Upper School Administrative Assistant – Full Time

Very Important – Before applying please read and carefully review our Statement of Faith as well as our Hope Academy Faith & Life Covenant (see the Job Postings page at www.hopeschool.org). All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details:

  • Upper School Office Oversight:
    • Greet and assist all guests, staff, and students entering the Upper School office
    • Maintain student attendance for the Upper School
    • Process discipline referral paperwork
    • Receive and distribute messages for students
    • Maintain Upper School calendars
    • Coordinate Upper School mailings
    • Communicate occasionally with parents
    • Coordinate student uniform check-out
    • Assist with coordination of events and partnerships (Picture Day, Driver’s Ed…)
    • Maintain student digital and physical cumulative files
  • Assist the Upper School Principal with various tasks:
    • Update handbook
    • Follow-up with teachers
    • Schedule appointments
    • Calculate points for House System
    • Draft weekly email to staff
    • Other projects as assigned
  • Full-time position with benefits (40 hrs/wk during school year, Hours vary during summer)
  • Pay is hourly, based on qualifications and experience

 

Education and Skill Required:

  • College degree preferred but not required
  • Strong organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail
  • Enjoys working with both students and adults
  • Computer knowledge required (Word, Excel, Calendars, Office 365)

 

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 work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  • Desire to be a part of a team whose goal is 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.

 

To Apply:

Print out and complete our Staff Application (PDF), along with two letters of recommendation, and a cover letter.

 

Mail or email completed application, letters of recommendation, and cover letter to:
ATTN: Tennille Ziegler, Human Resources
Hope Academy
2300 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Email: tziegler@hopeschool.org

Technology Integration Specialist & Grades 6-12 Technology Instructor

Technology Integration Specialist and Grades 6-12 Technology Instructor
Job Description
The Technology Integration Specialist and Instructor plays a key role in building and delivering a strong technology
program for the school. The role has two key dimensions. First, the Technology Integration Specialist dimension of the
job will help train and support teachers in how to integrate technology in the classroom. Second, the Technology
Instructor dimension of the job will focus on the development of a K-12 technology curriculum and teaching classes
defined for delivering that curriculum.

CONTEXT AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Hope Academy is a Microsoft school. We take advantage of Microsoft 365 for email and the office suite. We also make
extensive use of Microsoft Teams both for administrative purposes and in the classroom. All students are given a
Microsoft 365 account so that they can actively utilize the tools that are available.
This position is integral to several very important technology related projects that are underway and will play an
important role in implementing and achieving student impact by integrating the use of these technologies in the
classroom. This list of technology improvements is an indicator of the type of environment this position is working in.
1. iPads (82 iPads) rolled out to all classrooms in Grade K-3
2. Chromebook cart (30 Chromebooks) implemented for shared use in Grades 4 and 5
3. Chromebook carts (90 Chromebooks) implemented for shared use in Grades 6 to 10
4. 1 to 1 program utilizing laptop computers will be implemented over the next two years for Grade 9 to 12
5. Interactive display boards (Smart Boards) will be implemented across all classrooms over the next 4 years

SPIRITUAL, EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Develops/selects and follows a Biblically-informed curriculum that will guide technology instruction.
2. Demonstrates leadership that helps students and teachers excel in the use of technology.
3. Is someone of the utmost integrity, who is passionately committed to Christ.
4. Bachelor’s degree required with major in Education or other technical subject matter preferred.
5. Two or more years of teaching experience in a technology related area is a plus but not required.
6. Experience as a Technology Integration Specialist (or equivalent) is a distinct advantage.
7. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others to achieve measurable goals is important.

TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION SPECIALIST
In the area of Technology Integration, this person is expected to work with the IT Director and Elementary Technology
Integration Specialist to develop a technology integration approach using the following resources and approaches:
1. Individual Meetings with Teachers – meets with teachers on-request to assist with technology skills
development and application of technology tools in the classroom.
2. In-Class Participation – classes can be led or co-led by this person. In addition, this person is available to
observe classes and make suggestions for how to enhance the integration of technology into the class.
3. Technology Planning Committee –plays a key role in the technology planning committee. The goal of the
committee is to continue envisioning the best use of technology at Hope.
4. Professional Development Planning – plays a key role looking for and investigating technology-related
professional development opportunities for staff and teachers and leading technology related professional
development sessions.
5. Research and Application – spends time being a “user of technology”, putting into practice the concepts that
teachers could be applying in the classroom. Builds a network with other educators in order to share best
practices and gain new insights which could be applied at Hope. Puts technology “on display” in various ways
throughout the school.

To Apply: Print out and complete our Teacher Application (PDF), along with two letters of recommendation, and a cover letter. Mail or email completed application, letters or recommendation, and cover letter to:

ATTN: Tennille Ziegler, Human Resources

Hope Academy

2300 Chicago Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Email: hr@hopeschool.org

Full-Time Middle School Language Arts Teacher (7th/8th Grade)

Position is for the 2019-20 school year.

Very Important – Before applying please read and carefully review our Statement of Faith as well as our Hope Academy Faith & Life Covenant (see the Job Postings page at www.hopeschool.org). All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details:

  • • 7th Grade Language Arts – 2 sections
  • • 8th Grade Language Arts – 2 sections
  • • Full time positions include additional full-time teacher responsibilities besides just teaching the classes.
  • • 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 preferred.

To Apply:

Print out and complete our Teacher Application (PDF), along with two letters of recommendation, and a cover letter.

Mail or email completed application, letters of recommendation, and cover letter to: ATTN: Tennille Ziegler, Human Resources Hope Academy 2300 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55404

Email: tennilleziegler@hopeschool.org