ABS/ASD K-12 Special Education Teacher

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Start Date
08/31/2020

Description

Lester Prairie School is a growing K-12 single building school on the outer edge of the Twin Cities, 30 miles west of Minnetonka and 20 miles east of Hutchinson.

Special Education Teacher - K-12
 
ABS or ASD License preferred.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide research-based special education services identified on the Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) of students with disabilities
  • Provide special education services in a variety of service delivery models
  • Comply with all state and federal special education rules and regulations
  • Facilitate IEP meetings; schedule and hold IEP meetings within required timelines
  • Collaborate with Building Administrator and Special Education Coordinator and IEP members to develop IEPs.
  • Complete IEPs and progress notes in a timely manner
  • Participate in the special education evaluation process, including complying with all state and federal special education rules and regulations, as assigned
  • Supervise the work of assigned paraprofessionals and assist with their performance evaluations (this position does not have authority to hire, terminate or discipline)
  • Be knowledgeable in the state standards, skills and content of their assigned curriculum areas of teaching
  • Participate in district-provided training related to crisis intervention skills and techniques.  Utilize approved verbal de-escalation skills and behavior management techniques during crisis intervention, including physical restraint in an emergency situation as prescribed by district procedures, provided training, and Minnesota statutes.
  • Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines and state or national standards; implement and teach the core values established by our school as the focus of instruction and discussion when appropriate
  • Uses formative and summative assessment data to inform instruction
  • Keeps attendance and grade records as required by school.  Utilize our Infinite Campus system and enter grades in a timely fashion
  • Analyzes classroom data to inform his or her teaching and small group instruction
  • Integrates technology into their teaching and professional activities
  • Collaborates with PLC team on curriculum, planning and student needs.
  • Creates and works toward ongoing communication with parents in a variety of forms
  • Implements school and district policies and procedures
  • Collaborates with other professionals/stakeholders working with the student.  
  • Maintains familiarity with and be prepared to implement current district and building Emergency Procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
 
 
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This job supervises the work of assigned paraprofessionals but has no formal authority to hire, terminate or discipline staff.
 
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in education or an equivalent combination of education and experience permitting one to obtain appropriate licensure as a teacher by the Minnesota Department of Education.
  • Valid Minnesota Teacher's License appropriate for the particular grades or subject matter assigned.
ISD 424 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

Posted By

Lester Prairie School

131 HICKORY ST N, LESTER PRAIRIE, MN 55354-7743
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,899 (USD)

State Average: $13,408 (USD)

% ELL Students

9%

State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.64

State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 15%

FTE

52

State Average: 200