Job Description: High School Special Education Teacher – ABS or Any License 

 Department: Special Education

 Licensure: ABS (preferred)

 Purpose of Job:

To support the vision and mission of St. James Public Schools by planning, preparing, implementing, monitoring, instructing, and immersing students in their studies.

Qualifications:

  • MN teaching license in Special Education.

  • Experience with multiple instructional designs and differentiated instruction.

  • Strong classroom management skills.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Ability to build successful relationships with students, parents and staff.

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current best practices, laws, including due process and Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA), and interventions regarding the education of special needs students. 

  • Knowledge of specific disabilities  as well as specific strategies/interventions to use in the classroom. 

  • Knowledge of educational philosophy, teaching methods and approaches, and currently researched best practices and strategies. 

  • Skill in classroom and behavior management. 

  • Skill in transitional service planning and remedial instruction. 

  • Ability to develop and update curriculum, lesson plans and associated materials necessary to meet the unique needs of the special education students. Ability to develop relevant assessment tools, and integrate the results of the assessments into instructional units.