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5th/6th Grade Teacher

Home Careers 5th/6th Grade Teacher
Submitted: February 18
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 Licensed
Grades 5, 6
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes Competitive with metro-area charters
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

Under the direction of the Director, with support from instructional coaches, and in collaboration with a 5th/6th grade teacher partner and staff, the NCS 5th/6th grade math teacher is responsible for supporting and instructing students as part of a team and for involving family partners in students’ education. They will be encouraged to bring skill and creativity to the craft and will use the best curriculum and tools available. NCS has adopted the EL Education English Language Arts and is in its fourth year of Eureka (Engage NY) Math implementation. These foundational, high-standards programs strongly support equity and excellence in learning. Instructional Leadership Teams of representative teachers support professional development in both content areas. Teachers actively support the vision-focused operations and administration of the school.

As Teacher:
--Plan and implement effective instruction and assessment in alignment with state standards.
--Participate productively in professional development activities.
--Use assessment data from formal and informal sources to adjust and direct instruction.
--Tailor 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.
--Contribute to inquiry expeditions and projects as needed with teammates.

As Crew Leader (Advisor):
--Facilitate daily 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.

--In collaboration with the principal, director, and professional development lead, 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.


--Bachelor’s degree
--Current Minnesota elementary K-6 or 1-6 teaching license
--Experience with diverse student populations

--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

--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 each student, New City meets daily in “Crew” with a teacher guide for support, team-building, and anti-racist/exclusion work, limits class sizes, integrates arts, intentionally cultivates both the student and staff community and, through a pervasive growth orientation, aspires to launch students to high school and beyond to foster a new and better city.

Application Instructions/Comments

Start Date: August, 2020

Application: please e-mail cover letter and resume (including current licensure status) to Todd Bartholomay, Executive Director:

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

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