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Language & Logic Teacher - St. Croix Preparatory Academy

Posted on 5/17/2017 5:04:37 PM

Listing expires 6/14/2017

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To apply:  Email your resume, cover letter and license information to Terri Smith at tsmith@stcroixprep.org.


5/6 Language and Logic and 6th Grade Reading Teacher  - St. Croix Preparatory Academy

1.0 FTE for 2017-18 school year


Curriculum includes:


6th Grade Reading-

·         Canon of Literature using classical texts

·         ELA standards implementation 

·         Grammar, Spelling and Vocabulary instruction

·         Paideia Seminar

·         Evidence- Based Writing

·         Reading Strategy instruction


5/6 Language and Logic (Classical Studies)

·         Critical Thinking and Mindset

·         Study of Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes

·         Introduction to Latin through “Minimus” curriculum

·         Speaking and Listening

·         Strategies to support Executive Functioning and Study Skills


Required Qualifications:

·         5-12 MN Language Arts Teaching License or

·         K-6 with 5-8 MN Language Arts Teaching Concentration

·         Knowledge of Latin through high school or college coursework or strong linguistics background.  


Preferred but not Required Qualifications:

·         K-12 Latin Teaching License or college Latin coursework

Experience with,

o   A classical model of education or a liberal arts college education

o   Strong background in Linguistics or Classical Studies

o   Strong background in Grammar/Grammar instruction

o   Strong writing background

o   Experience with Classical Literature

o   Experience with implementation of Literacy Strategies across curriculum

o   Experience with Paideia or Socratic Seminar/Discussion methods

o   College preparatory rigor in a middle school setting