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Feb 13 / LaSondra Dawn

Arts Academy in the Woods Immediate Employment Opportunity

Special Education Teacher

Arts Academy in the Woods (AAW) in Fraser, Michigan has an immediate opening for a Special Education teacher.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University.
  • A valid Michigan teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Special Education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A valid Michigan teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Emotionally Impairment (SE) or Learning Disabilities (SM)
  • Experience in policy (IDEA) and/or administration with Special Education
  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Customer focused approach
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment

 Required Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, organize and conduct IEP related meetings
  • Participate in the school’s Student Support Team; help teachers develop and implement program modifications and strategies for all students;
  • Assist, as needed, with the organization and proper implementation of all paperwork, documentation and procedures for the IEP process;
  • Manage and provide instructional guidance and general strategies for a caseload of students;
  • Develop, write and help implement IEPs
  • Evaluate tests and assessments, complete report cards and conduct parent conferences;
  • Communicate regularly with parents/learning coaches of students with special needs to insure that their IEP goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate fashion;
  • Consult with teachers and coordinate the implementation of specially designed instruction as defined in the IEP regarding students with specific needs and potential learning issues; Work directly with special education students in a resource room.

 Work Year: Mid-August through Mid-June

Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience.

  • Salary: Per the Arts Academy in the Woods Master Agreement.
  • Benefit package available, including health, medical and retirement per the Arts Academy in the Woods Teacher Master Contract
  • Position would be within the American Federation of Teachers Alliance of Charter School Teachers

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to:

Michael A. Mitchell Ed.D., Principal

Arts Academy in the Woods

32101 Caroline St.

Fraser, MI 48026

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