Organization: Partnership Academy
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Position: Special Education Resource Room Teacher
Company: Partnership Academy
Job Description: Partnership Academy has a strong commitment to culturally and developmentally relevant instruction for all students. Through a highly collaborative culture, the Partnership Academy Resource Room Teacher would work closely with Special Education colleagues, Associate Educators, and General Education staff in order to create learning opportunities that directly impact students’ academic, linguistic, social, and emotional growth.
Through weekly professional development sessions, formal and informal observations, and frequent feedback, Partnership Academy teachers are encouraged and motivated to constantly push themselves to perform at the highest standards. We are looking for a teacher who can collaborate effectively to provide excellent academic and social instruction in a Resource Room setting with frequent opportunities for small group and individualized learning according to students’ Individualized Education Plans. A strong candidate would be able to multi-task, demonstrate flexibility and quick problem solving, and would effectively convey expectations in a shared space.
Teachers in this position must also ensure they develop or use curriculum that supports Minnesota state standards and best practices for students with disabilities, collaborate with teachers and support staff, effectively collect and interpret data to guide instruction, provide individualized instruction based on student needs, partner with families and guardians to support students, and establish a strong culture of learning.
Qualifications: Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education required (license holders Developmental Disabilities or Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities are encouraged to apply, though all special education license areas would be considered)
Spanish speaker preferred but not required
Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse students preferred
Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume and 3 letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org
Partnership Academy is a public charter school located in Richfield. The school provides exceptional learning opportunities for students in preschool to 6th grade (expanding to 8th grade by 2020-2021) who live in Richfield and the neighboring communities of Bloomington and south Minneapolis. PA students benefit from data-driven instruction, a well-developed English Learner program, high-interest specials classes, and an After School Program. The PA community takes great pride in its recent academic successes, students’ service work, and the school’s partnerships with various organizations and individuals – all of which help to make PA exceptional. Learn more about the good things happening at PA by visiting the school’s website: www.paschool.org