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Middle School Art Teacher-Twin Cities German Immersion School

Posted on 2019-07-11 11:06:18 AM

Listing expires 2019-08-08 12:00:00 AM

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Description: TCGIS is seeking a 0.75- 1.0 FTE Art Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Regular hours for full-time employees are 7:30am - 3:30pm Monday through Friday. Teachers have one full week off for a fall break, two full weeks off for a winter break, and one full week off for a spring break, along with other federally-recognized holidays. Teachers who regularly work 30 hours per week are eligible for insurance benefits including medical and dental insurance (premiums paid at 90% by employer), long-term life & disability insurance (premiums paid at 100% by employer). Position: Art Teacher (Middle School) FTE: 0.75 FTE Art or 0.75 FTE Art and 0.2 other duties. Schedule: 9 month Reports to: Executive Director Position Summary: The Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Twin Cities German Immersion School policies. Job Duties: Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs. Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement. Maintains effective and efficient record-keeping procedures. Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process. Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, colleagues, and other stakeholders on a regular basis. Collaborates with colleagues to enhance the instructional environment. Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, colleagues, and community. Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and colleagues. Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals. Demonstrates gains in student performance. Participates in professional development activities. Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating work with others. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning. Qualifications: Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience: Bachelor&#8217;s Degree or higher in subject area. Valid Minnesota teaching license in applicable grade level and subject area (and/or a commitment to work with TCGIS and the State Board of Teaching to receive provisional licensure) Eligible to work in the United States (and/or commitment to work with TCGIS to receive work permit). Dedicated, flexible and supportive of charter school concept. Must be a passionate, dedicated, and resourceful teacher A minimum of one year teaching experience preferred Strong working knowledge of Minnesota Learning Standards Technical Competencies and Skills: Possesses strong oral and written communication skills Works independently with little direct supervision Works as part of a team Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve academy goals Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills Possesses the skills and knowledge to use educational technologies, including an electronic gradebook. Working Conditions: Physical Ability: Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability. Twin Cities German Immersion School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires TCGIS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations. How to Apply: Please send your application to Tina Haarbusch (thaarbusch@tcgis.org<mailto:thaarbusch@tcgis.org>) This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Twin Cities German Immersion School. 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://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mncharterschools.org%2Fnetworking-exchange%2Fcareers.php&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Ce8b24aa9e5e143cee11f08d70619b3b1%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=ZmlDIZovdn8TOVkCtCKRt7mhY%2B%2BdqB4gdGpgNFqmkfo%3D&reserved=0>.

Description: TCGIS is seeking a 0.75- 1.0 FTE Art Teacher for the 2019-20 school year.

Regular hours for full-time employees are 7:30am - 3:30pm Monday through Friday. Teachers have one full week off for a fall break, two full weeks off for a winter break, and one full week off for a spring break, along with other federally-recognized holidays.

Teachers who regularly work 30 hours per week are eligible for insurance benefits including medical and dental insurance (premiums paid at 90% by employer), long-term life & disability insurance (premiums paid at 100% by employer).

 

Position: Art Teacher (Middle School)

FTE: 0.75 FTE Art or 0.75 FTE Art and 0.2 other duties. 

 

Schedule: 9 month

 

Reports to: Executive Director

 

Position Summary:

The Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Twin Cities German Immersion School policies.

 

Job Duties:

Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. 

Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.

Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.

Maintains effective and efficient record-keeping procedures.

Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.

Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, colleagues, and other stakeholders on a regular basis.

Collaborates with colleagues to enhance the instructional environment.

Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, colleagues, and community.

Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification.

Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.

Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals.

Demonstrates gains in student performance.

Participates in professional development activities.

Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating work with others.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.

All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning.

 

Qualifications: Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in subject area.

Valid Minnesota teaching license in applicable grade level and subject area (and/or a commitment to work with TCGIS and the State Board of Teaching to receive provisional licensure)

Eligible to work in the United States (and/or commitment to work with TCGIS to receive work permit).

Dedicated, flexible and supportive of charter school concept.

Must be a passionate, dedicated, and resourceful teacher

A minimum of one year teaching experience preferred

Strong working knowledge of Minnesota Learning Standards

 

Technical Competencies and Skills:

Possesses strong oral and written communication skills

Works independently with little direct supervision

Works as part of a team

Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated

Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve academy goals

Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills

Possesses the skills and knowledge to use educational technologies, including an electronic gradebook.

 

Working Conditions:

Physical Ability: Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.

Some tasks require oral communications ability.

Twin Cities German Immersion School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires TCGIS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

 

How to Apply: Please send your application to Tina Haarbusch (thaarbusch@tcgis.org)

 

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