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Math Teacher, High School - Hmong College Prep Academy

Posted on 2019-06-11 1:59:30 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fhmongacademy%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D207&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C7637a9791f74449d1baf08d6ee9eed7a%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=ju%2FDmZJsd5CznMP08waakCFeWpoXDlw2w3egLQWtBjU%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/2019 A high school teacher at HCPA will: Report To: Danijela Duvnjak, Director of Teaching & Learning Primary purpose: To create a flexible high school program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for life after high school and post-secondary options in accordance with each student&#8217;s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members. Responsibilities: The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: * Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies. * Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students. * Incorporate and teach using the state common core standards, support the Minnesota Graduation Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned. * Support the Minnesota Graduation Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned. * Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent. * Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the academic development of the student; participate in parent teacher conferences. * Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary. * Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the District. * Contribute to the District's Strong Schools, Strong Communities efforts by partnering with other staff to contribute to student achievement and the alignment and sustainability of resources. Tap Program Responsibilities: * Work to meet the requirements of the Quality Compensation Grant and Tap Program. * Attend cluster group meetings * Meetings should occur at least once a week for one hour. Career teachers are expected to attend and be prepared to participate in all aspects of the meeting. * Collaborate in the classroom with master and mentor teachers * In conjunction with cluster groups, career teachers will be paired with a master and a mentor teacher who will, in each teacher&#8217;s own classroom, provide instructional support to increase teacher expertise, and hence, student achievement. This team-teaching environment will allow the master/mentor teacher to observe the career teacher regularly. * Variations of this one-to-one pairing may occur, depending upon financial viability and the number of qualified teachers at a school site. * Participate in TAP&#8217;s Instructionally Focused Accountability System * All teachers in TAP schools will be evaluated 4-6 times during the year by multiple evaluators using the TAP Rubrics as the measurement tool. * With assistance from the master/mentor teachers, career teachers develop expertise through creating and maintaining an Individual Growth Plan (IGP). * In alignment with the teacher&#8217;s refinement area (as identified during the TAP evaluation process) and his/her students&#8217; academic needs, the teacher will be asked, with ongoing support from the master/mentor teachers, to develop and maintain a TAP IGP. * Career teachers work a traditional calendar year. Evaluation: The Director or administration members, master teachers and mentor teachers will evaluate career teachers through announced and unannounced observations on an ongoing basis. Other Professional Accountability Duties: * Ensure accurate attendance is taken daily the first 15 minutes of each class session on the PowerSchool attendance system. * Serve as a College Prep Class Advisor, implement all lesson plans for C-3, mentor students and make home visits with students in C3 class. * Supervise students to monitor that actions and activities are within the guidelines of school policies and procedures; supervise students daily to ensure adherence to the rules for appropriate uniforms and dress; allow no tolerance for overt displays of affection. * Log all parent phone calls and student behavior incidents into PowerSchool. Logs will be monitored throughout the school year * Be at the classroom door while students are transitioning between class periods or passing from one area to another, monitor hallway behavior and greet students as they enter the classroom. * Mentor and track all aspects of students&#8217; academic progress towards meeting the State Standards and Graduation Requirements. * Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: A valid 6-12 Math teaching license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing. * Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities. * Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts. * Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles. * Knowledge of instructional technologies. * Strong skills in classroom presentation and management. * Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds. * Excellent organizational skills. * Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing. * Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and schools goals and objectives. * Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations. * Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement. * Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment. Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule: Teacher starting salary is determined based on college degree/credits earned and K-12 classroom teaching experience according to the Basic Teacher Salary Scale approved by the governance board. HCPA district does not count student teaching, short or long-term subbing towards teaching experience credential. Benefits are in accordance with the District Employment Handbook. Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account. Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance. A benefits summary is available at http://hcpak12.org. Other Information: Transcript - Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire. You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date. Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States. Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks - Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months. Equal Employment Opportunity: Hmong College Prep Academy District is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment. Job Type: Full-time Required education: * Bachelor's Required experience: * Teaching: 1 year Required license or certification: * A valid 5-12 or 7-12 Mathematics teaching license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education. 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Date of Availability: 08/2019

A high school teacher at HCPA will:

Report To: Danijela Duvnjak, Director of Teaching & Learning

Primary purpose: To create a flexible high school program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for life after high school and post-secondary options in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

Responsibilities: The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:

  • Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.

  • Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students.

  • Incorporate and teach using the state common core standards, support the Minnesota Graduation Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned.

  • Support the Minnesota Graduation Standards; implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program to which assigned.

  • Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent.

  • Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the academic development of the student; participate in parent teacher conferences.

  • Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary.

  • Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the District.

  • Contribute to the District's Strong Schools, Strong Communities efforts by partnering with other staff to contribute to student achievement and the alignment and sustainability of resources.

Tap Program Responsibilities:

  • Work to meet the requirements of the Quality Compensation Grant and Tap Program.

  • Attend cluster group meetings

  • Meetings should occur at least once a week for one hour. Career teachers are expected to attend and be prepared to participate in all aspects of the meeting.

  • Collaborate in the classroom with master and mentor teachers

  • In conjunction with cluster groups, career teachers will be paired with a master and a mentor teacher who will, in each teacher’s own classroom, provide instructional support to increase teacher expertise, and hence, student achievement. This team-teaching environment will allow the master/mentor teacher to observe the career teacher regularly.

  • Variations of this one-to-one pairing may occur, depending upon financial viability and the number of qualified teachers at a school site.

  • Participate in TAP’s Instructionally Focused Accountability System

  • All teachers in TAP schools will be evaluated 4-6 times during the year by multiple evaluators using the TAP Rubrics as the measurement tool.

  • With assistance from the master/mentor teachers, career teachers develop expertise through creating and maintaining an Individual Growth Plan (IGP).

  • In alignment with the teacher’s refinement area (as identified during the TAP evaluation process) and his/her students’ academic needs, the teacher will be asked, with ongoing support from the master/mentor teachers, to develop and maintain a TAP IGP.

  • Career teachers work a traditional calendar year.

Evaluation: The Director or administration members, master teachers and mentor teachers will evaluate career teachers through announced and unannounced observations on an ongoing basis.

Other Professional Accountability Duties:

  • Ensure accurate attendance is taken daily the first 15 minutes of each class session on the PowerSchool attendance system.

  • Serve as a College Prep Class Advisor, implement all lesson plans for C-3, mentor students and make home visits with students in C3 class.

  • Supervise students to monitor that actions and activities are within the guidelines of school policies and procedures; supervise students daily to ensure adherence to the rules for appropriate uniforms and dress; allow no tolerance for overt displays of affection.

  • Log all parent phone calls and student behavior incidents into PowerSchool. Logs will be monitored throughout the school year

  • Be at the classroom door while students are transitioning between class periods or passing from one area to another, monitor hallway behavior and greet students as they enter the classroom.

  • Mentor and track all aspects of students’ academic progress towards meeting the State Standards and Graduation Requirements.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: A valid 6-12 Math teaching license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing.

  • Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities.

  • Knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts.

  • Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles.

  • Knowledge of instructional technologies.

  • Strong skills in classroom presentation and management.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing.

  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and schools goals and objectives.

  • Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations.

  • Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement.

  • Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule: Teacher starting salary is determined based on college degree/credits earned and K-12 classroom teaching experience according to the Basic Teacher Salary Scale approved by the governance board. HCPA district does not count student teaching, short or long-term subbing towards teaching experience credential. Benefits are in accordance with the District Employment Handbook. Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account. Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance. A benefits summary is available at http://hcpak12.org.

Other Information: Transcript - Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire. You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date. Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States. Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks - Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Hmong College Prep Academy District is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • A valid 5-12 or 7-12 Mathematics teaching license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.



Hmong College Prep Academy uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online