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Teacher, TOSA Math Specialist - Olson (2021-2022)

Date: Jun 19, 2021

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Minneapolis Public Schools

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Job Title: Teacher, TOSA Math Specialist - Olson (2021-2022)  and Requisition ID number: 74227

Close Date: Open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Olson Middle School (10000080) 

Site:  Olson (0318) 

FTE 1.0 FTE; 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.




Support teachers as they work to implement math instruction and a tiered system of instructional support. Help develop, articulate and implement an aligned system of standards, instruction, intervention and assessment.  Design, coordinate and provide professional learning and related services both in person and online.



  • Support classroom teachers, and math intervention teachers.
  • Facilitate/lead professional development in math and implementation of  MTSS.
  • Facilitate data cycles with teachers.
  • Serve as an instructional coach for elementary teachers.
  • Collaborate with the instructional coach team.
  • Coordinate acquisition and maintenance of math materials.
  • Help develop a comprehensive tiered system of support.
  • Work collaboratively with other district departments, including ELL,  and SpEd.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Serve as an SOEI Secondary observer.




  • Minnesota teaching license from the Minnesota Department of Education
  • Experience with curriculum development, design and delivery
  • Experience with a tiered system of support in math
  • Experience leading, planning and coordinating professional development
  • Experience with developing a comprehensive assessment system


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Knowledge of research-based best practices and trends in math education, instruction and assessment.
  • In depth knowledge of math content and pedagogy for effective for math instruction.
  • Ability to provide professional development on math and response to intervention in math.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and creatively with colleagues.
  • A passion for student achievement, the conviction that all students will learn, and a drive to close achievement gaps between student groups.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and coaching skills.
  • Knowledge of and an ability to utilize a variety of technology and software tools for communication, planning, documentation, and professional development


Physical demands of the position:

  • Able to lift and transport containers weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Can work extended hours
  • Able to travel between building sites





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: | 12:01 AM On 03/21/2021 | Olson Middle School (10000080) | Olson (0318) | Teaching 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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