Non-Public Tutor/Distance Learning Instructor (6th-8th)- Ascension CatholicSchool

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Job Title: Non-Public Tutor/Distance Learning Instructor (6th-8th)- Ascension Catholic School  and Requisition ID number: 71986

Close Date: 11:59 PM on  

Organizational Unit:  Funded Programs & School Improvement (10000168) 

Site:  Davis Center (0001) 

FTE:  1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  Teachers(04) 

Functional Area:  Teaching 

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.




Distance Learning Instructor for Grades 6th-8th at Ascension Catholic School. Distance learning instructors will meet weekly with the team grade band teams to define goals, lesson plan and insure continuity. Weekly grade band check-ins with the Director of Instructional support will ensure school wide systems are being followed



Principal duties of these positions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing, implementing, and supporting the evaluation of the intervention program in assigned building or buildings for the purpose of continually improving the delivery of instructional and/or tutoring services.
  • Identifying eligible students’ needs; coordinating/implementing Title services for eligible students; communicating with classroom and/or content area nonpublic teachers; conducting parent conferences; assessing and tracking student progress; and performing other duties as assigned for the purpose of providing a comprehensive intervention program designed to accelerate participating students’ learning and closing the academic achievement gap.
  • Providing Title tutoring services in reading, math, and/or English Language instruction in a nonpublic school setting.
  • Coordinating Title services including assessing students to identify instructional needs; creating service schedules in collaboration with Funded Programs and nonpublic school staff; and creating and maintaining files for eligible students.
  • Providing instruction to small groups and/or individual students needing remedial support in reading and/or math.
  • Providing instruction to small groups and/or individual students needing instructional support in English Language learning.
  • Documenting the entrance and the exiting of students participating in the MPS Title programs.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication with Funded Program staff, nonpublic school staff. and families of Title students in both written and oral form regarding the instruction provided, issues related to service provision or collaboration with nonpublic school staff, student progress, and/or the exiting of students from services.
  • Maintaining written and electronic records of all areas related to service provision including student attendance, assessment data, instruction provided, parent & staff communication, and meeting attendance.
  • Supervising students at all times during instructional periods, including escorting students to and from classrooms as needed.
  • Maintaining an inventory of all Title materials and supplies.
  • Being compliant with all Title statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Conducting pre and post assessments of all students participating in Title programs.
  • Assessing student progress regularly using research-based, developmentally appropriate assessment tools.
  • Providing student written progress reports to school staff, families, and supervising Coordinator in Funded Programs at least four times per year.
  • Participating in meetings with the District to review services provided and student data demonstrating the student progress made in the Title program.
  • Reviewing student assessment data regularly to determine whether student has met eligibility for exiting Title services.
  • Communicating results of assessments and progress monitoring and consulting with nonpublic staff and families regarding the entrance and exiting of students from Title services.
  • Notifying families of their child’s eligibility for Title services via letter.
  • Coordinating and convening an annual Title Parent/Family information meeting with parents of eligible students.
  • Creating and providing the supervising Coordinator in Funded Programs with appropriate documentation of Title Parent/Family meetings including notification flyers, sign-in sheets, and parent/student surveys.
  • Attending a variety of meetings with other staff, providers, students, and student families, as well as other MPS-sponsored events.



  • Must possess a valid State of Minnesota teaching license in middle school Math and/or Reading
  • Knowledge or ability to implement software or web-based instructional intervention tools (e.g., Read Naturally, Odyssey, Brain Child Study Buddies, etc.).
  • Skill in educational assessment and student instruction in reading and math, communicating and working with diverse populations, customer service and assistance, working independently, oral and written communication skills, time management and organization.
  • At least one year of demonstrated competence in providing remedial and differentiated instruction to learners most at-risk of not meeting expected grade level standards.
  • Working knowledge of instruction and intervention strategies for working with at-risk learners, classroom management techniques, current research-based best practices, and strategies.
  • Experience in working as part of a team and be skilled in using computers, technology, word processing/spreadsheets.
  • Prior successful experience in directing the work of educational assistants and/or paraprofessionals as well as urban, multicultural education is highly desirable.




Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-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. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.


Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On | Funded Programs & School Improvement (10000168) | Davis Center (0001) | Teaching 

Minneapolis, MN 55401, US