This position will begin the fall of 2022.  The Watertown-Mayer School District is seeking a Special Education teacher, preferred license in ABS or ASD to work with a highly collaborative elementary school team in our newly renovated special education suite at our elementary school.  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

-Current K-12 Minnesota licensure in one or more of the following licensure areas: Academic Behavior Strategist (ABS) or any combination of Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Emotional Behavioral Disorder (EBD)
-Ability to work collaboratively and positively with a multi-disciplinary team
-Knowledge and experience with due process procedures and paperwork
-Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills used with parents, students, staff and administrators

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Serves as case manager for students including: developing and maintaining IEPs; facilitating IEP meetings; providing parents and/or guardians with Rights and Procedural Safeguards information and notification of team meetings in a timely manner; and develops and shares progress reports with parents.
-Collaborates with general education teachers to plan and implement curriculum, including state standards, and district wide and state assessments. 
-Participates in Child Study Review Team discussions and assists in developing Evaluation/Reevaluation plans and Individual Educational Program plans (IEP) for students. 
-Provides job performance feedback to, directs the work of, and supports paraprofessionals in the implementation of students’ IEP goals, accommodations and positive behavior plans.  
-Plans and conducts a system of continuous progress monitoring of each students’ goals and objectives. 
-Maintains data as required to monitor and evaluate student progress and communicates regularly with parents of students and other team members regarding progress. 
-Demonstrates knowledge of Special Education Due Process procedures, including meeting deadlines, managing daily record keeping and assessing students with fidelity.   

For additional information, please contact Deanna Gronseth, Director of Special Education at:
dgronseth@swmetro.k12.mn.us
952-955-0207