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Franklin Center

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Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Career and Technical Education (CTE)| Special Education| Administrative and Other Roles

Position 1:

Behavior Therapist

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Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Summary

To provide behavioral learning, skills, and support in the classroom and behavior management plans for special education students enrolled at Franklin Academy, and to collaborate with teachers. This will start in August 2022.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

Use best practice strategies for teaching and learning activities; related to social, emotional, and behavioral needs to a classroom of 8-10;
Learn, understand and integrate our school’s philosophy and behavior management style;
Know students’ strengths, areas of improvements, disability, interests, motivations, and emotional/behavioral triggers;
Attend weekly staff meetings and professional development;
Substitute for absent teachers as needed;
Arrive at school by 8 am and work at least 8 hour days;
Assist with clubs;
Create engaging lesson plans with clear standards and objectives;
Research appropriate curriculum and active learning activities for direct instruction for student social, emotional and behavioral learning;
Offer an appropriate level of assistance to students to promote learner independence;
Update parents on social, emotional, and behavioral progress (through progress reports, conferences, phone calls, and emails), as well as communicating achievements;
Create a classroom in which student accomplishments are celebrated;
Assist students in understanding their disabilities, and teach strategies and problem solving to help students develop skills for outside the classroom;
Assist at special events,
Monitor hallways, lunchroom, and recess as needed;
Ask for clarification when needed;
Show encouragement and support towards students and parents.
Uses time productively;
Follow policies in Employee Handbook;
Complete other duties as assigned
Duties and Responsibilities

Work with a team on developing, re-examining, revising, and implementing an integrated curriculum with integrated projects;
Develop lesson plans focused on active learning that ensure the attainment of standards set forth by Franklin Academy;
Address individual needs of students through long and short-term planning;
Evaluate students’ progress on a continuous basis;
Prepare individual student achievement reports for parents/guardians;
Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment;
Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management;
Involve families/guardians in the education process;
Work effectively with parent volunteers;
Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships;
Participate in staff development programs;
Collaborate with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere;
Work on committees and participate in the governance and development of the school;
Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations
Use the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
Education and Experience

Preferred education includes 4-year bachelor’s degree in a “related field” such as psychology, special education, speech, and language pathology.
Excellent interpersonal skills to interactive effective with a variety of people and personalities inside and outside the organization
Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance required.
Flexible traits that will thrive in a new learning environment.
Expertise in working with students with autism spectrum disorder and/or related learning differences.
Demonstrated experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery.
Effective collaboration with families and student support staff
Effective oral and written communication
Ability to work effectively as a team member.
Successfully pass a criminal background check.
Identified classroom experience and teaming experience with special education and/or regular education students.
Willingness to be held accountable for student results;
$1,000 signing bonus

Must be vaccinated and boosted to work here

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour

Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 2:

High School Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Summary
To provide instruction in the classroom for high school students.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
 Use best practice strategies for teaching and learning activities; teach science, social
skills, life skills, and to a class of 7-12 students.
 Know students’ strengths, areas of improvement, disabilities, interests and
emotional/behavioral triggers
 Work closely with Behavior Intervention Specialist to monitor student behaviors and
create behavior plans
 Attend weekly staff meetings and professional development
 Substitute for absent teachers as needed
 Work together with Behavior Therapists
 Create lesson plans with clear standards and objectives, consulting common core
standards
 Research appropriate curriculum and activities in order to use for direct instruction for
student learning
 Participate in high school responsive classroom/developmental design practices
 Update parents on academic progress (through progress reports, phone calls and
emails), as well as communicating behaviors and achievements
 Create a classroom in which student accomplishments are celebrated
 Assist students in understanding their disabilities, and teach strategies and problem
solving to help students develop skills for outside the classroom
 Able to remain calm and handle stressful situations
Duties and Responsibilities
 Work with a team on developing, re-examining, revising and implementing an
integrated curriculum with integrated projects
 Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the
additional learning standards.
 Address individual needs of students through long and short term planning
 Prepare students adequately for all required assessments
 Evaluated students’ progress on a continuous basis
 Prepare individual student achievement reports for parents/guardians
 Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment
 Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management
 Involve families/guardians in the education process
 Work effectively with parent volunteers
 Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning
opportunities and community-based partnerships
 Participate in staff development programs
 Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere
 Work on committees and participate in the governance and development of the school
 Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as
required by law, policies, and administrative regulations
 Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all our staff
Minimum Requirements, Credentials, and Experience
 BA in a related field
 Demonstrated interest or expertise in working with students with autism spectrum
disorder and/or related learning differences
 Identified classroom experience and teaming experience with special education and
regular education service teams
 Flexible traits that will thrive in a new learning environment
 Demonstrated experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and
levels of mastery
 Demonstrated ability to work well with families
 Ability to work effectively as a team member
 Willingness to be held accountable for student results
 Ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement
 Successfully pass a criminal background check
Preferred Credentials, and Experience but not required
 Possession of a valid Teaching License
 Possession of ASD license
Salary and benefits
 Competitive and dependent on experience
 Health and dental benefit package
 Voluntary Vision
 Short-term disability
 Life insurance
 401k with 4% match
 Paid Time Off

Teaching Licenses:

Other - All

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Position 3:

Middle School Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops each student skills in the appreciation of science, math, language arts and reading; to motivate and engage each student in lessons that explain complex concepts simply and enrich classroom time by using experiments and robotics. The teacher will plan, differentiate and deliver instruction and promote a high quality, personalized education to our students and incorporating content areas of social and life skills when possible.

Summary of Essential Job Functions
•Use best practice strategies for teaching and learning activities; teach science to a classes of 8-10 middle school students
•Know students’ strengths, areas of improvements, disability, interests and emotional/behavioral triggers;
•Meet and work together with our Behavior Team to manage student behaviors.
•Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
•Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and social skills struggles.
• Attend weekly meetings and professional development;
•Substitute for absent teachers as needed;
•Have a love for teaching;
•Case manage parent communication for 8-10 students;
•Arrive at school by 7:45 am and work at least 8-hour days;
•Guide Behavior therapists in the classrooms;
•Create engaging lesson plans with clear standards and objectives, consulting common core standards;
•Research appropriate curriculum and activities for differentiated instruction for student learning;
•Participate in middle school and elementary responsive classroom/developmental design practices;
•Update parents on academic progress (through progress reports, phone calls and emails), as well as communicating behaviors and achievements;
•Create a classroom in which student accomplishments are celebrated;
•Assist students in understanding their disabilities, and teach strategies and problem solving to help students develop skills for outside the classroom.
•Able to remain calm and handle stressful situations.

Duties and Responsibilities
•Work with a team on developing, re-examining, revising and implementing an integrated curriculum with integrated projects;
•Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional learning standards set forth by Franklin Center;
•Address individual needs of students through long and short term planning;
•Prepare students adequately for all required assessments;
•Evaluated students’ progress on a continuous basis;
•Prepare individual student achievement reports for parents/guardians;
•Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment;
•Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management;
•Involve families/guardians in the education process;
•Work effectively with parent volunteers;
•Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships;
•Participate in staff development programs;
•Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere;
•Work on committees and participate in the governance and development of the school;
•Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations.
•Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all our staff.


Minimum Requirements, Credentials, and Experience
•BA in an education field.
•Demonstrated interest or expertise in working with students with autism spectrum disorder and/or related learning differences
•Identified classroom experience and teaming experience with special education and regular education service teams
•Flexible traits that will thrive in a new learning environment
•Demonstrated experience in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery
•Demonstrated ability to work well with families
•Ability to work effectively as a team member
•Willingness to be held accountable for student results
•Ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement
•Successfully pass a criminal background check

Preferred Credentials, and Experience
•Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License, or willingness to procure, in Special Education and/or Science
•Possession of ASD license
•Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in special education

Salary and benefits
Competitive and dependent on experience
Health and dental benefit package
Short-term disability
Life insurance
Simple IRA with employer matching
An average of 50 minutes of prep per day to allow for differentiation
Paid Time Off

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Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 4:

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Contact Information

Karla

Przybylski

Human Resources Manager

9527376907

Franklin Center

1001 Boone Avenue North

Golden Valley

Minnesota

55427

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