General Purpose of Job: To inspire and prepare all students with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning.
Position provides instruction and support in the curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.
Implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program for which employed.
Write and implement individual student goals and objectives.
Evaluate student performance according to the goals and objectives on the Individual Educational Plan (IEP) used by School District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent.
Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the development of each student.
Perform classroom management duties; enforce District rules governing the conduct.
Understand and be able to implement due process guidelines following state and federal rules, regulations and District policy.
Required Qualifications: A valid Minnesota teaching license in LD.
Considerable knowledge of the curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing.
Considerable knowledge of educational philosophy, teaching methods and approaches, current researched best practices and strategies.
Considerable knowledge of students' learning styles and needs, both academic and affective.
Considerable knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts.
Working knowledge of instructional technologies.
Considerable skill in classroom management and organization.
Ability to effectively facilitate and/or participate in team meetings and parent meetings.