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.

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.

Head of Family Ministry

Type: This is a 0.6 FTE (24 hours per week) salary position with full-time benefits.

 

*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

Position:

The Head of Family Ministry (HFM) proactively builds close, personal connections with parents, staff, and students, with a special focus on building strong connections with our school families. The HFM actively pursues and engages with families, offering the hope of Jesus Christ while holding them accountable to their commitments and responsibilities as parents and families. Equipping and guiding parents to be the primary educator of their children, the HFM will engage families as they covenant together with the school to train up their children. This position reports to the Head of School.

 

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  1. Plan and implement seven key “parent covenant events” annually and ensure parent attendance and engagement.
  2. Initiate regular, timely communication with parents to strengthen their connections to the school community and keep them engaged and informed.
  3. Serve as spokesperson at parent-facing events and build genuine relationships with parents.
  4. Offer parents spiritual guidance and develop and promote opportunities and resources for them to grow spiritually (i.e. Bible studies, workshops, connections with local churches, etc.)
  5. Provide leadership, management, and accountability for Family Ministry staff and volunteers.
  6. Serve on 7-member school Leadership Team.
  7.  Lead Hope Academy’s cultural harmony initiative.

Education & Skills Required

  1. Minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  2. Ability to work well cross-culturally.
  3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Brings energy, passion, joy, and commitment to the Hope Academy community.
  5. Strong connection to, and passion to, the thriving of the urban population of Minneapolis.

General 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.

Academic Operations

Type: Full-Time Salaried Position

*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

Hope Academy is seeking a personable, highly organized, action-oriented professional to serve as Academic Operations Coordinator. This person will have a passion for seeing the lives of urban youth transformed through a remarkable, God-centered education and will provide logistical support, coordination, and execution for functions critical to the efficient and effective functioning of the school. 

Reporting to the Lower and Upper School Principals, this position helps fulfill the mission of the school though a variety of tasks: 

  • – Serve as liaison between Hope Academy and several external partners (local colleges, public schools, Junior Achievement, Revive Youth Ministry, Inverted Arts, and more); 
  • – Assist with school event execution (parent-teacher conferences, year-end events, academic events, etc.); 
  • – Standardized testing oversight and coordination; 
  • – Reporting oversight, ownership, and orchestration including grades, surveys, results, annual accreditation, etc;
  • – Parent communication formulating and co-editing; 
  • – Assist principals with teacher and staff follow-up and assist Substitute Teacher Coordinator as needed; 
  • – Oversee student device distribution and collection; and 
  • – Other tasks related to the academic operations of the school as assigned.  

General Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree.  
  2. Microsoft Office 365 and Excel proficiency.  
  3. Strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as a team member.  
  4. Strong detail-orientation, high follow-through, and ability to prioritize work and meet all deadlines and maintain confidential information.  
  5. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community. 

Middle School Latin & 9th Grade Bible/Writing Teacher (Full Time)

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

    • – Middle School Latin and 9th Grade Bible/Writing Position
    • – 3 sections of Latin (6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade)
    • – 2 sections of Bible/Writing (Old Testament)
    • – High School writing is taught within the context of Biblical Studies. Applicants for this position should have both a good grasp of how to teach writing and a strong background in Biblical studies.
    • – 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.

General 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.

10th-12th Bible/Writing Teacher (Full Time)

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

  • – 10th-12th Bible/Writing Position
  • – Writing is taught within the context of Biblical Studies. Applicants for this position should have both a good grasp of how to teach writing and a strong background in Biblical studies.
  • – 10th Grade = New Testament, Church History
  • – 11th Grade = Systematic Theology
  • – 12th Grade = Christian Ethics (Applied Theology), Christian Apologetics
  • – 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.

General 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.

7th/8th Grade Math Teacher (Full Time)

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

  • – 7th & 8th Grade Math Position
  • – 2 sections of 7th grade math (pre-algebra) and 2 sections of 8th grade math (algebra)
  • – 1 section of an additional class to be determined (if there is a desire to make this position full-time). There are some flexible options for the fifth class. It could likely be an additional high school math class.
  • – 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.

General 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.

Full-Time Building Substitute Teacher

Type: Full-Time 

Position is for the 2020-2021 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

Position: 

  • ·         Willing to teach/work in multiple setting around the school, wherever needed, such as a Classroom Teacher, Classroom Aide, Receptionist, etc.

    ·         Responsible for instructing students using Hope’s curriculum with guidance from classroom teacher.

    ·         “Shepherd” students, leading to healthy spiritual formation.

    ·         Relate well and communicate effectively with school staff.

    ·         Work every day that students are in the building.

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 education 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 the building relationships with students.

  • ·         Minimum BS or BA in Education preferred.

Compensation

  •        ·         Guaranteed Long Call Substitute Teacher rate of $175 per school day.
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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).
  • Email (or mail) the forms to Tennille Ziegler at hr@hopeschool.org