2024-2025 Job Opportunities

Positions available at this time

Discover ‘DIFFERENT’ with Discovery Charter School (DCS). DCS is a Minnesota-based school focused on providing a rigorous, STEM-focused education for grades K-8. 

 

Full-Time  (1.0)

FTE Special Education Teacher

Description: 

DCS is seeking candidates for a 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher beginning in the 2024-2025 school year. Licensure Areas Considered: SLD, EBD, ASD, or ABS 

Dual Licensure is preferred. Tier 1 and Tier 2 licenses may be considered.

Job Expectations:

  • Employ high expectations for students using a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
  • Understand and implement learning interventions to meet the varying learning styles and needs of a diverse student population.
  • Develop and demonstrate culturally responsive practices that lead to equitable outcomes for all students.
  • Advocate for students with disabilities to ensure high levels of achievement.
  • Demonstrate proactive responses to support students with emotional or behavior regulation difficulties.
  • Collaborate with others to plan, teach and support students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment.
  • Ability to direct the work of paraprofessionals and an understanding of practices for training and supporting paraprofessionals.
  • Facilitate effective IEP team meetings with parents and other professionals.
  • Plan and complete comprehensive special education evaluations, including Functional Behavior Assessment.
  • Write and implement IEPs and Behavior Support Plans that include measurable goals and appropriate accommodations.
  • Demonstrate leadership and effective communication when problem solving students’ needs.
  • Proficient in meeting deadlines and managing daily record keeping and other due-process related tasks.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping 
  • Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed. 
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research. 
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and families.

 

To apply: send resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation 

Inquiries, Questions and Application materials can be emailed to:

Marcia Walker/Special Education Director, mwallker@discoverymn.org