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Art Teacher 5th-8th Grades--Half-time

Home Careers Art Teacher 5th-8th Grades--Half-time
Submitted: November 21
Closing: January 14


Todd Bartholomay
Executive Director

Phone: 612-623-3309

Fax: 612-623-3319


Location New City School
1500 6th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Categories Licensed
Grades 5, 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Part-Time
To Apply

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

Job Description

Under the direction of the executive director and in collaboration with staff, the NCS 5-8 visual art teacher will equitably instruct students in visual arts as part of a broader school team.

The position is half-time (0.5 FTE)--Tuesday through Friday 60% of the day. Classes take place on T/Th during the first 60% of the day and W/F during the last 60% of the day.

The art teacher will provide engaging art instruction using the best curricular, technological, and other tools available with support from administration and staff. The 5-8 teacher partners with the K-4 art teacher around curriculum planning and materials and is a teammate with the 5-6 and 7-8 teacher teams in which they collaborate on ongoing learning expedition development. All teachers are involved in monthly professional learning. Teachers actively support the vision-focused operations and administration of the school.

Classes are held in a dedicated art classroom space

The student day is currently from 10:15 AM until 4:45 PM. Teacher hours are 8:00 to 4:00 and meetings precede the student day.


Bachelor’s degree
Current Minnesota Visual arts teacher teaching license K-12
Experience with diverse student populations

Urban teaching experience
Demonstrated success in increasing student achievement
Arts and project-based learning experience
Experience and/or interest in the intersection of social and emotional and academic learning

As Teacher:
--Plan and implement effective instruction and assessment in alignment with state standards.
--Participate productively in professional development activities that hone the craft.
--Collaborate with advisors, administrators, students and families to ensure each student receives the support they need.
--Maintain accurate, complete and factual records on each student.

--In collaboration with the director and instructional coach, work with staff to maximize student learning.
--Monitor students when on school property.
--Attend staff meetings, professional development trainings, data analysis days, etc.
--Seek and learn from feedback to improve performance and professional competence.
--Support the administration and operation of the school.

Institution Description

New City Charter School is an innovative K-8 public charter school in its eighteenth year in Northeast Minneapolis. Guided by its mission to effectively integrate social, emotional, and academic learning and to honor the diversity and individuality of each of each student, New City systematically cultivates a strong community and identity, strives to teach and guide students equitably, teaches social skills, engages in anti-racist/exclusion work, limits class sizes, integrates arts, intentionally cultivates both the student and staff community and, aspires to launch students to high school and beyond to foster a new and better city. Arts have always been critical to the development of individual student voice at New City and been highly valued.

Application Instructions/Comments

Start Date: January 31, 2022

Application: please e-mail cover letter and resume (including current licensure status) to Todd Bartholomay, Executive Director:

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

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