Post Date:  Jun 26, 2024
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US

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

Job Title: Teacher, Math (2024-2025) Olson Middle  and Requisition ID number: 101716

Close Date: 11:59 PM on  

Organizational Unit:  Olson Middle (10000080) 

Site:  Olson (0318) 

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.

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SUMMARY

We provide academically rigorous instruction in all classes and supportive systems to help all students thrive. Teachers collaborate on curriculum development in ways that help students construct their own knowledge and make connections between concepts and the real world during lessons and authentic assessments.  

As a teacher in our school, we expect you to collaborate with others, to write and teach MYP units, use best-practices in teaching strategies, grade with rubrics and project-based assessments and differentiate for the needs of all learners.

 

Provide quality instruction to students in Mathematics aligned to state and national standards.  Use a variety of formative assessment strategies to diagnose student understanding of the course content. Plan appropriate differentiation strategies to address the students. Knowledge of learning styles and evidence of lesson planning that reflects a diverse population; experience with integrated curriculum, advisory and teaming. Strong classroom management strategies.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

-  Possess 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 goals. Work 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 REQUIREMENTS

A valid Minnesota teaching license in Math.

 


 

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Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready.  Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

 

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On | Olson Middle (10000080) | Olson (0318) | Teaching 
 


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