Elementary Art Teacher (1.0 FTE)

Rochester, MINNESOTA | 4 months
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WORK DAY/YEAR: Full-time, (1.0) FTE, Art Teacher position available

REPORTS TO: Building Principal 

SALARY: Based on level of education and full years of licensed teaching experience.
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BENEFITS:  Benefits available for teaching positions of (.5) or greater.
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Job summary:
Independent School District #535 is seeking an Elementary Art Teacher to work at:

Lincoln K-8 District-Wide School - (.92 FTE)
Jefferson Elementary School (.04 FTE)
Churchill Elementary School (.04 FTE)

This position currently scheduled to travel on two of six days. Employees traveling between sites are expected to have reliable transporation. Mileage available.

  • Current appropriate Minnesota teaching license required: VISUAL 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.

Required Dispositions: 
In addition, the specific skills/educational qualifications for the position include:
  • Believes that all students can attain high levels of learning.
  • Takes responsibility for the learning of our students and his/her own performance.
  • Possesses the knowledge and skills to build effective educational experiences that benefit all students.
  • Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team.
  • Won't shy away from today's educational challenges.
  • Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
  • Has a proven track record of success.
  • Works with great integrity.

  • Acquires knowledge of the goals of the Rochester Public School District Improvement Plan and site/school goals.
  • Works to support and achieve those goals.
  • Establishes developmentally appropriate instructional and behavioral expectations for students and for him/herself and communicates those expectations to students and their families.
  • Creates lesson plans and learning environments that are safe, respectful, and interesting as well as Multi-cultural/Gender/Ability fair.
  • Selects, adapts and individualizes materials appropriate for diverse student populations and skills.

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.
District Information: 
Rochester Public Schools is one of the three top employers in Rochester, Minnesota with over 3000 employees.
Of those employees, approximately 1,400 are teachers and 650 are paraprofessionals. 
Rochester is the seventh largest district in Minnesota with 18,100 students based on enrollment and spans 218 square miles throughout portions of Olmsted and Wabasha Counties. 
The student population mirrors the growing diversity of the community with a minority student population of 34.50 percent.
Rochester, Minnesota is a city of 114,000+ and twice voted "The Best Place to Live in America" by Money magazine. 
Rochester is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic.  Our city draws residents and visitors from around the world.

Please visit www.rochesterschools.org to learn more about Rochester Public Schools.

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