Social Studies (Grades 7-12) for 2023-2024
Position Purpose: Under the general supervision of the School Principal, the teacher will provide instruction in the content area in accordance with each student’s ability and create a classroom environment that fosters student learning and personal growth. Establish effective working relationships with students and parents, and work collaboratively with other staff members.
Bachelor’s degree in social studies education or related field.
Minnesota teaching license in social studies or ability to obtain one.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement effective lesson plans and assessments.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.
Passion for social studies education and commitment to promoting student learning and success.
Thorough knowledge of subject(s) taught; thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and parents.
A belief and commitment to the Five Relational Strategies: express care, share power, challenge growth, provide support, and expand possibilities. A desire to be a Warm Demander, which is an individual that expects great things from their students, convinces them of their own brilliance, and helps them reach their potential in a disciplined, structured environment.
Provide an ideal, positive learning environment, instruct students in individual or group sessions, develop, translate and integrate lesson plans, and establish positive relationships. See the attached job description for additional information.
Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS) is a unique collaboration of charter schools that help each learner make the transition from classroom to post-secondary/career and meet the responsibilities of a changing future. We were one of the nation’s early leaders in charter school development. Charter schools offer the chance for parents to choose the best education possible for their family. Special education and EL services are provided wherever needed in all of our programs. MTS offers a learning environment emphasizing small classes as well as strong career training and academic preparation. We offer a traditional High School with many career options, Middle School and Elementary School as well as a Virtual High School, Connections Academy (a virtual K-12 program) and Banaadir Academy which has a focus on serving Somali students. Learn more at mtcs.org
Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS) does not discriminate in employment or in any of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, age or genetic information.
FLSA Status: Exempt