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Elementary Education Teacher, 1st Grade, Hiawatha Academies

Posted on 2022-01-14 11:41:38 AM

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1st Grade Classroom Teacher Apply Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hiawathaacademies.org%2Fapps%2Fpages%2Fapply-now&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc062904825004639eca608d9d7851c5e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637777788984515862%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=IK8iu0lA7Z7A8hrX5gKJHgbVVK%2F7AFGvjZ5W2J8rk20%3D&reserved=0> Hiawatha Academies<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.org%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc062904825004639eca608d9d7851c5e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637777788984525847%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=J3MzY4p6LuB7TOuYk65zceIAr9iwGTRRcsA%2BVgmolAY%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 Leadership Academy - Northrop seeks a dedicated First Grade teacher and teammate to join our team. This position will begin a.s.a.p. . Job Description K-2 teachers are responsible for providing rigorous, standards-based, and highly engaging learning environments for their scholars. Teachers will strive to ensure that all Hiawatha Academies scholars are empowered with the knowledge, character and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good. K-2 teachers will work alongside grade level teammates, special education teachers, specialist teachers, and under the guidance of the campus leadership team. 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&#8217; 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 K-2 teachers 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 * Hiawatha Academies elementary students&#8217; school day is from 7:10 am-3:00 pm, Monday-Thursday and 7:10 am-1:15 pm on Friday. * Staff must be present from 7:00 am-3:15 pm, Monday-Friday, or until all duties are completed for the next day. * Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 1:45 pm-3:15 pm. * All Hiawatha Staff are expected to attend and participate in all family events at the school. Skills & Qualifications Required: * Bachelor&#8217;s degree * Valid Minnesota teaching license in content area (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 high-need school 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.
1st Grade Classroom Teacher


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 visionto 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 Leadership Academy - Northrop seeks a dedicated First Grade teacher and teammate to join our team. This position will begin a.s.a.p. .

Job Description

K-2 teachers are responsible for providing rigorous, standards-based, and highly engaging learning environments for their scholars. Teachers will strive to ensure that all Hiawatha Academies scholars are empowered with the knowledgecharacter and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good.  

K-2 teachers will work alongside grade level teammates, special education teachers, specialist teachers, and under the guidance of the campus leadership team.

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

K-2 teachers 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 Academies elementary students’ school day is from 7:10 am-3:00 pm, Monday-Thursday and 7:10 am-1:15 pm on Friday.
  • Staff must be present from 7:00 am-3:15 pm, Monday-Friday, or until all duties are completed for the next day. 
  • Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 1:45 pm-3:15 pm.
  • All Hiawatha Staff are expected to attend and participate in all family events at the school.

Skills & Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid Minnesota teaching license in content area (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 high-need school 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.