Adult Basic Education Teacher 
 
Who we are:
Osseo Area Schools Adult Basic Education (ABE) is looking for a teacher to provide instruction in its program starting for the fall of 2022.  Our school serves nearly 1,000 students age 17 and older each year.  Our students come from over 60 countries and speak nearly 50 languages.  95% of our students self-identify as a person of color.  We are a student-centered program, with classes in core content areas as well as technology and workplace skills.  We are located in the heart of Brooklyn Center, MN, at the Northwest Family Service Center, and collaborate with our social services building partners to provide support to our learners to be successful in class as well as in the community.
 
Job Summary:
The teacher in this position will teach a class of up to 20 adults Monday-Thursday mornings from 9:00 am-1:00 pm  Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30-8:30 pm as our Level D Academics and Math 3 (evening) and Math 4 (day) Instructor. Teachers in our program receive 30 minutes of prep and non-contact time for every hour of direct instruction to attend meetings, prepare for class, and complete other professional duties. 

Our Level D Academics classes include instruction in the high school content areas (science, social studies, math, reading, writing and technology) for students with middle school reading and writing skill levels.  This positon will also provide math instruction at a pre-algebra level and will work closety with our Adult Diploma Program (ADP) instructor.  
 
Other information:
We have a commitment to professional development for our staff and a commitment to equity in our work. 
We are a Google Workspace program and use Google Meet and Classroom and are commited to providing hyflex education opportunities to meet students where they are at.
We provide classes from September through June.

Minimum Qualifications include:
Candidates must have a valid MN teaching license. 
The teacher who accepts this position will demonstrate strong technology, communication and motivation skills to work effectively with this group of students.  A commitment to equity work is critical.
 
For more information:
Please contact Emily Watts, Program Coordinator, at 763.585.7321 or wattse@district279.org with questions or to learn more about our program.

Salary:  View salary grid on Pages 51 – 52 of the teacher’s contract Education Minnesota Osseo 

Job Type or FTE: 33 hours a week (four mornings and two evenings) 

Bargaining Unit: Education Minnesota Osseo 

Desired Start Date: August 2022

Osseo Area Schools offers:

  • Meaningful and impactful work 
  • Opportunities to grow professionally
  • A variety of benefits
  • Mentorship programs for teachers and educational support professionals
  • Summer opportunities
  • and more 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.

Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy. 

Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application. 

Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at HR@district279.org or call 763-391-7007.

Background Check Upon Conditional Offer: 

Background checks are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer. Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required.  Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.