Post Date:  Apr 2, 2024

Minneapolis, MN, US

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Job Title: TOSA, Teacher Development - Propay Lead  and Requisition ID number: 100878

Close Date:  No established closing date;  open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Teacher Development (10000980) 

Site:  Davis Center (0001) 

FTE 1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  Teachers(04) 

Functional Area:  Teaching 

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



Position Description and Function


The Teacher Development Team (under the umbrella of Talent Development & Management within the Human Resources Department) aims to ensure all students are served by effective, diverse, equitable and resilient educators.  To this end, the Teacher DevelopmentTeam supports the work of teacher development and Q Comp, including:

  1. ProPay

  2. Teacher leadership

  3. Principles of adult learning and professional development facilitation 

  4. Observations, coaching, and the Standards of Effective Instruction (SOEI)


Collaborate with the other TOSAs and DPFs on the Teacher Development Team to oversee the implementation of Teacher Development and Q Comp, which includes: 

  • Lead the implementation of the MPS ProPay program, including training and guidance for ProPay instructors and participants

  • Collaborate with the Professional Development Coordinators to support the administration of ProPay

  • Support best practices and principles of adult learning

  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Teacher Development Team, PAR Mentors, and other district teams as needed to support the creation and implementation of district-wide Professional Development for licensed educators, including:

  • Training opportunities that support New Teacher Orientation (NTO) and the MPS Achievement of Tenure (AofT)

  • Professional development for educators who serve in site-based Q Comp leadership roles

  • Job-embedded professional development for teachers and related services at sites in collaboration with the Academic PD Team, including training for teacher leaders who support job-embedded professional development at sites

  • Professional development of new SOEI primary observers (principals) and secondary observers (teachers) by planning and facilitating SOEI certification training sessions

  • In collaboration with others on the Teacher Development Team, support projects and initiatives aimed to increase teacher retention

  • Other duties as assigned

Reports To: The Manager of Teacher Development & Q Comp



  • Valid Minnesota teaching license

  • Minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience.  Tenured in MPS preferred

  • Extensive knowledge of best practices for adult learning

  • Demonstrated success in working both independently and collaboratively on a team

  • Demonstrated success in developing and leading/facilitating professional development for adults

  • Experience in teacher leader position preferred, such as master teacher, pre-service supervisor, mentor teacher or other professional development positions

  • Demonstrated success in working with students and staff of racially diverse backgrounds, applying differentiated learning strategies, and improving student achievement in the classroom preferred


Teacher Salary Schedule (43 weeks) with opportunities for extended and/or flex time to support summer planning and summer professional development.


For More Information Contact: 

Emily R. Olson, Director, Talent Development and Management at 




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]  | Teacher Development (10000980)  | Davis Center (0001)  | Teaching

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis