ASD Teacher - South Education Center

Job | Posted 4 days ago


Intermediate District 287 is looking for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Teachers like you for an opening for Fall 2020 at South Education Center in Richfield, MN!
Intermediate District 287 is a west metro district for learners with unique needs.  As an intermediate district, we provide specialized services, primarily setting IV special education, to students from 11 member districts in the west metro. 
What Makes Us Special:

  • We are a trauma-informed district.  We take into account past trauma and the resulting coping mechanisms when attempting to understand behaviors and best serve our students.
  • There is a variety of support services in each school including School Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Behavior Intervention Specialists and Student Safety Coaches.  All of whom are student-centered and focused on building relationships with each child.
  • Small class sizes - typically 6-8 students per class
  • We value diverse perspectives and life experiences and our strategic vision includes hiring and retaining racially diverse and racially conscious staff across all levels of our organization.  
  • To better understand our student population and work environment check out this video.
Salary & Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary: $42,490 - $86,528 DOE and E
  • Tier 3 or Tier 4 ASD license may be eligible for a $3000 signing bonus!!
  • Generous Benefits:  Medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, 403b (eligible for match after 1 year), paid leave, and an incredible employee assistance program (includes 6 free counseling sessions) 
  • Interested in candidates who are: diverse, bilingual, or have experience working with diverse populations.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Current teaching license in ASD, OR a valid license in another subject area & willing to get an Out of Field license
  • If not currently licensed, must be willing and eligible to apply for and receive a Tier 1 or 2 Teaching License in ASD
  Interview Process:
  • First round interviews are conducted via online form.  If selected, the online form will be emailed to the candidate. The online form must be completed in order to be considered for an in-person interview.

Commitment to Equity: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.
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Posted By

Intermediate School District 287

1820 N XENIUM LN, PLYMOUTH, MN 55441-3790
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$184,318 (USD)

State Average: $13,408 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 200