Entries by Michaela Maupin

CHICAGO AVE CLOSURES

Chicago will be closed to Southbound traffic just right at the intersection from April 5-16 or 17th. There will be periodic lane closures until mid to late June thereafter. 24th and Chicago will be worked on too at some point but not planned for this season. This is part of the D Line project that […]

WEEKLY COVID-19 UPDATE

Current student cases: 0
Current staff cases: 0
Current cohorts moved to Distance Learning: 0

Click here to reference our COVID-19 Case Grid. Please be praying for all those affected by COVID. Thank you for your continued partnership, and may God help us to trust him as our refuge and strength. Send questions to covidcoordinator@hopeschool.org.

Please note that the Minnesota Department of Health does not count students or staff who were not in the building when infectious.

TUITION/SCHOLARSHIP CONFERENCES EMAIL COMING NEXT WEEK

This spring, Tuition Conferences will be easier than ever. Similar to Parent/Teacher Conferences this year, you will use Pick-a-Time to schedule a 15-minute online meeting between May 3-5 to finalize your tuition and scholarship award for 2021-22. In preparation for the conference, you will need to complete the PowerSchool Enrollment Forms that will be sent […]

P-EBT BENEFITS

P-EBT benefits for September and October 2020 have begun to be distributed to eligible families. The P-EBT Hotline is available for families Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to answer questions about P-EBT benefits. You may call 651-431-4608 or 1-833-454-0153 or submit questions through the P-EBT Help Form. Please contact Janette Takata at 612-540-2010 or janettetakata@hopeschool.org with questions about eligibility for free or reduced-price meals.

Teacher in Residency Program

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! Teach alongside our veteran teaching staff (in your grade of choice!) and see how God is transforming lives in Minneapolis & at Hope Academy.

When: June 8  to July 9, 2021 (5 Week Program)

*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

 

Teacher Residents will plan, create, and deliver summer session aligned instruction to Hope Students with the aim to grow their instructional craft, and to observe academic, relational, and spiritual growth in their students.

Position Details:

  • – Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans that facilitate engaged learning.
  • – Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • – Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • – Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • – Intentionally build relationships with students and families.
  • – Participate in department and school meetings.
  • – Attend and engage with Professional Development trainings throughout the summer.
  • – Demonstrate ability to engage with and grow in culturally competent teaching strategies.
  • – Program runs from June 8, 2021 to July 9, 2021.
  • – Other duties as assigned.

General Qualifications

  1. Path to completing a BA or BS is required.
  2. 1-2 years of college preferred.
  3. 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.
  4. Willingness to go above and beyond in building relationships with students.
  5. Teaching/Mentoring experience preferred.
  6. Bilingual in Spanish or Somali is a plus.
  7. 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.

Stipend Information

This stipend position pays $2,280 through the 5 weeks of the program. Residents are paid once after the first two weeks and once at the end of the program. Residency participants will receive a 1099 at the end of the year for tax purposes.

SUMMER SESSION PLANS

Summer Session 2021 is June 14- July 9. Mon-Thurs 8:30-12:30 = June 14-July 1  &  Tues-Fri 8:30-12:30 = July 6-9. We are planning that all Lower School Classrooms will have 100% in-person Summer Session. Upper School will have mostly in-person Summer Session with limited distance learning options. More details to come. Reminder that Summer Session […]

K-2 Learning Specialist

Type: Position is for the 2021-22 school year. (This is a combination of two roles)

*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

  1. K-2 Interventionist Teacher through Hope Academy – (5 FTE)
    • – Observes classrooms to help teachers identify the needs of students.
    • – Collaborates with classroom teachers to support struggling learners in class.
    • – Writes Learning Plans, meets with teachers, and partners with parents.
    • – Facilitates Child Study process.
    • – Provides occasional Teacher Trainings.
    • – Reviews Academic Student Referrals.

2. K-2 Title Position through MPS – (0.25-0.5 FTE)

    • – Position focuses on providing reading and math small group intervention for students in grades K-2.
    • – Position is funded through the Minneapolis Public Schools.

General Qualifications

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

English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher

Type: Full-Time Position for the 2021-22 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

  1. Position focuses on students in grades K-6, teaming with two other ELL staff.
  2. Position includes both push in and pull out models, depending on need.
  3. Salary is based on education and years of classroom teaching experience.

General Qualifications

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