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Bio & Chemistry Teacher, High School - Hmong College Prep Academy

Posted on 2019-06-11 1:58:13 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%3D285&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Ce08551fa920b476ed69e08d6ee9ebf46%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=KXFQ4dkkyR%2FzxNEu7gr8NhIljTgJd%2BJ7%2BO7zFCK5ARo%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 2019-2020 Reports To: Danijela Duvnjak, Director of Teaching & Learning Length of Assignment: 186 Contractual Days per the Board Approved School Calendar (subject to change pending board approval). 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 3 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 high school 9-12 content teaching license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education. Biology and Chemistry license is preferred. 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Date of Availability: 2019-2020
Reports To: Danijela Duvnjak, Director of Teaching & Learning
Length of Assignment: 186 Contractual Days per the Board Approved School Calendar (subject to change pending board approval).

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 3 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 high school 9-12 content teaching license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Biology and Chemistry license is preferred.

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