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Adolescent SPED Guide

Home Careers Adolescent SPED Guide
Submitted: March 31
Closing: June 30


Jaddie Edwards
HR Manager

Phone: 651-305-2780

Fax: 651-305-2781


Location Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108
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
To Apply

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

Job Description

General Job Description:
The position is to work collaboratively within the Special Education Department and greater GRS community to support student development. This is an opportunity to serve a community of students and families and to complement and support the mission of the school. Great River School is committed to Montessori and International Baccalaureate pedagogy and has an excellent reputation as a Public Montessori Charter School. The role of the Special Education Guide is to further our mission to provide a quality Montessori education through inspiring learning environments and strong relationships based on respect for the gifts of each student.


Knowledge of Due Process paperwork and timelines
Civility, Honesty, and Integrity; as reflected in daily interaction with faculty, students, and parent/guardians
Serve the community; as reflected in student/parent community relationships
Judgment: as reflected in decision-making and problem-solving skills
Depth: the ability to draw from a broad base of knowledge or experiences
Relationships: ability to develop appropriate relationships in support of teaching and learning
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Possess positive and high expectations for themselves and for student success
Work hard and is a solid role model
Ability to manage competing tasks with competing deadlines
Ability to remain on task and follow through with projects to their completion
Excellent word processing skills and good computer knowledge (or ability to learn computer skills to function effectively in the GRS setting).
Preferred candidates will have a current MN Special Education Teaching teaching license. Ideal candidates possess an orientation toward constructivist learning and are foundationally guided by respect for students and their potential.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Montessori Adolescent training (or experience working in a Montessori Adolescent program)
CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) training (or similar training)
Experience conducting FBAs and writing BIPs (Behavior Intervention Plans)
Experience teaching Social Skills curriculum(s)
Experience with de-escalation techniques

Institution Description

Organization Description:
Great River School is a public Montessori school that serves students grades 1st through 12th grades with the International Baccalaureate program in 11th & 12th grades. Our community is committed to an engaging environment that prepares students for their unique roles as responsible and engaged citizens of the world. Our vision is world peace through education. We specifically seek to deconstruct systems of bias and oppression that interrupt relationships and access to education. We welcome applications from all backgrounds - racial justice, gender inclusion, and accessibility of education is central to our core values as a school community.

Application Instructions/Comments

Great River School provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Great River School will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis until successful candidate(s) are hired. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional letters of reference (email of application materials is preferred) to:

Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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