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Ojibwe Language Teacher, MS/HS - Bug O Nay Ge Shig

Posted on 2018-06-12 2:46:50 PM

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Position Title: Ojibwe Language/Culture Teacher Supervisor: Principal/7-12 Building: Bug O Nay Ge Shig 7-12 Terms: DOQ Qualifications: A Bachelor of Arts Degree in K-12 Education and in American Indian Language and Culture is preferred. The candidate will possess a Minnesota teaching license. The District will accept an Eminence license. Position Overview: The Ojibwe Language and Culture teacher will structure, implement, and manage direct instruction and facilitate language and culture learning for students in grades 7-12 that motivates them to develop skills and competencies related to understanding Ojibwe language, traditions, customs, and values; and develop understanding and experiences with a variety of art forms as reflective of the Ojibwe culture. Major Position Duties: REGULAR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: List of things to accomplish the job function: NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: What you should or accomplish in the job function? Performance Standards: How will you know the job is done? LEADS IMPLEMENTATION OF OJIBWE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PROGRAM § Works collaboratively with peers § Demonstrates understanding of Ojibwe culture as fluent Ojibwe speaker § Establishes culturally responsive program goals and objectives that include Ojibwe resources, lesson plans, assessments, and other related program supports. DEFINES CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE PROGRAM § Designs high-quality, research based instruction that effectively engages students in learning § Adapts the curriculum to meet needs of learners, recognizing personalized learning abilities § Evaluates each student’s progress in speaking, comprehension, reading and writing of the Ojibwe language in relationship to the age and ability of students § Connects with students through development of a nurturing learning environment § Provides personalized and small-group instruction to adapt curriculum to the needs of each student § Prepares progress reports, assigning grades that reflect effort and growth in culture and Ojibwe language § Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students develop positive attitudes toward school and learning § Develops instructional lesson plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time § Aligns lessons with established curriculum maps and state standards and benchmarks § Provides opportunities for students to share evidence of developed skills, art work, and participation in cultural performances. § Plans and uses various flexible student grouping to maximize learning. Maintains the general order and appearance of the classroom. OJIBWE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE BASED ACTIVITIES § Develops and assists in planning school wide culture based activities K-12 as a member of the Culture Team § Creates exhibits of student work throughout the year that reflect student creativity with the Ojibwe language and culture § Collaborates with efforts to host school and community activities § The Bug O Nay Ge Shig School Powwows are scheduled through the year. § Posts evidence of student work in the school and extended community. PROMOTES UNDERSTANDING OF THE OJIBWE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PROGRAM § Communicates with parents, counselors, and administration on student progress, successes, and concerns § Utilizes proper English usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and English speaking skills § Completes well-written, articulate communication regarding student progress to include phone logs, report cards, and other communication. COMPLETES MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES § Maintains program and required records § Demonstrates knowledge of District policies and practices § Completes complex oral and written assignments independently § Analyzes procedures situations and takes appropriate action without supervision § Utilizes technology to present lessons, communicate with others, and maintain records § Records, to include parent reports, attendance, and student support reports are completed accurately and in a timely manner. § Complies with District policies and required practices. § Completes daily responsibilities independently and efficiently. § Uses email, Promethean Smart Boards, the school’s computer lab, and other technology effectively. PROVIDES SPECIAL ASSISTANCE § Attends parent/teacher conferences, staff professional development and other required meetings § Engages in professional development with professional organizations (MIE) at the state and national leve. § Works with students, District personnel, and general public in a pleasant, cooperative manner § Demonstrates attendance at parent/teacher conferences, professional development meetings, and staff meetings at 95%. ENGAGES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES § Participates in professional learning teams and contributes to staff meetings and other school initiatives § Maintains professional competence through various professional growth activities § Works collaboratively with fellow Ojibwe language and culture teachers § Works collaboratively with culture specialists and grade level teachers to support the integration of culture into general classrooms or special activities. § Meets with other Ojibwe teachers to reflect and improve practice. Performs other duties as assigned. § Serves as mandated reporter

Position Title:  Ojibwe Language/Culture Teacher                   

Supervisor:   Principal/7-12              

Building:   Bug O Nay Ge Shig 7-12    

Terms:      DOQ                      

Qualifications:        A Bachelor of Arts Degree in K-12 Education and in American Indian Language and Culture is preferred. The candidate will possess a Minnesota teaching license.  The District will accept an Eminence license.

Position Overview: The Ojibwe Language and Culture teacher will structure, implement, and manage direct instruction and facilitate language and culture learning for students in grades 7-12 that motivates them to develop skills and competencies related to understanding Ojibwe language, traditions, customs, and values; and develop understanding and experiences with a variety of art forms as reflective of the Ojibwe culture.

 

Major Position Duties:

REGULAR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

List of things to accomplish the job function:

NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: What you should or accomplish in the job function?

Performance Standards:

How will you know the job is done?

LEADS IMPLEMENTATION OF OJIBWE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PROGRAM

§  Works collaboratively with peers

 

§  Demonstrates understanding of Ojibwe culture as fluent Ojibwe speaker

§  Establishes culturally responsive program goals and objectives that include Ojibwe resources, lesson plans, assessments, and other related program supports.

DEFINES CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE PROGRAM

§  Designs high-quality, research based instruction that effectively engages students in learning

 

§  Adapts the curriculum to meet needs of learners, recognizing personalized learning abilities

§  Evaluates each student’s progress in speaking, comprehension, reading and writing of the Ojibwe language in relationship to the age and ability of students

 

§  Connects with students through development of a nurturing learning environment

 

§  Provides personalized and small-group instruction to adapt curriculum to the needs of each student

 

§  Prepares progress reports, assigning grades that reflect effort and growth in culture and Ojibwe language

 

§  Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students develop positive attitudes toward school and learning

 

§  Develops instructional lesson plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time

 

§  Aligns lessons with established curriculum maps and state standards and benchmarks

 

 

§  Provides opportunities for students to share evidence of developed skills, art work, and participation in cultural performances.

 

§  Plans and uses various flexible student grouping to maximize learning.

 

Maintains the general order and appearance of the classroom.

OJIBWE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE BASED ACTIVITIES

§  Develops and assists in planning school wide culture based activities K-12 as a member of the Culture Team

 

§  Creates exhibits of student work throughout the year that reflect student creativity with the Ojibwe language and culture

 

§  Collaborates with efforts to host school and community activities

§  The Bug O Nay Ge Shig School Powwows are scheduled through the year.

 

§  Posts evidence of student work in the school and extended community.

 

PROMOTES UNDERSTANDING OF THE OJIBWE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PROGRAM

§  Communicates with parents, counselors, and administration on student progress, successes, and concerns

§  Utilizes proper English usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and English speaking skills

§  Completes well-written, articulate communication regarding student progress to include phone logs, report cards, and other communication.

COMPLETES MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

§  Maintains program and required records

 

§  Demonstrates knowledge of District policies and practices

 

§  Completes complex oral and written assignments independently

 

§  Analyzes procedures situations and takes appropriate action without supervision

 

§  Utilizes technology to present lessons, communicate with others, and maintain records

§  Records, to include parent reports, attendance, and student support reports are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

 

§  Complies with District policies and required practices.

 

§  Completes daily responsibilities independently and efficiently.

 

§  Uses email, Promethean Smart Boards, the school’s computer lab, and other technology effectively.

 

 

PROVIDES SPECIAL ASSISTANCE

§  Attends parent/teacher conferences, staff professional development and other required meetings

 

§  Engages in professional development with professional organizations (MIE) at the state and national leve.

 

§  Works with students, District personnel, and general public in a pleasant, cooperative manner

§  Demonstrates attendance at parent/teacher conferences, professional development meetings, and staff meetings at 95%.

ENGAGES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

§  Participates in professional learning teams and contributes to staff meetings and other school initiatives

 

§  Maintains professional competence through various professional growth activities

§  Works collaboratively with fellow Ojibwe language and culture teachers

 

 

§  Works collaboratively with culture specialists and grade level teachers to support the integration of culture into general classrooms or special activities.

 

§  Meets with other Ojibwe teachers to reflect and improve practice.

Performs other duties as assigned.

§  Serves as mandated reporter