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Special Education Teacher

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

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.
-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.
- Valid Minnesota teaching license in Special Education
- Spanish-speaking preferred but not required

If interested, please complete the online application at
Start Date
Starting salary is based upon experience and level of education.
Contact Matt Cisewski

2103 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404