English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher (K-6)

Type: Part-Time, Approximately a 0.65 FTE position
Year: 2020-21 School Year

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision as well as our Faith & Life Covenant.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

  • English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher – Approximately a 0.65 FTE position.
  • Position focuses on students in one elementary grade and grades 6-8, teaming with two other ELL staff.
  • Position includes both push in and pull out models, depending on need.
  • Salary is based on education and years of classroom teaching experience.
  • See the additional General Faculty Requirements and how “To Apply” below.

General Faculty Qualifications

  • Supportive of the school’s mission to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhood of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education.
  • Ability to effectively educate in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  • Desire to equip the children of the city with an academically rigorous, comprehensive, classical Christian education to prepare them to deal with the complex issues of living in this present society.
  • Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students.
  • Minimum BS or BA in Education with ELL/ESL emphasis preferred.

School Social Worker

Type: Full-Time, 1.0 FTE position plus summer school
Year: 2020-21 School Year

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision as well as our Faith & Life Covenant.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

  • Full time, 1.0 FTE position plus summer school.
  • Provide crisis intervention for students as needed
  • Consult with teachers and staff regarding student needs
  • Facilitate referral process to enable our students to receive more intensive therapy and support
  • Report to the Director of Student Support. Teams with Upper School and Lower School Deans of Students and on-site Mental Health professionals to provide social/emotional support to our student body

Job Requirements

  • Advocacy skills and knowledge about the effects of adverse childhood experiences
  • Strong communication skills
  • Desire to work well in a team
  • Ability to navigate a variety of needs effecting students
  • Ability to make decisions and take actions in a timely manner
  • Knowledgeable about making appropriate referrals to mental health services
  • Ability to complete necessary documentation in a timely manner
  • Licensed Social Worker (LGSW or LICSW), Masters of Social Work (MSW)

General Faculty Qualifications

  • Supportive of the school’s mission to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhood of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education.
  • Ability to effectively educate in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  • Desire to equip the children of the city with an academically rigorous, comprehensive, classical Christian education to prepare them to deal with the complex issues of living in this present society.
  • Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students.

1st Grade Classroom Teacher

Type: Full-Time
Year: 2020-21 School Year

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision as well as our Faith & Life Covenant.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

  • Responsible for instructing students using Hope’s curriculum for that grade level.
    Plan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities. Assess and report to school administration and parents.
  • “Shepherd” students, leading to healthy spiritual formation.
  • Participate in professional development activities.
  • Relate well and communicate effectively with school staff and parents.
  • Participate in school activities and programs, as noted on the staff calendar.
  • Salary is based on education and years of classroom teaching experience.

General Faculty Qualifications

  • Supportive of the school’s mission to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhood of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education.
  • Ability to effectively educate in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  • Desire to equip the children of the city with an academically rigorous, comprehensive, classical Christian education to prepare them to deal with the complex issues of living in this present society.
  • Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students.
  • Minimum BS or BA in Education preferred. Teaching Licensure preferred, but not required.