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Elementary Teacher--5th Grade

Home Careers Elementary Teacher--5th Grade
Submitted: March 6
Closing: May 1

Contact

Todd Bartholomay
Bartholomay

Phone: 6512087479

Fax: 612-623-3319

Location New City School
1500 6th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Categories Licensed
Grades 5, 6
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the director and in collaboration with staff, a NCS elementary teacher is responsible for supporting and instructing students as part of a broader school team and for involving family partners in students’ education. Teachers are expected to play an active role in supporting the operations and administration of the school.

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As Teacher:
Plan and implement effective instruction and assessment in alignment with state standards.
Participate productively in professional development activities that hone the craft.
Use data from assessments and other formal and informal sources to adjust and direct instruction.
Differentiate instruction to meet individual student strengths, needs and interests.
Collaborate with advisors, administrators, students and families to ensure each student receives the support they need.
Maintain accurate, complete and factual records on each student.
Facilitate related student learning outside of school.

As Crew Leader/Advisor:
Facilitate morning meetings that cultivate the learning community, connect students, and provide learning and practice in areas of social-emotional development and cultural competency.
Develop caring and supportive relationships with students and families.
Celebrate student accomplishments and hold students accountable to goals and standards.
Advocate for, and on behalf of, students and families.
Maintain accurate, complete and factual records on each student.
Monitor and share student progress, educationally and socially, to parents, students and staff.

General:
In collaboration with the director and professional development leads, work with others in pursuit of teacher excellence and maximum student learning.
Monitor students when on school property.
Attend staff meetings, professional development trainings, data analysis days, etc.
Seek and learn from feedback to improve performance and professional competence.

Support the administration and operation of the school. Under the direction of the principal and director and in collaboration with staff, a NCS elementary teacher is responsible for supporting and instructing students as part of a broader school team and for involving family partners in students’ education. With support, teachers bring skill and creativity to the craft of engaging and responsive instruction using the best curricular, technological, and other tools available. Teachers actively support the vision-focused operations and administration of the school.

Our student day is currently from 10:15 AM until 4:45 PM. Staff meetings precede the student day.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
Bachelor’s degree
Current Minnesota elementary K-6 or 1-6 teaching license

Preferred:
Urban teaching experience
Demonstrated success in increasing student achievement
Arts and project-based learning experience
Experience and/or interest in the intersection of social and emotional and academic learning

REQUIRED MINDSETS
Growth Mindset: Teachers work with an understanding that focused work over time results in desired outcomes. Willingness to take risks in efforts to further student learning is encouraged.

Focus on Learning: Teachers routinely examine student learning results and plan instruction based on insights derived from data analysis. Engaging each student and moving each forward from her/his growing edge is the work. Learning with and from others is the norm.

Creativity and Flexibility: Teachers will demonstrate creativity and promote creativity among students will server flexibly in a variety of roles.

Teamwork: Teachers partner with teams for grade-level work and are engaged in weekly professional development with the teaching staff continuous focused on developing and maintaining caring and supportive relationships. Teachers will also develop inclusive teams focused on developing and maintaining caring and supporting relationships through advisory.

Institution Description

New City Charter School is an innovative K-8 public charter school in its seventeenth year in Northeast Minneapolis. Guided by its mission to effectively integrate social, emotional, and academic learning and to honor the diversity and individuality of each of its students, New City limits class sizes, integrates arts, intentionally cultivates both the student and staff community, and, through a growth orientation that pervades our work, aspires to launch students to high school and beyond to foster a new and better city.

Application Instructions/Comments

SALARY, START DATE, and APPLICATION
Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience + comprehensive benefits package

Start Date: August, 2020

Application: please email cover letter and resume (including current licensure status) to Todd Bartholomay, Director: todd.bartholomay@newcitycharterschool.org

**Applications will be accepted immediately and considered until the position is filled.

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