PART-TIME | Upper School Resource Teacher – 0.5 Position

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.

Position is for the 2017-18 school year.

Job Details:

  • Child Study
    • Use intervention strategies to strengthen struggling learners
    • Identify students who may benefit from further testing
  • Implementation of 504 Accommodation Plan
    • Communicate with student, parents, and teachers the accommodations listed for each student on his or her 504 Plan.
    • Ensure teachers and students are working together to access accommodations (Includes assisting in providing accommodations) and that they are effective.
    • Update 504 plan annually, meeting with parents and teachers as needed.
  • Direct Service
    • Provide individual and/or small group specialized teaching to support the skills needed for the student to thrive in the classroom environment
  • Professional Growth
    • Coach teachers in growing their awareness of the various disabilities and how to best support students with these disabilities.
  • Other duties as requested by the Director of Student Support
  • This position is a 0.5 FTE (approximately 20 hours per week).
  • 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 emphasis in Learning Disabilities or Special Education preferred.

Print out and complete our Teacher Application along with two letters of recommendation and 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