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Science Teacher (7th - 8th grades) - Minneapolis Public Schools -Folwell Performing Arts School

Posted on 2019-11-14 3:54:50 PM

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Science Teacher (7th - 8th grades) - Minneapolis Public Schools - Folwell Performing Arts School Middle School Science Teacher Position: 7th - 8th Grade Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standards. Use a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learning. Rigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarship. May be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements; knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students' learning styles and needs, both academic and affective. * Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving. * Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students. * Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs. * Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate. * Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning. * Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goals. Work to support and achieve those goals. * Assess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP). Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development. Education and Experience Guidelines * Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university. * Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting. * Demonstrated continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development. * Master's or PhD preferred. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS A valid Minnesota teaching license in Science for Middle School or proof of pending licensure. Apply using this link: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareerpvt?jobId=61447&company=MPS&username=&st=0D5EC2BC246777157C19C1879264F2110434E436<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcareer4.successfactors.com%2Fsfcareer%2Fjobreqcareerpvt%3FjobId%3D61447%26company%3DMPS%26username%3D%26st%3D0D5EC2BC246777157C19C1879264F2110434E436&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C1037c8598a364c260cdf08d7694d44cb%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637093652901472879&sdata=xYhoEHhQAI6cJHPwxPZOImbac0QpoVT%2FJnMx3EziksQ%3D&reserved=0> Minneapolis Public Schools 1250 West Broadway Minneapolis, MN 55411

 

Science Teacher (7th - 8th grades) - Minneapolis Public Schools - Folwell Performing Arts School

 

Middle School Science Teacher Position:   7th - 8th Grade

 

Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standards. Use a variety of assessment strategies - diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learning. Rigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarship. May be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements; knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students' learning styles and needs, both academic and affective.
  • Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving.
  • Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.
  • Assess students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.
  • Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.
  • Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goals. Work to support and achieve those goals.
  • Assess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP). Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.

 

Education and Experience Guidelines

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.
  • Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting.
  • Demonstrated continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.
  • Master's or PhD preferred.

 

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

A valid Minnesota teaching license in Science for Middle School or proof of pending licensure.

 

Apply using this link: 

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareerpvt?jobId=61447&company=MPS&username=&st=0D5EC2BC246777157C19C1879264F2110434E436

 

 

Minneapolis Public Schools

1250 West Broadway

Minneapolis, MN 55411