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Adolescent Literature Guide - Grades 7th/8th

Home Careers Adolescent Literature Guide - Grades 7th/8th
Submitted: April 28
Closing: May 21


Jaddie Edwards
HR Manager

Phone: 651-305-2780 ext 23

Fax: 651-305-2781

Location Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108
Categories Licensed
Grades 7, 8
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

● Implementing curriculum using student-centered learning; intentionally structured
group work for heterogeneous classrooms; & best practices within the field
● Using a team approach with fellow colleagues to provide high-quality instruction
● Participating in a multi-night overnight experiential learning trip with students in the
fall, and designing and guiding with students a one-week intensive course in the spring.
● Working closely with Program Director to ensure effective instruction and professional
engagement in needs of the level
● Providing an advisory role for a group of Upper Adolescent (10th-12th grade) students
throughout the year (15 min per day) Incorporating intentional methods of effective group work is an expectation for all guides at Great River School. These specific methods seek to actively disrupt systems of oppression as related to the status and identity of students. The methods and practices for effective group work are included in the PD and training of Great River School. Attending summer equity training at the
Science House (of Science Museum of Minnesota) is at the discretion of the employee but is
highly encouraged.


- MN Teaching License in Language Arts/Literature (or ability to acquire licensure)
- Passion and willingness to be a part of a team of educators, working together for a
common purpose
- Courage, humility, humor, and persistence
Preferred Qualifications:
● Credential in Montessori (AMI, AMS, MACTE, NAMTA), & open to training and
Montessori orientation
● Experience teaching in hands-on settings, interest, and willingness to engage in trips and
expeditionary learning with students
● Knowledge of and experience with teaching in the IB Diploma Program
● Desire to be part of a team of professional educators who collaborate and create
an environment that serves students holistically

Institution Description

Organization Description:
Great River School is a public Montessori school servicing students grades in 1st through 12th grades with the International Baccalaureate program in 11th & 12th grades. Our community is committed to an engaging environment that prepares students for their unique roles as responsible and engaged citizens of the world. Our vision is world peace through education. We specifically seek to deconstruct systems of bias and oppression that interrupt relationships and access to education. We welcome applications from all backgrounds - racial justice, gender inclusion, and accessibility of education are central to our core values as a school community.

Application Instructions/Comments

Great River School provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Great River School will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis until successful candidates are hired. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional letters of reference (e-mail of application materials is preferred) to:
Sam O'Brien ~ Head of School
Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108

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

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