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Passion for Education

First Year Teacher“The best part about teaching for MPS is the support amongst colleagues and all the students I get to work with and be around. As a first year teacher, I am proud to be part of MPS and the work we are doing as part of the community.”

 

Samantha Lizak, 5th Grade Teacher

William George Bruce School

Inspiring Educators

MPS seeks educators who share the district’s commitment to excellence in urban education. If you are ready to be an urban educator who prepares students for life-long success, MPS offers rewarding career opportunities, ongoing support of your professional development, and clear career tracks for upward mobility.

Middle School Teacher“It’s tough work, but I really love my job.”



 

Shalanda Driver, 8th Grade Teacher

Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts

Professional Development and New Teacher Support

First-year teachers receive a well-integrated system of supports to ensure their success including:

  • New Educator Institute, an intensive, three-day program, which runs before the beginning of the school year and focuses on common Core Standards, educator effectiveness, curriculum development and cultural awareness
  • Four, two-day institute held throughout a teacher’s first school year
  • Periodic constructive feedback from an evaluator or colleague
  • Monthly seminars covering topics such as classroom management, parent and family communication and cultural sensitivity
  • Ongoing support, classroom observation and coaching from a variety of resources, including mentor teachers, instructional coaches and school support teachers
  • Weekly professional development meetings with school administration and colleagues

High School Teacher“I work at MPS because I believe in education for students from all backgrounds, cultures and nations. I’m proud of MPS because it supports multicultural education.”

 

Jose Elias Garcia, Mathematics Teacher

South Division High School

TeachtownCommunity Integration

Teachtown connects educators to the community and to one another.

Resources include:

  • Housing location services
  • Pre-negotiated discounts and free offers from businesses and cultural organizations around the city

For more information, visit teachtownmke.com.

High School Music Teacher

“I love seeing my students grow and succeed, even when they have doubted themselves.”

 

 

Gina Jensen, Music Director

North Division High School

Explore your career options with Milwaukee Public Schools!

Are you committed to preparing students for lifelong success? Can you ignite a passion for learning in students?

If you have questions regarding our online application or the hiring process, please call 414-475-8224.

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