Special Education Teaching | Teacher-Developmental Adapted Physical Education | District Wide | Available: 08/26/2024 | Closing: 04/08/2024


Up to $10,000 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 $5,000. A retention bonus equal to the hiring bonus may also apply. Learn more about this program here. St. Francis Public Schools is located in St. Francis, a northern suburb of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

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.

Independent School District 15 – St. Francis 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 vocational/ALC center. Our school district annually educates more than 4,500 students and employs more than 750 staff members.

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: Developmental Adapted Physical Education Teacher

Duty Days Per Year: 186 contract days

Hours Per Day:  8

Salary: Per Teachers Work Agreement

Qualifications:  Valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education РDevelopmental Adaptive Physical Education (DAPE)

Job Duties:  The primary responsibility of this position is to provide direct instruction of DAPE services and assessment of students. Some of the primary duties include:  

  • Assisting assigned students to understand the value of physical activity and fitness in everyday life.
  • Provide direct special education instruction to students identified for DAPE services.
  • Provide consultation and support to Regular Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers and Educational Assistants.
  • Perform DAPE educational assessments of students as required. ¬†
  • Participate in IEP team meetings, as necessary.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of IEPs for students served under DAPE. ¬†
  • Complete necessary due process requirements ¬†(Assessment Summary Reports, progress reporting, IEP goals and objectives, etc.).

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.