JOB ALERT: PT Bilingual Teacher

Licensed Teacher
This is a part-time position, 6-12 hours a week (1 or 2 afternoon/evenings a week), with limited student interaction.

Purpose: To develop, implement, and maintain the curriculum and activities of the SES tutoring sessions, according to program requirements.


  • Commitment to mission of Park Avenue Youth & Family Services (PAY&FS) – building up and supporting youth and families in the Minneapolis community.
  • Ability to speak and write in Spanish and develop Spanish lessons.
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to working in an ethnically, racially and economically diverse community.
  • Evident developed communication skills – both orally and written.
  • Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills.
  • Current teaching license, state of Minnesota.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work effectively and efficiently with little supervision.
  • Desired:  2+ years of experience teaching in elementary (K-8) setting, preferably in literacy.

Principle Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and submit to the state the individualized learning plans in coordination with curriculum.
  2. Implement curriculum and activities according to standards.
  3. Create age appropriate lessons.
  4. Train and provide ongoing support to volunteer tutors in using curriculum.
  5. Ensure program meets SES standards.
  6. Assist with other projects, including development of volunteer tutor trainings and family involvement.

Reporting Responsibility: Reports to the Tutoring Coordinator.

To Apply: E-mail cover letter and CV/ resumes to

Also needed:

Reading tutors volunteers for Village Tutor program

  • High need for Spanish speakers
  • The time commitment is 2 hours per week, preferably for the entire school year
  • We try to place you in a partnership with a particular student
  • No experience necessary, training provided
  • We work with students K-8.

To get more details about the job opening or volunteer opportunities, contact:

Rev. Paula Sanders
Interim Director
Park Avenue Youth & Family Services
3400 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407