Teacher, English Second Language - South (19-20 SY)

Location
Minneapolis, MN, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 14, 2019
Ref
60146
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Job Title: Teacher, English Second Language - South (19-20 SY)and Requisition ID number: 60146
Close Date:11:59 PM on 09/20/2019
Organizational Unit: South High (10000095)
Site: South (0362)
FTE: 1.00; 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.

SUMMARY
Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standards. Use a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learning. Rigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarship. May be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Conduct ongoing formal and informal assessment of students English Language Proficiency Levels.
Prepare and conduct lessons for student whose English language skills range from beginning to advance using appropriate materials and techniques in order to meet Minnesota English Language Proficiency Standards.
Collaborate with regular education teachers to plan curriculum and jointly support content learning.
Collaborate with school staff and leadership concerning the development, implementation and evaluation of best practices and instructional strategies for ELL students to attain high academic achievement according to District and State Standards.
Facilitate the process of exiting students from the ELL program.

Education Training and Experience
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 PhD preferred.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
A valid Minnesota 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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