Post Date:  Mar 30, 2024

Minneapolis, MN, US

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

Job Title: Teacher, English Second Language - Ella Baker  and Requisition ID number: 99698

Close Date:  No established closing date;  open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Ella Baker PK-8 (10000040) 

Site:  Ella Baker (0179) 

FTE 1.0 FTE; 39 Weeks; 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.






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



  • Conduct ongoing formal and informal assessment of students' English Language Proficiency Levels.  
  • Prepare and conduct lessons for ELL students new to the country in order to meet Minnesota English Language Proficiency Standards.
  • Communicate with families regarding students' school program, collaborating with bilingual staff as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain native language skills while accelerating English acquisition.  
  • Support student's academic language development n content areas, particularly Language Arts.
  • 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.
  • Participate in ongoing staff, team and individual professional development.  Facilitate the process of exiting students from the ELL program.


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.



A valid Minnesota teaching license - English as a Second Language (ESL); or proof of pending approved licensure





Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee.  Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
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]  | Ella Baker PK-8 (10000040)  | Ella Baker (0179)  | Teaching

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