WEST METRO EDUCATION PROGRAM: TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE
Job Title: Biology Teacher for 2012-13 SY
School/Site: FAIR School Downtown
Salary: from WMUE teacher's contract
Posting Date: March 28, 2012 Posting Closes: Open Until Filled
Introduction: West Metro Education Program (WMEP), Joint Powers District, #6069, is an 11-school district consortium comprised of Minneapolis and ten neighboring suburban school districts, whose mission is to build the collective capacity to achieve educational excellence and racial equity. We will serve our 100,000+ students and staff through regional leadership, collaboration, commitment, and support. Candidates must have knowledge of and experience working with diverse student populations. Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and persons of color are encouraged to apply.
FAIR School Downtown, located at 10 South 10th Street in downtown Minneapolis, is the first interdistrict magnet school created and built by WMEP. It has a capacity of 600 students with a current enrollment of 500 students in grades K-12 in an award-winning facility. It features an interdisciplinary multicultural program that integrates the arts throughout the curriculum is enriched by the many educational, corporate, government and arts resources available in downtown Minneapolis.
- Teach students while using the WMEP mission as the foundation for creating a safe and motivated classroom environment.
- Plan, present, evaluate and provide feedback to biology students daily.
- Asses progress of students; provide feedback to students and parents.
- Differentiate instruction as needed for all students.
- Teach with adaptations for students with IEP's and 504 Plans.
- Attend staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
- Communicate with parents regularly.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Current Minnesota teaching license - 9-12 Biology.
- Understanding and Application of Minnesota State Standards for Biology grades 9-12.
- Experience teaching in a diverse setting preferred.
- Apply online @ www.wmep.k12.mn.us to:
West Metro Education Program
10 South 10th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403