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Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018 5:41 AM

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Job Title:
Teacher, Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish) : Sheridan School and Requisition ID number:
Close Date: 11:59 PM on 01/01/2018
Organizational Unit:
Sheridan (10000093)
Sheridan (0161)
1.0; this is based on full:time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Functional Area:
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory for any position.

Teach elementary to bilingual bicultural students with designated language fluency. The teacher must have a breadth of strategies to work with ELL students to support their academic success in the classroom. Collaborate with other ELL teachers, bilingual teachers and other staff as well as parents and other agencies involved in the school. The teacher must be able to communicate effectively with parents and mainstream teachers, as well as be able to translate effectively during conferences and other parent events.

* 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
* Bachelors Degree in K:12 Education or Modern Languages/Spanish;from an accredited university.

A valid Minnesota teaching license; or proof of pending approved licensure in Bilingual/Bicultrual or Spanish
The teacher must be fluent in English and designated language. Must hold either the Bilingual/Bicultural or Spanish license or have passed the ACTFL exam at an advanced or superior level.

*All applicants must have permanent authorization to work in the US.

Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
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


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