-Must possess an (K-6) or Early Childhood (Birth-3) license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.
– Must be bilingual in English and Spanish with near-native proficiency in applicant’s second language.
The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:
-Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.
-Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students.
-Utilize school curriculum and resources to inform instruction and ensure that students learn at a high level.
-Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by the school; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the school administration.
-Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them to achieve student academic development; participate in parent teacher conferences.
-Manage classroom and student behavior within the classroom; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary.
-Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the district; maintain active teaching license.
-Serve on a minimum of one school committee.
-Contribute to the District’s inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment.
-Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Knowledge of the core curriculum areas for which the teacher is responsible
-Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies and the ability to differentiate instruction to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities
-Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles
-Knowledge of instructional technologies and ability to utilize computer and multimedia technologies
-Strong skills in classroom presentation and management
-Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds
-Excellent organizational skills
-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
-Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon the district and school’s goals and objectives
-Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement
-Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment
Salary and Benefits:
Beginning Salary is based on candidate’s experience and level of education.
Full-time employees are offered medical and dental insurance. Based on the health plan selected, the school pays all or the majority of the employee’s insurance premium, including contributions to family plans. A variety of voluntary benefits are also offered.
All employees are offered paid time off for illness, personal days, and bereavement.