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PreK ECFE Teacher - Minnetonka Public School District

Posted on 2019-07-19 1:03:12 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fminnetonka%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D5081&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7C3ba3c7c8063a4b4afc0f08d70c735c06%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C636991561925743485&sdata=TlqcKmW%2BD4tpWTvK0i5Juz5tYuN4J61di%2BRhb9RvHW4%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 2019-20 School Year Date Closing: Until Filled Assignment Details: The position is for a PreK Teacher. It may also include serving as an ECFE Child&#8217;s Teacher, and may be combined with an ECFE Parent Educator assignment, if the individual is dual licensed. License/Certification Required: PreK or Birth to Grade 3, Early Childhood License Required. Dual licensure in Birth to Grade 3 or Pre-Kindergarten and Parent Education is preferred. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Creates developmentally appropriate lesson plans, instructional materials and classroom environments based on the District approved curriculum. 2. Provides and leads large group, small group and individualized instruction. 3. Assesses learners&#8217; growth and development through regular data collection; prepares progress reports. 4. Collaborates in identifying pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals as needed. Supports the ECSE team with implementing individualized education plans as needed in the classroom. 5. Maintains a professional day, as defined by building/and contract. 6. Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of newsletters, phone calls, e-mails, conferences, etc. 7. Works in a supportive and collaborative manner with colleagues and supervisors. 8. Maintains and improves professional skills by participating in building and department meetings, formal coursework, workshops, and seminars in an effort to stay current with best teaching practices. 9. Participates in a professional learning community on a regular basis. 10. Integration of technology into instruction. 11. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. 12. Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds. Specific Responsibilities: 1. Collaborative work in a fast-paced environment interacting with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community with multiple requests and concerns. 2. Support and communicate with other administrators and staff. 3. Respond in emergency situations. 4. Know, interpret, and follow school District policies. 5. May plan and coordinate the work of paraprofessionals and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips. 6. May provide input to the goal-setting process for paraprofessionals. Knowledge and Skills: 1. Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate skills in performing daily routines. 2. Demonstrated ability to operate a computer, software and necessary classroom technology. 3. Ability to develop effective and positive working relationships with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community. 4. Maintain professional composure while dealing with a variety of personalities and situations. 5. Show initiative and function as a self-starter. 6. Effectively communicate and have interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Hiring Administrators: Tim Alexander, Executive Director of Human Resources Tim Litfin, Director of Community Education Sally Belgum-Blad, ECFE Coordinator Application Procedure: Please upload a letter of interest, resume, 3 letters of professional recommendation, transcripts and Minnesota Teacher license information with your online application. Current Employees, please fill out the Internal Application form found on the district website under "District" then "Departments-Human Resources" click "Submit an Internal Application/Transfer Form" found on the right side of the page. Current employees do not need to attach letters of recommendation or transcripts. Minnetonka Public School District uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7C3ba3c7c8063a4b4afc0f08d70c735c06%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C636991561925753478&sdata=n7py4JbcJotg1HWmCI3aLI7T6VEe2JFwXClqWEZ6NWk%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 2019-20 School Year
Date Closing: Until Filled

Assignment Details: 
The position is for a PreK Teacher.  It may also include serving as an ECFE Child’s Teacher, and may be combined with an ECFE Parent Educator assignment, if the individual is dual licensed. 
 
License/Certification Required:
PreK or Birth to Grade 3, Early Childhood License Required.
Dual licensure in Birth to Grade 3 or Pre-Kindergarten and Parent Education is preferred.  
 
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Creates developmentally appropriate lesson plans, instructional materials and classroom environments based on the District approved curriculum. 
  2. Provides and leads large group, small group and individualized instruction.
  3.  Assesses learners’ growth and development through regular data collection; prepares progress reports.   
  4. Collaborates in identifying  pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals as needed.  Supports the ECSE team with implementing individualized education plans as needed in the classroom.
  5. Maintains a professional day, as defined by building/and contract.
  6. Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of  newsletters, phone calls, e-mails, conferences, etc.
  7. Works in a supportive and collaborative manner with colleagues and supervisors.
  8. Maintains and improves professional skills by participating in building and department meetings, formal coursework, workshops, and seminars in an effort to stay current with best teaching practices.
  9. Participates in a professional learning community on a regular basis.
  10.  Integration of technology into instruction.
  11. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
  12. Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.
 
Specific Responsibilities:
  1. Collaborative work in a fast-paced environment interacting with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community with multiple requests and concerns.
  2. Support and communicate with other administrators and staff.
  3. Respond in emergency situations.
  4. Know, interpret, and follow school District policies.
  5. May plan and coordinate the work of paraprofessionals and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
  6. May provide input to the goal-setting process for paraprofessionals.

Knowledge and Skills:
  1. Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate skills in performing daily routines. 
  2. Demonstrated ability to operate a computer, software and necessary classroom technology.
  3. Ability to develop effective and positive working relationships with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community.
  4. Maintain professional composure while dealing with a variety of personalities and situations.  
  5. Show initiative and function as a self-starter.
  6. Effectively communicate and have interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Hiring Administrators:
Tim Alexander, Executive Director of Human Resources
Tim Litfin, Director of Community Education 
Sally Belgum-Blad, ECFE Coordinator 

Application Procedure:
Please upload a letter of interest, resume, 3 letters of professional recommendation, transcripts and Minnesota Teacher license information with your online application.

Current Employees, please fill out the Internal Application form found on the district website under "District" then "Departments-Human Resources" click "Submit an Internal Application/Transfer Form" found on the right side of the page.  Current employees do not need to attach letters of recommendation or transcripts.

Minnetonka Public School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online