3rd Grade Teacher

    • Categories:

    • Licensed

    • Grades:

    • 3

    • Health Insurance:

    • Included

    • Minnesota Teacher's License:

    • Required

    • Salary Range:

    • Commensurate with Experience

    • Work Commitment:

    • Full-Time

    • Submitted Date:

      07.29.2019

      Closing:

      08.30.2019

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    • Contact:

      Drew Goodson
      Goodson

      Phone: 6514093122

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Job Description

River Grove serves Elementary students grades K-6 and utilizes the natural resources, history, arts, and civic stewardship of its community to create and sustain a student-centered, teacher-designed, and community-supported learning environment.

We are seeking candidates for a full-time classroom teaching position in 3rd Grade for the 2019-20 school year to help grow our blossoming Charter School.

River Grove creates new professional opportunities for teachers, where teachers are responsible for the learning program and have the collective autonomy to make decisions influencing school success. The school strives to ensure a unique and magnetic culture that empowers educators and celebrates the distinct attributes of all students and the learning environment.

Qualifications

Primary Responsibilities, Knowledge and Skills Required

Curriculum Development and Planning:

Knowledge of the curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing and ability to seek resources to continuously develop and integrate curriculum over time
Ability to work with a team of teachers to structure curriculum for the School and plan lessons based upon the School mission, vision, academic goals and objectives
Ability to work cooperatively and independently to implement lessons based upon the school’s goals and objectives
Attend required curriculum planning sessions and professional development prior to school opening and ongoing at regular intervals as determined by need throughout the year

Instructional Requirements:

Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning abilities and styles and ability to adapt teaching methods to needs of student population
Knowledge of instructional technologies and ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate
Ability to work in a place-based, project-oriented, cooperative learning environment
Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies
Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students
Ability to use outdoor space as a classroom and participate in moderate physical activity.

Classroom Management:

Ability to work alongside other professionals and community specialists as co-teachers of students
Effectively engage and involve classroom volunteers
Demonstrate strong skills in classroom presentation and management including excellent organizational skills
Engage strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, parents, and community members from diverse backgrounds and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Willingness to build and maintain an environment for students that emphasizes community and is structured for engaged student learning
Utilize Responsive Classroom methods to foster community building
Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary
Responsibilities to the School Environment:

Assess the needs of the class and prepare requests for materials, furnishing, and supplies within the framework of the budgeting process
Responsible awareness and implementation of school policies
Attend school events as required by the school
Perform duties as a shared staff community including student supervision in common areas as determined by staff collectively
Contribute to the School’s efforts by partnering with other staff to contribute to student achievement and the alignment and sustainability of resources
Work with the teaching team to evaluate colleagues
Perform other duties relevant to the success of the school

Child Information and Evaluation:

Participate in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings for Special Education children, including referral, intervention, and planning phases as needed
Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement
Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by school; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the School board/ Authorizer
Work with the teaching team to determine which assessments, in addition to the state mandated exams, will be used to evaluate student performance

Parent/Public Relations:

Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the academic development of the student; participate in parent teacher conferences

Professional Growth:

Participate in training (far in advance of school start date) specific to the design and implementation of the school’s mission and vision: Teacher-Powered School immersed in Place-Based education model
Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed
Work with teaching team members to identify needed professional development
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