Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) | Garlough Environmental Magnet School (GEMS) | Available: 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR | Closing: Open Until Filled


In alignment with District 197’s commitment to caring relationships, equitable practices, and high achievement for all, we actively encourage those committed to creating an equitable and inclusive culture, free of discrimination, to join our team.

Position:  Targeted Services Teacher 

Location:  Garlough Environmental Magnet School (GEMS)

Schedule:  2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Pay Rate:   Per Teachers’ Master Agreement of 2021-2023

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Minnesota teaching license.
  • Must work well with elementary school students.
  • Must have strong desire and skills to help struggling students.
  • Must be organized.
  • Good human relation skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Responsive classroom teaching.
  • Self-starter.


  • Provide instruction on reading and/or math with small groups of elementary school students.
  • Provide academic and social emotional lessons, instruction and activities.
  • Develops and uses instructional material suitable for a wide range of learning styles.
  • Provides individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student and classroom management required to achieve effective participation in all activities without interfering with the atmosphere of class.
  • Record and/or monitor the attendance of students in the program.
  • Creates a safe and positive environment for effective learning.
  • Evaluates academic and social growth of students and keeps appropriate records and assessment data.

It is the policy, practice, and commitment of District 197 to provide equal employment opportunities for all people without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance, veteran status, or sexual orientation.