Tchr, Radio Broadcasting @ North ISA
Minneapolis Public Schools - Minneapolis, MN

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Teachers will need to be available for summer PD and planning time: June 17- 28 with 3 days being out of state PD and August 12 – 16. Please note teachers will be paid for all Summer PD and planning. This position will teach 9th grade Radio Broadcasting.

Position is for the 2013-2014 school year

North Community High School Academy of Arts & Communications is a small college preparatory school that cultivates scholarly global citizens through inquiry, art exploration and communication skills. Its highly-qualified, multitalented, caring staff is dedicated to fostering a school culture that supports students academically, socially, emotionally through the implementation of research-based teaching strategies, integrated art and communication curricula and safety nets. It is a learning community where every student is known well and Success is the Standard! Students are engaged in rigorous learning activities that precipitate analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, reflecting, and taking action. Its mission is to ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, and habits to succeed in a challenging college program and 21 st century workforce. We are committed to advancing students from their present level of academic performance to a level that exceeds high school standards.

Start date for 2013/2014 school year is August 15th, 2013

FUNCTION: Provide quality social studies curriculum, instruction and assessment aligned to state and national content standards. Use a variety of assessment strategies – diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learning. Apprentice students in the discipline(s) through the content and habits of thinking of history, geography, anthropology, economics and political science.

PREFERENCES:
  • Special talents in the arts and communications desirable
  • Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.
  • High school teaching experienced preferred
  • Advance degree and college level teaching experience preferred
  • Experience in team building and collaboration with colleagues, school leadership, students, and families
  • Experience working with student advisory groups preferred
  • Experience in differentiated, inquiry-based, project-based instruction highly recommended
  • Experience in implementing writing in content area highly recommended
  • Willingness to work extended days and year (professional development, implementation of program design, curriculum writing, team planning, staff and student retreats, and after-school programming
  • Willingness to be a team player and perform various duties in a small school environment
  • Collaborate to effectively implement the Seven Principles of Institute for Student Achievement
  • Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.
  • Working 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.
  • Attending teacher informational meeting March 28 th , April 11 th and 18 th @ 5:00 p.m. in NAAC’s Conference Room is highly recommended (call 688-1700 if you have any questions)
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Special talents in the arts and communications desirable
  • Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.
  • High school teaching experienced preferred
  • Advance degree and college level teaching experience preferred
  • Experience in team building and collaboration with colleagues, school leadership, students, and families
  • Experience working with student advisory groups preferred
  • Experience in differentiated, inquiry-based, project-based instruction highly recommended
  • Experience in implementing writing in content area highly recommended
  • Willingness to work extended days and year (professional development, implementation of program design, curriculum writing, team planning, staff and student retreats, and after-school programming
  • Willingness to be a team player and perform various duties in a small school environment
  • Collaborate to effectively implement the Seven Principles of Institute for Student Achievement
  • Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
  • Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting.
  • Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s or PhD
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • A valid Minnesota teaching license in Career and Technology License 5-12 or 7-12, or proof of pending approved licensure
SALARY:
  • Teacher Salary Schedule – 38 weeks
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a standard classroom environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier material with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability or status with regard to public assistance.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
All applicants, including MPS employees, must complete an on-line application at www.mpls.k12.mn.us (click on Careers).
In addition, upload an electronic copy of both your cover letter and resume to your application at the time that you apply. Make sure that you apply for the specific position in which you are interested.

Only complete applications, which include all of the following items, will be considered:
  • · Cover Letter
  • · Resume
  • · On-Line Application
Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check

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