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Special Education Teacher - Special Teacher

Employer
State of Minnesota
Location
United States
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Working Title: Special Education Teacher - Special Teacher
Job Class: Special Teacher
Agency: Corrections Dept
- Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers
- Date Posted : 02/14/2024
- Closing Date : 02/26/2024
- Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Corrections Dept / Corrections-Faribault-SRS
- Division/Unit : Minn Corr Facl - Faribault / FRB Education Asst Director
- Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift
- Days of Work : Monday - Friday
- Travel Required : No
- Salary Range: *** $26.90 - $52.25 / hourly; $56,167 - $109,098 / annually
- Classified Status : Classified
- Bargaining Unit/Union : 215 - Residential Schools Education/Residen Sc
- FLSA Status : Exempt - Professional
- Telework Eligible : No
- Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes
Compensation for the successful candidate will be commensurate with the level of education attained and number of years of prior teaching experience approved at the time of hire.
Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
The Department of Corrections is looking to hire a Special Teacher for our Faribault Facility. The Special Teacher exists to ensure incarcerated students eligible for special education services receive educational programming that enables them to make progress toward their annual educational goals, to participate in the general curriculum as much as possible, and to prepare for a successful transition to adulthood. This includes effectively evaluating eligibility, determining present levels of educational performance, developing, and implementing Individual Education Programs (IEPs), and facilitating transition planning. This position will also provide instruction in a well-managed and comprehensive instructional environment to any or all the following education programs: Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Educational Development diploma (GED), High School Diploma, English as a Second Language and English Language Learning (ESL/ELL), post-secondary preparation, and life skills.
Minimum Qualifications
To be qualified for and considered for this position, applicants must meet all of the minimum qualifications listed below. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below and indicate the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
- Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university.
AND
- Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Professional K-12 Special Education Minnesota teaching license. *An applicant with a Tier 1 license may be considered if the DOC is unable to recruit an applicant with a Tier 2, 3, or 4 teaching license in the specific licensure field required. Click here for MN's Tiered Licensure Infographic
To ensure consideration for this position, please indicate the file folder number for your Minnesota teaching license on your resume/application.
Preferred Qualifications
The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:
- Possession of a current Minnesota Tier 3 or 4 teaching license.
- Experience working in an education setting.
- Experience working in a correctional setting.
- Experience teaching Special Education.
- Full-time teaching experience as a licensed teacher.
Physical Requirements
This position may require tuberculosis screening. The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the PDA, please email Ali Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us .
Additional Requirements
The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation.
Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.
New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 is needed.

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