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7th & 8th Grade Middle School Teacher

Home Careers 7th & 8th Grade Middle School Teacher
Submitted: June 16
Closing: July 15


Tarik Thornton

Phone: 6128728322

Location Southside Family Charter School
4500 Clinton Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Categories Licensed
Grades 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

Planning and Preparing for Learning
Selects appropriate educational experiences in line with our social justice curriculum for the students assigned to him/her which will meet the predetermined learner outcomes of the curriculum and the graduation standards of Minnesota.
Develops lesson plans to ensure the lesson sequence is in line with the established curriculum or goals.
Communicates and coordinates curriculum and teaching procedures with other staff members in team or grade level.
Coordinates offsite school experiences as assigned and collaborates with team members.
Develops and maintains working knowledge of subjects taught and demonstrates an understanding of how the subject’s goals fit into the overall school curriculum plan and address Minnesota state standards.

Class Management
Establishes a positive learning environment by communicating consistent expectations for appropriate behavior in alignment with school policy. Encourages student responsibility, cooperation, and mutual respect in a manner consistent with Board of Director policies, procedures and legal requirements.
Teaching and Effective Instruction
Modifies and adapts materials and strategies to meet individual needs of each learner within various learning environments.
Complies with specialized processes/programming such as student health plans, Section 504 plans, Child Find and Special Education Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).
Monitoring and Assessment
Is responsible for keeping an up-to-date running record of student progress.
Plans for and implements classroom and school-wide assessments in alignment with curriculum and the school-wide assessment plan.
Ensures that students are adequately prepared for state assessments.
Trains for and administers state tests, as needed.
Family Communications and Outreach
Communicates effectively with parents/guardians regarding student progress on a regular basis.
Communicates with parents/guardians, as needed, regarding behavioral, academic, or other concerns affecting their child(ren)’s ability to learn.
Participates in regularly scheduled school activities (outside of school hours) in support of the school’s mission and vision.
Effectively plans and carries out parent/student/teacher conferences.
General Responsibilities
Participates in staff meetings, team meetings for staff development committees, curriculum projects, school events, and travel study.
Supervises students during the school day according to established school supervision schedule as well as indirect supervision at all times during school activities.
Works with staff, parents and administrators in addressing student concerns.
Places orders for educational materials, supplies, and equipment for educational use in accordance with curriculum plan, budget parameters, and internal controls.
Maintains appropriate licensure for all grade levels and subjects taught in accordance with MN statutes and rules.
Works with administration (or assigned personnel) to identify professional needs and develop strategies to meet those needs - including pursuing professional development experiences to broaden and deepen knowledge of content and teaching skills.
Performs other duties as assigned by the School Leader.

Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable)
When applicable, supervises the activities of the assigned educational assistants.

Salary Range $32, 130 - $53, 550 based on years of experience and an excellent benefits package.


Middle school teaching license (5th-8th Grades) with endorsements in Communication arts & Literature, Math, Social studies or General Science.

Institution Description

By addressing issues of racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia at an early age, SFCS:
Encourages children to see themselves as citizen activists who can change the world.
Helps children avoid internalizing the effects of discrimination by teaching a history of organized opposition to injustice.
Our social justice curriculum motivates children to:
Improve their basic skills
Study history
Think critically
Aspire to the achievement of the models they study and meet
Our curriculum comes alive with:
Challenging history, world studies and language arts classes.
Individualized math instruction emphasizing hands-on activities.
Biological, physical, earth and environmental science.
Spanish enrichment experiences.
A wide range of electives, including art, drama and sports.
School community-building traditions, including camping trips, a holiday dinner, graduation and an annual musical play.

Application Instructions/Comments

Interested and qualified candidates should apply.
For more information or to apply please forward a resume and a
letter of consideration to:

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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