Entries by Michaela Maupin

How Is Your Child Being Influenced at School?

Starting in kindergarten, children spend 1,000+ hours in school each year. This means they often spend more waking hours with their teachers than with any other adults—including their parents! So, here’s an important question: How are they being influenced? One Hope Academy student shared, “At my old schools, the kids just did whatever they wanted and […]

Back-to-School Info

The new school year is starting soon! The Hope Academy teachers and staff are eagerly awaiting all K-12 students on Wednesday, August 31st for the first day of school. Classes will begin at 9:55 a.m.

Back-to-School packets have been mailed out! Check your mailbox for them this week and next.

Otherwise, view our digital copies of the mailer here:

Back-to-School Booklet (Bilingual)
Welcome Letter from the Principals (Bilingual)
School Supply List All Grades 22-23 (Click here for Spanish Version)
Uniform Flyer (Bilingual)
Fall Athletics (Bilingual)
School Calendar (Bilingual)
ACH Form (Bilingual)
Unpaid Meal Charge & Debt Collection Procedure (Bilingual)
LunchTime Letter (Bilingual)
Application for Educational Benefits (Bilingual)

 

 

Upper School Drama Director (Part-time)

Type: Part-time position.

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

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

Job Details

Vision for the Position: Hope Academy is looking for innovative actors and visionaries who want to mentor students in the area of drama. Do you have a vision of what this could look like? Bring it to the table. We want to hear how you might imagine a drama program that mentor students as image bearers in God’s kingdom to find their voice and share it through theatrical expression.

Job Details:

  1. Class description: Students will explore improvisation, one-acts, monologues and more in this semester class. Students will study both historic and contemporary drama performances and do comparative film, theatre and literature exercises. There will be a summative project that requires attendance to a dress rehearsal and final performance. Theatre class will also offer during school and voluntary after school field trips to experience regional Theatre workshops and performances. A spring Drama Production position may also be open.
  2. Our students come from a diverse multi-cultural background.  As such, we are looking for drama mentors who can engage cross-culturally with diverse genres, content, and pedagogy.
  3. Come partner with our students in their artistic expressions and inspire them to be future actors of Hope.
  4. Class meets daily (Monday through Friday) from 3:34-4:25 p.m.
  5. Salary is based on education/industry experience and/or years of classroom teaching experience.
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General Faculty Qualifications

  1. 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.
  2. Ability to effectively educate in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  3. 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.
  4. Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students.
  5. Minimum BS or BA in Education preferred.

Long-Call Substitute Kindergarten Teacher

Type: Position is for the 2022-23 school year. Start of school year through December 16, 2022. Pay is $175 per day.

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

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

General Faculty Qualifications

  1. 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.
  2. Mature Christ-follower with the ability to effectively educate in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  3. 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.
  4. Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students.
  5. Minimum BS or BA in Education preferred. Teaching Licensure preferred, but not required.

Job Details

  1. Responsible for instructing students using Hope’s curriculum for Kindergarten.
  2. Plan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities. Assess and report to school administration and parents.
  3. “Shepherd” students, leading to healthy spiritual formation.
  4. Participate in professional development activities.
  5. Relate well and communicate effectively with school staff and parents.
  6. Participate in school activities and programs, as noted on the staff calendar.

Academic Operations

Type: Full-time 40 hours per week

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

Very Important – Before applying please read and carefully review our Statement of Faith, our Hope Academy Faith & Life Covenant, and our Guiding Principles about Cultural Harmony (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

Position Goal: Proactively apply management and administrative skills in a manner which will optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of Lower and Upper School academic operations.

Key Functions to Support:

  1. PowerSchoolPoint person for our School Informational System. Others help with various aspects, but responsible for oversight of the following:
    • – Courses/Sections – Setup, Reg, Schedule
    • – Grading; Courses/Sections – TEAMS interface
    • – Grade Reporting – Report Cards, Transcripts
    • – Health
    • – Parent/Student Portal
    • – People – Contacts, Staff/Teachers, Students
    • – Processes – BOY, EOT, EOY, SS
    • – Reporting, Data Analysis, Import/Export
    • – Support – Teacher, Staff, Parents, Students
  2. Lower School Academic SupportOversee/Drive Lower School academic reporting and administrative data update and system setup.
  3. Upper School Academic SupportProvide support and assistance to Upper School Academic support personnel related to the applications and systems being used, as well as driving the elective registration process.
  4. Title Programs SupportLiaise between Hope Academy and the Minneapolis Public Schools regarding Title funding, contracts, and communication.
  5. University Classroom ProgramsLiaise between Hope Academy and local universities regarding classroom observations, practicums, and student teaching.
  6. Teacher LicensureOversee/Drive teacher licensure and continuing education tracking.
  7. AccreditationOversee/Drive the Accreditation renewal and annual reports.

Key Functions to Support

  1. Administration/Process/ProcedureReview, analyze, optimize processes and procedures.
  2. Applications/SystemsUtilize application/system experience and expertise to gain full value from and proactively optimize the use of various tools, software, etc. (e.g., PowerSchool).
  3. Project Management and Execution – Utilize project management and execution expertise to define, lead and/or participate in Hope Academy projects which help achieve the position goal.
  4. Professional DevelopmentContinue to expand skills and capabilities by reserving time to explore new ideas, build new skills and improve overall capabilities.
  5. Occasionally assist with school functions (Device distribution/collection, Parent Involvement Days, End-of-year events…)
  6. Other duties as assigned.

General Faculty Qualifications

  1. 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.
  2. Ability to effectively educate in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  3. 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.
  4. Minimum BS or BA preferred.
  5. Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) knowledge is required.

High School Interventionist Teacher

Type: Part-time position (0.5 FTE)

Our Mission:We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

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

Job Details

  1. Teach two or three courses of modified curriculum in small group setting
  2. Assist in assessment of student growth
  3. Coach US Educational Assistant to provide support to students pushing into classes
  4. Confidently supervise and build relationships with students in classrooms and halls
  5. Other duties as requested by the Director of Student Support

Education & Skills Required

  1. Minimum BS or BA in Education with emphasis in LD or SpEd preferred.
  2. Classroom or school-related experience preferred.
  3. Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students.

General Faculty Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy.
  2. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.

Educational Assistant

Type: Full-time position 

Our Mission:We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

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

Job Details

  1. Assist teachers to coordinate efforts to address learning loss.
  2. Support the teacher in classroom management and student discipline. Make wise decisions independently.
  3. Assist in assessment of student growth.
  4. Confidently supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeteria, playground, and gymnasium, or on field trips.
  5. Ability to see classroom needs during instruction and provide support where needed.

Education & Skills Required

  1. College degree preferred but not required
  2. Classroom or school-related experience is a plus

General Faculty Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy.
  2. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.