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Director of Teaching & Learning

Home Careers Director of Teaching & Learning
Submitted: February 8
Closing: March 31


Todd Bartholomay
Executive Director

Phone: 651-208-7479

Fax: 612-623-3319


Location New City School
1500 6th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Categories Administrative, Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Preferred
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes Competitive with metro-area charters for high-level leadership positions
To Apply

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Job Description

New City School seeks a purpose-driven and visionary teacher leader/collaborator to join its diverse and ambitious leadership team. As part of this supportive team, the Director of Teaching & Learning will be instrumental in shaping the next phase of our unique K-8 school. Founded in 2003 to integrate the social and emotional with academic learning, New City has a proud history as a welcoming, arts-rich, child-centered program striving to launch powerful, skilled citizens to high school.

A 2020-24 strategic plan will guide the work in three priority areas--leadership, teacher development, and student support systems. Partnering with the school director and leadership team, the The Director of Teaching and Learning is an active member of the administrative team. In partnership with our Staff Development Lead, you will guide instruction, curriculum, and assessment and will support the School Director in setting achievement and practice goals, monitoring progress, and reporting. Inquiry-driven expeditions coupled with EL Education's ELA and Eureka Math curricula define the instructional core.


Graduate degree work
Coaching experience and ability to partner with teachers for development.
Leadership experience and applicable communication skills
Experience with literacy and/or math assessments, goal-setting, progress-monitoring, data collection and analysis, collaborations with teachers focused on continuous improvement and insurance of progress for students in reading and/or math
Experience with middle level and upper elementary students and appropriate licensure

Urban teaching experience
Demonstrated success in increasing student achievement
Deep experience with common core shifts (ideally EL ED ELA and/or Eureka Math). Strong work ethic and passion for learning community.
Experience and/or interest in the intersection of social and emotional and academic learning

Growth Mindset: Understanding that focused work over time results in desired outcomes. Willingness to take risks in efforts to further teacher and student learning.
Focus on Learning: Commitment to examining student learning results and instructional planning based on insights from data. Focus on moving each student forward from their growing edge. Learning with and from others..
Creativity and Flexibility: Demonstrate and promote creativity among staff and students and can flexibly adjust roles as needed.
Teamwork: Engaged in professional development with inclusive teacher teams.

Institution Description

Guided by its mission to integrate social, emotional, and academic learning effectively and to honor the diversity and individuality of each of its students, New City seeks to equity, limits class sizes, integrates arts, intentionally cultivates both the student and staff community, designs locally relevant inquiry learning experiences, and is committed to launching students to high school and beyond capable of contributing to building of a new and better city.

Application Instructions/Comments

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS: Competitive and commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package.

START DATE: August, 2021

APPLICATION: Please email cover letter and resume (including current licensure status) to Todd Bartholomay, Director:

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

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