nTYPE OF POSITION: nFTE nHours may vary based on program needs n nREPORTS TO: nSpecial Education Supervisors/Director, Building Principals n nSUPERVISION: nWorks collaboratively with, and oversees the work of special education paras n nQUALIFICATIONS: nRequired - Current special education teaching license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) n nPreferredn - Previous related experience n - Multi-categorical licenses n nPOSITION SUMMARY: nTo create a safe and caring climate and culture in which we prepare, engage, educate, empower and inspire all learners in partnership with their surrounding community to be successful in today's and tomorrow's society. n nESSENTIAL DUTIES: nInstructional Planning and Preparation - Demonstrate knowledge of content and pedagogy n - Demonstrate knowledge of students n - Select instructional goals n - Demonstrate knowledge of resources n - Design coherent instruction n - Assess student learning n nClassroom Environmentn - Create an environment of respect and rapport n - Establish a culture for learning n - Manage classroom procedures n - Manage student behavior n - Organize physical space n nInstructional Interactionn - Communicate clearly and accurately n - Use questioning and discussion techniques n - Engage students in learning n - Provide feedback to students n - Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness n nProfessional Responsibilitiesn - Reflect on teaching n - Maintain accurate records n - Communicate with families n - Contribute to the school and district n - Grow and develop professionally n - Show professionalism n nOther duties as assigned n nPHYSICAL FACTORS: - Frequent: walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing n n All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 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. n nIt is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District. n n " }
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