ESL Teacher - Job Posting - Saint Paul Public Schools

24 Feb 2018 12:28 PM | Anonymous

Saint Paul Public Schools is accepting applications for ESL teacher openings throughout the district for the 2018-2019 school year.

The Human Resource Department will review your qualifications and may contact you for an interview. Applicants who are interviewed and recommended as a teacher candidate may be considered for vacancies throughout the district as they occur.

SPPS provides competitive pay, benefits, and paid training opportunities. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Teacher negotiated labor agreement. Starting salary for full time teachers is $44,759.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  A valid teaching license in English as a Second Language issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities not limited to:

· Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing including continuous research and trends in teaching and learning styles.

· Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of diverse student learning styles and abilities.

· Knowledge of instructional technologies.

· Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds.

· Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and schools goals and objectives.

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.

· 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.

· Perform other related duties as assigned.

Application Process

To be considered further, please apply for this position and attach a resume and cover letter to your online application. The Human Resource Department will review your application materials and may 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.

If you have any questions, please contact May Vang at may.vang@spps.org.

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.

EEO Statement

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

Equity Statement

SPPS is committed to an equitable workforce where all employees represent this commitment through equitable practices in their job position.


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