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In-house Substitute Teacher - Hiawatha Academies, Minneapolis, MN

Posted on 2020-03-23 6:57:03 PM

Listing expires 2020-05-22 12:00:00 AM

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Hiawatha Academies<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2c16c19371a241f9098308d7cf85e080%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637206046224130805&sdata=tsFlMD0%2BYYhmOZ8o7PnIJwWx9u93ieaIYESp1yw0WjA%3D&reserved=0> is a network of college-preparatory schools focused on closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis. We seek to create a K-12 school experience for scholars that empowers them with knowledge, character, and leadership skills. At Hiawatha Academies, we are committed to making our city and our world a more inclusive, equitable, and just place. Our equity vision: to honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world. Hiawatha Academies permanently disrupts educational inequity by ensuring a great school for every child. Hiawatha College Prep - Kingfield seeks a dedicated in-house substitute teacher to join our team in the 2020-2021 school year. Job Description &#183; The in-house substitute teacher is responsible for providing a rigorous, standards-based, and highly-engaging learning environment for scholars. &#183; The in-house substitute will be charged with internalizing and delivering lesson plans in order to lead instruction whenever a teacher is out of the building. &#183; The in-house substitute must be a team player who is willing to provide coverage across all middle school subject areas. &#183; The in-house substitute will work to build relationships with scholars through maintaining the positive classroom culture established by the scholars' classroom teachers. &#183; The in-house substitute will work alongside teachers and Paraeducators and under the guidance of campus leadership. Interested and qualified applicants should apply here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%2FTRGTFCMS__JobDetailPage1%3FJobIds%3Da1S1Y00000KCMROUA5%26jobsite%3Ddefault%26p%3DCandidate%26page%3DJobDetailPage%26sessionId%3D%26refURL%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%252FFCMS__CMSLayout%253FjobIds%253Da1S1Y00000KCMROUA5%2526page%253DJobDetailPage%2526sessionId%253D%2526jobSite%253Ddefault%2526p%253DCandidate&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2c16c19371a241f9098308d7cf85e080%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637206046224140801&sdata=Lzs%2BLtZeCmFGa7s2Xb6xcI%2Bn%2BLaH%2FltrztpPDgacaEQ%3D&reserved=0>. Responsibilities Instructional Planning and Implementation &#183; Utilize curriculum to develop and implement standards-based lesson plans that include an understanding and modeling of independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and evidence-based reasoning, differentiating and scaffolding as needed &#183; 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 Learning and Development &#183; Collaborate with colleagues and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement &#183; Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and student achievement; reflect on instructional practices to meet individual professional development goals &#183; Actively participate in professional development, grade level, and community meetings School and Classroom Culture &#183; Establish and maintain relationships with students and families based on trust and regular communication; collaborate and communicate regularly with families about academic progress and behavior &#183; Establish and maintain high expectations and routines for academic work and classroom behavior &#183; Establish and reinforce expectations and accountability structures to maintain a positive, focused classroom Additional Responsibilities &#183; Maintain accurate records, grade book, and data tracking systems &#183; Actively attend to supervision duties and contribute positively to a collaborative school environment Perform other duties as required and assigned The in-house substitute must demonstrate knowledge of and support Hiawatha Academies&#8217; mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior. Hiawatha Employment Logistics &#183; Hiawatha College Prep - Kingfield students&#8217; school day is from 8:40am-4:15pm, Monday-Thursday and 8:40am-2:30pm on Friday. &#183; Teachers must be present from 8:15am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday. &#183; Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 2:50pm-4:30pm. &#183; All Hiawatha staff are expected to attend and participate in relevant evening family events to be held at the school. Skills & Qualifications Required: &#183; Bachelor&#8217;s degree &#183; Minnesota substitute license or 5-12 teaching license (or ability to gain before start date) &#183; Growth mindset for students, self, and other adults &#183; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build trust with colleagues, students, and families &#183; A commitment to racial equity and social justice &#183; Prospective applicants must demonstrate a clear record of achieving significant gains with their students and have a strong belief that they can help close the opportunity gap for all Highly Preferred: &#183; 2+ years of experience teaching in a diverse setting with demonstrated student results &#183; Bilingual or multilingual (Spanish and/or Somali preferred) Compensation Salary for this position is competitive and based on prior experience. Hiawatha offers 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. Interested and qualified applicants should apply here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%2FTRGTFCMS__JobDetailPage1%3FJobIds%3Da1S1Y00000KCMROUA5%26jobsite%3Ddefault%26p%3DCandidate%26page%3DJobDetailPage%26sessionId%3D%26refURL%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fhiawathaacademies.secure.force.com%252FFCMS__CMSLayout%253FjobIds%253Da1S1Y00000KCMROUA5%2526page%253DJobDetailPage%2526sessionId%253D%2526jobSite%253Ddefault%2526p%253DCandidate&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2c16c19371a241f9098308d7cf85e080%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637206046224140801&sdata=Lzs%2BLtZeCmFGa7s2Xb6xcI%2Bn%2BLaH%2FltrztpPDgacaEQ%3D&reserved=0>.

Hiawatha Academies is a network of college-preparatory schools focused on closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis. We seek to create a K-12 school experience for scholars that empowers them with knowledge, character, and leadership skills. At Hiawatha Academies, we are committed to making our city and our world a more inclusive, equitable, and just place. 

 

Our equity vision: to honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world. Hiawatha Academies permanently disrupts educational inequity by ensuring a great school for every child. 

 

Hiawatha College Prep - Kingfield seeks a dedicated in-house substitute teacher to join our team in the 2020-2021 school year.

 

Job Description

·         The in-house substitute teacher is responsible for providing a rigorous, standards-based, and highly-engaging learning environment for scholars.

·         The in-house substitute will be charged with internalizing and delivering lesson plans in order to lead instruction whenever a teacher is out of the building. 

·         The in-house substitute must be a team player who is willing to provide coverage across all middle school subject areas.

·         The in-house substitute will work to build relationships with scholars through maintaining the positive classroom culture established by the scholars' classroom teachers.

·         The in-house substitute will work alongside teachers and Paraeducators and under the guidance of campus leadership.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply here.

 

Responsibilities 

Instructional Planning and Implementation

·         Utilize curriculum to develop and implement standards-based lesson plans that include an understanding and modeling of independent thinking skills, creative problem solving, and evidence-based reasoning, differentiating and scaffolding as needed

·         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

Learning and Development

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

·         Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and student achievement; reflect on instructional practices to meet individual professional development goals

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

School and Classroom Culture

·         Establish and maintain relationships with students and families based on trust and regular communication; collaborate and communicate regularly with families about academic progress and behavior

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

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

 

Additional Responsibilities

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

·         Actively attend to supervision duties and contribute positively to a collaborative school environment

 

 Perform other duties as required and assigned

  

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

 

Hiawatha Employment Logistics

·         Hiawatha College Prep - Kingfield students’ school day is from 8:40am-4:15pm, Monday-Thursday and 8:40am-2:30pm on Friday.

·         Teachers must be present from 8:15am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.

·         Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 2:50pm-4:30pm.

·         All Hiawatha staff are expected to attend and participate in relevant evening family events to be held at the school.

 

Skills & Qualifications

Required:

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Minnesota substitute license or 5-12 teaching license (or ability to gain before start date)

·         Growth mindset for students, self, and other adults

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build trust with colleagues, students, and families

·         A commitment to racial equity and social justice

·         Prospective applicants must demonstrate a clear record of achieving significant gains with their students and have a strong belief that they can help close the opportunity gap for all

 

Highly Preferred:

·         2+ years of experience teaching in a diverse setting with demonstrated student results

·         Bilingual or multilingual (Spanish and/or Somali preferred)

 

Compensation

Salary for this position is competitive and based on prior experience. Hiawatha offers 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.

 

Interested and qualified applicants should apply here.