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Kindergarten Teacher

Home Careers Kindergarten Teacher
Submitted: February 19
Closing: March 31


Katharina Schirg
Director of International Programs & Outreach

Phone: 651-492-7106


Location Twin Cities German Immersion School
1031 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103
Categories Licensed
Grades K
Health Insurance Included
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes $30,000-$60,000
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

A Kindergarten teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program, using German as the primary language of instruction, that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Twin Cities German Immersion School policies.

* Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences, using German as the primary language of instruction.
* Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
* Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
* Maintains effective and efficient record-keeping procedures.
* Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
* Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, in German and in English, with students, parents, colleagues, and other stakeholders on a regular basis.
* Collaborates with colleagues to enhance the instructional environment.
* Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, colleagues, and community.
* Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification.
* Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
* Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals.
* Demonstrates gains in student performance.
* Participates in professional development activities.
* Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating work with others.
* Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.

All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning.


* Commitment to TCGIS’s mission, vision, values & strategic goals.
* Proficiency in German language
* Bachelor’s Degree in subject area
* Valid Minnesota teaching license in applicable grade level and subject area (and/or a commitment to work with TCGIS and the State Board of Teaching to receive provisional licensure)
* Eligible to work in the United States (and/or commitment to work with TCGIS to receive work permit).
* Dedicated, flexible and supportive of charter school concept.
* Must be a passionate, dedicated, and resourceful teacher
* A minimum of one year teaching experience preferred
* Working knowledge of Minnesota Learning Standards
* Experience in developing and implementing social-emotional learning.

Institution Description

Twin Cities German Immersion School (TCGIS) is a Minnesota public charter school serving around 600 students from Kindergarten to 8th grade. TCGIS is dedicated to its mission of “Innovative education of the whole child through German immersion." The school remains the largest German language school in North America and has consistently been among Minnesota’s most academically successful schools.

Application Instructions/Comments

Interested candidates should submit the following: Cover letter, resume, three references
Send all materials electronically to:

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