ELL TEACHER (English Language Learner)

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: 

  • English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher – Approximately a 0.7 FTE position. 
  • Position focuses on students ranging from 5th through 8th grade, teaming with 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. 

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: hr@hopeschool.org 

Grant Expansion Specialist (Part-Time)

Hope Academy is seeking a Grant Expansion Specialist to oversee the research, writing, reporting, and submission of existing grant relationships (15-20), and to identify and develop new grant opportunities, in collaboration with our Development team. This is a part-time position based on our grants calendar.


Details:

  • Write and submit 15-20 existing grant applications, with related LOIs and/or follow-up reports as needed.
  • Maintain a master calendar and files of all grant opportunities and deadlines.
  • Identify new grant opportunities, and increase grant support.
  • Work with internal staff to gather relevant data, surveys, and statistics as necessary.
  • Monitor grant-funded programs to ensure compliance with grant requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Highly missional – in agreement with Hope Academy’s Statement of Faith & Faith and Life Covenant.
  • Strong organization & project management – able to manage multiple deadlines concurrently, and keep detailed projects & files organized.
  • Resourceful & reliable – determined problem-solver; finds ways to accomplish goals and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starting – create paths where none existed before and willingly dive into new territory.
  • Skilled and experienced.
    • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in related field.
    • Strong writer and communicator.
    • Strong time and project management skills; detail-oriented.
    • Great collaborator; builds strong relationships internally and externally.
    • Track record of success in grant writing & research a plus.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • This is a part-time, hourly position with flexible hours based on grant calendar.
  • Starting salary commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidate.

To Apply:

• Please email staff application, resume, and cover letter to: hr@hopeschool.org

• All faculty and staff agree to abide by our Statement of Faith and our Faith & Life Covenant. Before applying, we encourage you to read the following statements:
http://hopeschool.org/about-us/employment/statement-of-faith/
http://hopeschool.org/about-us/employment/hope-academy-faith-life-covenant/

Hope Academy/Teen Challenge Building Maintenance Support

Hope Academy is a K-12 private school located in Minneapolis.  Our mission is to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhoods of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding Christ-centered education.

Teen Challenge offers Christ-centered, faith-based solutions for youth, adults, and families struggling with life-controlling problems, such as addiction.

These two entities at 2300 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis have immediate opening for: Building Maintenance Support

This is a full time, year-round position with full benefits and is responsible for supporting and reporting to the Hope Operations Manager and the Building Engineer.  This person must be available to work during the day to late afternoon, Monday-Friday for 40 hours per week.  In addition, this person may need to be available periodically for on-call nights and weekends for emergencies.

Qualifications for this position include:

• Mechanical aptitude
• HVAC experience helpful but not required
• Knowledge of educational/commercial building structures with knowledge of codes preferred
• Open to working towards and attaining a boiler license
• Good physical condition, able to lift a minimum of 50lbs regularly and 75lbs occasionally. Ability to perform following actions for the duration of an entire shift: walking, twisting and turning, stooping and bending, gripping, working with arms over one’s head, climbing ladders and working at heights. Physician verification may be required
• Effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language
• Ability to work independently and with a team; good interpersonal skills
• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
• Ability to positively interact with K-12 school students, teachers staff and administration, parents and school guests
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to effectively prioritize
• Willingness to learn and ready to accept new challenges
• Flexible and able to multi-task
• Valid MN driver’s license
• High school graduate
• Basic computer familiarity

Primary Duties:

• Address and complete work orders and projects, including working with outside vendors and contractors
• Provide support in the operations and maintenance of all building HVAC systems, including boilers, chillers, cooling towers, pumps, ventilation units and other plant-related HVAC systems
• Help test and maintain building life safety (fire detection and alarm & fire sprinkler), emergency lighting, fire extinguishers and security systems
• Provide and follow a regular schedule of building inspection and preventive maintenance as directed by Building Engineer
• Help maintain building plumbing, lighting electrical, doors/locks and other systems and equipment
• Provide support for school staff with requested maintenance and tasks
• Provide leadership for Hope Academy safety drills and reporting as appropriate to proper authorities
• Assist Hope Academy management in other duties as assigned including but not limited to managing and planning for usage of floor space and school vehicle policies and procedures
• Provide light cleaning and trash services
• Assist in the documentation of work and maintenance performed, including detailed log sheets on all appropriate equipment
• Support the Building Engineer in completing projects and perform all tasks necessary for the day-to-day operation of the facility
• Positively communicate concerns or needs to the Building Engineer
• Serve as an example of Hope Academy /Teen Challenge in support of their mission, strategies and initiatives
• Take on oversight of building in the absence of the Building Engineer

Compensation/Other:

• Salary dependent upon qualifications
• Subject to satisfactory background check

If Interested Contact:

• Please email staff application, resume, and cover letter to: hr@hopeschool.org

• All faculty and staff agree to abide by our Statement of Faith and our Faith & Life Covenant. Before applying, we encourage you to read the following statements:
http://hopeschool.org/about-us/employment/statement-of-faith/
http://hopeschool.org/about-us/employment/hope-academy-faith-life-covenant/

No phone calls please

Summer Teacher Residency

SUMMER TEACHER RESIDENCY

Are you a college student and want to learn how to effectively teach in an Urban Christian Classical context? Then our Summer Teacher Residency program is for you! Application Deadline: March 30, 2019

When: June 7th – July 3rd (4 week program)

Where: 2300 Chicago Ave Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404 (Hope Academy)

Why:

– Hands on experience

– Free Room & Board

– $2,250 stipend

– Work within an incredibly diverse city

– Teach alongside our veteran teaching staff (in your grade of choice!)

– See how God is transforming lives in Minneapolis & at Hope Academy

Questions? Contact Leslie Smith, Lower School Principal, at lesliesmith@hopeschool.org or 612-540-2041.

FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT

PART-TIME
FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT

Before applying please read and carefully review our Statement of Faith as well as our Hope Academy Faith & Life Covenant . All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

School days: Monday-Friday 10:00 am -2:00 pm, (20 hours per week) during the school year

Job Description
Under general supervision, completes a variety of tasks in the school cafeteria; prepares and serves food, cleans work areas and equipment, operates a service terminal, and prepares and transports bulk food and supplies. Work is performed in a commercial food service and kitchen work environment; moderate physical requirements, with risk of burns or cuts, frequent lifting, carrying and moving up to 50 pound containers of food preparation materials and equipment; may require working in a walk-in cooler.

General Responsibilities
• Oversee daily operations in the kitchen and cafeteria and staff, including ordering food & maintaining daily production records
• Assists the kitchen staff with basic food preparation, service, food storage, and maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, dining and storage areas.
• Performs work within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with NSLP and Hope Academy policies and quality standards; duties will vary according to job assignment.
• Counts snack or breakfast items to be sent to classrooms, may assist with bagging breakfast items for breakfasts served in classrooms.
• Cleans and maintains orderly, safe and sanitary conditions in kitchen facility; cleans dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment and kitchen surfaces.
• Prepares the service lines for meal time; serves meals as directed and in correct portions.
• Counts products received and shipped; verifies that the quantity, quality and type of products match the daily summaries and work orders. Stores food according to sanitary handling standards.

Job Qualifications
• Supports Hope Academy’s mission to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhood of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education.

• Knowledge of:
o safety and sanitation practices for food preparation, holding and storage.
o Personal sanitation and hygiene regulations.

• Skill in:
o Following and maintaining safety standards.
o Following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
o Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and school staff.
Preferred:
o Knowledge of principles of record keeping and records management.
o Spanish-speaking preferred but not required.

Job Requirements
High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Food handling experience preferred.
Dependability; must have reliable transportation to the school.

TO APPLY:
Print out and complete our Staff Application along with a cover letter.
Mail or email completed application and cover letter to:
ATTN: Human Resources
Hope Academy
2300 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Email: hr@hopeschool.org

Academic Support Center Tutor

Part-Time Academic Support Center Tutor (6th – 12th grade) – 5 hours per week

Position is for the 2018-19 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:

  • Upper School Academic Support Center Tutor (5 hours a week, hourly position)
  • Assist the Academic Support Teacher by working with and tutoring middle and high school students at the Academic Support Center.
  • The Academic Support Center is a place for students to get additional help with their school work before and after school. This position would only be for the before school time.
  • Hours would be Monday-Friday 8:45-9:45 a.m.
  • Five days a week is desired, but there is flexibility to work only 3 of the days during the week.
  • Pay rate is $14.00 per hour.
  • 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: tziegler@hopeschool.org

Substitute Teachers

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS (ALL SCHOOL)

We are looking for qualified, Christian substitute teachers.
Certification is preferred but not necessary. Experience working with children is essential.

To Apply:

  • Print out and complete the Sub Application (PDF) and Sub Background Check (PDF) found on the Employment Forms page.
  • Send the forms to the address noted on the Employment Forms page.
  • Click here to go to the Employment Forms Page.