WORK DAY/YEAR: Full-time, 1.0 FTE, Middle School Right Fit Teacher position available for the 2022-2023 School Year

REPORTS TO:  Building Principal

QUALIFICATION:  Current Minnesota license in at least one of the following: K-6 Elementary Education, 5-8 or 5-12 Math, Science, or Communication Arts

SALARY: Based on level of education and full years of licensed teaching experience.
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BENEFITS:  Benefits available.
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Program Information:
Middle School Right Fit is a learning experience designed for individual students needing a nontraditional approach to gaining knowledge. Right Fit School programming is driven by student voice and will focus primarily on career paths. Students in the Middle School Right Fit program will learn a variety of social, emotional, and academic skills in a small class setting, while still following the District’s curriculum.  
Middle School Right Fit currently has a 30 student capacity for students in grades 6 through 8.

Job Summary:

  • Provide individualized instruction.
  • Teach within a project based model and other alternate learning platforms.
  • Teach a variety of subject areas based upon students learning projects.
  • Working as a collaborative team member with building staff.


  • Current Minnesota license in at least one of the following: K-6 Elementary Education, 5-8 or 5-12 Math, Science, or Communication Arts
  • Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.
  • Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration, and/or job-embedded staff development.
  • Working knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students’ learning styles and needs, both academic and affective

Commitment to Equity:
Rochester Public Schools is committed to diversifying its workforce to better reflect the community we serve.  We believe the practices used in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, supporting, and promoting staff must include and honor, at every level, those who represent the diverse identities of our schools and community.

Common and Shared Accountabilities for All Positions: 
Employees of the Rochester Public School District #535 are expected to support the goals, model and promote an environment that is respectful for all, and work collaboratively with other staff to focus on the needs of the learner. A quality, customer focus that conveys a welcome attitude, an adaptability to change, and a desire for continuous improvement is also expected of all employees. In addition, staff are to respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the schools, and be dependable and accountable employees.

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