SpEd Teacher - Social Studies Inclusion

    • 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:

      05.06.2019

      Closing:

      07.31.2019

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    • Contact:

      Gael Braddock
      HR Generalist

      Phone: 651-351-4464
      Fax: 612-351-4591

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Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Special Education Inclusion Teacher - Social Studies


DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator


POSITION STATUS: Exempt


CORE HOURS: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm


DUTY DAYS: 187


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POSITION PURPOSE: To ensure student special education academic needs are addressed using best practice and research based strategies and interventions.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Collaborate with general education teacher to accommodate and modify lesson plans, activities, assignments, and tests

Team teach with general education teacher

Provide direct instruction on subject area curriculum, incorporating goals and objectives in the special education or general education setting

Maintain accurate and complete lesson plans

Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management by providing an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment

Organize and oversee data collection for academic and/or behavioral goals and objectives in general education classrooms

Write progress reports summarizing data collected each quarter

Collaborate with general education teachers and 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

Provide input to case managers on students before IEP meetings and attend IEP meetings if necessary

Determine present levels of performance and write goals based on present level (may collaborate with case manager)

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

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

Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance.

Participate in IEP meetings and student case conferences, as needed.

Participate in professional growth activities including conferences, workshops, coursework, trainings, committees, etc.

Regular, prompt attendance



OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:


Perform other job-related duties as assigned.



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

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.


COMPETENCIES
Ability to work well with families

Awareness of autism and its manifestations, willingness to work with students on the autism spectrum

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



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

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

Institution Description

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.

Application Instructions/Comments

Apply online to Job ID 497 using the Lionsgate Academy Employment webpage: https://www.applitrack.com/lgamn/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp.

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