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Dual Licensed K-6 Classroom Teacher

Home Careers Dual Licensed K-6 Classroom Teacher
Submitted: August 25
Closing: December 31


Krystan Holzthum
Human Resources

Phone: 612-465-8600

Fax: 612-465-8603

Location Spero Academy
2701 California Stree NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Categories Licensed
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range To Be Determined
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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

Job Description

Position Summary:
To create and maintain a classroom that supports the school’s mission to:
Provide a safe, nurturing and cooperative learning environment where children discover their personal and academic strengths
Cultivate a sense of respect and responsibility Create a sense of social awareness and a social bridge to the broader community
Provide an innovative curriculum that leads each child to educational success
Instill self-esteem, confidence and a positive attitude in every child


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Current licensure in Elementary and Special Education by the State of Minnesota.
Excellent oral, written and spoken communication skills.
Ability to interact well with internal staff, students and parents.
Detail oriented and flexible
Professional demeanor and appearance with a positive attitude.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Self-motivated, proactive and resourceful in the completion of work assignments.
Sense of accountability and ownership for work results.
Ability to work with limited supervision.
Knowledge of the following computer applications: MacBook equipment.
Ability to maintain status of “not disqualified” upon completion of criminal background and MN disciplinary incidence research.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds or move quickly to contain a student.

Institution Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
Uses MN State Standards and MN Academic benchmarks to write appropriate lesson plans and adaptations.
Integrates school-adopted curriculum into coherent lessons designed to maximize students’ potential.
Develops ability to use the Synergy Student Information System and Parent Portal.
Demonstrates understanding of due process, including disability criteria for area of service, quality Evaluation Report (ER) writing, quality Individual Program Plan (IEP) writing.
Facilitates IEP meetings, data collection and analysis.
Leads and facilitates team meetings and collaboration in the classroom.
Provides training and feedback to staff assigned to work as part of the classroom team. • Meets due process timelines.
Evaluates students using appropriate evaluation tools.
Creates and maintains student due process records within the school special education database.
Maintains and updates student Special Education Files.
Understands and implements School-wide Discipline Policy and how it relates to special education students.
Works collaboratively with support teachers and therapists to assure student grade-level, IEP, and individual needs are being met.
Demonstrates familiarity with assistive technology.
Aids in students’ transition into and from school as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions/Comments

BIPOC, Veterans, LBGTQIA2S+, and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

This position description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to give the employee a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of their position. As the nature of business demands change, so too, may the essential functions of this position.

Send resume and district application to:
Human Resources, Attention: Krystan Holzthum
Spero Academy
2701 California Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418


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

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