Teacher, Special Education Work - Based Learning
Job Details
AIM - North St. Paul, MN
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Regular - Duty Days (school year)
Education
Description

POSITION PURPOSE: 

The Work Based Learning Coordinator instructs students and develops work experiences for students with disabilities.  This individual presents Work Based Learning competencies as directed by Minnesota Department of Education.  This person also maintains existing vocational opportunities while developing new community partnerships. 
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Teach Work Based Learning classes to students with disabilities.  Teach all required Work Based Learning competencies as provided by Minnesota Department of Education and supported by AIM Special Education Coordinator. 

Case manage small caseload for students with prioritized vocational goals

Supervise work sites as directed by MDE Work Based Learning requirements.

Provide direction to job coaches as to their role in the classroom and job sites.

Maintain positive community partnerships while developing new positive community partnerships.

Act as an essential team member of the AIM transitions program by participating in team meetings, IEP meetings and overall positive team culture.

Work with other staff members in implementing accommodations and modifications.

Evaluate students' progress on a continuous basis.

Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment.

Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management.

Involve families in the education process.

Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations.

Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written communication with all individuals.

Regular, prompt attendance.

  

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform other job-related duties as assigned. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  

 

MENTAL DEMANDS

The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, parents and the general public. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

 

COMPETENCIES

Teamwork Orientation
Strong leadership skills

Professional demeanor
Public speaking skills

Flexibility
Technical Capacity

Thoroughness 

Time Management

Student Focus

Ethical Conduct 

Initiative
Personal Effectiveness/Credibility 

Stress Management/Composure

 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Special Education Teaching License

Work Based Learning License or enrolled in Work Based Learning program

Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Experience working with transition age students on the autism spectrum

Experience arranging community vocational opportunities

 This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.

 

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