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Art Teacher, Elementary- LIFE Prep (Saint Paul, MN)

Posted on 2019-08-26 8:26:01 AM

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Elementary Art Teacher- LIFE Prep School Background LIFE Prep is a PreK-6 public charter school in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood on the east side of Saint Paul. At LIFE Prep, we consider ourselves a family -- one in which ALL students are important to us. Our name says it all... LIFE Prep stands for Learning In a Family Environment. Our core values of "LOVE, LEARN, ACHIEVE, SUCCEED" guide us to provide the loving and encouraging atmosphere our students need to thrive in their learning. We challenge each student to grow as learners and expect the best from them. We believe all of our students should be socially, emotionally, and academically prepared for a future in college and that this starts in elementary school. To learn more about LIFE Prep, please visit us at www.lifeprepschool.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lifeprepschool.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd9c670f1727344207dad08d72a28ee62%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637024227613118210&sdata=fg4t34l5gtV%2BXtZ%2FHzgaoYkLk6lzVG%2F21XKfAqWr%2B%2Fg%3D&reserved=0>. Job Description LIFE Prep seeks to hire an ELEMENTARY ART TEACHER for the 2019-2020 school year. Essential Qualifications: * Valid Minnesota teaching license to teach art at the elementary level * Keen expertise in pedagogical best practices * Ability to provide standards-based, data-driven instruction * Enthusiasm for working with all students * Growth mindset * Excellent interpersonal skills with both adults and students * Demonstrated creativity, flexibility, and patience * Team-player with the ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues * Demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills * Understanding and belief in LIFE Prep&#8217;s unique mission, vision, values, and approach to education Desirable Qualifications: * Experience teaching in an urban elementary school * Experience collaborating with students, families, and the diverse communities our school serves * Track record of success serving youth with significant developmental risk factors * Experience with professional learning communities * Training in Responsive Classroom Essential Job Functions: * Cultivating strong, positive, caring relationships with students * Teaching in a classroom setting * Managing classroom activities and behaviors effectively * Collaborating with other teachers in professional learning communities and other professional development activities * Communicating with families about student progress * Recording, reporting, and evaluating student academic and behavioral data To Apply Please send the following application materials by FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2019: 1. Letter of interest 2. Current r&#233;sum&#233; 3. Copy of teaching license 4. College transcripts 5. Three (3) letters of recommendation Submit materials to Kelsey Nelson at kelsey.nelson@lifeprepschool.org<mailto:kelsey.nelson@lifeprepschool.org> All submissions must be received by the end of the day on the due date.

Elementary Art Teacher- LIFE Prep


School Background

LIFE Prep is a PreK-6 public charter school in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood on the east side of Saint Paul. At LIFE Prep, we consider ourselves a family -- one in which ALL students are important to us. Our name says it all... LIFE Prep stands for Learning In a Family Environment. Our core values of "LOVE, LEARN, ACHIEVE, SUCCEED" guide us to provide the loving and encouraging atmosphere our students need to thrive in their learning. We challenge each student to grow as learners and expect the best from them. We believe all of our students should be socially, emotionally, and academically prepared for a future in college and that this starts in elementary school.

To learn more about LIFE Prep, please visit us at www.lifeprepschool.org.

Job Description

LIFE Prep seeks to hire an ELEMENTARY ART TEACHER for the 2019-2020 school year.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Valid Minnesota teaching license to teach art at the elementary level

  • Keen expertise in pedagogical best practices

  • Ability to provide standards-based, data-driven instruction

  • Enthusiasm for working with all students 

  • Growth mindset

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with both adults and students

  • Demonstrated creativity, flexibility, and patience

  • Team-player with the ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills

  • Understanding and belief in LIFE Prep’s unique mission, vision, values, and approach to education

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in an urban elementary school

  • Experience collaborating with students, families, and the diverse communities our school serves

  • Track record of success serving youth with significant developmental risk factors

  • Experience with professional learning communities

  • Training in Responsive Classroom

Essential Job Functions:

  • Cultivating strong, positive, caring relationships with students

  • Teaching in a classroom setting

  • Managing classroom activities and behaviors effectively

  • Collaborating with other teachers in professional learning communities and other professional development activities

  • Communicating with families about student progress

  • Recording, reporting, and evaluating student academic and behavioral data

To Apply

Please send the following application materials by FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2019:

  1. Letter of interest

  2. Current résumé

  3. Copy of teaching license

  4. College transcripts

  5. Three (3) letters of recommendation

Submit materials to Kelsey Nelson at kelsey.nelson@lifeprepschool.org 

All submissions must be received by the end of the day on the due date.