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  • 02 Apr 2012 8:13 AM | Anonymous
    Full-time elementary Spanish immersion teaching position beginning the 2012-13 school year. This position may be available for grades 1, 2, or 3. This position may require teaching for half day in Spanish and a half day in English (literacy), or a full day in Spanish, split between two classrooms. Minnesota Elementary K-6 or 1-6 teaching license. Ability to demonstrate native, or near native, fluency in Spanish and English languages through a formal testing process; successful experience in an immersion program preferred; candidate should show evidence of successful experiences with children in primary grades including differentiation of instruction and strong student and parent relationships. Openings are available at Forest View Elementary and Lino Lakes Elementary. Application deadline: April 13, 2012 or until filled.  Complete application online at our district web site:  www.flaschools.org  and select the “Employment” tab.  It is important that you complete all areas of the application and attach your resume (Microsoft Word document) where indicated. We request that you send a copy of your credentials including three letters of recommendation. Applications will be considered upon receipt of credentials.
  • 02 Apr 2012 8:12 AM | Anonymous
    Part-time (.67 FTE) Chinese World Language teaching position at the secondary level, grades 8-12 beginning the 2012-2013 school year.  Minnesota K-12 Chinese World Language teaching license or the ability to obtain a waiver license; oral and written fluency in Mandarin Chinese; experience teaching U.S. students preferably at the secondary level; flexibility and willingness to help design and lead a new Chinese program; demonstrated classroom management skills and ability to engage secondary students in learning Chinese for the first time in an enjoyable class.  This position requires the teacher to have the ability to engage secondary students in beginning level Chinese instruction using technology, innovative curriculum and hands-on instruction. Ideal candidate will be bilingual and bi-literate in both Mandarin Chinese and English and have some experience with students at the secondary level. Teacher with elementary immersion experience are also encouraged to apply. Application deadline:  April 13, 2012 or until filled.  Complete application online at our district web site:  www.flaschools.org  and select the “Employment” tab.  It is important that you complete all areas of the application and attach your resume (Microsoft Word document) where indicated. We request that you send a copy of your credentials including three letters of recommendation. Applications will be considered upon receipt of credentials.
  • 02 Apr 2012 8:07 AM | Anonymous
    Cass Lake-Bena School District #115 is searching for an individual interested in a 1.0 FTE Middle School/High School Spanish Instructor for the 2012-13 school year.  To apply send a letter of intent, resume, working credentials, transcripts and a copy of Minnesota Teaching license to Dr. Anita Grace, Superintendent of Schools at 15308 State 371 NW in Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633.  For more information contact Pernell Knutson, Middle School Principal at 218-335-2203, ext. 1902 or John Klinke, High School Principal at 218-335-2203, ext. 1111.  Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2012.  Job descriptions are available upon request.  A complete background check and drug screening is required for all positions.
  • 25 Feb 2012 9:25 AM | Anonymous
    The University of Minnesota Youth and Community Programs needs energetic, responsible, experienced, and caring adults to work with kids age 5-15 this summer! They seek to hire a limited number of Mandarin speakers as Summer Camp Group Leaders to work with the Chinese language and culture and Chinese immersion summer camps offered in partnership with the Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota.

    Check out the job description and apply online:
    University of MN employment website: https://employment.umn.edu

    Search postings for Summer Camp Group Leader - FULL DAYS
    U of M student: Use requisition number: 176400
    Non-student/All Other: Use requisition number 176402

    Search postings for Summer Camp Group Leader - PARTIAL DAYS
    U of M Student (for part time): Use requisition number 176403
    Non-student/All Other (for part time): Use requisition number 176404

    Due to volume of applicants, only interview candidates will be contacted. Interviews will take place on March 6, 7, 13, 21, 22 and additional dates if needed.
    Questions: drsyouth@umn.edu or 612-625-2242
  • 24 Feb 2012 8:11 PM | Anonymous

    St. Paul Academy and Summit School seeks candidates for the position of Upper School Mandarin Chinese Teacher.  This is a full-time, long-term position beginning in late August, 2012. Candidates should possess the ability to teach the language from introductory through advanced (post-AP) levels.  Ideally, candidates will have experience and formal training in language instruction.  In addition, candidates should be able to advise students effectively and otherwise contribute to the life of the school outside the classroom.  Candidates should support the mission of SPA and the vision of the Upper School. 

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three letters of reference for consideration.

    SPA is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.

    http://spa.jobdigtracker.com/careers/?&ID=5626&a=showJob

  • 17 Feb 2012 4:33 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title:Foreign Language Teacher (Arabic Dialects)

    Department:Department of the Army

    Agency:U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

    Job Announcement Number:WTEY12FPS609715ARABRAG

    SALARY RANGE:

    $38,153.00 to $85,483.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Thursday, February 16, 2012 to Saturday, June 30, 2012

    SERIES & GRADE:

    AD-1701-01/04

    POSITION INFORMATION:

    Multiple Schedules - Temporary NTE Various

    DUTY LOCATIONS:

    few vacancy(s) - Lackland AFB, TX United StatesView Map
    few vacancy(s) - Fayetteville, NC United StatesView Map

    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

    United States Citizens

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/309543900

  • 15 Feb 2012 7:43 PM | Anonymous

    THE BLAKE SCHOOL 

    PK-12 Modern and Classical Languages Department Chair

    2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR

    The Blake School seeks to hire a PK-12 Modern and Classical Languages (MCL) Department Chair.  The ideal candidate has experience teaching at multiple divisions, experience in administration and a passion for sharing best practice pedagogy in the field.  Department Chairs work closely with Division Directors and report directly to the Assistant Head of School.  

    The Modern and Classical Languages Department Chair will…

    • Collaborate with department members to articulate the shared vision consistent with Blake’s mission, to oversee the mapping and alignment of the MCL curriculum 4-12, and to assess the overall program; 
    • Oversee student placement in courses for students moving between Middle School and Upper School, as well as for those new to Blake or seeking to accelerate; this includes developing and coordinating proficiency-based placement testing.
    • Promote professional development, including summer opportunities, for all who teach in the MCL department so that each teacher can effectively implement a wide range of best-practice instructional and assessment strategies consistent with a proficiency-based approach to language instruction;
    • Coordinate the department’s efforts to increase interest and retention in MCL courses;
    • Work closely with department members to develop and coordinate international experiences for students, including both summer immersion experiences and sister school exchanges, as well as local cultural opportunities;
    • Serve on the Academic Affairs Committee and work closely with administrative colleagues to determine the appropriate role for language instruction in the Lower School and to determine the appropriate slate of second language offerings;
    • Collaborate closely with administrators on hiring, retention, professional growth and evaluation of faculty in the department;
    • Communicate with parents and the wider community about the department’s philosophy, vision, offerings, measures of success, challenges, etc.;
    • Be present on each campus each week, getting to know department colleagues individually and attending department and divisional meetings, as appropriate and realistic;
    • Teach the equivalent of two courses;
    • Oversee department budgets.

    The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12, co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school enrolling 1,380 bright, talented students from nearly 56 Twin Cities-area communities. Founded in 1900, The Blake School has the advantage of three campuses (Minneapolis, Hopkins and Wayzata) each with its own facilities designed for specific ages, schedules and activities. The mission of the school is to provide students with an excellent, academically challenging education in a diverse and supportive community committed to a common set of values. For more information on The Blake School, please visit Blake's Web site at: http://www.blakeschool.org.

    The Blake School believes that a diverse society enriches all individuals and communities. Diversity of race, ethnicity, national origin, geography, religion, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, age, physical ability, and marital, parental or economic status forms the fabric of our society. As a result of these beliefs, The Blake School actively seeks students, families and employees who value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse community within the context of its mission. In doing so, we recognize our responsibility to help make each person's experience a success.

    Send cover letter and resume to Joni Starr, Personnel Assistant, The Blake School, 110 Blake Road South, Hopkins, MN 55343 or via email to jstarr@blakeschool.org. Letter(s) of recommendation and unofficial transcripts are welcome, but not required at the initial stage of the hiring process. EOE 2/15/12

  • 15 Feb 2012 2:25 PM | Anonymous
         
    La Conexión de las Américas 
    Executive Director 
    Job Description 
    About the Organization 
    The mission of La Conexión de las Américas is to  
    • Create a two-way learning experience to develop reciprocal 
    understanding, respect and adaptation between established residents and 
    Latino immigrants; 
    • Create educational programming on Latin America, the Caribbean, and 
    the U.S. relationship with the region; 
    • Empower the Latino community throughout the Twin Cities by providing 
    and connecting participants with resources and educational, economic 
    and community engagement opportunities; and 
    • Utilize the organization’s knowledge and experience as educators and 
    service providers to transform underlying system problems that result in 
    power and resource inequalities. 
    The Executive Director provides overall organizational leadership and works with 
    the board to set the strategic direction. Responsibilities include: 
    Fundraising and Development 
    • Provide leadership to the organization’s fundraising efforts, including 
    coordinate efforts of board, staff and volunteers, in order to reach the 
    organization’s fundraising goals 
    • Research and write grants and fulfill annual grant reporting requirements 
    • Fundraise with ecumenical partners 
    • Cultivate and solicit individual donations 
    • Collaborate with local businesses for financial and in-kind support 
    • Collaborate with area nonprofits on grants 
    • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the organization to its stakeholders 
    • Manage community and public relations 
    Program Planning and Oversight 
    • Develop and implement successful and relevant programming with 
    program staff and volunteers 
    • Set program goals in coordination with staff • Engage in program design and development as needed
    trategic Planning and Development 
    • Engage with the board to set the strategic direction of the organization 
    • Develop short and long term strategic plans  
    • Support the Board in recruitment and development of board members 
    • Seek out opportunities for collaboration and growth to advance the 
    mission of the organization. 
    Organizational Management and Administration 
    • Support the board in carrying out its governance functions 
    • Manage finances, taxes, and risk 
    • Manage human resources, including supervising staff and managing 
    benefits 
    • Oversee operations, including facilities management 
    Program Management 
    • Directly engage in management of one or more programs, as needed. 
    Qualifications 
    Required: 
    • Bilingual in written and spoken English and Spanish 
    • Proven fundraising and grant writing track record 
    • Minimum BA/BS 
    • Minimum 2-3 years nonprofit management experience, including 
    experience in financial management, budgeting, fundraising, program 
    management.  
    • At least 2 years supervisory experience 
    • Collaborative, flexible team player 
    • Comfortable working with faith communities 
    • Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office  
    • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as needed 
    • 5+ years related experience preferred 
    • Experience with QuickBooks and/or Raisers Edge, fundraising software 
    • Experience in financial literacy and/or business development a plus 
    Conditions of employment: 
    • This position is being considered for half-time or full-time hours 
    • Competitive salary and benefits package 
    To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Search Committee at 
    lougee.laconexiondelasamericas@gmail.com by February 15. 
    www.americas.org 
  • 07 Feb 2012 8:50 PM | Anonymous
    Pierre Bottineau French Immersion seeks:

    Highly-effective elementary French Immersion classroom teacher for new, self-governed urban French immersion school, opening Fall 2012.


    Qualifications include: current MN K-6 or elementary teaching license or the ability/willingness to obtain a license and p roficiency in French at the advanced level or above, according to the ACTFL OPI.

    An innovative setting, PBFI will be Minnesota’s first self-governed school, allowing autonomy and teacher-led decision-making.  All teachers will work under a memorandum of understanding with MFT 59.   Collaborative/team environment with job-imbedded professional development and regular coaching.   Teachers at PBFI will ensure all students succeed in an environment based on the concept of “no excuses and high expectations for all”.

    Interested candidates should apply online at: http://empapp.mpls.k12.mn.us/PreviewJob.aspx?qryPLYdo2r2maTChsllpVFNcA%3d%3d  as well as submit a resume, cover letter and references to the school leader- christina.maynor@mpls.k12.mn.us

    THE NEXT SCREENING OF APPLICANTS WILL BE ON

    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012

  • 06 Feb 2012 9:45 PM | Anonymous

    Minneapolis  Academy  is seeking the services of a licensed Middle School Spanish Teacher for SY 2012-2013.

    Minneapolis  Academy is a 5-8  College  Preparatory  Charter  Middle School .

    The school’s curriculum is based on the Core Knowledge Sequence.

    Experience with urban youth desired.

     

    Send cover letter, resume, college transcripts, copy of MN teaching license, and three letters of recommendation by email toLeonCooper@minneapolisacademy.org.

     

    LEON COOPER

    Minneapolis  Academy

    5011 31st Avenue South Minneapolis MN  55417

    Tel.  612-455-1346

    Fax: 612-455-1345

    Email: LeonCooper@minneapolisacademy.org

    www.minneapolisacademy.org

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