Elementary School Teaching | ESL | St. James Northside Elementary School | Available: 08/24/2023


English Language Development (ELD/ELL) 1.0 FTE Teacher 

Date of Availability: 2023-24 School Year
Date Closing: Until Filled

License Required: Elementary Education license required, ELL license preferred

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1.     Implements methods and techniques of differentiating the District approved curriculum for meeting the needs of individual ELD students (English Language Development)
2.     Plans instruction and other student support activities, including the establishment of overall goals and priorities.
3.     Participates in parent/teacher conferences; interprets student strengths, weaknesses and/or problems that the student may be experiencing in the classroom.
4.     Develops student assessments and evaluates results.
5.     Determines student progress for instructional units and works with classroom teachers to report progress to parents
6.     Works in a supportive and collaborative manner with colleagues and supervisors.
7.     Comply with Minnesota Department of Education requirements for assessing, reporting and serving students who qualify for ELL services.
8.     Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as assigned by administrator 
Specific Responsibilities:
1.    Collaborative work in a fast-paced environment interacting with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community with multiple requests and concerns.
2.    Support and communicate with other administrators and staff.
3.    Respond in emergency situations.
4.    Know, interpret, and follow school District policies.
5.    Willingness to adjust to the changing schedules of students in a pull-out or push-in program.
6.    Pursues professional development activities to broaden and deepen knowledge of the content and teaching skills and continually identifies professional needs and develops strategies to meet these needs.
7.   Manage time, responsibilities and work independently. 
Knowledge and Skills:

1.    Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate skills in performing daily routines. 
2.    Demonstrated ability to operate a computer, software and necessary technology.
3.    Ability to develop effective and positive working relationships with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community.
4.    Maintain professional composure while dealing with a variety of personalities and situations.  
5.    Show initiative and function as a self-starter.
6.    Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Application Procedure:
Please upload a letter of interest, resume, 3 letters of professional recommendation, transcripts and Minnesota Teacher license information with your online application

Contact Information: For more information regarding this position, please contact Liam Dawson, Elementary School Principal, at or 507-375-3325 ext. 304.