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.

Application Procedure:  To be considered for this vacancy, applicant must complete the on-line application process and indicate interest in this specific job number. Position will remain open until filled. 

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.”

District Information
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 4,500 students and employs more than 750 staff members.

Qualifications
Valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education; will consider all special education license areas. We are looking for a team-oriented individual that is comfortable and experienced in working with students in both the mainstream setting as well as small group instruction at the elementary level. 

Summary of Duties

  • Provide direct special education services for students who have disabilities.
  • Provide consultation and support to classroom teachers regarding students on IEPs.
  • Provide work direction and support to the assigned Educational Assistants.
  • Collaborate with families regarding students’ educational programming and progress.
  • Develop, write and implement IEPs for assigned caseload.
  • Perform educational assessments of students as required.   
  • Ensure that due process requirements are being followed.

Contract Days/Hours
The duty day is Monday-Friday, 7:50am-3:50pm, 186 contract days per year (includes professional development time).

Salary
Based on the current Teacher Work Agreement, will negotiate based on qualifications/years of experience.

Teacher Level
BA Salary
MA Salary
Goals/Reviews

T1
$42,000
$44,000
NA

T2
$48,666
$50,983
3

T3
$55,841
$59,093
6

Career 1
NA
$63,728
9

Career 2
NA
$68,363
12

Career 3
NA
$76,284
15

Career 4
NA
$83,083
18

Job Description
Teachers-Special Education Teacher

For more information about this special education teacher position, you can also contact Adrienne Lewis (Program Supervisor) at 763-753-7013.

The policy of the school district is to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The school district does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, including gender identity or expression, age, family care leave status, or veteran status. The school district also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.