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Teacher, TOSA General - Bethune Arts Magnet (PreK-5)

Date: Nov 30, 2021

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Minneapolis Public Schools

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

Job Title: Teacher, TOSA General - Bethune Arts Magnet (PreK-5)  and Requisition ID number: 73006

Close Date:  No established closing date;  open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Bethune (10000011) 

Site:  Bethune (0107) 

FTE 1.0 FTE - 40 hours/week; 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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The TOSA must have a strong understanding of pedagogy, academic standards and MTSS in order to provide effective coaching, support and feedback to teachers.

 

Position Skills

  • Support implementation of district approved core tier 1 and tier 2 curriculums
  • Deep understanding of K-2 instructional practices
  • High Standard of Equity as it relates to teacher efficacy and student learning
  • Specific skill set in MTSS, EL and SPED strategies
  • 5 years of teaching experience

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The TOSA supports teacher efficacy in differentiated daily instruction in order to equitably increase academic growth and achievement for all learners. The TOSA will spend their FTE time working classroom teachers by:

  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback
  • Co-planning with teachers
  • Model teaching
  • Co-teaching
  • Small group instruction
  • Actively participating in ILT meetings. 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Experience in and knowledge of equity principles and cultural competencies of academic standards and the district’s mission, goals, programs, and curriculum
  • Proven track record of effective classroom instruction and experience differentiating instruction, specifically tiering lessons and activities. 
  • Knowledge of assessment strategies, resources and appropriately differentiated materials, curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to provide effective instruction and coaching to support teachers’ abilities to further analyze, communicate, model, and assess elements of the teaching process while using academic standards grades PK-12
  • Knowledge of best practices for specific student groups such as EL, SPED, and Advanced Learners, to ensure all students show adequate academic growth
  • Ability to collaborate with all adults in the building regarding instructional strategies
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain trustful, confidential and supportive relationships with teachers in order to help develop them professionally
  • Ability to foster collegiality and community among teachers and staff
  • Seeks multiple perspectives and resolves conflict in a professional manner
  • Knowledge of adult learning needs and processes and how to use coaching cycles to maximize teacher growth

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education

  • A valid Minnesota Teaching License
  • A minimum of 5 years of classroom experience 

 

 

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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: | [No Established Closing Date]  | Bethune (10000011)  | Bethune (0107)  | Teaching
 


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