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Position 1:

School Bus Driver

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Title: School Bus Driver and Requisition ID number: 76499

Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

Organizational Unit: Transportation (10000103)

Site: Transportation (0750)

FTE: 1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: Transportation(09)

Functional Area: Drivers

Resume and Cover Letter are not mandatory to apply for this position.

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$3,000.00 INCENTIVE



SUMMARY

Under general supervision, school bus drivers operate transit buses on assigned routes to and from school and special events. Work is performed in a transit vehicle, in a traffic environment, with moderate physical requirements. Drivers are required to be able to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds.



We are currently seeking multiple bus drivers who are interested in providing a safe transit option for Minneapolis Public School students.



Compensation for our School Bus Driver positions starts at $19.53/hour, with plenty of opportunity for growth. Our competitive benefits package includes:



Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Paid Sick Leave, Vacation Time, and Holidays
PERA Retirement Pension
Union Membership
Eligibility for Overtime Pay
Paid Training
& More!




ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Primary responsibilities of School Bus Drivers include:

Driving students to and from school and special events.
Monitoring students and enforces District policies and rules of conduct.
Reporting behavior issues and other concerns to supervisor.
Performing daily vehicle inspections, and assures the bus is operating correctly.
Conducting complete post-trip interior inspection of school bus for remaining students before leaving bus.
Inspecting vehicle, and identifies vehicle problems requiring additional maintenance and repair.
Cleaning the bus interior, sweeps the floors, and cleans windows and seats.
Completing all required written reports on a daily basis.




MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:



Knowledge of

Safety rules and regulations, and safe driving techniques in all road conditions.
Local geographical area, road systems, and City and state traffic regulations.
First aid and CPR.
Capabilities, operational characteristics, adjustment and preventive maintenance of the type of vehicles to which assigned.


Skill in

Operating vehicles in a safe manner, in compliance with all traffic laws, District policy and procedures, and state and local regulations.
Following and maintaining safety standards.
Adjusting and performing preventive maintenance on the vehicles to which assigned.
Recognizing potentially hazardous situations on the road and taking appropriate action.
Reading and understanding a variety of plans and maps.
Maintaining accurate records of work performed.
Working without close supervision in standard work situations.
Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.


Education

Possession of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.



License

Possession of a valid Minnesota State Commercial Driver's License (Class B) with school bus/passenger endorsement, and the ability to maintain appropriate license requirements.



Additional Requirements

Interested applicants must have a safe driving record, as well as have the ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 2:

Teacher, Adult Basic Education

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Title: Teacher, Adult Basic Education (Hourly)- Candidate Pool- (2021-2022) and Requisition ID number: 79844

Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.

Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

Full/Part Time: Varies

Union: ABE Teachers(06)

Functional Area: Teaching

This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. This position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate Pool. There may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any time. The candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open position. Human Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.



Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.


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Minneapolis Public Schools Adult Basic Education Program is seeking qualified applicants



Adult ESL Teacher, GED Teacher, Evening Reserve (Substitute) Teacher



Time:

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Monday - Thursday (positions are often shared -- two evenings per teacher)



Requirements:

Current Minnesota teaching license
Teaching Experience
Must demonstrate an ability to interact effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
Good computer skills


Qualifications of Interest:

Experience teaching English to adults
Experience teaching GED
Experience and training in Adult Basic Education
Fluency in a second language is helpful
Expertise in working with learning disabilities (especially reading)
ABE Teaching License






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Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability or status with regard to public assistance.

Teaching Licenses:

Adult Basic Education

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 3:

Teacher, Building Reserve

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

SUMMARY: Building Reserve teachers are responsible for providing continued building substitute teaching coverage for daily teacher absences and vacancies at one designated school site in delivering continuity of student instruction, maintaining the safety of students in a respectful environment, and working collaboratively with district staff.



QUALIFICATIONS:

- Hold a Bachelor's Degree

- Hold a Standard Teaching License (Tier 2 - 4) in any content area/Elementary perferred or have the ability to obtain a tier 1-2 teaching license upon offer.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours.

Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Teach all classes and complete extra duties as assigned.
Supervise students at all times.
Complete the lesson plan provided by the teacher.
Enforce the rules of the school and classroom.
Straighten the classroom at the end of the assignment.
Report to the classroom teacher about student behavior and progress.
Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goals. Work to support and achieve those goals.
Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate. Select, adapt and individualize materials appropriate for diverse student populations and skill levels.
Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving.
Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.
Assess students’ developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.
Regularly assess student learning by using multiple forms of assessment.
Facilitate positive interactions between students and teacher, student and peers and student and other adults.
Model learning and behavior consistent with the expectations for students.
Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.
Participate in site-based management and shared decision-making.
Always keep the students’ needs and rights first and foremost in any educational decision-making.
Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements.


Bargaining Unit: Teachers (MFT) l Selected Candidates are paid on the Teacher Salary Schedule



PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Work is performed in a standard classroom environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier material with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.





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Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 4:

Child Care Assistant

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Job Title: Child Care Assistant - Minneapolis Kids - Candidate Pool and Requisition ID number: 85555

Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.

Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

Full/Part Time: Varies

Union: ESP(28)

Functional Area: Paraprofessional

This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. This position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate Pool. There may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any time. The candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open position. Human Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.



Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.


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Start Your Career in Education!

Join Minneapolis Kids as a Child Care Assistant

Provide high quality school age childcare for families in offering a fun, safe, nurturing, educational and recreational experience in encouraging children to pursue interests and develop friendships, independence, and confidence.
Offering Medical & Dental Insurance,

Sick & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Health Care

Spending Account, Retirement Plan, and More.

Here’s a Career with Great Advancement!

Starting pay: $15.45 per hour

Flexiable Hours - Work Before or After School Hours or Both

Looking to contiune your day working with kids?

Candidates hired as a Child Care Assistant will gain access to internal opportunities. In addition to working as a Child Care Assistant if so desired you will be referred to the MPS recruitment team to connect you to positions that are close to or at your current Minneapolis Kids site.

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, assists MPS program staff and school personnel with educational programs, planned activities, supervising children, maintaining classroom and play environments, sanitary and safety checks and procedures, parent communication and program records.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Assist teachers and the Site Coordinator to offer a safe, nurturing, educational and recreational experience where children are encouraged to pursue interests, develop friendships, independence, and confidence.

* Assist students in learning and recreational programs; reinforce positive behavior, provide individual assistance, encourage socialization and good communications.

* Monitor student activities, promote respect, explain social norms and disciplinary consequences, and enforce District policies and rules of conduct.

* Assist teachers in delivering classroom and recreational services; assist with attendance, work assignments, clerical duties, behavior management, and classroom preparation and setup.

* Maintain inventory of meals and snacks, classroom supplies and recreational materials; clean and rearrange rooms between classes and special programs..

* Provide customer service to parents and guardians, answer questions, and explain school rules.

Knowledge of

* Classroom policies and procedures.

* Methods and techniques to assist students with educational and recreational programs.

* Safety rules and regulations.



EDUCATION

High School Diploma/GED or Associate's Degree in child development or a directly related field AND one (1) year of paid experience working with children.



LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

May be required to meet the Minnesota State Department of Welfare Center licensing requirements for assistant teachers.

First Aid/CPR training is required within twelve (12) months of date of employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a classroom environment, with moderate physical requirements; requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree and working with children. Must be able to lift 30 pounds; may be required to physically restrain students if they are at risk of hurting themselves or others.



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Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability or status with regard to public assistance.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 5:

Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

his position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. This position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate Pool. There may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any time. The candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open position. Human Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.



Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.


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TEACH IN MINNEAPOLIS

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is now accepting School Psychologist applications for the 2020-2021 school year! Apply now to be considered!

First, submit your application; if you meet minimum qualifications, you may receive an invitation to participate in a screening interview. Candidates who pass screening will have an opportunity to apply for open positions at specific MPS schools as they become available this spring and summer.



WHO WE ARE

We are a diverse and dedicated team, proud to be tasked with educating more than 35,000 Minneapolis kids every year. We believe in the achievement of every student in every classroom. We are building a workforce that is equipped to provide our students with the education and resources they need to succeed by consistently investing in the growth of our employees and doing what it takes to keep and grow our talented staff.



WHAT WE DO

At MPS, we work collaboratively to find innovative ways to connect with every single one of our students — no matter which languages they speak, or which corner of the city or the world they come from. We celebrate the diversity of our students and staff, and the unique perspective each person brings to our learning community by supporting the individual needs of each student – and by caring for and supporting one another as we take on new challenges every day.



SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST SUMMARY

School psychologists provide a full range of psychological services to support the academic and behavioral competence of students ages birth to 21 in one or more sites in the Minneapolis Public School District. Essential functions of these positions may include:



* Utilizing evidence-based best practice in all aspects of work, including pre-referral interventions, consultations, and evaluations.

* Participating in design, implementation, and evaluation of early intervention with children experiencing academic and behavioral difficulty.

* Providing individual and group intervention services for students, including social skills training and crisis intervention.

* Assisting in the development of crisis response teams and providing crisis response services.

* Assessing individual students through direct and indirect methods, including use of the Minneapolis Problem-Solving Model.

* Collaborating with peers to develop, plan, and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.

* Supporting development and implementation of data collection and analysis systems to support data-based decision-making.

* Adhering to due process requirements, state and federal laws regarding students with disabilities, and professional ethics and standards of school psychology.

* Supporting building staff in developing good practices related to due process requirements.

* Participating in revenue-generating activities required for special education personnel, including logging services for MA billing, using the web-based EasyIEP system, and participating in the 'random moment' study for administrative Medicaid-claiming and Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Time Studies, as scheduled.



REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE

* Ph.D. or Ed.S. Degree in school psychology or related field.

* Completion of graduate program in School Psychology that is (a) approved by NASP or consistent with NASP's Standards for Training and Field Placement Programs in School Psychology or was accredited, at the time of the applicant's graduation, by an agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education.

* Valid Minnesota License in School Psychology or eligible for license.

* Completion of supervised internship in school psychology.

* Demonstrated continued professional development though course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.





ADDITIONAL MINIMAL REQUIREMENTS for HARRISON EDUCATION CENTER

* Trained in urban education.

* Background with setting IV programming.

* Ability to build relationships with students.

* Commitment to culturally relevant evaluations.

* Trained on cultural diversity and unconscious bias.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Completion of year-long supervised internship in school psychology.

* National School Psychologist Certification (NCSP) or NCSP-eligible.

* Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education.



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Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability or status with regard to public assistance.




Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Contact Information

Cierra

Burnaugh

Human Resources Recruitment Coordinator

612-668-0500

Minneapolis Public Schools

1250 West Boradway Ave North

Minneapolis

Minnesota

55411

United States