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High School Special Education (Setting 3) Teacher

Company: Hmong College Prep Academy
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Hmong College Prep Academy's mission is to provide the best integrated, challenging, and well-rounded educational experience to students in grades K-12.

If you want to make a difference as part of a dynamic educational community, we invite you to apply to join our team at Hmong College Prep Academy where graduates will be rich in experiences, culture, knowledge and pride, and will be ready for the challenges of college and beyond. We are currently seeking a dedicated and energetic High School Special Education (Setting 3) Teacher to join our growing school. This High School Special Education (Setting 3) Teacher is responsible for instructing high school special education students from grades 9-12. Create a flexible classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth. Instruct students in grade level content, making subjects accessible based on a student's reading and math skill level per their IEP plan. Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a solid foundation for further education.

The ideal candidate will have A MA in education related field, Minnesota Teaching Licensure, and knowledge and understanding of the rigor, depth, and complexity of the Minnesota state content standards/Common Core standards across grade levels. They also bring strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds, as well as excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task, and knowledge of the programs, functions, and procedures of a school setting. Hmong College Prep Academy stands out as a high-quality school for both teachers and students, demonstrated in many ways:

  • Low 20:1 teacher/student ratio
  • Strong technology focus with 1:1 Android tablets for students
  • Standard student uniform policy
  • Robust professional development and mentoring program for teachers
  • Recognized by the Minnesota Department of Education as a Celebration School
  • Academic and extracurricular activities/teams such as Mock Trial, Band, Choir, Soccer and Volleyball
  • World Culture Day
  • College preparation programs and activities, such as a Big 10 Tour and college and career fairs We provide competitive pay and benefits, including:
    • An employee benefit package that includes coverage for medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D, long term disability, and a Flexible Spending Account
    • Matching funds for TRA and PERA retirement plansRequirements:
      • Current MN teaching license in one or more of the following: - Special Education: Learning Disabilities Grades K-age 21 (grade 12)

        - Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders Birth-age 21 (grade 12)

        - Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing Birth-age 21 (grade 12)

        - Special Education: Oral/Aural Education Birth-age 21 (grade 12)
        • 3+ years of teaching experience
        • Knowledge and experience with due process procedures
        • Strong skills in classroom presentation and management.
        • Knowledge of instructional technologies.
        • Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and student learning.
        • Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate.
        • Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing, with a strong preference for candidates trained in LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) or those who have in experience with structured literacy and systematic, explicit instruction based in the science of reading in the areas of phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing, language comprehension.
        • Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student needs and abilities.
        • Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts.
        • Ability to adapt Instructional routines, activities, and scaffolding to diverse student populations
        • Ability to implement classroom activities that foster problem solving and critical thinking
        • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on district and school goals and objectives.
        • Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement.
        • Ability to continuously strive and set goals for personal professional growth and development
        • Strong interpersonal skills - the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds.
        • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
        • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task.
        • Knowledge of the programs, functions, and procedures of a school setting.
        • Ability to remain calm in emergency and stressful situations.
        • Ability to exercise initiative and sound and effective judgment within established guidelines. Preferred Qualifications
          • Experience working with children of diverse ethnic backgrounds in an urban school setting For details on the benefits program go to:

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            Equal Employment Opportunity: Hmong College Prep Academy District is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.


Keywords: Hmong College Prep Academy, St. Paul , High School Special Education (Setting 3) Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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