ISD #016 Elementary Physical Education Teacher (.36 FTE) in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota

About Spring Lake Park Schools Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 5,800 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose -- "High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses" - provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student. Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system - a culture with a methodology and set of processes - where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility and invitation to design new ways of learning centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success. ... firmly believes: all students can and will learn, and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control; in the need to work interdependently with teachers, school, and district leaders throughout the system, aligning the work of adults around improving student learning by meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of students; in the need to work in partnership with staff to continuously improve practices to enhance student and family engagement, creating the conditions for equity, excellence and student success; and in personalizing learning for students, meeting academic, social, and emotional needs and aspirations so that each student feels valued and has a sense of belonging, leading to academic success Primary Responsibilities Candidate will work in partnership to build a strong and well rounded physical education program at Woodcrest Spanish Immersion Elementary. Candidate must be able to develop and promote identified physical education skills and healthy life-long exercise habits. The candidate will instruct and assess students, plan and participate in program development, and evaluation, monitor and report students' academic progress. We strongly prefer candidates who have exhibited excellence in collaboration with colleagues and an enthusiasm to work with students. Preferred candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning as evidenced by graduate-level work or an earned degree, as well as participation in professional organization conferences or seminars related to the content area. Qualifications: Oral fluency in English and Spanish is preferred, but NOT required for this position. Licensing Requirements: Current MN Elementary Physical Education/Health teaching license. Salary Highly competitive salary and benefit package for the region How to Apply Position will remain open until filled. Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/default.aspx Only qualified and appropriately licensed individuals will be considered for an interview. For any inquiries or questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Elizabeth Linares, principal, at elinar@district16.org or (763) 600-5801. Equity is one of Spring Lake Park Schools' core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college and career 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. Spring Lake Park 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.