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Elementary Teacher, Grades K-5 - Universal Academy, Minneapolis

Posted on 2017-12-06 1:16:02 PM

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Elementary Teachers Job Announcement 2017-2018 School Year Universal Academy Charter School is a high-performing, K-8 open enrollment public charter school. We are driven by our mission: to provide success for all students with high-quality learning, empowerment and support from a caring and nurturing staff. Universal Academy Charter School is currently seeking a hard-working, passionate, social- justice-oriented educator to join our team as an Elementary Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Job Description Universal Academy Charter School teachers have the opportunity to join a team of motivated, mission-driven teammates who are committed to taking responsibility for their students&#8217; learning. Universal Academy Charter School teachers are charged with providing a rigorous, fast-paced, and highly structured learning environment for their scholars. Our core subjects include reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. Candidates that are selected for an interview will receive additional information regarding the specific roles and responsibilities and will be asked to conduct a demo lesson. Responsibilities Prove the Possible &#8226; Student achievement is our number one priority Drive Results &#8226; Ensure high standards for student behavior & performance Instructional Leadership &#8226; Deliver well-planned, rigorous, and meaningful lessons &#8226; Use data to inform instruction Build Relationships &#8226; Exhibit a high degree of professionalism &#8226; Serve as a positive force committed to our mission Perform other duties as required and assigned &#8226; Teachers must demonstrate knowledge and support of Universal Academy Charter School mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior Core Value and Beliefs All Universal Academy Charter School Staff must demonstrate a passionate belief in and commitment to the following core values: 1) Our #1 priority: Our Children. 2) Belief and Action are required to achieve our mission. 3) Think positive. 4) Improvement is not enough: INNOVATION is the key. 5) Together we shine brighter. Universal Academy Charter School Hours Universal Academy Charter School day for students is 7:15am-2:30pm, Monday-Thursday; 7:15am-12:00pm Fridays (professional development sessions are often held on Fridays from 2:00pm-3:30pm). Universal Academy Charter School day for teachers is 7:15am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday . Skills & Qualifications Required: &#8226; Bachelor&#8217;s Degree (at least) &#8226; Minnesota Teacher License &#8226; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build trust with colleagues &#8226; Growth mindset &#8226; Prospective applicants must demonstrate a clear record of achieving significant gains with their students and have a strong belief that they can help close the achievement gap for all To Apply Please email Cover Letter, Resume and 3 Letters of Recommendation to: awoods@uacsmn.org<mailto:awoods@uacsmn.org> Universal Academy Charter School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Universal Academy Charter School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Universal Academy Charter School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Universal Academy Charter School&#8217;s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Elementary Teachers

 Job Announcement

2017-2018 School Year

 

Universal Academy Charter School is a high-performing, K-8 open enrollment public charter school. We are driven by our mission: to provide success for all students with high-quality learning, empowerment and support from a caring and nurturing staff. 

 

Universal Academy Charter School is currently seeking a hard-working, passionate, social- justice-oriented educator to join our team as an Elementary Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

 

Job Description

 

Universal Academy Charter School teachers have the opportunity to join a team of motivated, mission-driven teammates who are committed to taking responsibility for their students’ learning. Universal Academy Charter School teachers are charged with providing a rigorous, fast-paced, and highly structured learning environment for their scholars.  Our core subjects include reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. 

 

Candidates that are selected for an interview will receive additional information regarding the specific roles and responsibilities and will be asked to conduct a demo lesson.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

Prove the Possible

·         Student achievement is our number one priority

 Drive Results

·         Ensure high standards for student behavior & performance

Instructional Leadership

·         Deliver well-planned, rigorous, and meaningful lessons

·         Use data to inform instruction

Build Relationships

·         Exhibit a high degree of professionalism 

·         Serve as a positive force committed to our mission

 Perform other duties as required and assigned

·         Teachers must demonstrate knowledge and support of Universal Academy Charter School mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior

 

Core Value and Beliefs

 

All Universal Academy Charter School Staff must demonstrate a passionate belief in and commitment to the following core values:

 

1) Our #1 priority: Our Children.

2) Belief and Action are required to achieve our mission.

3) Think positive.

4) Improvement is not enough: INNOVATION is the key.

5) Together we shine brighter.

 

 

 

Universal Academy Charter School Hours

 

Universal Academy Charter School day for students is 7:15am-2:30pm, Monday-Thursday; 7:15am-12:00pm Fridays (professional development sessions are often held on Fridays from 2:00pm-3:30pm).

Universal Academy Charter School day for teachers is 7:15am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday .

 

  

Skills & Qualifications

 

Required:

·         Bachelor’s Degree (at least)

·         Minnesota Teacher License

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build trust with colleagues 

·         Growth mindset

·         Prospective applicants must demonstrate a clear record of achieving significant gains with their students and have a strong belief that they can help close the achievement gap for all

 

 

To Apply

 

Please email Cover Letter, Resume and 3 Letters of Recommendation to: awoods@uacsmn.org


Universal Academy Charter School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Universal Academy Charter School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Universal Academy Charter School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Universal Academy Charter School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.