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LDA Teaching Jobs!

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Job Post #1:
Do you love working with small groups of students? Are you looking for extra work hours?
Intervention Teaching Positions for LDA’s Saturday program
LDA Minnesota has several part time positions (4.5 hours per Saturday) for the 2013-14 school year. LDA is seeking teachers with expertise in Reading to help struggling 4th through 8th grade students close their achievement gap. LDA’s program runs from 9:00am until 12:30pm at a school site in South Minneapolis. There may be occasional extended Saturday hours or evening hours for Family Involvement events. This position may be combined with other teaching assignments at LDA Minnesota.
Requirements include:
• a BA or BS in education or closely related field;
• teaching license in elementary education, reading, or special education
• at least 1 year of successful experience teaching reading or math to diverse urban learners
• knowledge of current best practice in elementary reading or math instruction, especially for struggling students
• demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team
• technology skills to maintain student attendance and achievement data in on-line data base, and communicate remotely with offsite supervisors and colleagues
• reliable transportation
Highly desirable:
• Two or more years of successful elementary teaching
• Spanish language proficiency
Job Post #2:
Do you love working with small groups of students? Do you have a passion for helping struggling students learn to read? Do you thrive on using data to guide your instruction?
Intervention Reading Teacher – LDA Minnesota

LDA Minnesota has several part time (20 hour per week) positions for the 2013-14 school year for Reading Intervention teachers. These teachers work collaboratively with classroom teachers in grades K-3 to support struggling students attain grade level proficiency in reading. We have openings in several Minneapolis and St. Paul school sites.
Requirements include:
• a BA or BS in education or closely related field;
• teaching license in elementary education, reading, or special education
• at least 1 year of successful experience teaching reading to diverse urban learners
• knowledge of current best practice in elementary reading instruction, especially for struggling students
• demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team
• technology skills to maintain student attendance and achievement data in on-line data base, and communicate remotely with offsite supervisors and colleagues
• reliable transportation
Highly desirable:
• Two or more years of successful elementary teaching
• Spanish language proficiency
To apply send an e-mail with your resume, a letter of application, and the names of at least 3 professional references attached, to abw@ldaminnesota.org. Please type “Saturday Intervention Teacher” or type “Reading Intervention Teacher” in the subject line.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
LDA Minnesota works with diverse populations of individuals and seeks individuals who reflect this diversity.

After-School Fun with 6-8th Graders in Minneapolis!

Make a Big Impact with as little as 15 hours of your time!
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Volunteers co-lead fun and engaging activities that help students build positive social and emotional skills, support school success, and develop skills for community involvement. Past topics have included cooking, blogging, pottery, scrap-booking, film making, and girls’ empowerment. Classes run Monday through Thursday (one day per week commitment) for 1.5 hours in the morning or afternoon.
Qualifications: NO teaching skills needed! We want enthusiastic and patient volunteers with a strong desire to help all youth connect with their passion and achieve their potential. Special skills or experience with the class topic is helpful but not required. If you want to plan some projects or activities, you can have the opportunity to do so.
Benefits: This volunteer opportunity offers a short-term commitment, free parking, the chance to spend time with youth, and share your skills and knowledge. You may be able to practice your Spanish language skills! You will work with seasoned, professional staff and receive training on working with youth. This is a great opportunity to gain experience with youth and to utilize your skills.
Contact Jed Lundeen, Youth Development Supervisor, for more information. jlundeen@thefamilypartnership.org or 612-728-2045
The Family Partnership is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, volunteer opportunities and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

School Care Position in Golden Valley

Looking for between 5-10 individuals that are excited to work with young people in a school setting. This would be a great way to get required experience hours for students looking to enter into the elementary education program at the U of M or those already in the program looking to build their resume while gaining great experiences.
School Care Position in Golden Valley
Hours: M-F 2:00 – 6:00 but we are very flexible with the number of days and number of hours. You must be able to work at least 2 days per week minimum. There is also the opportunity for full time work during holiday breaks and during the summer if interested!
Age of children: K – 6th grade
Requirements: You need to enjoy working with children in creative ways. You will be supervising up to 25 students in different areas like; computer room, outside time, games, crafts, and movies. You will also be chaperoning field trips periodically. We work with a small team and it is a wonderful way to build references in a school setting.
Pay: starting at $8.00 per hour
Contact: Kim Whitehouse at 763-545-4285 ext 815 or Kimwhitehouse@gsgvschool.org

Fall internship​s at Planned Parenthood!

Make a difference in her life. In his life. In your life.
Fall Semester Internships at Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood’s interns play a hands-on role and gain first-hand knowledge in the organization’s important work supporting the human right to reproductive health and freedom. In addition to building valuable skills, our interns are encouraged to participate in a number of social, educational, and personal/professional development events and opportunities open to our volunteers and interns. Come join our team! To apply for a fall internship, contact the Volunteer Program at volunteers@ppmns.org / 612.821.6113 for more information, or simply send us your cover letter and resume.
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Public Affairs Assistant Intern: Play an integral role in the organization’s grassroots advocacy efforts as the Public Affairs Intern. Support historic Obamacare Outreach Team organizing, gather and enter Action Network sign ups into multiple systems, manage efficiency and function of Voter Activation Network, support e-advocacy campaign and use of Convio email system, support Public Affairs Manager with projects as they arise, and support Outreach Team Coordinator with phonebanks, canvasses, events as needed or interested. A great position to learn inner workings of mission-driven nonprofit and its advocacy and engagement efforts. Ideal candidate will have some outreach or organizing experience, with a great attention to detail. 671 Vandalia Street in St. Paul.
Volunteer Program and Training Assistant Intern: The Volunteer Program and Training Assistant intern will carry out several tasks related to the recruitment, placement, orientation, training and ongoing retention of volunteers throughout the agency. Major duties will include corresponding with, screening, and helping to place prospective volunteers and interns, assisting with and updating curricula for volunteer orientations and trainings, helping to coordinate volunteer project and events, and other day-to-day volunteer management processes as needed. A great opportunity for anyone interested in volunteer management, human resources, community engagement, and training! 8-15 hours/week, the ideal candidate will have availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 671 Vandalia Street in St. Paul.
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Volunteer Program and Marketing Assistant Intern: The Volunteer Program & Marketing Assistant Intern will carry out tasks related to the tracking and management of volunteers throughout the agency, and also assist staff in expanding the visibility of Planned Parenthood’s services throughout three states. Major duties will include ensuring volunteer data and personnel files are processed completely, conducting volunteer reference checks, posting recruitment listings to the web, conducting market research to support Partnership Development staff, consulting with advertising agencies, compiling information and statistics related to marketing campaigns, and helping with special projects as needed. Approximately 10 hours/week. 671 Vandalia Street in St. Paul.

To apply: volunteers@ppmns.org / 612.821.6113




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Employment Internship with People Serving People

Position Title: Employment Intern
Reports To: Senior Employment Advocate
Function: The Employment Intern will assist the Employment Coordinator & Employment Specialist in the daily duties within the shelter by addressing the barriers of homelessness pertaining to employment
Key Responsibilities:
• Work one-on-one with clients to:
• Assist Employment Advocate with producing resumes & cover letters.
• Pick out items from our career closet for clients to get an interview outfit.
• Help clients fill employment applications out online & in paper form.
• Research possible short term trainings that clients may be interested in attending.
• Go over frequently asked interview questions to get clients ready for prospective interviews while at the shelter.
• Provide casual case management with PSP guests and keep accurate documentation of all interaction.
• Conduct job searches pertaining to the skill level of the clients at PSP.
• Update daily job resource book.
• Facilitate employment readiness lessons for current guests and Culinary Arts Training Program students.
• Research schools and short term trainings for PSP clients to attend.
• Make phone calls to prospective students and give them info about our training programs here at PSP.
• Some administrative duties: Email, faxing, making & receiving phone calls.
• Help coordinate Project Homeless Connect when the event is taking place, twice a year.
• Explore and learn more about the issues surrounding homelessness.
Skill Requirements:
• Interpersonal Skills – Ability to establish rapport and interact effectively with a wide variety of people.
• Judgment – Ability to identify critical information and use it to choose effective courses of action.
• Setting Limits – Ability to set limits and be consistent in maintaining rules and guidelines established.
• Teamwork – Ability and willingness to consider the impact of one’s decisions and actions on others in a group.
• Decision Making – Ability to prioritize and identify issues which affect agency needs, to evaluate alternatives based on gains and risks of each and to act decisively.
• Tolerance – Ability to work with a diverse population, including problematic or indigent people.
• Adaptability – Ability to learn quickly and use insights to manage new situations effectively.
• Open Minded – Desire and ability to work with diverse clientele.
• Oral and Written Communication – Ability to communicate clearly, accurately, thoroughly and effectively through speaking, listening, and writing.
• Patience – Ability to remain calm and cool in difficult situations.
Commitment Required:
• At least a three-month time commitment with a minimum of 8-20 hours per week (will discuss at interview)
Benefits:
• Learn first hand about homelessness and its many implications
• Gain great experience working with diverse populations and children
• Acquire valuable communication, organizational, and teaching skills
• Free Meal during working hours
*Apply online: www.peopleservingpeople.org
Questions? Please contact People Serving People’s HR Administrator at 612-277-0252

Full Time English Language Learner Teacher

Full Time English Language Learner Teacher
1.0 Full Time ELL Teacher
Minnesota Transitions Charter Schools
Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: when filled
A full-time (1.000 FTEs) position as an English Language Learner Teacher is available at Banaadir Academy, a Minnesota Transitions Charter School. Position serves students between K-8th grades.
Compensation:
Salary schedule based on Teachers Contract, previous experience and education (Contract is available on District Website under Human Resources/Staffing)
Qualifications:
Required: Current MN ELL Teaching License
Desired: Experience working in an urban setting with English language learners.
Application Deadline: Until filled.
Candidates should send resume, cover letter and references to Jen Scheffler at jscheffler@emailmtcs.org.
This position will be filled on the basis of the experience, competency, and qualifications of the applicant and the needs of the District. The District complies with state and federal fair employment regulations.
For further information contact Jen Scheffler, Minnesota Transitions ELL Coordinator at jscheffler@emailmtcs.org.

Position for Chinese Instructor

Language Sprout is a foreign language center dedicated to providing quality foreign language instruction to people of all ages, with a focus on our youngest learners. We believe that fluency in a second language is invaluable and that it is never too early for kids to start developing their multilingual skills. We aim to serve a niche that is often ignored–younger foreign language learners–because they have incredible potential to gain fluency and are preparing to enter a world in which doing so is more critical than ever.
Language Sprout is seeking a part-time Chinese instructor to teach classes using our methods during the after school hours (3pm-6pm).
Required Qualifications: Fluency in Chinese. Comfortable working with and engaging young children. Access to reliable transportation, and a valid drivers license.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability to work with people from different ethnic backgrounds. Highly intelligent, quick learner who is willing and eager to teach according to our methods and training.
Salary: Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Job Opportunity Working with Children!

We are looking for individuals with experience working with children: toddlers (16 months) to school-age (8th graders). This is a temporary position through Saint Paul Public Schools Office of Family Engagement and Community Partnerships.
Hourly pay Rate: $11.50/hour
Hours available: 4 hours maximum per class (various classes available)
Hours worked: 5:00pm – 9:00pm (approximate)
Possible days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday
(you may work one, two, three, or all evenings!)
Position: Temporary Childcare staff (Children’s Learning Academy)
Duration: September 2013 – June 2014
Job duties:
> To be actively engaged with children’s learning and activities.
> Provide a structured environment with academic focus to promote learning.
> Provide and ensure the safety of children and staff.
> Provide a safe, warm and welcoming environment for parents and families.
> Maintain accurate child check-in/out system with parents/guardians.
Requirements:
> Age 18 or older
> Reliable transportation
> Experience working with children ages toddler (16 months) to school-age (8th graders) in a structured school or childcare setting
> Complete all required new hire paperwork (including background check) and media release.
> Complete mandatory online training and in-person orientation
> Preferred certification in infant/child CPR and first aid training
> Preferred experience with lesson planning, special needs students, and students with behavioral concerns
There are positions available throughout the 2013-2014 school year.
For more information, visit here: www.spps.org