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ELA Middle School 6-8

Home Careers ELA Middle School 6-8
Submitted: August 25
Closing: September 26

Contact

Heather Newman
Associate Director

Phone: 612-877-7401

Email: hnewman@sbwschool.org

Location Stonebridge World School
4530 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Categories Licensed
Grades 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Preferred
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes $2000 Signing Stipend Available.
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

Stonebridge World School
Job Description - Teacher

Title: ELA Middle School Teacher

Reports to: Executive Director

Summary: Provide a rigorous, stimulating and positive learning experience for middle school students; work closely with parents and/or guardians to support student performance, and collaborate with other staff to create a safe, structured learning community.

Responsibilities
Positive School Community

• Establish and enforce Responsive Classroom practices consistently.

• Organize and lead classroom activities to promote physical, mental and social emotional health and development

• Maintain positive, professional relationships with staff, students and parents in and out of school

• Meet with parents and/or guardians to discuss student progress and to determine priorities and needs for their students

• Communicate with parents and families regularly, through weekly newsletters, designated phone apps, phone calls and email

• Attend and help coordinate monthly family events
• Implement school discipline policies as explained in the Schoolwide Guide

Curriculum
• Implement all ELA curriculum with fidelity as directed by administration.

• Establish clear objectives for ALL lessons based on MN State Standards and communicate these to students

• Plan and prepare activities for a balanced program of modeling, guided practice and independent work that provides students with opportunities to inquire, explore and investigate

• Prepare daily lesson plans and provide written evidence of planning as requested by turning in lesson plans by Monday at 9:00 a.m.

• Collaborate weekly with team to promote learning and consistency between classrooms

• Complete Emergency Sub Plans with designated activities and materials and keep current plan on file

• Integrate arts and technology into lessons to enhance teaching

• Adapt and differentiate teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ various needs and interests

• Implement descriptors from the Teacher Advancement Program (TAP) rubric as well as complete IGPs/Reflection Groups

• Plan field trips, projects and other experiential activities to enhance in-class learning

Assessment
• Assess and evaluate students’ academic performance on a regular basis in order to enhance and inform instruction, including Fountas and Pinnell 3 times a year, MAP 3 times a year, formative and summative assessments, MCA

• Maintain accurate and complete Cumulative Student Data Files and a grade book as required by law and the school

• Prepare academic and behavioral reports on students and activities as requested by administration

Professional Responsibilities
• Plan, supervise, communicate and evaluate assignments and interventions for classroom paraprofessionals
• Select, store and inventory classroom equipment, materials and supplies
• Meet with school administrators, coaches and other school professionals regarding individual student needs
• Attend professional trainings and workshops to improve professional competence
• Attend all staff meetings; serve on committees as required and be aware of and follow all policies and essential agreements within the school
• Accurately take attendance, breakfast counts and enforce the school food rules, as well as healthy snack expectations and Wellness policy
• Adhere to all Stonebridge Policies, Essential Agreements and School-Wide Guide
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher
• Valid Minnesota teaching license for the appropriate level or subject area
• Alignment with our mission and vision
• Charter school commitment
• Strong classroom management skills
• Experience working with high needs students and diverse communities
• Ability to effectively and openly communicate and work with diverse populations
• Adaptable and flexible with a positive professional demeanor
To keep our staff and students safe we have implemented more cleaning and disinfecting, temp checks daily, sanitizers in each classroom, 1 on1 devices for each student, smart tv's in each classroom.

Application Instructions/Comments

Please send resume , cover letter, and references to hnewman@sbwschool.org

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

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