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1st Grade Teacher

Home Careers 1st Grade Teacher
Submitted: May 28
Closing: June 28

Contact

Drew Goodson

Location River Grove Elementary
14189 Ostlund trail North
PO Box 178
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047
Categories Licensed
Grades 1
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
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Job Description

River Grove serves Elementary students grades K-6 and utilizes the natural resources, history, arts, and civic stewardship of its community to create and sustain a student-centered, teacher-designed, and community-supported learning environment.

We are seeking candidates for a full-time classroom teaching position to help grow our blossoming Charter School located in the middle of beautiful Wilder Forest.

River Grove creates new professional opportunities for teachers, where teachers are responsible for the learning program and have the collective autonomy to make decisions influencing school success. The school strives to ensure a unique and magnetic culture that empowers educators and celebrates the distinct attributes of all students and the learning environment.

Qualifications

Curriculum Development and Planning:

Knowledge of the curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing and ability to seek resources to continuously develop and integrate curriculum over time
Ability to work with a team of teachers to structure curriculum for the School and plan lessons based upon the School mission, vision, academic goals and objectives
Ability to work cooperatively and independently to implement lessons based upon the school’s goals and objectives
Attend required curriculum planning sessions and professional development prior to school opening and ongoing at regular intervals as determined by need throughout the year
Instructional Requirements:

Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning abilities and styles and ability to adapt teaching methods to needs of student population
Knowledge of instructional technologies and ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate
Ability to work in a place-based, project-oriented, cooperative learning environment
Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies
Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students
Ability to use outdoor space as a classroom and participate in moderate physical activity.
Classroom Management:

Ability to work alongside other professionals and community specialists as co-teachers of students
Effectively engage and involve classroom volunteers
Demonstrate strong skills in classroom presentation and management including excellent organizational skills
Engage strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, parents, and community members from diverse backgrounds and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Willingness to build and maintain an environment for students that emphasizes community and is structured for engaged student learning
Utilize Responsive Classroom methods to foster community building
Perform classroom management duties; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary
Responsibilities to the School Environment:

Assess the needs of the class and prepare requests for materials, furnishing, and supplies within the framework of the budgeting process
Responsible awareness and implementation of school policies
Attend school events as required by the school
Perform duties as a shared staff community including student supervision in common areas as determined by staff collectively
Contribute to the School’s efforts by partnering with other staff to contribute to student achievement and the alignment and sustainability of resources
Work with the teaching team to evaluate colleagues
Perform other duties relevant to the success of the school

Institution Description

River Grove is a K-6, tuition-free public charter school in Marine on St. Croix, MN, just minutes north of Stillwater, MN. River Grove’s community school structure, natural surroundings, and small school environment create the ideal blend of social, developmental, and academic benefits for your child

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