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Extended Learning- GEMS/GISE Coaches- Nonlicensed (2021-2022)

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Minneapolis Public Schools

Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.

Job Title: Extended Learning- GEMS/GISE Coaches- Nonlicensed (2021-2022)  and Requisition ID number: 80586

Close Date:  No established closing date;  open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Extended Learning (10000003) 

Site:  Davis Center (0001) 

FTE 6-8 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  Misc(40) 

Functional Area:  Teaching 

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



Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (GEMS / Little GEMS) and Guys in Science and Engineering (GISE / Jr. GISE) are after-school and summer programs designed specifically for K-8th grade girls and boys (respectively) in the Minneapolis Public School District. The goal of these programs is for students to have measurable and significant gains in mathematics and science.  The GEMS and GISE programs are award-winning science programs that energize our students' excitement about the possibilities in cutting-edge science. We value the talent and innovation the programs developers and teachers bring to the Minneapolis Public Schools.



  • Individuals with strong interest and/or experience in science, technology, engineering, and/or math preferred.
  • Comfortable working with a diverse student population
  • Comfortable with role as academic coach and under the direction of the classroom teacher
  • Enjoy working with middle and high school students
  • Ability to build positive relationships around academics with students in grades 6-12
  • Ability to motivate and encourage students to reach post-secondary educational goal



  • $20/hour



The GEMS coaching positions begin in September and continue through April 24th. (Fall-Robotics/Spring-Energy, Electricity, and Electronics). Coaches facilitate students in the following: (1)Designing, building and programming (2) Applying real-world math, science, technology, and engineering concepts; (3)Researching challenges facing today’s scientists; (4) Learning critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills; (5) Engaging in STEM Exhibitions and Tournaments.


If you are interested in coaching a team and would like further information, please email:


Melinda M. Stapley

District ALC STEM Coordinator

Little GEMS-Jr. GISE (K-3)/ GEMS-GISE (4-8)

Area Learning Center 

Minneapolis Public Schools

Phone 612-668-1207

Cell 612-290-2363

Fax 612-668-5305


*Note: Please include the school site and position(s) of interest.




Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee.  Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready.  Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.


Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date]  | Extended Learning (10000003)  | Davis Center (0001)  | Teaching

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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