Special Education Teacher, Setting III EBD
Application Procedure: To be considered for this vacancy, applicant must complete the on-line application process and indicate interest in this specific job number. Applications received no later than May 9th, 2022 will receive first consideration; position will remain open until June 24, 2022.
Up to $8000 Hiring and Retention Bonus Possible: through a grant from The Come Teach in Minnesota Program, licensed teachers who are American Indian or people of color, and who move to Minnesota may be eligible for a hiring bonus of up to $2,500. If eligible teachers are serving in a licensure shortage area, the hiring bonus may be up to $4,000. A retention bonus equal to the hiring bonus may also apply. Learn more about this program here.
District Mission Statement
"Our mission is to equip all students with the knowledge and skills to empower them to achieve their dreams and full potential while becoming responsible citizens in a dynamic world."
St. Francis Area Schools is located in northern Anoka County and southern Isanti County. We are a rural/suburban district, covering 165 square miles with our early childhood center, three elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one ALC. Our school district annually educates more than 4,000 students and employs more than 750 staff members.
Valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education, with an EBD licensure. We are looking for a team-oriented individual that is comfortable and experienced in working with students with Emotional Behavioral Disorders center based setting within our St. Francis Learning Center.
Summary of Duties
Provide direct special education services for students who have disabilities in a Level III EBD.
Work with the special education team to create individualized programs to meet the needs of each student.
Implement specific curriculum and instruction to students in the program to assist them in understanding their disability and to learn essential life skills.
Work with classroom teachers to facilitate opportunities for students to participate in the mainstream classroom whenever possible to facilitate strong academics.
Provide work direction and support to the Educational Assistants assigned to the program.
Communicate with families regarding students' educational programming and progress.
Develop, write and implement IEPs for assigned caseload (approximately 8 - 10 students).
Perform educational assessments of students as required.
Knowledge of the process for completing Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Plans (PBIPS) to address challenging behaviors.
Experience with providing specialized instruction focusing on delays in the areas of social skills, functional skills and behavior modifications.
Experience with curriculums and evidence based practices (antecedent-based intervention, modeling, reinforcement, self-management, social skills training, self-regulation, transitions, following directions, task completion and safety).
The duty day is Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm, 186 contract days per year (includes professional development time).
Based on the current Teacher Work Agreement, will negotiate based on qualifications/years of experience.
Teachers-Special Education Teacher
For more information about this special education teacher position, you can also contact Debra Parson (Student Services Director) at 763-753-7046.