Teacher, TOSA General (IB/Adv. Academics Coordinator) - Southwest High (2021-2022)

Location
Minneapolis, MN, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Ref
79711
Grade Level
High School
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Job Title: Teacher, TOSA General (IB/Adv. Academics Coordinator) - Southwest High (2021-2022)and Requisition ID number: 79711
Close Date:11:59 PM on 07/27/2021
Organizational Unit: Southwest High (10000096)
Site: Southwest High School (0364)
FTE: 1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Union: Teachers(04)
Functional Area: Teaching

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Teacher, TOSAGeneral (IB/AdvancedAcademics Coordinator)

TOSAs are highly qualified professionals who have been identified as having high-level skills that fit the unique needs of a site or district-wide program outside of classroom instruction. TOSA opportunities provide exposure to unique program responsibilities and development that enhance an educator's career and focus on the effective instruction and acceleration of achievement MPS students. The TOSA, General will work directly with teachers and building administration to provide leadership, support, assistance, and direction within the site or program that leads to accelerated academic achievement for MPS students.

SUMMARY
The TOSA, General will work directly with teachers and building administration to provide leadership, support, assistance, and direction within the site or program that leads to accelerated academic achievement for MPS students.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Valid Minnesota Teaching License
  • A minimum of 5 years of recent successful classroom experience with demonstrable student achievement results.
  • Master's Degree Preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
  • Expertise in designing, implementing, and differentiating standards based instruction to accelerate all students' achievement
  • Ability to use a range of quantitative and qualitative data to enhance student learning
  • Experience in and knowledge of equity principles and cultural competencies to deepen teachers' application of academic standards
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective, research-based instruction sufficient to analyze, communicate, model, and assess elements of the teaching process
  • Knowledge of district mission, goals, programs, and curricular resources of Minneapolis Public Schools sufficient to support teachers and school sites
  • Strong interpersonal skills with adults and students
  • Ability to establish and maintain trustful, confidential and supportive relationships with teachers to help develop them as professionals
  • Ability to foster collegiality and community among teachers through professional development
  • Ability to encourage multiple perspectives and resolve conflicts as they occur
  • Proficiency with technology and technology systems


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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