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Teacher, World Languages (French) - Olson MS (2021-2022)

Date: Aug 4, 2021

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Minneapolis Public Schools

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Job Title: Teacher, World Languages (French) - Olson MS (2021-2022) and Requisition ID number: 77210

Site: Olson Middle School

Close Date: Open until filled

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Union: Teachers(04)

Functional Area: Teaching

This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. This position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate Pool. There may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any time. The candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open position. Human Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.


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



Provide effective student-centered, performance-based instruction in language and cultures. Provide students opportunities to use and create personal meaning with language for various purposes in a wide range of contexts. Teacher must understand current language acquisition theories, use new instructional approaches for diverse learners with distinctive learning styles, and have a solid grounding in the use of technology to enhance language learning.



  • Provide effective, developmentally appropriate and differentiated language instruction for diverse learners.
  • Provide high quality language instruction that integrates culturally authentic learning.
  • Develop thematic language curriculum for each developmental level taught in the program.
  • Integrate strategies that support developing literacy across the curriculum for all students.
  • Use appropriate instructional strategies for making content/language instruction comprehensible.
  • Promote interaction in the language and encourage language output from students.
  • Promote achievement and bilingualism in an enriched education model.
  • Lead, advocate for and support a high-quality, effective language program in the school community.
  • Interact with families and promote family involvement to support student learning.


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.



A valid Minnesota teaching license in French; or proof of pending approved licensure.



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.

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