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

Position 1:

Elementary School Music Teacher

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Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Summary
The music teacher is responsible for developing music curriculum and teaching classes, and also for planning and orchestrating major
celebrations during school. In addition to regular music classes, the music teacher is expected to work with the classroom teachers
whenever possible to integrate music into the classroom curriculum. The music teacher is expected to attend staff meetings and retreats, and to participate in the life of the school. The music teacher will report directly to the Principal.

Responsibilities
Instills aesthetic principles of music.
Teaches skills in music appreciation, harmony, and explorations in music, and/or choral music (chorus, choir, choral ensemble).
Plans a balanced music program and organized daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal, and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for ages and skill levels of students.
Controls the storage and use of school-owned property; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.
Evaluates each student’s musical growth and performance, sets goals and objectives for performance, assessing each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.
Selects and requisitions books, musical instruments, and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
Communicates with parents on student progress and behavior.
Cooperates with the school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies, and civic functions
Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.
Planning and helping at schools celebration events
Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

Teaching Licenses:

Music: Instrumental and Classroom Music| Music: Vocal and Classroom Music

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Position 2:

HS Visual Arts Teacher

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Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Summary
The art teacher is to instruct students in creating art using a variety of methods such as drawing, painting, sculpting, designing or other means.

Responsibilities
Prepare lesson plans and conduct daily classroom instruction in art education at an appropriate instructional level
Maintain a healthy learning environment for the students in both the classroom as well as instruction
Organize the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment;
Select books and art supplies for courses.
Demonstrate method and procedure to students.
Observe and evaluate student’s to determine student progress or to make suggestions for improvement.
Work with students, parents, and counselors to resolve student problems.
Accompany students on field trips; and planning contests and arranging art exhibits
Provide feedback to parents on a student’s progress at conferences and other meeting

Teaching Licenses:

Visual Arts

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

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Position 3:

Special Education Teacher

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Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Summary
The Special Education teacher performs professional work
providing a broad range of teaching and direct instructional
services or specific learning programs, assisting students to
develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed as a
foundation for future learning in accordance with each
student’s ability, using a variety of teaching and learning
methods at various levels to a targeted audience, and
related work as apparent or assigned. To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential function satisfactorily under the limited supervision
of the Special Education Coordinator and Director of
Teaching and Learning.
Responsibilities
Instruction
● Delivers classroom and individualized instruction by
implementing instructional activities that contribute
to a climate where students are actively engaged in
a meaningful learning experience and adhere to the
District philosophy and mission.
● Prepares instruction and lesson plans related to
individualized goals and objectives on IEP’s
● Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional
resources to meet the needs of students with
varying abilities
● Provides a positive environment in which students
are encouraged to be actively engaged in the
learning process
● Ensures that student growth and achievement is
continuous and appropriate for age group, subject
area, and/or program classification
● Assists and organizes the work of educational
assistants working in program areas
Assessment
● Ability to develop evaluation plans and use
assessment tools to determine student eligibility for
specialized education

● Maintains effective and efficient student records and
procedures concerning testing, behaviors, progress
and related academic information
● Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course,
grade and school-wide student performance goals
● Effective written communication skills related to
writing Individual Education Plans and Educational
Evaluation Reports
● Models professional and ethical standards when
dealing with students (including student data),
parents, peers, administration and community
● Demonstrates gains in student performance

Professionalism
● Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing,
with students, parents and other professionals
● Establishes and maintains cooperative working
relationships with students, parents, administration
and community
● Attends workshops, seminars and conferences as
well as staff, department, and staff development
sessions as required
● Meets professional obligations through efficient work
habits such as: meeting deadlines including
mandated due process timelines, honoring
schedules, coordinating
● Comprehensive understanding of federal and state
special education statutes and rules
● Ability to organize and run team meetings related to
due process mandates for students in special
education
● Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders

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Position 4:

EL Teacher

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Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Summary
The English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher will be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the English Language Learning program. The ELL Teacher works closely with faculty to build teachers’ expertise in instructing students who are English Language learners; works directly with students to support their learning needs; and communicates frequently with families providing them with information about language and literacy development and their students’ progress.

Responsibilities
Design and implement engaging instruction either in the general education classroom or in pull-out sessions that leads to English language fluency in both conversational and academic situations.
Administer annual English language assessments to students who are part of the ELL program.
Work with the ELL team to identify staff development needs in best practices in English language acquisition and plan workshops to meet those needs.
As needed, participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings, IEP meetings, weekly academic and social student support meetings.
Maintain files for English Language Learning students that include assessment data, evidence of service provision, student work samples, and parent contact logs.
Remain up-to-date in English Language Learning/Bilingual Education law, regulations, research, and best practices.

Teaching Licenses:

Bilingual-Bicultural (Endorsement)| English as a Second Language

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

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Position 5:

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Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

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Contact Information

Ge

Xiong

Chief Operations Director

651-917-0073

Community School of Excellence

270 Larpenteur Avenue West

St. Paul

Minnesota

55113

United States