Elementary Classroom Teacher applicants to join our team for the 2022-2023 school year.   BCCS is looking for positive, energetic applicants with a deep belief that all students can learn, and having the commitment and passion to provide these learning opportunities. The Elementary Classroom Teacher performs difficult professional work teaching a broad range of subjects or specialized subject matter(s), teaching special needs students, motivating students to achieve maximum potential and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Principal. 
 

BCCS is looking for applicants driven to uphold our Mission: To become a justice-center school community who fuels the unique genius of each student.

BCCS Core Values – Written on a foundation of student voice, our district core values communicate the culture and character of Brooklyn Center Community Schools.

  • We stand front and center

  • We demonstrate passion, pride, and perseverance

  • We acknowledge and disrupt oppressive systems

  • Our diversity fuels learning

  • We fiercely lead in justice-centered educated

General Characteristics of a Brooklyn Center Community Schools Teacher:  

  • Collaborative with all stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrates a growth mindset with students
  • Willingness to learn and advance research-based teaching and learning for self and other staff
  • Focused on creating equitable classrooms and school
  • Experience implementing culturally responsive instruction
  • Evidence of data driven instructional decision making
  • Evidence of building strong relationships and communication with families
  • Ability to differentiate for all learners
  • Professional and collegial
  • Experience with instructional technology integration to support high levels of student engagement.

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.
 

Essential Functions

  • Develops and administers school elementary curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures of the c school system.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school’s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with District testing programs.
  • Additional Duties
    Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                    Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

    Qualifications: MN Teaching licensure, Elementary Education. Previous experience working with diverse populations and urban school settings preferred. 
    Pay and Benefits: Competitive Pay and Benefits based on the contract
    Duty Days: 197 duty days,  includes 8 paid holidays! 

    Essential knowledge and specialized subject knowledge required to perform the essential functions of the job: 

    • Comprehensive knowledge of subject(s) taught;  
    • Thorough knowledge of elementary education principles, practices and procedures;  
    • Thorough knowledge of effective teaching principles and methodology;  
    • Thorough knowledge of school and district rules, regulations and procedures;  
    • Good judgment and decision making.

    Essential Skills Required to Complete the Work: Ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and parents. 

    Why Choose BCCS?

    • Health Insurance with option of a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA/VEBA)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Supplemental Life and Dependent Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Full service community school
    • Vital Worklife: Supportive counseling and coaching
    • Staff Wellness Opportunities: Annual benefits fair, wellness challenges and campaigns, free yoga and personal trainer sessions
    • NeoPath Health Clinic: Free, onsite medical care to help you improve your overall health and wellness.  The clinic offers all of the primary care services you would expect from a family physician/general practitioner.

     

    We’re not a community on the fringe, we’re a community moving toward a center. Moving in unison with a shift in cultural expectations.  
    Our voice and achievement will not be disqualified, we’re moving toward a change in history and hearts.  
    Standing FRONT AND CENTER so we are seen and heard.

    Application Process:
    Please select this link to learn more about Brooklyn Center Community Schools: https://www.bccs286.org/
    Please select this link to apply online:   https://www.applitrack.com/brooklyncenterschools/onlineapp/

    BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  
    Brooklyn Center Community Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Brooklyn Center Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or status.