Student Support Services | Eagle Ridge Academy | Available: August 2023


Eagle Ridge Academy is a Tuition-Free Classical, College-Preparatory Charter School serving students and families in grades K-12.  Eagle Ridge offers an academically rigorous education that uses a time-tested, Classical, liberal arts curriculum.

Eagle Ridge Academy seeks a well-spoken individual with a gift for teaching who is passionate about the mission, philosophy, and pedagogy of Eagle Ridge Academy.  Qualified applicants will have the ability to develop positive rapport with students, parents, and colleagues.  They will have knowledge of particular learning styles along with the skill to meet the academic, social, and emotional growth needs of students. 

 This position will work approximately August through early November 2023

About the Special Education Department at Eagle Ridge Academy:

  • Average caseload size between 10-15 students

  • Separate Special Education licensed staff salary scale

  • Average small group or special education class size of 2-6 students

  • Student services grouped by subject area and ability level

  • Evaluations completed by school psychologist

  • Two prep periods

  • Due Process secretary (schedules meetings, mails paperwork to families and maintains due process files)

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Classroom budget

  • Non shared classrooms

  • Special Services Coordinator and Director of Special Services on-site full time




  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers to adapt materials and curriculum to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs while preserving confidentiality.

  • Maintains accurate and complete student records including due process requirements for IEP’s, ongoing data collection tools and grades when appropriate

  • Provides feedback and guidance to paraprofessionals as needed

  • Mangages student behavior, which includes developing and implementing classroom rules and expectations, as well as providing appropriate interventions to address behaviors when necessary.

  • Communicates with families on a consistent basis on progress towards goals and IEP related concerns.

  • Participates in a variety of meetings, which may include: parent or guardian conferences, special education briefings, staff and/or committee meetings, staff development sessions, and/or other related meetings.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and applicable MN teaching license.

Desire to teach using the classical education model.

By joining the faculty of Eagle Ridge Academy, you will become part of a community that embraces liberal arts education, believes in continual growth and education for its professionals, and supports collaboration in learning for students and teachers.  This community learns together, works together, and plays together.  If you are excited about learning and believe in its wonder and awe, are infinitely curious about the beauty around us, and are dedicated to the virtues of Eagle Ridge Academy please consider joining our team.