Teacher, Elementary (5th Grade) - CityView - (2021-2022)

Location
Minneapolis, MN, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
77326
Grade Level
Elementary School
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Job Title: Teacher, Elementary (5th Grade) - CityView - (2021-2022)and Requisition ID number: 77326
Close Date:11:59 PM on 06/20/2021
Organizational Unit: Cityview (10000016)
Site: Cityview (0290)
FTE: 1.0 FTE; 39 week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Union: Teachers(04)
Functional Area: Teaching

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

3rd Grade but has been changed to a 5th-grade position

SUMMARY
Establishes developmentally appropriate instructional and behavioral expectations for students and communicates expectations to students and their families. Creates lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful, and interesting as well as multicultural/gender/ability fair. Selects adapts and individualizes materials appropriate for diverse student populations and skills. Uses a variety of teaching strategies such as group work, lecture, mini-lessons, exploration, questioning, discussion, and other cooperative teaching techniques. Develops and maintains long-range and daily instructional plans. Teaches students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning, and problem-solving. Promotes problem-solving, cooperative skills, and conflict resolution strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements; knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students' learning styles and needs, both academic and affective.
  • Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning, and problem-solving.
  • Collaborate with peers to develop, plan, and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.
  • Assess students' developmental, cognitive, and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.
  • Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful, and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.
  • Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goals. Work to support and achieve those goals.
  • Assess your own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP). Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team, and individual professional development.

Education and Experience Guidelines
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.
  • Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting.
  • Demonstrated continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration,and/or job-embedded staff development.
  • Master's or Ph.D. preferred.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Minnesota Elementary teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure.

Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

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