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MIddle School English Language Arts Teacher

Home Careers MIddle School English Language Arts Teacher
Submitted: February 22
Closing: March 22

Contact

Alma Trevino
atrevino@sojournertruthacademy.org

Phone: 612-588-3599

Fax: 612-588-0217

Email: atrevino@sojournertruthacademy.org

Location Sojourner Truth Academy
3820 Emerson Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55412
Categories Licensed
Grades 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes $38,000-$48,000+ Experience-based
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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

Job Description

Challenging work; brilliant scholars; and the chance to make a difference!
Sojourner Truth Academy (STA) is currently seeking committed, passionate, educators who hold a belief in the ability of our scholars, to join our team of licensed teachers and highly qualified paraprofessionals for the 2020-2021 school year. We are reviewing applicants now for a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher.

Sojourner Truth Academy is a PK-8 open-enrollment public charter school in Minneapolis, MN. We are driven by our mission to prepare children for the future by building confidence and a strong sense of self-worth through small classrooms and an open, safe, family-like environment. STA supports families by embracing change when necessary for the good of the children and serving as a bridge to the community. Staff at STA is dedicated to and held accountable for providing a learning experience that is culturally relevant, challenging and fun. Sojourner Truth Academy is a results-driven school founded in 1999.

COMPENSATION
-$38,000-$48,000+ Experience-based, Teachers
-$15 per hour+ Experience-based, Paraprofessionals
-Potential Annual Performance-Based Salary Increase
-Teacher & Public Loan Forgiveness Eligible Institution
Staff tuition reimbursement program for pursuing a teaching license or furthering teacher education
-School District Staff are part of Phase 1B of The MN Department of Health’s Covid19 Vaccination Plan
-Competitive Family Benefits Plan:
-Single Medical Coverage Paid at 100%
-Medical, Dental, Prescription & Retirement benefits
-Health and fitness benefits

Qualifications

REQUIRED TRAINING QUALIFICATIONS

Teaching positions require an appropriate Minnesota Teaching license.

Institution Description

STA WORK CULTURE & ENVIRONMENT

-Team-based work culture with embedded weekly professional learning community meetings.
-An open-door, family-like environment where the staff is valued and celebrated.
-Cultural competency is prized, nurtured, and developed.
-Multi-Tiered System of Support provides targeted academic and behavior supports for every scholar.
-Award-winning model: Teacher Leadership Teams drive and operate STA’s academic program
-24:1 Classroom scholar to teacher ratio
-13:2 Prekindergarten scholar to teacher ratio
-A support staff member in every classroom
-Classroom Budget provided
-Licensure CEU Requirements Embedded into Staff Development Schedule
-97% of Staff look forward to coming to work each day
-92% of 2-5 graders feel STA adults respect scholars who are different
-28% of STA teachers are teachers of color
-Staff Makeup: 53% African-American, 36% white, 8% Latino, and 3% multi-racial
-Total Learning Classroom, Minnesota Reading Corps partner school (KG-3)
-Financially strong district: *Strong fund balance *Highest opinion earned from independent financial audit *Minnesota Department of Education, School Finance Award recipient, 15 years

Application Instructions/Comments

TO APPLY
1. Please seek more information about our learning community before taking the time to submit an application: www.sojournertruthacademy.org
2. Qualified, passionate applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Alma Trevino at atrevino@sojournertruthacademy.org.
3. Applicant materials will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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

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