spend the entire assignment working with and for the students.
Serve as 1:1 for students following individualized plan
Serve as classroom assistant following guidance under classroom teacher
Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management by providing an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment according to plans prepared by the classroom teacher.
Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written communication with all individuals.
Involve families in the education process in collaboration with regular classroom teacher, as appropriate.
Use appropriate judgment to act in the best interest of students at all times.
Maintain confidentiality of private and sensitive information and documents.
Participate in professional growth activities including conferences, workshops, coursework, trainings, committees, etc.
Attend department meetings.
Regular, prompt attendance.
Adhere to all Lionsgate Academy policies and procedures.
Work with students offsite in non-educational work and community settings and assist the student in performing the work responsibilities in such a way that fosters independence.
Transporting students in school vehicle, often navigating unfamiliar routes.
OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience in differentiation, using creative teaching techniques from project–based to direct-instruction in developing personalized learning plans for each student
Entrepreneurial, innovative and flexible traits that will thrive in a learning environment
Experienced in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery
Demonstrated ability to work well with families
Ability to work effectively as a team member
Willingness to be held accountable for student results
Ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement
Possession, or meets qualification, of a valid Minnesota Teaching License as Short Call Substitute
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks.
Valid driver’s license/ability to transport students via school vehicle (must have 3 or less moving violations in the last three years and no DWI/DUI convictions within the past 5 years).
Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License as a fully licensed teacher, Special Education preferred
Experience in the instruction of middle and high school students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery
Preferred identified classroom experience & teaming experience with special education and regular education service teams.
Preferred experience, interest and/or expertise with students on the Autism spectrum
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 handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
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, clients, customers 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.
Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12, and also offers a transition program for students ages 18-21. Lionsgate’s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences.
Apply online at our Career webpage: http://lionsgate.academy/home/opportunities/employment/. Use Job ID 475 to apply.