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Student Support Services
Educational Service Center
Job Summary: To inspire and prepare each and every scholar with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning. Develop, deliver, and assess differentiated job-embedded professional development for individuals, grade levels, departments, buildings, and district; build capacity in staff to meet system-wide and local school initiatives to ensure equitable student achievement gains; foster development and growth of professional learning communities and individuals; support and implement district, school, program and department goals and objectives; support department leaders implement program improvement plans within grade band, curriculum, or program area of responsibility; initiate and sustain collaboration within and across departments, programs, and buildings to improve scholar achievement; make appropriate and equitable use of resources and technologies; participating in leadership activities; provide in-person, synchronous, and asynchronous learning and support when applicable; participate in district, building, and department leadership activities.
Ability to be flexible with work hours to meet the needs of schools accross the district and department at the discretion of the supervisor.
This position will focus on implementing research based literacy strategies for students who receive special education services.
Osseo Area Schools is a Qcomp school district: Teacher Development & Evaluation Overview
Please review the full job description at the link below for a detailed description of the essential functions and requirements of the position.
Staff Development Specialist (SDAS) Job Description-Final
Minimum qualifications include:
Bachelor’s Degree required
MN teaching license in Special Education, OR a valid MN teaching license in another field and willing to obtain an Out of Field Permission.*
If not currently licensed, must be willing and eligible to apply for and receive a Tier 1 or 2.*
Demonstrated leadership experience with adults.
*Additional information can be found at MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). Apply for Additional License
Preferred qualifications include:
Master’s Degree preferred.
Minimum of five years teaching experience or equivalent.
Previous experience in district level curriculum work preferred; knowledge of academic instructional materials in the area of literacy available to support the learning of students who receive specialized instruction.
Salary: View salary grid on Pages 51 – 52 of the teacher’s contract Education Minnesota Osseo
Work schedule: 191 days/school year
Bargaining unit: Education Minnesota Osseo
Desired start date: 11/20/23
Osseo Area Schools offers:
Meaningful and impactful work
Opportunities to grow professionally
A variety of benefits
Mentorship programs for teachers and educational support professionals
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy.
Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application.
Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at [email protected] or call 763-391-7007.
Background Check Upon Conditional Offer:
Background checks are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer. Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required. Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
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