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Kindergarten Teacher - Nova Classical Academy

Posted on 2018-07-11 11:07:50 AM

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Position: Kindergarten Teacher School: Nova Classical Academy Description: JOB SUMMARY The primary role of a Kindergarten Teacher is to enhance the learning environment for students by providing effective, personalized attention; engaging in appropriate instructional and behavioral support; and, modeling intellectual and principled living by demonstrating character and intellectual virtues in accordance with Nova Classical Academy&#8217;s classical education tradition. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Provide instruction of core curriculum with appropriate use of instructional resources Meet and/or exceed expectations on formal evaluations Complete required reports for parents and/or administration Perform classroom management duties including enforcing student conduct rules and providing appropriate disciplinary action, as needed Attend grade level, faculty, staff and other meetings as required Adherence to Nova policies and procedures Other duties as assigned PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of one hour or more Must be able to exchange accurate information with students, teachers, parents, and staff Frequent lifting up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting up to 40 pounds Regular operation of computer or other office machines Qualifications: &#8203; REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS Bachelor&#8217;s or advanced degree in a relevant field Valid Minnesota teaching license in K-6 education Proven understanding of development levels Student-focused and education oriented Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to student and other information Demonstrated professional and technical knowledge in elementary education Aptitude for work with students at various grade and development levels Committed to professional and technical development through attendance at development activities, scheduled meetings, and relevant training DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS Current or previous experience working in a classical education environment Experience as a Teacher, Educational Assistant, Paraprofessional, or Para Educator Current or previous experience working in teaching About the School: ABOUT NOVA CLASSICAL ACADEMY Nova Classical Academy, a Minnesota charter school dedicated to high academic achievement through the classical model of education, attends to the dual strands of human development: rigorous pursuit of intellect facilitated and given purpose by the refinement of moral character. It is our express goal as a school to provide meaningful enterprise towards this two-fold process. All administration, teachers, support staff, and students, as transformational leaders, strive to model both intellectual and principled living for our school and community through daily activities and interactions in accordance with the character virtues of justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude; and, the intellectual virtues of wisdom, science, and understanding. These values are visible in our commitment to the Nova community, education, student clubs, sports, and other active involvements. How to Apply: http://www.indeedjobs.com/nova-classical-academy/jobs This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Nova Classical Academy. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mncharterschools.org%2Fnetworking-exchange%2Fcareers.php&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C66a99cc0cd8c423d4f9908d5e74871c2%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=Dy5aJo7W1i6pVRoX%2BwHDS92CddpASee24DE272kKDMI%3D&reserved=0>.

Position: Kindergarten Teacher

                                                      

School: Nova Classical Academy

 

Description: JOB SUMMARY

 

The primary role of a Kindergarten Teacher is to enhance the learning environment for students by providing effective, personalized attention; engaging in appropriate instructional and behavioral support; and, modeling intellectual and principled living by demonstrating character and intellectual virtues in accordance with Nova Classical Academy’s classical education tradition.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

 

Provide instruction of core curriculum with appropriate use of instructional resources

Meet and/or exceed expectations on formal evaluations

Complete required reports for parents and/or administration

Perform classroom management duties including enforcing student conduct rules and providing appropriate disciplinary action, as needed

Attend grade level, faculty, staff and other meetings as required

Adherence to Nova policies and procedures

Other duties as assigned

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of one hour or more

Must be able to exchange accurate information with students, teachers, parents, and staff

Frequent lifting up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting up to 40 pounds

Regular operation of computer or other office machines

 

Qualifications: ​ REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

 

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a relevant field

Valid Minnesota teaching license in K-6 education

Proven understanding of development levels

Student-focused and education oriented

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to student and other information

Demonstrated professional and technical knowledge in elementary education

Aptitude for work with students at various grade and development levels

Committed to professional and technical development through attendance at development activities, scheduled meetings, and relevant training

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

 

Current or previous experience working in a classical education environment

Experience as a Teacher, Educational Assistant, Paraprofessional, or Para Educator

Current or previous experience working in teaching

About the School: ABOUT NOVA CLASSICAL ACADEMY

 

Nova Classical Academy, a Minnesota charter school dedicated to high academic achievement through the classical model of education, attends to the dual strands of human development: rigorous pursuit of intellect facilitated and given purpose by the refinement of moral character. It is our express goal as a school to provide meaningful enterprise towards this two-fold process. All administration, teachers, support staff, and students, as transformational leaders, strive to model both intellectual and principled living for our school and community through daily activities and interactions in accordance with the character virtues of justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude; and, the intellectual virtues of wisdom, science, and understanding. These values are visible in our commitment to the Nova community, education, student clubs, sports, and other active involvements.

 

How to Apply: http://www.indeedjobs.com/nova-classical-academy/jobs

 

This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Nova Classical Academy. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php.