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School Readiness Teacher - Red Lake School District #38

Employment Opportunity

Posted: 07/14/2023 – 07/25/2023

Red Lake School District #38 is accepting applications for a School Readiness Teacher for the 2023-2024 School Year

JOB TITLE: Early Childhood School Readiness Teacher; 2023-2024 School Year BUILDING: Anticipated Placement at the Red Lake Elementary Complex REPORTS TO: Building Principal & Director of Special Services JOB PURPOSE: The Early Childhood School Readiness Teacher shall develop and implement instructional

activities to facilitate learning for preschool-aged students.


The Early Childhood School Readiness Teacher shall:

1. Have prior teaching or work experience in Early Childhood Education, and

2. Have a strong moral character and work ethic.

Applicants holding a teaching license in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education with a Pre-Primary Endorsement, and/or Early Childhood Family Education preferred. Experience working with Native American children and families also preferred.


1. Demonstrate knowledge of foundational processes for students in Early Education.

2. Demonstrate ability to use and apply a wide variety of instructional practices, teaching strategies, and curriculum materials to support instruction across content areas.

3. Demonstrate ability to use a variety of assessments and strategies to plan and implement instruction.

4. Demonstrate knowledge and application of MN Standards and Benchmarks in instruction and curriculum.

5. Demonstrate experience in analyzing and interpreting formative and summative data.

6. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

7. Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to select and implement appropriate interventions.

8. Demonstrate an interest and willingness to work as an effective member of professional learning teams and grade level teams.

9. Demonstrate an understanding of differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students.

10. Demonstrate an understanding and ability to implement data driven decision making and data driven instruction.


1. Engages and supports students in learning by providing for a variety of learning styles and ability levels.

2. Creates and maintains effective environments for student learning.

3. Develops and implements effective classroom management procedures.

4. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior through proper control and supervision and the provision of learning activities which stimulate the interest and motivation of pupils.

5. Understands and organizes subject matter for student learning focusing upon the standards outlined in the state content and site curriculum standards.

6. Effectively plans standard-based instruction and designs learning experiences for all students. Employs technology as appropriate to enhance instruction.

7. Assesses students for learning in accordance with District and state requirements.

8. Develops as a professional educator.

9. Communicates effectively with students and parents.

10. Supports and abides by school and District policies and procedures.

11. Performs other related duties as assigned.


1. Utilizes proper English usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and English speaking skills.

2. Knowledge of District policies, rules, and regulations.

3. Works with students, District personnel, and general public in a pleasant and cooperative manner.

4. Understands and follows complex oral and written instruction and completes assignments in an independent manner.

5. Analyzes situations and takes appropriate action regarding routine/emergency procedural matters without immediate supervision.

6. Plans, organizes, and coordinates assigned tasks to meet established timelines.

7. Maintains professional confidentiality and works collaboratively with peers.

8. Possesses knowledge of technology to present lessons, communicate with others, and keep records.


1. Stand, walk, bend over, kneel, crouch, reach, overhead, grasp, push, and pull. Move, lift, and/or carry up to 30 lbs. to shoulder height.

2. Repetitive use of hands (i.e. fine manipulation, simple grasping, and power grasping).

3. Stand, sit, and/or walk for extended periods of time.

4. Demonstrates normal depth perception.

5. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard or typewriter, operate standard office equipment, and use a telephone.

6. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without visual aids.


1. District application and professional resume completed.

2. Provide documentation of licensure credentials if applicable.

3. Provide three letters of reference from education professionals.

To apply, send complete District application, cover letter, resume, and credentials to: Human Resources, Red Lake School District #38, PO Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671, fax to (218) 679-2321, or email to


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