This position is not eligible for internal bidding and is interview only.

Job Title:  Teacher On Special Assignment – Elementary Teacher, K-5 Online Programs, Interview Only
Job Location:  District Education Center -Department of Teaching and Learning
Accountable To: Administrator of Online Programs
Licensure:  K-6 Elementary Education
Grade Level: 4th Grade/5th Grade    
Start Date:  August 23, 2021
Work Schedule: 8 hours/day, 194 duty days
Pay and Benefits:  Pay and benefits are in accordance with the teacher labor agreement –
Primary Objective: Develop and Instruct Online Course offerings, per grade level assigned, assist in the development of high quality programming for ISD 622
Required Qualifications:

  1. Current MN teaching license in Elementary Education for grades K-5;
  2. At least 3 years of elementary teaching experience;
  3. Professional commitment to standards-based curriculum and professional learning based on student needs;
  4. Experience in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation;
  5. Expertise in the development of instructional practices and materials that support personalized learning opportunities for students; 
  6. Ability & willingness to offer a flexible learning environment for students;
  7. Evidence of personal credibility with staff and community;
  8. Awareness of one’s own racial and cultural identities and demonstrated ability to work across difference;
  9. Knowledge of or willingness to learn about academic standards and requirements;
  10. Knowledge of or willingness to learn the impact of state and federal education legislation on district programs;
  11. Demonstrated ability to independently complete projects on a deadline; and
  12. Effective communicator with written, oral and group presentation skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Masters Degree in Education; 
  2. Online Teaching experience; 
  3. Experience in collaboration with peers;
  4. Experience in formal and informal leadership roles while a classroom teacher;
  5. An appreciation of the opportunities presented by an increasingly diverse community;
  6. Experience or background in facilitating professional learning
  7. Proven experience working in partnership with diverse stakeholder groups;
  8. Proven experience in motivating and accomplishing work through others and creating work plans;
  9. Disposition of a reflective learner with a growth mindset.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Develop a comprehensive curriculum, using both adopted district curriculum & established content within the learning management system that meets the MN state standard for the content area, enforcing the essential standards necessary for student success
  • Create instructional resources that support students in need of additional instruction, as well as challenge students in need of enrichment 
  • Maintain consistent contact with students and parents about progress in the course
  • Monitor course completion for students, maintaining a proactive approach to support and intervention 
  • Collaborate with online teaching community and administrative staff to ensure an individualized approach to learning for students and their families
  • Deliver synchronous and asynchronous instruction that supplements the digital curriculum students engage with on a daily basis 
  • Incorporate current and student centered content that enhances a students understanding of the course objectives
  • Update digital content as needed to maintain current district and state expectations 
  • Assist in the development of new courses that expand the districts course catalog 
  • Participate in professional learning communities focused on the student experience with online learning at 622 
  • Other duties as assigned 

ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.