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Elementary Education, Music Teacher, FT - St. Peter Claver CatholicSchool, St. Paul, MN & St. John

Posted on 2018-08-09 3:49:40 PM

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ASCENSION CATHOLIC ACADEMY: St. Peter Claver Catholic School 1060 Central Ave W, St. Paul, MN 55104 St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School 1630 4th St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 Position Title: Elementary Music Teacher (shared position between the two schools) Reports to: Principal FLSA Status: Exempt Schedule: Full-time (with benefits); 40+ hours per week; 10-month position. Rotating daily work schedule .5 at St. Peter Claver and .5 at St. John Paul II to follow the established Ascension Catholic Academy calendar. Purpose of Position To provide music education for grades K-8 in accordance with the school/parish mission statements, philosophy, handbooks, curriculum, and directions established by the Principal, Assistant Principal, President, and Pastor. We are looking for candidates who are mission driven, attentive to results and have a strong calling to serve in a faith filled urban school. General Responsibilities Employment in and by the Church is substantially different from secular employment. Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church. Their behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, such that it can embarrass the Church or give rise to scandal. This position does not require that the employee be a Catholic. It is expected that all employees respect Catholic doctrine and religious practices. Teachers will be required to teach adopted Catholic Religion Curriculum which includes OPCY curriculum, leading daily prayer and supervision at Mass. Reasonable accommodation for the religious practice of employees not of the Catholic faith will be provided. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS and DUTIES 1. BA/BS degree 2. Appropriate educational experiences 3. Maintain current State of Minnesota Teaching License 4. Successfully complete a background check 5. Ability and willingness to actively participate in Faculty Meetings and Learning Teams 6. Ability to align practice to the Ascension Catholic Academy Guiding Principles 8. Ability to work without supervision 9. Ability and willingness to learn and implement new educational strategies 10. Ability and willingness to manage and maintain a classroom of students effectively 11. Ability and willingness to take direction from the Principal and Assistant-Principal and effectively complete new programs, processes, and procedures as directed 12. Ability and willingness to differentiate instruction and write language objectives for ELL 13. Ability to write learning objective centered lesson plans 14. Be knowledgeable and supportive of Catholic School Mission and Philosophy 15. Abide by all conditions of the employee handbook 16. Ability and willingness to be a peace-maker 17. Must exhibit competence in age appropriate instructional methods and knowledge of subject matter being taught 18. Must demonstrate evidence of good classroom management techniques 19. Have the ability to work together positively and maintain collegial atmosphere in and out of the classroom 20. Able to work in a goal oriented school 22. Able to integrate technology into lessons for effective student learning 23. Must have proficiency in technology skills as the position demands, including but not limited to the Internet, Microsoft Power Point, Word, and grading program 24. Demonstrate proficiency and continual growth in technology knowledge and skills to stay abreast of current and emerging technologies 25. Possess good people and learning skills 26. Must communicate effectively with parents, faculty/staff, administrators and the parish community 27. Keep supervisor and others appropriately informed 28. Must keep information confidential and have integrity and honesty 29. Must have the ability to plan, organize, and meet deadlines 30. Follow instructions and be able to complete tasks within appropriate timelines The responsibilities listed above are representative responsibilities intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications required of the position. More detailed listing of duties and tasks may be outlined in supplemental documents. Assigned responsibilities may change, as the needs of the Ascension Catholic Academy change. POSITION Physical Requirements 1. Able to work 40 + hours per week 2. Fulfill total commitments of the educational program and other activities of the school year 3. Able to attend school-related activities such as Graduation, Christmas Program, Core Knowledge Nites, Professional Development, conferences, and any other programs deemed necessary by the Principal and/or Assistant Principal 4. Able to move around a room for long periods of time 5. Able to speak, see, hear, and respond to students, co-workers, supervisor, etc. at all times 6. Lift and carry up to 30 pounds using proper lifting and carrying techniques 7. Ability to climb stairs St. Peter Claver Catholic School, located in St. Paul, and St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School, located in Minneapolis, are members of the Ascension Catholic Academy network of schools. Ascension Catholic Academy<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fascensionschoolmn.org%2Fascension-catholic-academy%2F&data=01%7C01%7C%7C5d6c1904b8fb4bc961df08d5fe399f5a%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=l09o%2F3oFrMyqQ1marZOMmIq2HH3v8rmxYZKnvhALv1c%3D&reserved=0>, a ministry of Ascension parish, is a consortium of schools with centralized leadership and governance of multiple primary schools to deliver academic excellence and coordinate efforts to serve the whole child. It is the result of more than a year of study by Church of the Ascension and its partners on the best strategy to ensure excellence and sustainability in Catholic schools serving low-income scholars and families in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. Currently serving a total of 528 scholars in the 2017-18 school year, the Academy has a bold vision of ensuring that Catholic schools are a key part of the solution to the Achievement Gap that is entrenched in the urban cores of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The Academy offers a rigorous academic program of value to scholars, families, schools, parishes and the Twin Cities community. Its aim is that every scholar will realize a future full of hope through the opportunity that education and faith can bring forth. Academy scholars are offered individualized, faith-based education in a safe and secure environment. The school educates children in grades K-8 to achieve greater academic success and sets the path to high school graduation and post-secondary learning. With a multi-cultural vision, the school infuses discipline and social responsibility in a Christ-centered approach that welcomes all faiths. The school serves primarily children of families living in poverty, and it seeks to provide a robust education regardless of a family's ability to pay tuition. Application Instructions/Comments Please submit cover letter and resume to: Ascension Catholic Academy Attn: HR Department 1723 Bryant Ave N Minneapolis, MN 55411 Cindy Keller 612-424-6203 ckeller@ascensionmpls.org<mailto:ckeller@ascensionmpls.org>

 

 

ASCENSION CATHOLIC ACADEMY:

St. Peter Claver Catholic School

1060 Central Ave W, St. Paul, MN  55104

 

St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School

1630 4th St. NE, Minneapolis, MN  55413

 

 

Position Title:  Elementary Music Teacher (shared position between the two schools)

Reports to:  Principal

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Full-time (with benefits); 40+ hours per week; 10-month position.  Rotating daily work schedule .5 at St. Peter Claver and .5 at St. John Paul II to follow the established Ascension Catholic Academy calendar. 

 

 

Purpose of Position

 

To provide music education for grades K-8 in accordance with the school/parish mission statements, philosophy, handbooks, curriculum, and directions established by the Principal, Assistant Principal, President, and Pastor.

 

We are looking for candidates who are mission driven, attentive to results and have a strong calling to serve in a faith filled urban school.

 

General Responsibilities

 

Employment in and by the Church is substantially different from secular employment. Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church. Their behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, such that it can embarrass the Church or give rise to scandal. This position does not require that the employee be a Catholic. It is expected that all employees respect Catholic doctrine and religious practices. Teachers will be required to teach adopted Catholic Religion Curriculum which includes OPCY curriculum, leading daily prayer and supervision at Mass. Reasonable accommodation for the religious practice of employees not of the Catholic faith will be provided.

 

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS and DUTIES

 

1.      BA/BS degree

2.      Appropriate educational experiences

3.      Maintain current State of Minnesota Teaching License

4.      Successfully complete a background check

5.      Ability and willingness to actively participate in Faculty Meetings and Learning Teams

6.      Ability to align practice to the Ascension Catholic Academy Guiding Principles

8.      Ability to work without supervision

9.      Ability and willingness to learn and implement new educational strategies

10.  Ability and willingness to manage and maintain a classroom of students effectively

11.  Ability and willingness to take direction from the Principal and Assistant-Principal and effectively complete new programs, processes, and procedures as directed

12.  Ability and willingness to differentiate instruction and write language objectives for ELL

13. Ability to write learning objective centered lesson plans

14.  Be knowledgeable and supportive of Catholic School Mission and Philosophy

15. Abide by all conditions of the employee handbook

16.  Ability and willingness to be a peace-maker

17.  Must exhibit competence in age appropriate instructional methods and knowledge of subject matter being taught

18.  Must demonstrate evidence of good classroom management techniques

19.  Have the ability to work together positively and maintain collegial atmosphere in and out of the classroom

20. Able to work in a goal oriented school

22.  Able to integrate technology into lessons for effective student learning

23.  Must have proficiency in technology skills as the position demands, including but not limited to the Internet, Microsoft Power Point, Word, and grading program

24.  Demonstrate proficiency and continual growth in technology knowledge and skills to stay abreast of current and emerging technologies

25.  Possess good people and learning skills

26.  Must communicate effectively with parents, faculty/staff, administrators and the parish community

27.  Keep supervisor and others appropriately informed

28.  Must keep information confidential and have integrity and honesty

29.  Must have the ability to plan, organize, and meet deadlines

30.  Follow instructions and be able to complete tasks within appropriate timelines

 

The responsibilities listed above are representative responsibilities intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications required of the position. More detailed listing of duties and tasks may be outlined in supplemental documents.  Assigned responsibilities may change, as the needs of the Ascension Catholic Academy change.

 

POSITION Physical Requirements

 

1.      Able to work 40 + hours per week

2.      Fulfill total commitments of the educational program and other activities of the school year

3.      Able to attend school-related activities such as Graduation, Christmas Program, Core Knowledge Nites, Professional Development, conferences, and any other programs deemed necessary by the Principal and/or Assistant Principal

4.      Able to move around a room for long periods of time

5.      Able to speak, see, hear, and respond to students, co-workers, supervisor, etc. at all times

6.      Lift and carry up to 30 pounds using proper lifting and carrying techniques

7.    Ability to climb stairs

 

St. Peter Claver Catholic School, located in St. Paul, and St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School, located in Minneapolis, are members of the Ascension Catholic Academy network of schools. Ascension Catholic Academy, a ministry of Ascension parish, is a consortium of schools with centralized leadership and governance of multiple primary schools to deliver academic excellence and coordinate efforts to serve the whole child. It is the result of more than a year of study by Church of the Ascension and its partners on the best strategy to ensure excellence and sustainability in Catholic schools serving low-income scholars and families in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.

 

Currently serving a total of 528 scholars in the 2017-18 school year, the Academy has a bold vision of ensuring that Catholic schools are a key part of the solution to the Achievement Gap that is entrenched in the urban cores of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The Academy offers a rigorous academic program of value to scholars, families, schools, parishes and the Twin Cities community. Its aim is that every scholar will realize a future full of hope through the opportunity that education and faith can bring forth.

 

Academy scholars are offered individualized, faith-based education in a safe and secure environment. The school educates children in grades K-8 to achieve greater academic success and sets the path to high school graduation and post-secondary learning. With a multi-cultural vision, the school infuses discipline and social responsibility in a Christ-centered approach that welcomes all faiths. The school serves primarily children of families living in poverty, and it seeks to provide a robust education regardless of a family's ability to pay tuition.

 

Application Instructions/Comments

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Ascension Catholic Academy
Attn: HR Department
1723 Bryant Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Cindy Keller
612-424-6203
ckeller@ascensionmpls.org