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Social Studies, Plymouth Christian Youth Center - Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities

Posted on 2018-11-16 11:43:10 AM

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ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community-based organization with a 63-year history of providing services to youth, families and individuals on a non-sectarian basis. PCYC&#8217;s mission is to enrich the skills, prospects and spirit of North Minneapolis youth and adults, in partnership with families and communities. This mission is carried out through an array of award-winning programs, including PYC Arts and Tech High School, Out-of-School Time programs, and the Capri Theater. We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a rewarding work experience. Position Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to provide expertise to help students make progress towards graduation from high school. PYC teachers must have a thorough understanding of how best practices in assessment, student engagement, and cultural relevancy can be leveraged to maximize student achievement. This educator will work in conjunction with his/her team to develop rigorous, standards-based courses that are differentiated to meet the needs of all PYC scholars. PYC teachers are dedicated to creating a positive learning environment that facilitates the personal, social, and intellectual development of all students. Teachers work closely with parents, the administration, other staff, other PCYC programs and the Minneapolis Public Schools, under moderate supervision The salary and benefits package offered is competitive and depends on experience and education JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Acquire knowledge of the goals of the PYC school improvement goals. * Work to support and achieve those goals Establish developmentally appropriate instructional and behavioral expectations for students and for self and communicate those to students and their families. * Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate. Integrate arts and reading strategies into curriculum. * Teach students standards-based curricula using strategies that foster critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving. * Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning. * Assess students&#8217; developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs. * Regularly assess student learning by using multiple forms of assessment. * Facilitate positive interactions between students and teacher, student and peers and student and other adults. * Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students. * Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development. * Collaborate with peers in PLC&#8217;s to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students. Always keep the students&#8217; needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision making. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: &#183; Bachelor&#8217;s degree from an accredited university is required &#183; Master degree preferred &#183; Current Minnesota teaching license Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. PCYC prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment on the basis of age, race/color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or veteran&#8217;s status. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M / F H DV. Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. You may also be contacted by an MACC employee to conduct or schedule an interview. Plymouth Christian Youth Center 2210 Oliver Ave N, Minneapolis , MN 55411 Please apply online at : https://recruiting.ultipro.com/MAC1006/JobBoard/2c722bd6-a146-4102-b6c2-0671675ac84a<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Frecruiting.ultipro.com%2FMAC1006%2FJobBoard%2F2c722bd6-a146-4102-b6c2-0671675ac84a&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C9c083b7cf0d94e1bb0ce08d64beaf7f0%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=hvv2%2FOpTCgno%2FSkbG9Oti57UO01OTdAHHenQ7luB4MA%3D&reserved=0>

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY:

Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community-based organization with a 63-year history of providing services to youth, families and individuals on a non-sectarian basis. PCYC’s mission is to enrich the skills, prospects and spirit of North Minneapolis youth and adults, in partnership with families and communities.  This mission is carried out through an array of award-winning programs, including PYC Arts and Tech High School, Out-of-School Time programs, and the Capri Theater. We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a rewarding work experience.

 

Position Summary:

 

The primary purpose of this position is to provide expertise to help students make progress towards graduation from high school. PYC teachers must have a thorough understanding of how best practices in assessment, student engagement, and cultural relevancy can be leveraged to maximize student achievement. This educator will work in conjunction with his/her team to develop rigorous, standards-based courses that are differentiated to meet the needs of all PYC scholars. PYC teachers are dedicated to creating a positive learning environment that facilitates the personal, social, and intellectual development of all students. Teachers work closely with parents, the administration, other staff, other PCYC programs and the Minneapolis Public Schools, under moderate supervision

 

The salary and benefits package offered is competitive and depends on experience and education

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Acquire knowledge of the goals of the PYC school improvement goals.
  • Work to support and achieve those goals Establish developmentally appropriate instructional and behavioral expectations for students and for self and communicate those to students and their families.
  • Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate. Integrate arts and reading strategies into curriculum.
  • Teach students standards-based curricula using strategies that foster critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.
  • Assess students’ developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.
  • Regularly assess student learning by using multiple forms of assessment.
  • Facilitate positive interactions between students and teacher, student and peers and student and other adults.
  • Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students.
  • Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.
  • Collaborate with peers in PLC’s to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students. Always keep the students’ needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision making.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

·         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required

·         Master degree preferred

·         Current Minnesota teaching license

 

Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.  PCYC prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment on the basis of age, race/color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or veteran’s status. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M / F H DV.

 

Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. You may also be contacted by an MACC employee to conduct or schedule an interview.

 

Plymouth Christian Youth Center

2210 Oliver Ave N, Minneapolis , MN 55411

Please apply online at : https://recruiting.ultipro.com/MAC1006/JobBoard/2c722bd6-a146-4102-b6c2-0671675ac84a