Current Openings:

MIDDLE LEVEL TEACHER POSITION  2020-2021

The Wright Technical Center – ISD #966 in Buffalo, MN is seeking a qualified applicant for a 1.0 FTE Middle Level – Grades 7-8 Teacher. WTC is a 7-12 school focusing on Career, Technical and Alternative education.

Position Description: To oversee the academic, social/emotional and behavioral needs of students in a 7-8 Middle Level self-contained classroom. The classroom instructor will be supported by a para-profesional, social worker and additional teaching staff throughout the school day.  

Position Qualifications: Valid secondary MN teaching license, English or Special Education license preferred,  all other license areas will be considered.  

Position Responsibilities:  

  1. Instruct students in multiple core academic areas and grade levels (Math, English, Science or Social Studies)
  2. Provide assistance with de-escalating student behaviors
  3. Develop and implement components of a Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP).
  4. Build effective relationships with students and staff. 
  5. Collaborate with building administration, teachers, families, students, and others as needed for the purpose of implementing individualized learning plans. 
  6. Support Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) initiatives. 

Application deadline:  May 22, 2020

Salary: Based on experience & teaching contract. 

Starting date: August 24, 2020 

Application procedure:  Send or email a district employment application, cover letter, resume, teaching license, and three letters of reference to:

Shaun Karson – Principal
Wright Technical Center
1405 3rd Ave. NE
Buffalo, MN 55313
763-682-4112
shaun.karson@wrighttech.org

Instructor Employment Application 

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER POSITION  2020-2021

The Wright Technical Center – ISD #966 in Buffalo, MN is seeking a qualified applicant for a .5 FTE School Social worker for the 2020-21 school year. This position will primarily work with students grade 7-12 in the ALC program. 

Position Description: The school social worker will help to foster an educational environment which is supportive of a student’s social/emotional and academic needs.

Position Qualifications: Valid MN School Social Worker license and experience working with “at-risk” students and families. 

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Develop interventions for promoting student academic and behavioral success in the classroom
  • Review student records to identify previous barriers and/or interventions.
  • Help students develop communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Provide social work case management for students with mental health issues
  • Provide individual to students and their families as needed
  • Serve as liaison between school, family and community agencies  
  • Assist parents with accessing community services as needed/requested
  • Provide staff training and parent education 
  • Serve on the Student Support Team (SST) and district crisis team
  • Engage in individual, family and school crisis intervention
  • Other related duties as assigned

Application deadline:  May 22, 2020

Salary: Based on experience & teaching contract. 

Starting date: August 24, 2020 

Application procedure:  Send or email a district employment application, cover letter, resume, teaching license, and three letters of reference to:

Shaun Karson – Principal
Wright Technical Center
1405 3rd Ave. NE
Buffalo, MN 55313
763-682-4112
shaun.karson@wrighttech.org

Instructor Employment Application 

PARAPROFESSIONAL POSITION  2020-2021

The Wright Technical Center – ISD #966 in Buffalo, MN is seeking a qualified applicant for a student resource paraprofessional position. WTC is a 7-12 school focusing on CTE and alternative education.

Position Description:

To assist in the implementation of all aspects of the building’s student resource room, behavior intervention support program, including reinforcement of student intervention strategies and progress monitoring of students. 

Position Qualifications: 

1. Possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and physical attributes necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. 

2. Demonstrates effective human relations and communication skills. 

3. Previous experience in secondary alternative education preferred.

4. An understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and how they impact student behavior.

5. Enter and analyze trends of student behavior data.  

6. Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Apps 

Position Responsibilities:  

1. Supports Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) initiatives. 

2. Provides assistance de-escalating student behaviors and reintegration back into the classroom using restorative justice practices. 

3. Read, follow, and implement some components of an Individualized Education Program (IEP), 504 plans or Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP).

4. Collaborate with building administration, licensed teachers, families, students, and others as needed for the purpose of implementing the behavior intervention plans as a team. 

5. Assists students in developing plans to repair situations (or provide restitution when needed) for being successful in the classroom. 

6. Collects and documents data, related reports, and child records for the purpose of ongoing behavior intervention service planning and review. 

7. Supervise the student resource room.

8. Other duties as required or assigned. 

Application deadline:  May 29th, 2020

Pay: Hourly – Based on experience & support staff agreement

Starting date: August 26, 2020 

Application procedure:  Send or email a district employment application, cover letter, resume, two letters of reference to:

Shaun Karson – Principal
Wright Technical Center
1405 3rd Ave. NE
Buffalo, MN 55313
763-682-4112
shaun.karson@wrighttech.org

Employment Application

Physical Education/Health Instructor – Wright Technical Center 

The Wright Technical Center – ISD #966 in Buffalo, MN is seeking a qualified applicant for a .50 FTE Physical Education/Health position in our ALC for the 2020-21 school year.  The WTC is a 7-12 school focusing on career, technical, and alternative education.  

Qualifications: Interested applicants must hold a valid MN Physical Education/Health teaching license. 

Application Deadline: June 5th, 2020

Salary: Based on industry and teaching experience

Contract Dates: August 31, 2020 – June 10, 2021 (182 Days)

Application procedure: Send a paper copy of your cover letter, resume, three letters of reference, employment application and a copy of your teaching license to:

Shaun Karson – Principal
Wright Technical Center
1405 3rd Ave. NE
Buffalo, MN 55313
763-682-4112
shaun.karson@wrighttech.org

Instructor Employment Application 

The Wright Technical Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, creed, religion, receipt of public assistance, marital status or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

504/Title IX Coordinator:

Brian Koslofsky – WTC Director

1405 3rd Ave N

Buffalo, MN 55313

763-684-2200

brian.koslofsky@wrighttech.org

Alternate 504/Title IX Coordinator:

Shaun Karson—WTC Principal

1405 3rd Ave N

Buffalo, MN 55313

763-684-2278

shaun.karson@wrighttech.org

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the US Dept. of Education Office of Civil Rights for the address and phone number of the office that serves this area or call (800) 421-3481.