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Teacher, Special Education- Resource - Hmong International Academy

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Job Title: Teacher, Special Education- Resource - Hmong International Academy and Requisition ID number: 54121

Close Date: 11:59 PM on 01/09/2017

Organizational Unit: Hmong International Academy (10000550)

Site: Hmong International Academy (0291)

FTE: 1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: Teachers(04)

Functional Area: Teaching


Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

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SUMMARY

Special Education Resource Teacher: Serve as case manager and implement a comprehensive educational program for students with IEPs. Duties include: develop and deliver instruction to students, conduct formal diagnostic and functional evaluation, oversee special education assistants in implementing IEPs for students, and utilize continuous progress monitoring procedures to promote student growth. Adhere strictly to Minnesota Special Education Due Process Requirements within mandated timelines and specifications. Effectively communicate and coordinate services with all members of the IEP team. Coordinate all scheduling for students and special education assistants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements; knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students' learning styles and needs, both academic and affective.

* Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving.

* Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.

* Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.

* Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate.

* Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.

Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goals. Work to support and achieve those goals.

* Assess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP). Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.

Education and Experience Guidelines

* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.

* Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting.

* Demonstrated continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.

* Master's or PhD preferred.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

A valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure


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Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On 01/09/2017 | Hmong International Academy (10000550) | Hmong International Academy (0291) | Teaching

Company
Minneapolis Public Schools
Posted
03/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401, US