Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis Public School District
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Below is specific information for you to consider about this position. Job Title: Teacher, Library Media Specialist - Sanford Middle and Requisition ID number: 99712 Close Date: Open until filled Organizational Unit: Sanford Middle School Site: Sanford (0324) FTE: .5 FTE; 39 weeks; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time Union: Teachers(04) Functional Area: Teaching Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position. Teacher, Library Media Specialist - Andersen Middle SUMMARY The candidate must be able to teach students to access evaluate and use information from multiple sources for media literacy and technology production. Provide professional development to staff on effective integration of media and technology into the curriculum and on the ethical uses of information and copyright. Must be able to oversee building wide computer needs. Oversee acquisition and circulation of materials/equipment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 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. Teaching students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving. Collaborating with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students. Assessing students' developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs. Creating lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate. Collaborating and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning. Acquiring knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goals. Working to support and achieve those goals. Assessing own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP). Participating 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. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS A valid Minnesota teaching license in K-12 Library Media Specialist; or proof of pending approved licensure Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check. COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: 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 race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status. Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Posting Notes: 12:01 AM On Sanford Middle School Sanford (0324) Teaching
Date Posted: 30 September 2023
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