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Middle School ELA Teacher - Athlos Academy of St. Cloud

Posted on 2020-03-25 9:16:16 AM

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Position: Middle School English Language Arts Teacher, 20-21 School Year, 1.0 FTE School Overview Athlos Academy of St. Cloud is a public, tuition-free K-8 charter school. Our school offers a unique approach that empowers students to live fulfilling, responsible, and successful lives by building on our three foundational pillars: Prepared Mind, Healthy Body, and Performance Character. Athlos students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well as a broad knowledge base and healthy lifestyle habits. Our school culture celebrates high academic achievement, fosters individual growth in fitness and Performance Character, and promotes regular family engagement. Responsibilities and Duties 1. Teaches Middle School ELA courses. 2. Plans, prepares and delivers instruction that engages students and provides academic growth. 3. Ensures student growth and achievement in accordance with grade level. 4. Models the Athlos culture. 5. Responsible for tracking student attendance, behavioral issues and classroom events. 6. Participates in regular professional development. 7. Communicates with parent/guardians and the community professionally. 8. Communicates regularly with school leadership and other faculty to maximize effective instructional activities. 9. Participates in the school's professional learning community to enhance learning objectives. 10. Meets professional obligations by honoring schedules and deadlines. 11. Demonstrate the standards for effective practices of teachers in the Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice.. 12. Any other assigned duties. Qualifications and Skills &#183; Education: Bachelor&#8217;s degree &#183; Experience: Teaching experience preferred, but not required &#183; Certification: Middle or Secondary Certification; ELA Endorsement; or willingness to obtain certifications Characteristics of a Successful Candidate &#183; Growth mindset &#183; Reflective practitioner &#183; Innovative &#183; Creative problem solver &#183; Willing to take risks &#183; Effective at time management &#183; Excellent organization, inter-personal, and communication skills &#183; Able to build and support a culture of trust and collaboration &#183; Willingness to plan and work collaboratively with a team &#183; Seeks out professional learning &#183; Knowledge of state/national standards &#183; Knowledge of best practices and a willingness to continue to learn and try new strategies &#183; Knowledge of standards-based grading, student-led conferences, active teaching strategies, and effective classroom management strategies Direct Questions To: Human Resources, khill@athlosstcloud.org<mailto:khill@athlosstcloud.org> To Apply: Submit Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 letters of Recommendation to careers@athlosstcloud.org<mailto:careers@athlosstcloud.org>. Athlos Academy of St. Cloud, 3701 33rd St S, St. Cloud, MN 56301

Position: Middle School English Language Arts Teacher, 20-21 School Year, 1.0 FTE

School Overview

Athlos Academy of St. Cloud is a public, tuition-free K-8 charter school. Our school offers a unique approach that empowers students to live fulfilling, responsible, and successful lives by building on our three foundational pillars: Prepared Mind, Healthy Body, and Performance Character. Athlos students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well as a broad knowledge base and healthy lifestyle habits. Our school culture celebrates high academic achievement, fosters individual growth in fitness and Performance Character, and promotes regular family engagement. 

Responsibilities and Duties

1.  Teaches Middle School ELA courses.

2.  Plans, prepares and delivers instruction that engages students and provides academic growth.

3.  Ensures student growth and achievement in accordance with grade level.

4.  Models the Athlos culture.

5.  Responsible for tracking student attendance, behavioral issues and classroom events.

6.  Participates in regular professional development.

7.  Communicates with parent/guardians and the community professionally.

8.  Communicates regularly with school leadership and other faculty to maximize effective instructional activities.

9.  Participates in the school's professional learning community to enhance learning objectives.

10.    Meets professional obligations by honoring schedules and deadlines.

11.    Demonstrate the standards for effective practices of teachers in the Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice..

12.    Any other assigned duties.

Qualifications and Skills

·         Education: Bachelor’s degree

·         Experience: Teaching experience preferred, but not required

·         Certification: Middle or Secondary Certification; ELA Endorsement; or willingness to obtain certifications

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate

·         Growth mindset

·         Reflective practitioner

·         Innovative

·         Creative problem solver

·         Willing to take risks

·         Effective at time management

·         Excellent organization, inter-personal, and communication skills

·         Able to build and support a culture of trust and collaboration

·         Willingness to plan and work collaboratively with a team

·         Seeks out professional learning

·         Knowledge of state/national standards

·         Knowledge of best practices and a willingness to continue to learn and try new strategies

·         Knowledge of standards-based grading, student-led conferences, active teaching strategies, and effective classroom management strategies

 

Direct Questions To: Human Resources, khill@athlosstcloud.org

To Apply: Submit Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 letters of Recommendation to careers@athlosstcloud.org.

 

Athlos Academy of St. Cloud, 3701 33rd St S, St. Cloud, MN 56301