Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Social Worker Candidate Pool at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353534 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)2017-18 School Social Worker Candidate Pool Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.WORK IN MINNEAPOLIS Apply now to be considered for 2017-2018 positions! Now accepting applications for all content areas.First, submit your application; if you meet minimum qualifications, you will receive an invitation to participate in a screening interviewCandidates who pass screening will have an opportunity to apply for open positions at specific MPS schools as they become available this spring and summerTo learn more about the hiring process for teaching positions, visit http://bit.ly/TeachMPS or call the Office of Human Capital at 612-668-0500.WHO WE ARE We are a diverse and dedicated team, proud to be tasked with educating more than 35,000 Minneapolis kids every yearWe believe in the achievement of every student in every classroomWe are building a workforce that is equipped to provide our students with the education and resources they need to succeed by consistently investing in the growth of our employees and doing what it takes to keep and grow our talented staff.WHAT WE DO At MPS, we work collaboratively to find innovative ways to connect with every single one of our students - no matter which languages they speak, or which corner of the city or the world they come fromWe celebrate the diversity of our students and staff and the unique perspective each person brings to our learning community by supporting the individual needs of each student and by caring for and supporting one another as we take on new challenges every day.School Social WorkerSUMMARY Under general supervision, promote and support students' academic and social success by providing professional level casework services; screens, identifies, assesses and refers potentially disabled students, as well as providing support services, crisis services and social/emotional skill instruction, and assist with connecting to appropriate external resources as necessary; consult with families and staff daily to support students' success in the education and social environment.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:Performs special education due process related duties and responsibilities; serves as administrative designee on Individual Education Plan (IEP) team facilitating meetings, taking notes, IEP planning, complete due process paperwork, etc.Provides direct social/emotional skill service to special education students; evaluates and assess students with suspected disabilities.Contacts parents of special education students with information regarding meetings and due process rights; conduct parent interviews; responds to parent questions and concerns.Assists special education team members with due process timelines.Provides direct social/emotional evidence based and culturally responsive intervention for students; consults with staff regarding support and interventions for students, interpreting behaviors for staff.Facilitates social skills groups.Collaborates with community mental health providers and case managers.Connects students and families with basic needs resources; communicates, problem solves, and shares information with community partners.Provides individual and group support for students and families around issues of grief and loss, trauma, suicide ideation, etc.; provides classroom lessons on grief and loss; psychoeducation; collaborates with crisis assessors talks with families about crisis assessment resources, arranges for crisis assessment.Prepares Child Protective Services referrals reporting abuse and neglect concerns.Collaborates with Homeless and Highly Mobile Students program to advocate and implement the McKinney Vento requirements; provides support to homeless and highly mobile students; trains staff on the McKinney Vento law.Implements attendance interventions and support.Participates in the building leadership School Support Teams/Response To Intervention/data teams; reviews referral data; assist teachers in interventions in Classroom For Success (CFS); provides CFS training.Coordinator for 504 law accommodations plans.Intervenes in student alcohol/drug issues.Gay Straight Alliance support and group facilitation.Must be able to transport students and/or parentsEnthusiastically promotes the Superintendent's goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, records and MPS information.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation, Training and Experience Guidelines Master's degree in Social Work; AND two (2) years of professional social work experience with children, youth, and families plus supervised practicum experiences with children and youth; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.Knowledge of: Principles; practices, and ethical standards of social work.Laws, codes and regulations related to assignments.Disabilities and accommodations.Crisis intervention and counseling techniques.Community resources and programs available to clients with identified needs.Multi-tiered evidence based interventions for supporting and improving children and youth social/emotional/mental health functioning, including culturally responsive practice.Typical development milestones and mental health issues of children.Child welfare systems and community resources.MPS discipline policy and procedures.Skill in:Providing direct social work service to special education students, as outlined in the Individual Education Plan.Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.Providing direct social/emotional/mental health services, individual and group, to students.Family engagement skills; knowledge of family systems theory.Conflict mediation, crisis management.Analyzing, interpreting and applying complex laws, codes, regulations and procedures.Assessing cases appropriately and utilizing the most appropriate community and welfare resources to provide effective client services.Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.Organizing own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSValid license as a school social worker by MDE.Licensed by the Board of Social Work at the graduate level or higher (LGSW, LISW, or LICSW).A valid Minnesota State Driver's License may be required http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353534 Science (Biology) Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353533 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)Teacher, Science (Biology) - (2017-2018) Site: Henry (0354)Union: Teachers(04)Biology ScienceSUMMARY Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in Science, 5-8 or 5-12 or 7-12 or 5-9; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353533 Elementary (Fifth Grade) Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353516 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Elementary (Fifth Grade) (2017-2018) Site: Jenny Lind (0151)Union: Teachers(04)SUMMARY:Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP)Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.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 AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353516 Teacher, Adult Basic Education at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353343 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Adult Basic Education (Hourly) Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: ABE Teachers(06)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.Minneapolis Public Schools Adult Basic Education Program is seeking qualified applicantsAdult ESL Teacher, GED Teacher, Evening Reserve (Substitute) TeacherTime:6:00 - 9:00 pmMonday - Thursday (positions are often shared -- two evenings per teacher)Requirements: Current Minnesota teaching license Teaching Experience Must demonstrate an ability to interact effectively with people of diverse backgrounds Good computer skillsQualifications of Interest: Experience teaching English to adults Experience teaching GED Experience and training in Adult Basic Education Fluency in a second language is helpful Expertise in working with learning disabilities (especially reading) ABE Teaching LicenseHourly pay is $28/hr Prep time is provided as well. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353343 Special Education Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353349 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Special Education - Metro Hospital Agencies (2017-2018) Site: Hospital Agency (0639)Union: Teachers(04)Provide academic and social skills instruction to children within identified area of special educationTo create an educational p program and a classroom environment that is multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate, is favorable to learning and growth and is based on a commitment that all children can learn. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353349 Candidate Pool - Teacher, Reserve at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353345 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) 2017-2018 Candidate Pool - Teacher, Reserve Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis..Union: Sub/Reserve Teacher(33)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.SUMMARY:Minneapolis Public Schools is currently accepting applications for reserve/sub teacher positionsAs a valued member of the District, reserve teachers are responsible for providing continuity of student instruction, maintaining the safety of students in a respectful environment, and working collaboratively with district staff.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:Teach all classes and complete extra duties as assigned.Supervise students at all times.Complete the lesson plan provided by the teacher.Enforce the rules of the school and classroom.Straighten the classroom at the end of the assignment.Report to the classroom teacher about student behavior and progress.Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriateSelect, adapt and individualize materials appropriate for diverse student populations and skill levels.Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving.Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.Regularly assess student learning by using multiple forms of assessment.Facilitate positive interactions between students and teacher, student and peers and student and other adults.Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students.Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.Participate in site-based management and shared decision-making.Always keep the students' needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision-making.Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A valid Minnesota teaching license in any content area or a valid short-call license.Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.Working 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.SALARY:MFT Local 59 Reserve Teacher rate $20.00 per hour.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:Work is performed in a standard classroom environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier material with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequentlyA job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353345 School Nurse Candidate Pool at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353538 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)2017-18 School Nurse Candidate Pool Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.CURRENT VACANCIES: Full-time Position working at Marcy & NorthropFull-time Position working at Sheridan & AnwatinSUMMARY: Responsible for applying the nursing process (assessment, planning, delivery, assurance and evaluation) to coordinated health care for individual students and the population of students including training, delegation, monitoring and supervision of health care delivered by Health Services Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses and/or other school staffMember of Special Education team providing nursing assessments and educational support services to special needs students.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:·Manage the care of individual students with special health needs through assessment, planning, assurance and evaluationInterpret health findings for educational staff regarding impact of health concerns on learning and accommodations required at schoolInterpret to medical providers the school related needs of students.·Conduct health reviews and school nurse health assessments (when necessary) on students being evaluated for special education or receiving special education services.·Participate on IEP (Individual Education Plan) team for students with health/sensory/physical concerns or impairments that may interfere with learning including providing special education related services (direct and/or indirect) in the area of health/physical when needed.·Develop and implement individual health plans (IHP) and emergency health plans (EHP) for students with handicapping health conditions that require accommodations to attend school.·Perform skilled nursing procedures, and delegate nursing care procedures when appropriate (see delegation guidelines) including planning, training, monitoring and supervision of delegation using clear written plans for delegates to follow.·Participate on a multidisciplinary team that promotes student resiliency and may address the physical and social/emotional health needs of students and plan interventions.·Assist students and families in obtaining health care in the community by referrals to appropriate providers and agencies.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education, Training and Experience·License as a Public School Nurse from Minnesota Department of Education.·License as a Registered Nurse from Minnesota Board of Nursing.·Public Health certification from Minnesota Board of Nursing.·Current CPR certification for the Healthcare Professional and current First Aid certification.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS·A valid License as a Public School Nurse from Minnesota Department of Education.·License as a Registered Nurse from Minnesota Board of Nursing.·Public Health certification from Minnesota Board of Nursing. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353538 Health Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353528 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)Teacher, Health - (2017-2018) Site: Barton (0106)Union: Teachers(04)SUMMARY Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353528 Science Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353529 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Science (2017-2018 Candidate Pool) Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.SUMMARY:Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in Life Science, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, or other science; or proof of pending approved licensure. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353529 Special Education - SERT Teachers at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353530 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Special Education - SERT Site: Anwatin Middle (0301)Union: Teachers(04)There are 2 vacant positions availableSUMMARY Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353530 Licensed Practical Nurse Pool at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353535 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)2017-18 Licensed Practical Nurse Pool Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Clerical(29)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.SUMMARY Under general supervision, provide basic public school nursing services in the examination and treatment of patients; promotes, maintains and restores good health at MPS facilities.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS *Provide general and special health counseling, patient care instructions, and treatment services to students and MPS staff, and respond to emergencies in compliance with MPS policies and quality standards.* Support and enhance the patients' physical and emotional stability; explain nature of illness, plan of care, procedures and treatments to patient, family and significant others.* Perform nursing procedures, first aid and prescribed medicines and medical treatments; observe and assess patients' conditions and behavior; monitor patients for adverse effects, and verify patient safety and stability; report significant changes to supervisor or physician.* Interview and observe patients to ascertain medical history and current condition; review patients' records, take vital signs, assess current condition and pain level; administer medications as authorized; record nursing notes on patient chartConfer and collaborate with other health care professionals to provide continuum of care.* Screen students for a variety of health care and environmental issues; track and evaluate infection control problems and follow up with clients according to protocols.* Prepare correspondence, referrals, patient histories, and narrative nursing activity reports; update and maintain a variety of files, records, charts and other documents; maintain appropriate records and prepare reports as required.* Follow MPS nursing services protocols, procedures and authorized written medical care plans.* Verify and monitor the health and safety of students and staff in the facilities.* Maintain inventory of first aid supplies and equipment; re-order supplies as needed.Knowledge of * State and Federal laws and regulatory issues governing public health, including rules and regulations of the Minnesota Department of Health and other governing agencies.*Modern nursing principles, techniques, and procedures for the care of patients.* Medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and concepts of disease.* Public health and safety protocols and regional healthcare issues.* Nutrition and health maintenance issues for children and young adults.* Regional community service agencies and other governmental assistance programs.* Principles of record keeping and confidential records and file management.* Customer service and public relations methods and practices.EDUCATION Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program; AND (2) years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse: OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS A valid Minnesota State Driver's License may be required.Must possess and maintain a valid Licensed Practical Nursing license with the Minnesota Board of Nursing.Ongoing First Aid/CPR certification is required; additional health and safety training may be required.TEACH IN MINNEAPOLIS Apply now to be considered for 2016-2017 positions! Now accepting applications for all content areas.First, submit your application; if you meet minimum qualifications, you will receive an invitation to participate in a screening interviewCandidates who pass screening will have an opportunity to apply for open positions at specific MPS schools as they become available this spring and summerTo learn more about the hiring process for teaching positions, visit http://bit.ly/TeachMPS or call the Office of Human Capital at 612-668-0500.WHO WE ARE We are a diverse and dedicated team, proud to be tasked with educating more than 35,000 Minneapolis kids every yearWe believe in the achievement of every student in every classroomWe are building a workforce that is equipped to provide our students with the education and resources they need to succeed by consistently investing in the growth of our employees and doing what it takes to keep and grow our talented staff.WHAT WE DO At MPS, we work collaboratively to find innovative ways to connect with every single one of our students - no matter which languages they speak, or which corner of the city or the world they come fromWe celebrate the diversity of our students and staff and the unique perspective each person brings to our learning community by supporting the individual needs of each student and by caring for and supporting one another as we take on new challenges every day.RESPONSIBILITIES When you teach at MPS, leading effective lessons in class is just the beginningYou'll collaborate with other passionate educators, customize your instruction to engage students of all different abilities, find ways to both challenge and encourage young minds, and create an environment where children feel safe and respected.As an MPS teacher, you will: Teach students standards-aligned curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solvingUse a variety of assessment strategies diagnostic, formative and summative to inform instructional decisions and increase students' ownership of their learningLead rigorous, inquiry-based learning tasks to engage students in deep content exploration as well as the habits of scholarshipCollaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement innovative practices based on students' needs/abilitiesAssess students' developmental and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.Create learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as fair for students from various cultural backgrounds, gender identities, races, ability levels, and developmental needsCollaborate and communicate regularly with familiesApply your knowledge of the Minnesota State Standards, district graduation requirements, subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students' learning styles and needs, both academic and affectiveWork to help your school achieve the goals of your school improvement plan and the Minneapolis Public School District strategic planAssess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDPLC)Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree from an accredited universityA valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353535 Occupational & Physical Therapist Candidate Pool at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353536 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)2017-18 Occupational & Physical Therapist Candidate Pool Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.TEACH IN MINNEAPOLIS Apply now to be considered for 2017-2018 positions! Now accepting applications for all content areas.First, submit your application; if you meet minimum qualifications, you will receive an invitation to participate in a screening interviewCandidates who pass screening will have an opportunity to apply for open positions at specific MPS schools as they become available this spring and summerTo learn more about the hiring process for teaching positions, visit http://bit.ly/TeachMPS or call the Office of Human Capital at 612-668-0500.WHO WE ARE We are a diverse and dedicated team, proud to be tasked with educating more than 35,000 Minneapolis kids every yearWe believe in the achievement of every student in every classroomWe are building a workforce that is equipped to provide our students with the education and resources they need to succeed by consistently investing in the growth of our employees and doing what it takes to keep and grow our talented staff.WHAT WE DO At MPS, we work collaboratively to find innovative ways to connect with every single one of our students - no matter which languages they speak, or which corner of the city or the world they come fromWe celebrate the diversity of our students and staff and the unique perspective each person brings to our learning community by supporting the individual needs of each student and by caring for and supporting one another as we take on new challenges every day.RESPONSIBILITIES When you teach at MPS, leading effective lessons in class is just the beginningYou'll collaborate with other passionate educators, customize your instruction to engage students of all different abilities, find ways to both challenge and encourage young minds, and create an environment where children feel safe and respected.SUMMARY Occupational Therapists (O.T.s) in the educational setting are responsible for providing appropriate occupational therapy intervention services designed to enhance the student's potential for learningThey assist the student in acquiring those functional performance skills needed to participate in, and benefit from, the educational environment, and to help the student function independentlyOccupational therapists work to improve develops, restore, or maintain a child's active participation, self-maintenance, work, and leisure and play in educational environmentsTheir role includes assessment and planning, goal development, implementation, and monitoring for students receiving special educationOccupational therapists are considered related service personnel as is consistent with state and federal law.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:Conduct appropriate evaluation procedures for students with special needs and communicate the results and recommendations to educational staff and families through written reports and verbal communication.Provide re-evaluation of students focusing on areas of need at intervals determined to be educationally relevant.Participate in meetings as a member of the interdisciplinary team.Participate in the development of Individual Education Plans, Individual Family Service Plans, or Individual Interagency Intervention Plans for children found to have special education needs.Complete documentation that is professional, efficient, and accountable and conforms to state and district policy.Provide direct and indirect occupational therapy to children with educational needs in educational environments.The focus of these services may include but are not limited to a child'sActivities of daily livingClassroom work and productive activitiesAccommodations and/or adaptationsPlay or leisure activitiesSensorimotor components of performanceCognitive integration and cognitive components of performancePsychosocial skills and psychological components of performanceSupervise Occupational Therapist Assistants.Train and monitor educational staff that carry out indirect therapy programs.Provide consultation to the educational system regarding student needs, professional needs, and system needs in order that the district may achieve its goals and objectives.Collaborate with other school personnel and families regarding occupational therapy and children's needs.Promote occupational therapy in the larger community.Travel to and among schools or community sites to provide services.Lift, transfer and position children and equipment as necessary to provide occupational therapy.Work within case manager systems where relevant.Maintain and be accountable for the therapy inventory and equipment used with students.Participate in professional growth activities and continuing education opportunities.Participate in Third Party billing for those students who are eligible.Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.Establish developmentally appropriate instructional and behavioral expectations for students and for self and communicate those to students and their families.Facilitate positive interactions between students and teacher, student and peers and student and other adults.Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students.Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.Participate in site-based management and shared decision-making.Always keep the students' needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision-making.Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Training, and Experience GuidelinesBachelor's, Master's or Doctorate in occupational therapy from a school accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association.Minnesota State Licensure as an Occupational Therapist.Certification from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.Previous work experience with children or in a school setting is beneficial.Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.Working 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. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353536 School Counselor Candidate Pool at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353539 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)2017-18 School Counselor Candidate Pool Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.WORK IN MINNEAPOLIS Apply now to be considered for 2017-18 positions! Now accepting applications for all content areas.First, submit your application; if you meet minimum qualifications, you will receive an invitation to participate in a screening interviewCandidates who pass screening will have an opportunity to apply for open positions at specific MPS schools as they become available this spring and summerTo learn more about the hiring process for teaching positions, visit http://bit.ly/TeachMPS or call the Office of Human Capital at 612-668-0500.WHO WE ARE We are a diverse and dedicated team, proud to be tasked with educating more than 35,000 Minneapolis kids every yearWe believe in the achievement of every student in every classroomWe are building a workforce that is equipped to provide our students with the education and resources they need to succeed by consistently investing in the growth of our employees and doing what it takes to keep and grow our talented staff.WHAT WE DO At MPS, we work collaboratively to find innovative ways to connect with every single one of our students - no matter which languages they speak, or which corner of the city or the world they come fromWe celebrate the diversity of our students and staff and the unique perspective each person brings to our learning community by supporting the individual needs of each student and by caring for and supporting one another as we take on new challenges every day.RESPONSIBILITIES When you teach at MPS, leading effective lessons in class is just the beginningYou'll collaborate with other passionate educators, customize your instruction to engage students of all different abilities, find ways to both challenge and encourage young minds, and create an environment where children feel safe and respected.Function:To provide a structured program of services to all students and the school community that integrates comprehensive school counselor program principles into the total school curriculumThe school counselor promotes and enhances the student learning process while addressing student needs in the academic, career and social/emotional domains.It is the expectation that Minneapolis Public Schools' School Counselors will provide services to students in the domains of Social/Emotional, Academic, and Career Development.Qualifications: 1A valid Minnesota School Counselor License.2Evidence of knowledge of Comprehensive School Counseling Practices.3Evidence of continuous professional growth in counseling and guidance.Essential Functions:School counselors address the academic and developmental needs of all students, not just those in need, by collaborating with students, parents and/or guardians, school staff and the communitySchool counselors utilize the American School Counselor (ASCA) framework to provide comprehensive school counseling programmingMPS counselor essential functions also include:Academic Counseling: Assist students in planning an educational program that will fit their educational abilities and aptitudes.Provide support for students as needed on time management and organizational issues.Provide transition support to students, staff, and familiesMeet with students regarding developmental transitions (elementary to middle school, middle school to high school, and/or high school to postsecondary options.)Educate newly enrolled students and families about academic program and expectations of our schools.Help students and families with academic planning based on student goals.Work with families and students regarding academic progress and refer students to academic support within the building or community as needed.Engage family partnerships to provide equitable counseling services.Conduct informational meetings for parents focusing on comprehensive school counseling programming.Coordination and implement academic activities into school counselor curriculumConsult with staff and administration about course options and school wide curriculumCoordinate, administer and interpret guidance assessment instruments that enhance the academic and career planning of each studentCareer Counseling: Coordinate and implement developmentally appropriate career counseling activities into school curriculum.Coordinate delivery of the My Life Plan, postsecondary planning curriculum through Naviance.Provide students with learning, personality, and interest inventories to assist with future planning and personal awarenessAdvise and assist students in developing a postsecondary educational plan and creating career goalsConsult with staff regarding summer enrichment, employment and internship opportunities related to student interests and educational goalsSocial/Emotional Counseling:Teach classroom lessons on social/emotional topics that may include conflict management, bully prevention, cultural awareness, teamwork, LGBTQ inclusion, abuse prevention, and stress management.Facilitate small groups or individual sessions with students regarding personal issues, social interactions, and emotional concerns.Refer students to outside mental health specialists when he or she is experiencing mental health issues.Coordinate and implement activities that facilitate transition between levels and grades.Provide individual counseling to students in need of immediate personal crisis management.Consult with teams and families about student personal/social strengths and needs.Communicate and consult with other student support services e.gsocial workers regarding student related personal concerns.Meet with newly enrolled students and families about transitioning into our schools.Work with administrators and support staff on building crisis intervention plan.Other Responsibilities: Attend monthly district counselor/staff development meetings.Perform other related function commensurate with the demographic, professional, technical, legal and resource environment of both the school and district. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353539 Social Studies (Bilingual Spanish) Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353526 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Social Studies (Bilingual Spanish) - Roosevelt HS (2017-2018) Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.Bilingual Spanish requiredSUMMARY:Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Latino Ethnic Studies* 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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in Social Studies 5-12 or 7-12, or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353526 Math Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353527 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)Teacher, Math Site: Seward (0160)Union: Teachers(04)SUMMARY Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in Math, 5-12 or 7-12 or 9-12 or 5-8 or Middle School; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353527 Social Studies Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353531 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Social Studies (2017-2018) Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.SUMMARY:Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in Social Studies 5-12 or 7-12, or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353531 Special Education - SERT Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353515 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Special Education - SERT Site: Page Middle (0323)Union: Teachers(04)FUNCTION: The Special Education Resource Teacher provides support to students with disabilities in a general education program who need special education serviceSERTs provide an array of services through the resource program to enable students with disabilities to meet their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals in the least restrictive environmentSERTs provide quality instruction to meet IEP goals, follow the Minneapolis Public Schools due process guidelines and procedures, and are active members of their school community.QUALIFICATIONS:State of Minnesota K-12 teaching license in EBD, ABS, or LD.Knowledge of state and federal laws and guidelines for special education services.Effective oral and written communication skills.Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.Working 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.Passion for working with 6th 8th grade students.Experience teaching in an interdisciplinary school; excited to work across disciplines with colleagues preferred.View ongoing systemic and program change as a normal part of professional growth.As a professional, interested in learning more.Share your expertise, enthusiasm and passion for learning.Knowledge of what is best practice in educating the adolescent learner climate, content and pedagogyArticulate this understanding to students, parents, co-workers and be a constant advocate for an adolescent appropriate learning environment.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Obtain and demonstrate knowledge of general education curriculum, including the Grade Level Expectations and State Standards.Collaborate with colleagues to deliver MN State Academic standards via integrated/interdisciplinary approach in the context of real world problem solving.Work collaboratively with all support staff to ensure progress of all students.Work with the ELL support team to deliver scaffold instruction to accelerate learning and meet the needs of individual students.Participate in IEP meetings, Student Support Teams, and Problem Solving Team meetings.Model a safe and healthy learning environment.Expect colleagues to ask hard questions and give effective support.Communicate with students and parents on an on-going and timely basis regarding student progress and achievement on academic and non-academic goals.Model professionalism: On-time, participate fully during the school day, practice direct communication, demonstrate passion for learning, solution oriented problem-solver, entrepreneurial spirit.Implement Special Education due process guidelines including evaluation of students suspected of or identified as having disabilities, determination of special education eligibility, development of IEPs, and case management.Report student progress toward IEP goals to parents and educational personnelMonitor progress of students with disabilities using specified program procedures, and make instructional changes when indicated.Develop, implement, and monitor behavior management programs for students with disabilities who exhibit behavior problems.Develop, implement, and monitor specialized, research-based instructional programs in basic skill areas to meet students' unique needs.Develop and implement, in collaboration with the transition IEP team, transition evaluations and IEPs prior to transition age.Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353515 Braille Translator - Special Education Program 1 at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353537 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)Braille Translator - Special Education Program 1 Site: Davis Center (0001)Union: AFSCME(29)SUMMARY Under general supervision, provides Braille translation services for central office and school sites; creates materials and curriculum for BVI teachers.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:Translate, creates, and prepares braille and adapted materials; performs duties within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with MPS policies and quality standards; duties may vary according to job assignment.Provides adapted materials utilizing a variety of techniques, including recorded texts, tactile graphics, and braille.Operates and maintains equipment such as braillers, keyboarding equipment, electronic scanners, and personal computers.Performs basic braille translation and formatting for literacy, foreign language, and Nemeth code rules.Demonstrates an understanding of and ability to translate and produce special braille formats.Provides braille output with a variety of braille systems, including braille translation software or comparable electronic rapid braille production systems and braillewriters.Makes professional and precise translations of documents including brochures, flyers, letters, and presentation materials.Proofreads, edits and revises written translations; and verifies accuracy.Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environmentEnthusiastically promotes the Superintendent's goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation, Training and Experience Guidelines High School Diploma/GED equivalent; AND two (2) years of demonstrated professional experience in translation and interpretation of Braille; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.Knowledge of: Methods and techniques required to translate braille.Methods and techniques used in simultaneous and consecutive interpreting and translation of spoken language.Unified English Braille Code (UEB)Correct grammar, composition, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.Ethics and standards for professional translating.Applicable policies, procedures and regulations covering specific areas of assignment.Local community resources and regional community services programs.Principles of record keeping and records management.Skill in: Translating English language documents into braille.Organizing, prioritizing and coordinating work activities and meeting critical deadlines.Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activitiesOperating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals from various socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSValid Minnesota State Driver's License may be required.Certification by National Federation of Blind in braille literacy, translation, coding, contractions, Nemeth math, and specialized equipment for VI.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENTWork is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequentlyA job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353537 Deaf Hard of Hearing Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353532 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)2017-18 Teacher, Deaf Hard of Hearing Pool TEACH IN MINNEAPOLIS Apply now to be considered for 2016-2017 teaching positions! Now accepting applications for all content areas.First, submit your application; if you meet minimum qualifications, you will receive an invitation to participate in a screening interviewCandidates who pass screening will have an opportunity to apply for open positions at specific MPS schools as they become available this spring and summerTo learn more about the hiring process for teaching positions, visit http://bit.ly/TeachMPS or call the Office of Human Capital at 612-668-0500.This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. SUMMARY:To plan, implement and monitor the Due Process for each student that will enable him/her to achieve IEP goals and objectives as written by the multi-disciplinary team working with the studentThe program must be in an environment favorable to learning and personal growth.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:Conduct comprehensive initial assessments and 3-year reassessments for B-21 D/HH students.Case Manager of D/HH students.Teach language, reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, health and social skillsTeacher is expected to follow curriculum developed by MPS D/HH staffInstructional materials designed for use with D/HH students will be utilized.Instruction students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and/or district policy.Develop lesson plans and instructional materials to provide individualized and/or small group instruction.Evaluate students' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.Maintain regular communication with parents through conferences, telephone, notebooks and other means to discuss student's progress and interpret the school programCreate an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards and Learning Centers.Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by MPS/D/HH program and self-selected professional growth activities.Experience with cochlear implanted students desirable.Experience with auditory training desirable.Other duties as assigned by administration.Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.Establish developmentally appropriate instructional and behavioral expectations for students and for self and communicate those to students and their families.Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriateSelect, adapt and individualize materials appropriate for diverse student populations and skill levels.Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving.Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.Regularly assess student learning by using multiple forms of assessment.Facilitate positive interactions between students and teacher, student and peers and student and other adults.Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students.Assess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP).Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.Participate in site-based management and shared decision making.Always keep the students' needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision making.Demonstrate competence in the Minneapolis Standards of Effective Instruction.Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education, Training and ExperienceBachelor's Degree from an accredited university.Fluency in ASL/Manually Coded English.Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in urban, multicultural education setting.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Master's or PhDLICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS A valid Minnesota teaching in Deaf/Hard of Hearing Teaching License or proof of pending approved licensure. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353532 World Languages (French) Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353514 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s)Teacher, World Languages (French) Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.Schedule: 9:00-9:50am dailySUMMARY:To provide high quality French Language instruction as an elementary school specialist or classroom teacher of French as a World Language elective in grades K-12, as designated by the school.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:· Provide effective, developmentally appropriate and differentiated language instruction for diverse learners.· Provide high quality language instruction that integrates culturally authentic learning.· Develop thematic language curriculum for each developmental level taught in the program.· Integrate strategies that support developing literacy across the curriculum for all students.· Use appropriate instructional strategies for making content/language instruction comprehensible.· Promote interaction in the language and encourage language output from students.· Promote achievement and bilingualism in an enriched education model.· Lead, advocate for and support a high-quality, effective language program in the school community.· Interact with families and promote family involvement to support student learning.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education, Training, and Experience GuidelinesBachelor's Degree from an accredited university.Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.· Experience teaching a world language in a model of sequential language learning that promotes acquiring language proficiency for real communicative purposes.· Knowledge of the theoretical principles of second language acquisition; appropriate instructional methods of language instruction; instructional resources appropriate to elementary, middle or high school language instruction; appropriate assessment and evaluation of students' language acquisition.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: · Master's or PhDLICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS· A valid Minnesota teaching license, or proof of pending approved licensure· Minnesota Teaching License in French K-12.· Proficiency in French at the minimum of intermediate high-advanced level according to the Minnesota Praxis test for world lang http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353514 Early Childhood Special Education Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353348 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education (2017-2018) Site: Wilder (0272)Union: Teachers(04)To facilitate the integration of early childhood special education students into the High-Five classroom and implementing Individual Education Plan goals and objectivesTo support children with disabilities and his/her family in all aspects of interaction with the community setting and other community agencies in planning, delivering, and evaluating services to assure appropriate educational servicesTo assist the High-Five teacher in creating an educational program and class environment, which is multicultural, gender fair, disability aware, is favorable to learning and personal growth in the accordance with each student's ability, and is based on the commitment that all children can learn. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353348 Special Education - SERT Teachers at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353360 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Special Education - SERT - (2017-2018) Site: Hall (0287)Union: Teachers(04)Two 1.0 FTE SERT PositionsFUNCTION: The Special Education Resource Teacher provides support to students with disabilities in a general education program who need special education serviceSERTs provide an array of services through the resource program to enable students with disabilities to meet their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals in the least restrictive environmentSERTs provide quality instruction to meet IEP goals, follow the Minneapolis Public Schools due process guidelines and procedures, and are active members of their school community.QUALIFICATIONS:State of Minnesota K-12 teaching license in EBD, ABS, or LD.Knowledge of state and federal laws and guidelines for special education services.Effective oral and written communication skills.Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.Working 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.Passion for working with 6th 8th grade students.Experience teaching in an interdisciplinary school; excited to work across disciplines with colleagues preferred.View ongoing systemic and program change as a normal part of professional growth.As a professional, interested in learning more.Share your expertise, enthusiasm and passion for learning.Knowledge of what is best practice in educating the adolescent learner climate, content and pedagogyArticulate this understanding to students, parents, co-workers and be a constant advocate for an adolescent appropriate learning environment.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Obtain and demonstrate knowledge of general education curriculum, including the Grade Level Expectations and State Standards.Collaborate with colleagues to deliver MN State Academic standards via integrated/interdisciplinary approach in the context of real world problem solving.Work collaboratively with all support staff to ensure progress of all students.Work with the ELL support team to deliver scaffold instruction to accelerate learning and meet the needs of individual students.Participate in IEP meetings, Student Support Teams, and Problem Solving Team meetings.Model a safe and healthy learning environment.Expect colleagues to ask hard questions and give effective support.Communicate with students and parents on an on-going and timely basis regarding student progress and achievement on academic and non-academic goals.Model professionalism: On-time, participate fully during the school day, practice direct communication, demonstrate passion for learning, solution oriented problem-solver, entrepreneurial spirit.Implement Special Education due process guidelines including evaluation of students suspected of or identified as having disabilities, determination of special education eligibility, development of IEPs, and case management.Report student progress toward IEP goals to parents and educational personnelMonitor progress of students with disabilities using specified program procedures, and make instructional changes when indicated.Develop, implement, and monitor behavior management programs for students with disabilities who exhibit behavior problems.Develop, implement, and monitor specialized, research-based instructional programs in basic skill areas to meet students' unique needs.Develop and implement, in collaboration with the transition IEP team, transition evaluations and IEPs prior to transition age.Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353360 World Language (Spanish) Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353362 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, World Language (Spanish) Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.SUMMARY:To provide high quality Spanish Language instruction as an elementary school specialist or classroom teacher of Spanish as a World Language elective in grades K-12, as designated by the school.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:· Provide effective, developmentally appropriate and differentiated language instruction for diverse learners.· Provide high quality language instruction that integrates culturally authentic learning.· Develop thematic language curriculum for each developmental level taught in the program.· Integrate strategies that support developing literacy across the curriculum for all students.· Use appropriate instructional strategies for making content/language instruction comprehensible.· Promote interaction in the language and encourage language output from students.· Promote achievement and bilingualism in an enriched education model.· Lead, advocate for and support a high-quality, effective language program in the school community.· Interact with families and promote family involvement to support student learning.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education, Training, and Experience GuidelinesBachelor's Degree from an accredited university.Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.· Experience teaching a world language in a model of sequential language learning that promotes acquiring language proficiency for real communicative purposes.· Knowledge of the theoretical principles of second language acquisition; appropriate instructional methods of language instruction; instructional resources appropriate to elementary, middle or high school language instruction; appropriate assessment and evaluation of students' language acquisition.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: · Master's or PhDLICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS· A valid Minnesota teaching license, or proof of pending approved licensure· Minnesota Teaching License in French K-12.· Proficiency in French at the minimum of intermediate high-advanced level according to the Minnesota Praxis test for world lang http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353362 Music Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353518 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Music (2017-2018) Site: Keewaydin (0134)Union: Teachers(04)SUMMARY:General Music and Band Teaching PositionESSENTIAL 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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353518 Special Education (SPAN) Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353355 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Special Education (SPAN) (2017-2018) Site: Riverbend (0625)Union: Teachers(04)Special Education Teacher - EBDProvide academic and social skills instruction to children with Emotional and Behavioral DisordersTo create an educational program and a classroom environment that is multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate, is favorable to learning and growth and is based on a commitment that all children can learn.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skillsThis list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this classEmployees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hoursFactors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential functionEssential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:9th and 10th grade resource teacherObtain and demonstrate knowledge of general education curriculum, including the Grade Level Expectations and State Standards.Consult and/or collaborate with the general education teachers in the areas of assessment, curriculum adaptation, behavior management, and monitoring of student progress of students with disabilities.Implement Special Education due process guidelines including evaluation of students suspected of or identified as having disabilities, determination of special education eligibility, development of IEPs, and case management.Participate in team planning of IEPs for students with disabilities, including the development of appropriate, measurable, behavioral and instructional objectives.Report student progress toward IEP goals to parents and educational personnel a minimum of three times per year.Monitor progress of students with disabilities using specified program procedures, and make instructional changes when indicated.Develop, implement, and monitor behavior management programs for students with disabilities who exhibit behavior problems.Develop, implement, and monitor specialized, research-based instructional programs in basic skill areas to meet students' unique needs.Develop and implement, in collaboration with the transition IEP team, transition evaluations and IEPs prior to transition age (grade 9 or age 14, whichever is first).Develop proficiency in use of Easy IEP, web-based software, to produce due process paper work including IEPs and Evaluation Reports.Continue professional development in evidenced-based instructional practices through membership in professional organizations, reading of professional journals, and/or attendance at in-service trainings and professional conferences.Prepare and submit program information and reports as requested by Assistant Director of Special Education.Adhere to building policy and procedures.Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.Establish developmentally appropriate instructional and behavioral expectations for students and for self and communicate those to students and their families.Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriateSelect, adapt and individualize materials appropriate for diverse student populations and skill levels.Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving.Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.Regularly assess student learning by using multiple forms of assessment.Facilitate positive interactions between students and teacher, student and peers and student and other adults.Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students.Assess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP).Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.Participate in site-based management and shared decision-making.Always keep the students' needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision-making.Demonstrate competence in the Minneapolis Standards of Effective Instruction.Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.Knowledge of state and federal laws and guidelines for special education services.Working 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.Effective oral and written communication skills.Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in urban, multicultural education setting.Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Master's or PhDLICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in special education for Resource. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353355 ESL Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353353 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, ESL (2017-2018 Candidate Pool) Site: Davis Center (0001)Union: Teachers(04)SUMMARYProvide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay 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. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353353 Physical Education/Health Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353525 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Physical Education/Health Site: Riverbend (0625)Union: Teachers(04)This is a joint Physical Education and Health positionSUMMARY:Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353525 Social Studies Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353520 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Social Studies (2017-2018 Candidate Pool) Site: Davis Center (0001)FTE: null; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full timeUnion: Teachers(04)SUMMARY:Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsUse a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningRigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipMay be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in Social Studies 5-12 or 7-12, or proof of pending approved licensure http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353520 Homebound Teacher (Tutor) at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353344 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Homebound Teacher (Tutor) Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis..Union: Teachers(04)This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or departmentThis position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate PoolThere may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any timeThe candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open positionHuman Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.The purpose of Homebound Instructional Service teachers is to provide ill or injured learners, K-12, with as normalized an educational experience as possible in order to maintain academic progress and to facilitate a successful transition back to school as quickly as possible.Homebound Tutors assist the student in turning in all assignments to the classroom teachers for credit.Teachers are assigned to work with students in grades 1-12 one hour per daily student absence and will be paid at the hourly flat rate of $28 per hour (ARTICLE VII., Section U., Subd15). http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353344 Special Education Teacher at Minneapolis Public School District, MN http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2353513 Minneapolis Public Schools invites applications for the following position(s) Teacher, Special Education Site: Stadium View (0685)Union: Teachers(04)SUMMARY:Stadium View School is a Minneapolis Public School that provides educational services for students detained at the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center or Hennepin County Adult Detention CenterNationally recognized for its ability to effectively drive student performance and continuous improvement in education, Stadium View School became the 2nd school in a detention center to become nationally accredited by AdvancED.We are looking for a Special Education Teacher to provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standardsThe incumbent will be responsible for using a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative - to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learningShe or he will also be responsible for providing rigorous inquiry-based learning tasks to engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarshipWorking as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines may also be required.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 goalsWork to support and achieve those goals.* Assess 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 PhD preferred.LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSA valid Minnesota teaching license in Special Education; or proof of pending approved licensureA valid Minnesota license in Specific Learning Disabilities is preferred. 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