Kindergarten/First Grade Multi-age Classroom
Natural Science Academy
920 Holley Avenue, Suite 3
St. Paul Park, MN 55071
Minnesota Teacher's License:
Natural Science Academy is looking for an adventurous licensed teacher for a K/1 multi-age elementary classroom position. At NSA, teachers have freedom to innovate, and work together with supportive and upbeat colleagues. NSA teachers are creative, resourceful, team-players who utilize educational best practices to ensure student growth.
Must enjoy bringing children outdoors for learning and play.
In addition to a current Minnesota teaching license, desired skills, attributes, and experience for NSA teachers include:
Agility: can adapt and personalize teaching approach to meet individual needs using feedback, data and research-backed best practices
Humility: ability to admit wrongs, accept help from others and put the needs of students first. Willingness to learn what you do not yet know.
Rigorous expectations: a sense of urgency, high expectations and ability to motivate young people
Enthusiasm: demonstrates vision, leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, positivity and excitement
Adventuresome Spirit: Takes risks and tries new approaches, curious and passionate about science, the natural world and teaching and learning outdoors
Solutions-Orientation: able to focus on identifying and solving problems,
Teamwork: works well in and helps lead a team using authentic communication
Versatility: brings strengths and passions across multiple content and specialty areas
Integrity, work ethic, honesty, curiosity and a passion for growth and excellence
* Interest and/or experience in taking part in a cooperative leadership model where the administrative duties required of a charter school are shared among a team of committed teachers
* Must be comfortable with bugs, mud and hard work!
Natural Science Academy (NSA) is a Nature Immersion, K-5 public charter school located in St. Paul Park. Authorized by the Audubon Center of the North Woods, NSA provides students with a rigorous, child-centered, Nature Immersion curriculum and a high-quality daily science program, beginning in kindergarten. NSA students learn and play outdoors every day and take monthly EdVenture trips off-campus. The mission of Natural Science Academy is Academic Achievement through Study and Exploration of the Natural World.
NSA is committed to:
• Child-centered approach
• An early start to science literacy
• Nature Immersion teaching and learning
Please send resume and cover letter to Lead Teacher, Kendra Hunding at email@example.com