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Special Education Teacher

Title
Special Education Teacher
Location
Aurora Charter School
Description
Aurora Charter School is an English/Spanish charter school serving primarily Latino students in the Minneapolis area. We are currently seeking two Special Education teachers to better serve our growing Special Education population.

Responsibilities:
The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:
- Provide Special Education instruction for individual students, small groups, and classroom support; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.
- Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students.
- Develop and maintain student IEPs; conduct IEP meetings; contact parents regarding student progress and meetings.
- Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the administration as prescribed or authorized by the director.
- Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the academic development of the student; participate in parent-teacher conferences.
- Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary.
- Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the District.
- Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing
- Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities.
- Knowledge of multicultural, gender, and disability fair curriculum concepts.
- Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles.
- Knowledge of instructional technologies.
- Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing.
- Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and schools goals and objectives.
- Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations.
- Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement.
- Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment.
- Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Aurora Charter School is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.
Benefits
-Full-time employees are offered health and dental insurance. Based on the health plan selected, the school pays all or the majority of the employee's insurance premium.
-Employees are offered a variety of voluntary benefits.
-All employees are offered paid time off for illness, personal days, and bereavement.
-All employees are automatically enrolled in a retirement plan. Both the employee and the school contribute to retirement.
Requirements
- Valid Minnesota teaching license in Special Education
- Spanish-speaking preferred but not required

If interested, please complete the online application at http://www.applitrack.com/auroracharterschool/onlineapp.
Salary
Starting salary is based upon experience and level of education.
Contact Matt Cisewski
Phone:
Fax:
humanresources@auroracharterschool.org
2101 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404