Adult Ed Teacher – Minneapolis Adult Education

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Job Title: Teacher, Adult Basic Ed (2023-2024)  and Requisition ID number: 99420

Close Date: 11:59 PM on 05/01/2024 

Organizational Unit:  Adult Basic Education (10000002) 

Site:  Center for Adult Learning (0007) 

FTE Various; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  ABE Teachers (06) 

Functional Area:  Teaching 

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Provide quality instruction aligned to the state and national standards. Use a variety of assessment strategies – diagnostic, formative and summative, to inform instructional decisions and increase student self-management of learning. Rigorous inquiry-based learning tasks engage students in deep content of the discipline as well as the habits of scholarship. May be required to work as a member of the campus STEM team to ensure quality integrated instruction across disciplines.


  • Have a working knowledge of and implement the Minnesota State Standards and the District Graduation Requirements; knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researched best practices and strategies, as well as students’ learning styles and needs, both academic and affective.
  • Teach students the required curricula using strategies that foster thinking, reasoning and problem solving.
  • Collaborate with peers to develop, plan and implement best practices based on the needs/abilities of the students.
  • Assess students’ developmental, cognitive and social needs and provide developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs.
  • Create lessons and learning environments that are safe, respectful and interesting as well as multicultural/gender and ability fair/developmentally appropriate.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with families in making educational decisions and use family and community resources to support learning.
  • Acquire knowledge of the goals of the Minneapolis Public School District Improvement Agenda and site/school goals. Work to support and achieve those goals.
  • Assess own instructional effectiveness through the Professional Development Process (PDP). Participate in ongoing and regular staff, team and individual professional development.

Education and Experience Guidelines

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
  • Prior successful experience student teaching or teaching in an urban, multicultural education setting.
  • Demonstrated continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration and/or job-embedded staff development.
  • Master’s or PhD preferred.


A valid Minnesota teaching license other than short-call reserve teacher; or proof of pending approved licensure