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Elementary Art Teacher - Tesfa International School

Posted on 8/10/2017 10:58:13 AM

Listing expires 9/7/2017

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Tesfa International School

Columbia Heights, Minnesota

Elementary ART Classroom Teacher Job Posting

Part Time or Full Time


Tesfa International School is seeking an Elementary Art Teacher who is passionate about supporting the development of scholars’ academicly through research-based strategies.  The Art Teacher will work under the direction of the Director and in close collaboration with, classroom teachers, and advisors.



·       Articulate the mission and vision of Tesfa International School to students, parents, and the greater community

·       Create a classroom environment in which every child can succeed and which establishes high academic and behavior standards

·       Demonstrate high proficiency and expertise in content areas

·       Create effective lesson plans and instructional materials

·       Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students

·       Teach all approved curricula

·       Implement and support the School Wide Positive Behavior System established by the school

·       Assess the progress of each student

·       Use standardized test data to make instructional decisions

·       Prepare and maintain appropriate records and progress reports

·       Communicate with parents during the school day and outside the normal

classroom hours as required

·       Identify student needs and make appropriate referrals for students services

·       Help to promote and maintain a professional environment

·       Direct paraprofessionals and volunteers as necessary

·       Demonstrate the attributes of a life long learner

·       Participate successfully in the faculty professional development and evaluation


·       Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the administration


Required Qualifications:

·       Must be licensed (or eligible to be licensed) to teach art by the State of Minnesota

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Familiarity with educational technology

·       Ability to work with diverse student populations


Preferred Qualifications

·       Knowledge of or experience with the International Baccalaureate Program


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employed is regularly required to talk, hear, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach for objects, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, and use hands to grasp and feel. The employed must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally being required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Interested candidates should submit the following:

·       a cover letter,

·       resume,

·       3 letters of recommendation,

·       college transcripts,

·       a copy of teaching license, and


Check us out on the web! www.tesfainternationalschool.org


Submit to: patti.kronk@tesfainternationalschool.org


Patti Kronk

Tesfa International School
1555 40th Ave. NE

Columbia Heights, MN 55421


Applications due: Open until filled
Position begins August 14, 2017

Competitive salary and benefits, if Part Time is elected, flexible hours can apply.

Tesfa International School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate among applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.