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ELA Teacher - Hiawatha Academies, Minneapolis

Posted on 2019-08-11 8:40:34 AM

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Hiawatha Academies<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cfbff28b24cdb48a2b63a08d71e617b01%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637011276342729312&sdata=Bs0IYHUwuBdPMJwLaW9ze8%2FgKD6wavPTWc7xOojkek8%3D&reserved=0> is a growing network of high-performing, K-12 open enrollment public charter schools. We are driven by our mission that, &#8220;All Hiawatha Academies scholars will be empowered with the knowledge, character, and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good.&#8221; We have demonstrated success in student achievement, consistently recognized by the Star Tribune as &#8220;Beating the Odds Schools.&#8221; Hiawatha College Prep<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.org%2Four-schools%2Fhcp%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cfbff28b24cdb48a2b63a08d71e617b01%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637011276342739307&sdata=GrVFTvmj9Xx%2B%2Fgsbxf3IkZwGV%2B9Fe1hguFG%2FvlmSvJ0%3D&reserved=0> (HCP-Kingfield) is a results-driven, 5-8 middle school. HCP-Kingfield seeks a hard-working, passionate, goal-oriented educator to join our team as our part-time ELA Teacher to provide parental leave coverage starting in December 2019. Interested and qualified applicants, apply here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%2FTRGTFCMS__JobDetailPage1%3FJobIds%3Da1S1Y00000L7Bs7UAF%26jobsite%3Ddefault%26p%3DCandidate%26page%3DJobDetailPage%26sessionId%3D%26refURL%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%252FFCMS__CMSLayout%253FjobIds%253Da1S1Y00000L7Bs7UAF%2526page%253DJobDetailPage%2526sessionId%253D%2526jobSite%253Ddefault%2526p%253DCandidate&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cfbff28b24cdb48a2b63a08d71e617b01%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637011276342739307&sdata=8NFEoedgKf6y1pvYojJZr6KIATOx9vO9VEedLwnzMV4%3D&reserved=0>. Job Description Every HCP-Kingfield teacher has the opportunity to join a team of motivated, mission-driven teammates who are committed to taking responsibility for their students&#8217; learning. HCP-Kingfield teachers are charged with providing a rigorous, fast-paced, and highly structured learning environment for their scholars. Our core subjects include literature, writing, math, science, and humanities. The ELA teacher will deliver standards-based, differentiated instruction to our middle school scholars and collaborate with a team of content teachers from that grade level to help support all scholars toward reaching grade-level mastery. Candidates that are selected for an interview will receive additional information regarding the specific roles and responsibilities. Teachers must demonstrate knowledge and support of Hiawatha Academies&#8217; mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior. Responsibilities Instructional Planning and Implementation &#183; Develop standards-based unit plans and daily lesson plans, differentiating and scaffolding as needed &#183; Design and implement rigorous, backwards-planned lessons that include an understanding and modeling of independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and evidence based reasoning &#183; Implement advisory structure with detailed plans and activities to build community and engage students in habit development &#183; Design and implement assessments that are aligned with daily, weekly, and unit objectives &#183; Use data to adjust short- and long-term plans in order to meet students&#8217; learning needs Constant Learning and Growing &#183; Collaborate with colleagues and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement &#183; Reflect on instructional practices to meet individual professional development goals &#183; Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement and student achievement &#183; Actively participate in professional development, grade level, and community meetings &#183; Meet professional obligations with optimism and professionalism Strong School and Classroom Culture &#183; Believe deeply in the mission of Hiawatha Academies &#183; Establish and maintain relationships with students and families based on trust and regular communication &#183; Establish and maintain high expectations and routines for academic work and classroom behavior &#183; Establish and reinforce expectations and accountability structures to maintain positive, focused classroom &#183; Meet professional obligations such as meeting deadlines and honoring schedules Additional Responsibilities &#183; Collaborate and communicate regularly with families about academic progress and behavior &#183; Maintain accurate records, grade book, and data tracking systems &#183; Maintain common building hours, actively attend to supervision duties, and contribute positively to a collaborative, founding school environment &#183; Perform other duties as required and assigned. Teachers must demonstrate knowledge and support of Hiawatha Academies&#8217; mission, vision, values, and beliefs. Demonstrate knowledge and support of Hiawatha Academies&#8217; mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior Interested and qualified applicants, apply here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%2FTRGTFCMS__JobDetailPage1%3FJobIds%3Da1S1Y00000L7Bs7UAF%26jobsite%3Ddefault%26p%3DCandidate%26page%3DJobDetailPage%26sessionId%3D%26refURL%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%252FFCMS__CMSLayout%253FjobIds%253Da1S1Y00000L7Bs7UAF%2526page%253DJobDetailPage%2526sessionId%253D%2526jobSite%253Ddefault%2526p%253DCandidate&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cfbff28b24cdb48a2b63a08d71e617b01%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637011276342749302&sdata=T%2F6pmkYeSqs3JfBWkz%2Bjoyh7KT3m9hU1K5c%2FfDyglJM%3D&reserved=0>. Core Value and Beliefs All Hiawatha Staff must demonstrate a passionate belief in and commitment to the following core values and equity vision: 1) Children are at the center of everything we do. 2) Our mission requires bold thought and action. 3) We choose optimism. 4) We push ourselves to improve. 5) We are stronger together. 6) We create fun and a little weirdness. Equity Vision To honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world. To learn more about our equity vision, click here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.org%2Fabout-hiawatha%2Fclosing-the-opportunity-gap%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cfbff28b24cdb48a2b63a08d71e617b01%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637011276342749302&sdata=S%2Fe1rcyJHryyH0F38H3OhNnwkMKLt55KeGbnJaJY2Aw%3D&reserved=0>. Hiawatha Employment Logistics * Hiawatha Collegiate High School students&#8217; school day is from 8:15am-3:45pm, Monday-Thursday and 8:15am-1:20pm on Friday. * Teachers must be present from 7:30am-4:00pm three days each week, and 8:00am-4:20pm two days each week. * Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 1:40pm-4:00pm. * All Hiawatha Staff are expected to attend and participate in relevant evening Family Events to be held at the school. Compensation Salary for this position is competitive and based on prior experience. Hiawatha offers a collaborative and committed team of colleagues, and a comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, life, and retirement. Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity We believe that diversity is strength, and we are committed to maintaining an inclusive, multicultural network. We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants.

Hiawatha Academies is a growing network of high-performing, K-12 open enrollment public charter schools. We are driven by our mission that, “All Hiawatha Academies scholars will be empowered with the knowledge, character, and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good.”  We have demonstrated success in student achievement, consistently recognized by the Star Tribune as “Beating the Odds Schools.”  Hiawatha College Prep (HCP-Kingfield) is a results-driven, 5-8 middle school. 

 

HCP-Kingfield seeks a hard-working, passionate, goal-oriented educator to join our team as our part-time ELA Teacher to provide parental leave coverage starting in December 2019.  

 

Interested and qualified applicants, apply here

Job Description

Every HCP-Kingfield teacher has the opportunity to join a team of motivated, mission-driven teammates who are committed to taking responsibility for their students’ learning. HCP-Kingfield teachers are charged with providing a rigorous, fast-paced, and highly structured learning environment for their scholars.  Our core subjects include literature, writing, math, science, and humanities

 

The ELA teacher will deliver standards-based, differentiated instruction to our middle school scholars and collaborate with a team of content teachers from that grade level to help support all scholars toward reaching grade-level mastery.

 

Candidates that are selected for an interview will receive additional information regarding the specific roles and responsibilities.

Teachers must demonstrate knowledge and support of Hiawatha Academies’ mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

 

Responsibilities

Instructional Planning and Implementation

·  Develop standards-based unit plans and daily lesson plans, differentiating and scaffolding as needed

·  Design and implement rigorous, backwards-planned lessons that include an understanding and modeling of independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and evidence based reasoning

·  Implement advisory structure with detailed plans and activities to build community and engage students in habit development 

·  Design and implement assessments that are aligned with daily, weekly, and unit objectives

·  Use data to adjust short- and long-term plans in order to meet students’ learning needs

Constant Learning and Growing

·  Collaborate with colleagues and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement

·  Reflect on instructional practices to meet individual professional development goals

·  Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement and student achievement

·  Actively participate in professional development, grade level, and community meetings

·  Meet professional obligations with optimism and professionalism 

Strong School and Classroom Culture

·  Believe deeply in the mission of Hiawatha Academies 

·  Establish and maintain relationships with students and families based on trust and regular communication 

·  Establish and maintain high expectations and routines for academic work and classroom behavior

·  Establish and reinforce expectations and accountability structures to maintain positive, focused classroom

·  Meet professional obligations such as meeting deadlines and honoring schedules

Additional Responsibilities

·  Collaborate and communicate regularly with families about academic progress and behavior

·  Maintain accurate records, grade book, and data tracking systems

·  Maintain common building hours, actively attend to supervision duties, and contribute positively to a collaborative, founding school environment

·  Perform other duties as required and assigned.

 

Teachers must demonstrate knowledge and support of Hiawatha Academies’ mission, vision, values, and beliefs.

 

Demonstrate knowledge and support of Hiawatha Academies’ mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior

Interested and qualified applicants, apply here

Core Value and Beliefs

All Hiawatha Staff must demonstrate a passionate belief in and commitment to the following core values and equity vision:

 

1) Children are at the center of everything we do.

2) Our mission requires bold thought and action.

3) We choose optimism.

4) We push ourselves to improve.

5) We are stronger together.

6) We create fun and a little weirdness.

 

Equity Vision

To honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world.  To learn more about our equity vision, click here.

 

Hiawatha Employment Logistics

  • Hiawatha Collegiate High School students’ school day is from 8:15am-3:45pm, Monday-Thursday and 8:15am-1:20pm on Friday.
  • Teachers must be present from 7:30am-4:00pm three days each week, and 8:00am-4:20pm two days each week.
  • Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 1:40pm-4:00pm.
  • All Hiawatha Staff are expected to attend and participate in relevant evening Family Events to be held at the school.

 

Compensation

Salary for this position is competitive and based on prior experience. Hiawatha offers a collaborative and committed team of colleagues, and a comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, life, and retirement.

 

Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity

We believe that diversity is strength, and we are committed to maintaining an inclusive, multicultural network. We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants.