The Cannon River STEM School Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director for the Cannon River STEM School, a K-8 public charter school. This position reports to the board and will provide usual and customary executive school leader services to the board, staff, students and families in the Cannon River STEM School community. It is a full-time, year-round, onsite position. Highly qualified, successful, and interested parties are invited to consider and apply for this exceptional charter school leadership opportunity.
Summary of Job Duties: The Academic Specialist will work with students in academics at Faribault High School. The primary purpose of the Academic Specialist is to improve the academic achievement of all students through interventions. Classes will be spent in the study hall and media center classrooms working with students and teachers. This position begins immediately upon hire thru the end of the 2020-21 School Year.
Essential Functions:Serve as a member of the High School Staff
Re-teach academic content in the areas of English, Science, Math and Social Studies in small groups
Work with students during school.
Collaborate with Teachers
Monitor and communicate student progress with students, families, administrators, and staff
Monitor and communicate weekly assignments, activities and assessments with teachers and families.
Monitor student attendance and communicate with parents as necessary
Stay current with best practices research and strategies
Other duties as assigned
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? We are currently scheduling interviews for a Director of Special Education to begin immediately to work with a school disrict with a vision of fostering curiosity, pursuing best practices, embracing diveristy and connecting with community partners. This opportunity is full time with benefits available and looking to hire soon.
The Education District serves 6 member school districts in southeastern Minnesota with a total enrollment of approximately 7,000 pupils. The Education District employs 120 staff, has an annual budget of approximately $9.4 million, and has been recognized for its partnerships with other service agencies. In addition to its special education services, the Education District operates Federal Setting IV programs, Title III programs, countywide Alternative Education, regional Perkins, and other at risk programming.
This position is responsible for serving as a Director of Special Education for the Red Wing School District.
The Special Education Director is passionate about supporting students who are at-risk for academic under performance due to cognitive, emotional and/or physical challenges so that they can succeed in the school’s rigorous academic program.
The Special Education Director has demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to develop and maintain positive working relationships with collaborative partners; to organize and prioritize activities; to apply sound decision-making skills.
The Special Education Director has demonstrated ability to allocate local, state, and federal resources to develop high quality special education programs.
Applicant must have the ability to transport self among member districts and to regional and state meetings as necessary.
1. Teach curriculum of Independent School District 196.
2. Develop and demonstrate culturally responsive practices that lead to equitable outcomes for all
students, particularly those groups of students that are over-represented in special education.
3. Demonstrate proactive response to support students with emotional regulation difficulties.
4. Provide instruction in strategies to support students in developing social emotional skills for
5. Demonstrate current knowledge of various forms of assistive technology to support students in
accessing the appropriate tools for efficiency.
6. Employ high expectations for students using a variety of instructional techniques and instructional
7. Collaborate with others to plan, teach and support students with disabilities in the least restrictive
8. Advocate for students with disabilities to ensure high levels of achievement.
9. Promote and develop strong communication and collaboration with staff, parents and other
10. Carry out responsibilities as defined by the master contract.
High School diploma AND two years of college OR Associate’s degree OR MN passing score on ParaPro assessment.
Effective behavior management and health support skills, able to maintain routine in a student’s day.
Effective communication and teamwork skills for interactions with staff, students, and parents.
Experience working in a center-based and inclusion setting.
Must be able to perform the essential job functions, which may include toileting, catheters, lifting, medication administration, gastric tube feedings, health tasks to support student, pool, DAPE, ability to work outside.
Demonstrated experience and proficiency working with a culturally, ethnically, racially and socioeconomically diverse school community is preferred.
Teach curriculum of Independent School District 196.
Carry out responsibilities as defined by the master contract.
Carry out responsibilities as defined by the principal.
Maintain good communication and cooperation with staff and parents.