JobID 563 : DCD Special Education Teacher/Case Manager - Shoreview Campus - 2020/21 School Year (#2018741)
Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12, and also offers a transition program for students ages 18-21. Lionsgate’s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences.
Lionsgate Academy continues to grow as we add another grade to the Shoreview campus! We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are excited to join our team!
POSITION TITLE: DCD Resource Room Special Education Teacher / Case Manager
DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator
POSITION STATUS: Exempt
CORE HOURS: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
DUTY DAYS: 187
Manage student's’ IEP by collaborating and coordinating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, monitoring student progress to determine service effectiveness and working directly with students to support their IEP goals. Teach core academics to students in resource rooms that are not able to attend class in the general education setting.
Communicate regularly with IEP team members including staff and families, through in person meetings, via email, and by telephone
Schedule student focused meetings through management of an online calendar
Track timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork
Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance
Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants, related service providers, and families
Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences
Provide direct instruction, incorporating goals and objectives in a special education setting
Maintain accurate and complete lesson plans
Organize and oversee data collection for academic and/or behavioral goals and objectives
Write progress reports summarizing data collected each quarter
Collaborate with educational assistants to implement student individual behavior plans
Ensure that students’ accommodations and modifications are being implemented and academic service minutes are being served
Attend special education and general education department meetings
Determine present levels of performance and write standards based goals
Work with a team on the continued implementation and development of programming for education of 7th-12th grade students
Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals.
Regular, prompt attendance
OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in staff development programs
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Act as a functional supervisor for educational assistants in the resource room, collaborate with Special Programs supervisor in completion of formal evaluations, and monitor and address all areas of performance.
Ability to work well with families
Awareness of autism and its manifestations, willingness to work with ASD students
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Excellent work habits including attendance, punctuality, and dependability
Promotes a positive school culture
Strong communication skills and ability to work within a team
Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks
DCD or ASD Licensure or hold certificate with willingness to pursue licensure
Experience, interest and/or expertise working with students on the autism spectrum, varied learning styles and levels of mastery
Experience in differentiation, using creative teaching techniques from project–based to direct-instruction in developing personalized learning plans for each student
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, parents and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median ability to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.