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Creative Math Teacher

Home Careers Creative Math Teacher
Submitted: March 26
Closing: August 10


Joseph Cienian
Director of Education

Phone: 6084448285


Location High School for Recording Arts
1166 University Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
Categories Licensed
Grades 9, 10, 11
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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

Job Description

HSRA is looking for a Licensed Math Teacher to work as a Creative Math Specialist for Fall of 2021 (starting with August Staff Training).

We are looking for a dynamic personality that can excite our students about math through creative engagement with exciting hand-on education in the classroom / virtual workspace for hybrid learning. At HSRA our teachers must incorporate cultural relevance, social justice, relevant material to the students, a creative use of technology, and a keen understanding of trauma sensitive classroom management.

This teacher should also incorporate an understanding of varied approaches to teaching math and collaborate with other subjects for team teaching when possible.

This teacher will run their Math workshops in our Hybrid system, using our station based model of blended learning, competency based learning pathways interacting with a math digital framework, and the curation of social justice based projects / experiential learning opportunities.


Applicants to be HSRA teachers should have a teaching philosophy that programs for a creative, fun, inquiry-based, and student centered classroom that challenges, engages, and empowers all students. They should be self-starters, excited for collaboration, be able to work interdisciplinary, be able build blended learning lessons using Schoology, and be able to balance experiential, expeditionary, and project-based learning in their classes.

- MN Teaching License in Mathematics is Preferred but we are open to unique circumstances of applicants. Out of state applicants are encouraged to apply as well.
- Ability to build a blended approach in workshops and develop curriculum within the HSRA student focused system.
- Prior successful experience in urban, multicultural education desirable.
- Experience working with adolescents, youth agencies, social services, and school systems.
- Persistence. Belief that all youth have the ability to learn.
- Ability and willingness to work with families in a non-blaming approach.
- Advocacy skill, including good communication skills and the ability to negotiate, compromise, and confront conflict.
- Organizational skill, flexibility and ability to work in a variety of settings. Ability to work independently.

Institution Description

High School for Recording Arts is defined by its commitment to find and nurture the genius and creativity of every student despite any life challenges or setbacks. Our school is built around the recognition that every learner has special talents and strengths, passionate interests, impactful personal experiences, and unique perspectives on the world and learning. Our aim is to actively recruit students that have dropped out, are over-aged and under-credited, or have not found success in the traditional educational system. To better reach this traditionally neglected or abandoned group, we believe in creating a dynamic educational culture rooted in positive relationships, Hip Hop, the arts, and creativity that inspires our students to transcend individual barriers to success.

Application Instructions/Comments

Please contact our Hiring Team to apply:  Joey Cienian (,  Renee Swanson (, Haben Ghebregergish (,  and Saintanne Tipton (

Please send us your resume and an introduction letter explaining your interest in the position. We will follow up with a list of pre-interview questions and schedule a virtual interview soon after!

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

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