Special Teacher: BA/BS or MA/MS+Lic+10gr - #196610

State of Minnesota


Date: 06/08/2022 07:00 AM

City: Faribault, Minnesota

Salary: $2,672 - $4,488 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day





Job Details








Job Class: Special Teacher BA/BS or MA/MS+Lic+10gr:


Working Title: Due Process Coordinator



  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted: 06/08/2022

  • Closing Date: 06/15/2022

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Mn State Academies / Mn State Academies-SRS

  • Division/Unit: Minnesota State Academies / Student Support Services

  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

  • Days of Work: Monday-Friday

  • Travel Required: No

  • Salary Range: $26.72 - $44.88/hourly

  • Classified Status: Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 215 - Residential Schools Education/Residen Sc

  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional

  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes







Job Summary









  • This is an 11-month per year position. The work schedule follows the school calendar with the addition of some dates in August and June.


  • Assist the Special Education Director in adhering to the standards provided by the Minnesota Department of Education regarding compliance with all due process documentation.


  • Coordinate all aspects of Special Education Due Process


  • Provide ongoing support for student programs to ensure high quality educational instruction.


  • Consult with building staff on student needs in order to prevent and address problems/issues.


  • Arrange regular meetings with staff at individual schools for problem solving and for staff development in order to meet staff needs.


  • Report to the Director of Student Support Services in regard to major issues.


  • Attending IEP and interagency meetings, and conciliation or mediation conferences as appropriate.


  • Support School District administration in staff evaluation regarding due process per School District procedures.


  • Assist in the assessment of staff workloads and makes recommendations for change when needed.


  • Collaborate with building directors on the provision of services consistent with School District and building philosophy as well as State and Federal rules in order to maintain compliance with required regulations and procedures.


  • Monitor instructional practice and documentation consistent with State and Federal rules so that the School District complies with these.


  • Other job-related duties as assigned.








Qualifications





Minimum Qualifications



  • Possession of a current and valid Minnesota Teaching Special Education Teaching License upon hire.


  • 2 years verifiable experience working in a special education position writing of student IFSPs and/or IEPs.


  • Experience in leadership and due process paperwork requirements.

  • Ability to read and write English sufficient to understand written policies, procedures, and education plans and to maintain records and documentation.


  • Human relations skills sufficient to establish rapport with and provide feedback to staff regarding due process.


  • Ability to perform emergency procedures and personal safety techniques.


Preferred Qualifications



  • Experience and background teaching deaf/hard of hearing and/or blind/visually impaired students.


  • Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL)


Physical Requirements



  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (with assistance) and be able to sit, stand, walk throughout the workday

Additional Requirements


This position requires successful completion of the following:



  • Criminal background check

  • Ability to obtain required Braille certification (classes held on campus)

  • Employees driving on MSA business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MSA’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. If you have already applied to this position, you do not need to apply again.







Application Details





Why Work For Us


GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.


Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.


How to Apply


Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.


For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.


Contact


If you have questions about the position, contact Kerry Vigesaa at kerry.vigesaa@msa.state.mn.us or 507/384-6604.



AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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