ALC Extended Learning- Licensed (2023-2024)

Minneapolis Public Schools | Minneapolis, MN, United States

Posted Date 9/07/2023

Job Title: ALC Extended Learning- Licensed (2023-2024) and Requisition ID number: 100435

Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

Organizational Unit: Extended Learning (10000003)

Site: Davis Center (0001)

FTE: 6-8 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: Misc(40)

Functional Area: Teaching

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


The GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science) GISE (Guys in Science and Engineering) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Academy is an after-school and summer program designed specifically for K-8th grade students in the Minneapolis Public School District. The goal of these programs is for students to have measurable and significant gains in mathematics and science. The GEMS-GISE-STEM Academy programs are award-winning STEM programs that energize our students' excitement about the possibilities in cutting-edge learning experiences. We value the talent and innovation the programs’ developers and teachers bring to the Minneapolis Public Schools.


  • Valid MN Teaching License
  • Individuals with strong interest and/or experience in science, technology, engineering, and/or math preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations
  • Enjoy working with middle and high school students
  • Ability to build positive relationships around academics with students in grades K-8
  • Ability to motivate and encourage students to reach post-secondary educational goal


  • MPS hourly employees will earn their hourly rate
  • Teachers
    • Minneapolis Public School licensed teacher paid at hourly direct instruction (DI) rate
    • Non-MPS licensed teacher $25/hr
    • Retired MPS licensed teacher $25/hr


The Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (GEMS / Little GEMS) and Guys in Science and Engineering (GISE / Jr. GISE) coaching positions begin in September and continue through May 16 (Fall is Robotics and Spring is Aerospace & Rocketry). Coaches facilitate students in the following: (1) Designing, building and programming (2) Applying real-world math, science, technology, and engineering concepts; (3) Researching challenges facing today’s scientists; (4) Learning critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills; (5) Engaging in STEM Exhibitions and Tournaments.

If you are interested in coaching a team and would like further information, please email:

Melinda M. Stapley

District ALC STEM Coordinator

Little GEMS-Jr. GISE (K-3)/ GEMS-GISE (4-8)

Area Learning Center

Minneapolis Public Schools

Phone 612-668-1207

Cell 612-290-2363

Fax 612-668-5305


*Note: Please include the school site and position(s) of interest.


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: | [No Established Closing Date] | Extended Learning (10000003) | Davis Center (0001) | Teaching

Salary25.00 Hour
Education | Teaching

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