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Hmong Language and Culture Specialist

Home Careers Hmong Language and Culture Specialist
Submitted: November 20
Closing: December 20


Chai Lee

Phone: 6517964500

Fax: 651-927-8481


Location HOPE Community Academy
720 Payne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55130
Categories Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

Job Description

Job Summary:
To plan, organize and implement an appropriate learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential base on HOPE’s instructional curriculum for students. Work is performed under the supervision of the principal.
Primary duties: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
• Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials to facilitate active learning
• Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
• Prepare classroom for class activities and implements goals, objectives and standards of the school
• Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instructions
• Evaluate student performance through examinations and homework assignments to promote student achievement. Provide appropriate feedback on work.
• Assess student academic and behavioral needs by establishing and enforcing school rules and procedures.
• Clearly communicate assessment criteria to parents; and involve parents/guardians in meaningful ways to maximize student learning and achievement.
• Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
• Prepare required reports on students and activities
• Performs classroom management duties, maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
Other duties
• Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.
• Participates in various school events, staff meetings and extracurricular activities
• Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
• Ability and flexibility to interact effectively with students, parents, and other school staff, the administration, and community members of diverse ethnic/racial and socioeconomic backgrounds.
• Ability to collaborate with grade level teachers, paraprofessionals, and tutors regarding instructional classroom activities
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Ability to plan and implement lesson plans base on school goals, as well as the objectives, and needs of students.
• Ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations
• Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology, as appropriate.
• Knowledge of classroom management and organization

Minimum Qualifications
• B.A/B.S. degree in teaching from an accredited institution or related field of teaching
• Minnesota State Licensure in teaching in appropriate subject area

Institution Description

HOPE Community Academy is an accredited, public co-educational charter school comprised of primary, intermediate, and middle school levels. The entire school community seeks to provide a safe and trusting learning environment where each student is valued and challenged to grow academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.

As a vital part of the total learning community, HOPE Community Academy is called to educate students in an atmosphere enriched by shared Hmong and American values . . . peace, justice, and respect for one another. The school recognizes that a child’s healthy development is dependent upon learning and living out those values.

In partnership with home and the community at large, each student is encouraged and directed to reach his or her potential. HOPE Community Academy’s academic program emphasizes mastery of the basics, with the core curriculum enhanced by programs in music, information literacy, art, physical education, computer science, and Hmong language.

Application Instructions/Comments

Please submit resume and cover letter to Dr. Lee at

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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