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Social Studies Teacher - Seventh Grade - 2020-2021 SY

Posted on 2020-01-17 2:29:40 PM

Listing expires 2020-03-17 12:00:00 AM

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General Information E &#8211; STEM Middle School Welcomes You! E-Stem Middle School is recruiting for the 2020-2021 Academic Year At E-STEM Middle School, we focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math &#8211; all through environmental education. Situated on the Saint Paul-Woodbury border, E-STEM magnet school offers students opportunities to explore the amazing natural environment around them. A nearby pond and hiking trail serve as an extension of the classroom, where students can put what they learn into practice. Our teachers use technology to help students communicate with math as the language, and science and engineering as the process for critical thinking skills. Our passionate staff motivates students to ask questions and inspires curiosity to drive each student&#8217;s learning and innovation. The school&#8217;s modern and open architecture provides a welcoming, supportive learning environment that will spark creativity for every student. Be part of something new and exciting at E-STEM Middle School. * Please, play close attention to the details under the How To Apply section. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: A valid teaching license for the appropriate grade level and subject area issued by the Minnesota Department of Education. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing. * Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities. * Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts. * Knowledge of Stem Teaching Framework * Knowledge of instructional technologies. * Strong skills in classroom presentation and management. * Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds. * Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing * Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and schools goals and objectives. * Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement. Responsibilities The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: * Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies. * Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students. * Support the Minnesota Graduation Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned. * Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent. * Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the academic development of the student; participate in parent teacher conferences. * Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary. * Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the District. * Perform other related duties as assigned. Essential Functions Essential functions are functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation through the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disability Amendments Act (ADAAA). The essential functions are typical duties as outline under Responsibilities. Regular and reliable attendance. Maybe exposed to various cleaning products. Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule This is a 10 month position working 40 hours per week. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Teachers negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at https://www.spps.org/Page/33566<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spps.org%2FPage33566&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cae31386d47754103f2da08d79b8bf964%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637148897796135558&sdata=Sr1%2BuWa5y%2Fs7itOzoPWjjMS2ZYANdvpIKjLmjj%2FS1v4%3D&reserved=0>. The minimum rate of pay for this position is $45,659 annually. Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account. Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance. A benefits summary is available at https://www.spps.org/Domain/13220<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spps.org%2FPage%2F13220&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cae31386d47754103f2da08d79b8bf964%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637148897796145547&sdata=Pr4uRb%2FEZq4TEUm0phDZT4Vh5C8t6fSB8kKOWFT%2BO9M%3D&reserved=0>. How To Apply To be considered further, please apply to the position by submitting the following: Resume/Cover Letter * A current resume and cover letter (attached as one document); Experience Essay * Culture and Climate Experience Essay (500 word max) 1. Describe the ideal culture and climate at a middle school and indicate what you believe needs to happen to ensure the ideal culture and climate is established and maintained. (attached to application) References (on on-line application) * Please provide three (3) professional references and contact information for each reference when completing the on-line application. The Human Resource Department will review your application materials and contact you regarding the next steps. To attach additional documents to your online application, click on the "Additional Attachments" link from the applicant homepage and upload your documents as attachments. Valid file extensions for attaching a document include .doc, .txt, .rtf, and .pdf. Other Information Transcript - Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire. You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date. Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States. Veteran's Preference - If you are an eligible veteran applying for a job where veteran's preference applies and wish to claim Veterans Preference you must submit a legible copy of your DD214 to the Human Resource Department with your employment application. If your claim is approved, five or ten additional points will be added to your final passing score. Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks - Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months. Equal Employment Opportunity Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment. Equity Statement SPPS is committed to eliminating racial disparities and predictability in achievement and to a workforce which embodies this commitment. [SPPS Logo] Shannen Rime Human Resources Coordinator https://www.spps.org/Domain/13046<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spps.org%2FDomain%2F13046&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cae31386d47754103f2da08d79b8bf964%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637148897796145547&sdata=Y3tUiqqLdh1byRpR4HrDcXv%2Bc4jdt3gGe%2B%2FKJ21sZP4%3D&reserved=0> Saint Paul Public Schools 360 Colborne Street Saint Paul, MN 55102 Office: 651-767-8234

General Information

E – STEM Middle School Welcomes You!

E-Stem Middle School is recruiting for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

At E-STEM Middle School, we focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – all through environmental education. Situated on the Saint Paul-Woodbury border, E-STEM magnet school offers students opportunities to explore the amazing natural environment around them. A nearby pond and hiking trail serve as an extension of the classroom, where students can put what they learn into practice. Our teachers use technology to help students communicate with math as the language, and science and engineering as the process for critical thinking skills. Our passionate staff motivates students to ask questions and inspires curiosity to drive each student’s learning and innovation. The school’s modern and open architecture provides a welcoming, supportive learning environment that will spark creativity for every student. Be part of something new and exciting at E-STEM Middle School.

* Please, play close attention to the details under the How To Apply section. 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

A valid teaching license for the appropriate grade level and subject area issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing.
  • Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities.
  • Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts.
  • Knowledge of Stem Teaching Framework
  • Knowledge of instructional technologies.
  • Strong skills in classroom presentation and management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing
  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and schools goals and objectives.
  • Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement.
Responsibilities

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:

  • Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.
  •  Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students.
  • Support the Minnesota Graduation Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned.
  • Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent.
  • Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the academic development of the student; participate in parent teacher conferences.
  • Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary.
  • Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the District.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Essential Functions

Essential functions are functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation through the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disability Amendments Act (ADAAA). The essential functions are typical duties as outline under Responsibilities.

Regular and reliable attendance.

Maybe exposed to various cleaning products.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

This is a 10 month position working 40 hours per week.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Teachers negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at https://www.spps.org/Page/33566. The minimum rate of pay for this position is $45,659 annually.

Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment.  Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account.  Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance.  A benefits summary is available at https://www.spps.org/Domain/13220.

How To Apply

To be considered further, please apply to the position by submitting the following:

Resume/Cover Letter

  • A current resume and cover letter (attached as one document);

Experience Essay

  • Culture and Climate Experience Essay (500 word max)
  1. Describe the ideal culture and climate at a middle school and indicate what you believe needs to happen to ensure the ideal culture and climate is established and maintained.  (attached to application)

References  (on on-line application)

  • Please provide three (3) professional references and contact information for each reference when completing the on-line application.

The Human Resource Department will review your application materials and contact you regarding the next steps.

To attach additional documents to your online application, click on the "Additional Attachments" link from the applicant homepage and upload your documents as attachments. Valid file extensions for attaching a document include .doc, .txt, .rtf, and .pdf.

Other Information

Transcript - Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire.  You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date.  Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States.

Veteran's Preference - If you are an eligible veteran applying for a job where veteran's preference applies and wish to claim Veterans Preference you must submit a legible copy of your DD214 to the Human Resource Department with your employment application. If your claim is approved, five or ten additional points will be added to your final passing score.

Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks - Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.
 

Equity Statement

SPPS is committed to eliminating racial disparities and predictability in achievement and to a workforce which embodies this commitment.






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Shannen Rime
Human Resources Coordinator 
Saint Paul Public Schools
360 Colborne Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102  
Office: 651-767-8234