Summary

Student Support Services | GFW Middle School & High School | Available: Fall 2023 | Closing: Until Filled

Description

TYPE OF POSITION: 

Special Education Teacher (Grades 5-12)

FTE 1.0

 

REPORTS TO:

Building Principals, immediate supervisor

 

SUPERVISION:

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS:     

Required

  • Current Minnesota Teaching License issued by PELSB.

Preferred

  • Previous related experience 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide an equitable and quality education that meets the individual needs of our students to thrive in the 21st Century.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Instructional Planning and Preparation

  • Demonstrate knowledge of content and pedagogy

  • Demonstrate knowledge of students

  • Select instructional goals

  • Demonstrate knowledge of resources

  • Design coherent instruction

  • Assess student learning

Classroom Environment

  • Create an environment of respect and rapport

  • Establish a culture for learning

  • Manage classroom procedures

  • Manage student behavior

  • Organize physical space

Instructional Interaction

  • Communicate clearly and accurately

  • Use questioning and discussion techniques

  • Engage students in learning

  • Provide feedback to students

  • Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness

Professional Responsibilities

  • Reflect on teaching

  • Maintain accurate records

  • Communicate with families

  • Contribute to the school and district

  • Grow and develop professionally

  • Show professionalism

Other duties as assigned

 

PHYSICAL FACTORS:

  • Frequent:  walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing  

All Employees of GFW Public Schools are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.

 

It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.