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Science Teacher, Grades 6-8 - Prairie Seeds Academy

Posted on 5/17/2017 11:39:27 AM

Listing expires 6/14/2017

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Prairie Seeds Academy is a K-12 public charter school located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.  Our teachers and staff work very hard to create and sustain a warm, safe and productive atmosphere for learning. We are committed to the pursuit of providing high-rigor academics along with encouraging our students to be global thinkers and learners. With today's diversity, we want our students to adapt successfully to change, be life-long learners, and care and understand others. We want our students to be prepared for the world so they can become a contributing member of society. 

Vision Statement:  Our PSA Community members are inspired global thinkers, who will understand the importance of inquiry, lifelong learning, intercultural awareness, respect, and adaptability as they become future leaders.

 Mission Statement:  Prairie Seeds Academy, in cooperation with families and community, provides leadership in rigorous education to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring citizens who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

 

Prairie Seeds Academy is currently accepting applications for a full-time

Middle School Science Teacher starting school year 2017-2018.

 

Job Description: To create a flexible educational program and a class environment favorable to

learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

 

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Must have a MN Teaching License in the appropriate subject matter
  • Trained in GRR (Gradual Release of Responsibilities), PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports) and IB (International Baccalaureate) is a plus!
  • Be committed to professional growth and development

§  Have a knowledge of best practices, instructional strategies, classroom management and behavior management

§  Serve as a role model for promoting effective instruction and professionalism

§  Demonstrate respect for children, colleagues, parents and school leadership

§  Believe in and support the vision and mission of Prairie Seeds Academy

 

Responsibilities: 

 

Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

 

1.    Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject manner. 

2.    Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

3.    Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.

4.    Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.

5.    Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

6.    Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports & report cards.

7.    Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.

8.    Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

 

To Appy, please submit the following:

-Letter of interest

-Updated resume

-Copy of MN teaching license

 

Please submit materials to: 

crystal.vang@psak12.org

 

Deadline: 

Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.