Johnson Senior High School is currently seeking a full-time SLD Teacher.
A valid teaching license in Specific Learning Disability issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing.
-Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities.
-Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts.
-Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles.
-Knowledge of instructional technologies.
-Strong skills in classroom presentation and management.
-Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds.
-Excellent organizational skills.
-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing.
-Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and schools goals and objectives.
-Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations.
-Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement.
-Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment.
-Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate.
The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:
-Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.
-Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students.
-Support the Minnesota Graduation Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned.
-Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent.
-Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the academic development of the student; participate in parent teacher conferences.
-Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary.
-Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the District.
-Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment.
-Perform other related duties as assigned.