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Physical Education Teacher - Bug O Nay Ge Shig School: Bena, MN

Posted on 2024-02-20 11:56:31 AM

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The Bug O Nay Ge Shig School is located on the Leech Lake Reservation near Cass Lake, MN and within the Chippewa National Forest. The mission of the school is &#8220;to provide students with foundations of Anishinaabe language and teachings; to integrate education with the lifeways of the Leech Lake Ojibwe Community; and to enhance their lifelong learning for post-secondary education.&#8221; The school serves a vast geographic region and has a student body of approximately 200 students in grades K-12. The school focuses on Ojibwe Language and Culture as well as a curriculum based on state standards. All students take Ojibwe Language and Culture courses as well as the four subjects of Math, Social Studies, Science and English. Another very important component of the school is the Niigaane program, which is an Ojibwe Language Immersion program for students in grades K-6. The Bug O Nay Ge Shig School is a Tribally-Controlled Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) School and is funded through federal, state, and local sources, including the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. The 2024-25 school year will be a very exciting time to join the team of educators at the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School! The school offers: &#183; An Updated & Competitive Salary Scale &#183; Small Class Sizes &#183; A Committed Administration &#183; A Robust Student Support Team &#183; Up to $10,000 in additional compensation through our Mentorship Program and 21st Century Joining the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School means joining a staff that is highly committed to making the school the first choice for education on the Leech Lake Reservation. Class sizes are kept intentionally small, there is a high priority placed upon building strong, formative relationships with students, and the setting of the school provides for a rich learning environment including modern technology resources as well as all of the opportunities that come with being in the heart of a national forest. School seasonal activities such as harvesting wild rice and maple tree sap are prioritized alongside mathematics and reading. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, copies of relevant licenses, and a completed application packet (available at bugonaygeshig.com) to Bev King, Business/Human Resources Director. Applicants with questions about the school or the position should contact Dan McKeon, Superintendent. Teachers and Administrators are required to possess a valid Minnesota License, or be able to prove they are in a program that will result in a valid Minnesota License. Beverly King beking@bugschool.k12.mn.us<mailto:james.ravnikar@bugschool.k12.mn.us> 218-665-3063 Dan McKeon dan.mckeon@bugschool.k12.mn.us<mailto:dan.mckeon@bugschool.k12.mn.us> 218-665-3001

The Bug O Nay Ge Shig School is located on the Leech Lake Reservation near Cass Lake, MN and within the Chippewa National Forest.  The mission of the school is “to provide students with foundations of Anishinaabe language and teachings; to integrate education with the lifeways of the Leech Lake Ojibwe Community; and to enhance their lifelong learning for post-secondary education.” 

 

The school serves a vast geographic region and has a student body of approximately 200 students in grades K-12.  The school focuses on Ojibwe Language and Culture as well as a curriculum based on state standards.  All students take Ojibwe Language and Culture courses as well as the four subjects of Math, Social Studies, Science and English. Another very important component of the school is the Niigaane program, which is an Ojibwe Language Immersion program for students in grades K-6. The Bug O Nay Ge Shig School is a Tribally-Controlled Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) School and is funded through federal, state, and local sources, including the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.

 

The 2024-25 school year will be a very exciting time to join the team of educators at the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School!  The school offers: 

·        An Updated & Competitive Salary Scale

·        Small Class Sizes

·        A Committed Administration

·        A Robust Student Support Team

·        Up to $10,000 in additional compensation through our Mentorship Program and 21st Century

 

Joining the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School means joining a staff that is highly committed to making the school the first choice for education on the Leech Lake Reservation.  Class sizes are kept intentionally small, there is a high priority placed upon building strong, formative relationships with students, and the setting of the school provides for a rich learning environment including modern technology resources as well as all of the opportunities that come with being in the heart of a national forest.  School seasonal activities such as harvesting wild rice and maple tree sap are prioritized alongside mathematics and reading.  

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, copies of relevant licenses, and a completed application packet (available at bugonaygeshig.com) to Bev King, Business/Human Resources Director.  Applicants with questions about the school or the position should contact Dan McKeon, Superintendent.  Teachers and Administrators are required to possess a valid Minnesota License, or be able to prove they are in a program that will result in a valid Minnesota License. 

 

Beverly King

beking@bugschool.k12.mn.us

218-665-3063

 

Dan McKeon

dan.mckeon@bugschool.k12.mn.us

218-665-3001