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Building Reserve/Substitute Teacher

Home Careers Building Reserve/Substitute Teacher
Submitted: October 2
Closing: November 4


Amy Erickson
Executive Director

Phone: 651-528-8091


Location Upper Mississippi Academy
19 E Exchange St
St. Paul, MN 55101
Categories Licensed
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a building substitute who is passionate about hands-on teaching and learning and is a lifelong learner. The building substitute will provide instruction to students in grades 6-12 delivering content, modeling expected behaviors, and managing classroom dynamics. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work indoors and occasionally outdoors. The substitute is directly responsible for the safety and well-being of students.

Great opportunity for new teachers wanting more classroom experience. UMA also offers professional development opportunities each month.


* Valid Minnesota Teaching License, Short Call license also accepted;
* Willingness to apply for an appropriate MN License also should apply
* Bachelor’s or advanced degree;
* Aptitude for work with students at various grades, content areas and development levels;
* Develop and maintain a positive learning environment;
* Guide students in the creation of a respectful, non-bias school culture.
* Effective age appropriate classroom management strategies

Institution Description

UMA is located in downtown St. Paul within sight of the Minnesota State Capitol. We serve
students in grades 6 - 12. Our community is actively engaged in deconstructing systems of bias
in all areas so that all our students can learn in an engaging environment to prepare them for
being world citizens. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational
diversity but whose teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse,
equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and
community. UMA condemns racism and prejudice in all its forms and therefore promotes
inclusion in all forms. This is evident in our ongoing organizational work that moves beyond
mere statements to vetting its policies, procedures, and practices. As we post for positions, we
hope to identify people who will assist in our mission to dismantle all bias so that everyone has
the opportunity to succeed at UMA.

Upper Mississippi Academy is a vibrant, pioneering, experience-based charter school with a
growing student body. We pride ourselves on our philosophy of teacher-as-designer, expecting
and encouraging teachers to incorporate subject area content with real world context, including cross-curricular collaboration and the development of partnerships with local community members and organizations. Our St. Paul urban location provides access to a broad spectrum of community partnerships.

People seeking employment at UMA are considered without regards to race, color, religion,
national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, physical or
mental disability, veteran status.

Application Instructions/Comments

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume, and references (list or letter) to:

Complete job description listed on our website.

Position open until filled.

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

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