EMPLOYMENT

Global Academy is seeking passionate, dedicated teachers who will provide best-practice instruction to diverse learners. Global Academy is an award-winning charter school that leads the state in closing the achievement gap for diverse students. Global Academy’s mission is based on the principles of the International Baccalaureate Programme and is an authorized IB site. Global Academy is the first charter school in Minnesota to have iPads for each of its 430 students in grades K-8. Global Academy’s school culture is exemplary in providing a calm, safe environment in which students can learn.

Below are job descriptions for current openings.



Elementary Teacher, Academic Specialist 2020-2021

Global Academy is looking for a versatile elementary teacher who is interested in supporting students in reading and math in small groups and pushing into the classroom as needed. This teacher might be asked to provide whole group instruction or supervision as well. This is an excellent entry-level position into the school. Teacher who serve as academic specialists often moves into a K-6 homeroom teaching position after getting to know the school through this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Articulate the mission and vision of Global Academy to students, parents, and the greater community
  • Create a classroom environment in which every child can succeed and which establishes high academic and behavior standards
  • Demonstrate high proficiency and expertise in content areas
  • Create effective lesson plans and instructional materials
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Teach all approved curricula
  • Implement and support the School-Wide Positive Behavior System established by the school
  • Assess the progress of each student
  • Use standardized test data to make instructional decisions
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate records and progress reports
  • Communicate with parents during the school day and outside the normal classroom hours as required
  • Identify student needs and make appropriate referrals for students services
  • Help to promote and maintain a professional environment
  • Direct paraprofessionals and volunteers as necessary
  • Demonstrate the attributes of a life long learner
  • Participate successfully in the faculty professional development and evaluation system
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the administration

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be licensed (or eligible to be licensed) to teach elementary students (Grades 1-6 or K-6) by the State of Minnesota
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with educational technology
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with ESL population
  • Knowledge of or experience with the International Baccalaureate Program

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employed is regularly required to talk, hear, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach for objects, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, and use hands to grasp and feel. The employed must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally being required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Interested candidates should submit the following:

  • a cover letter
  • resume
  • 3 signed letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
  • a copy of teaching license, and
  • a teaching video

Global Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate among applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.

Global Academy offers competitive salaries and benefits for its teaching faculty.

Submit to:

helen.fisk@globalacademy.us
or

Mail to Global Academy

Helen Fisk, Director
Global Academy
3000 5th Street NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

Applications due: Position open until filled Position begins: 8/15/20



Arabic Teacher 2020-2021

Global Academy is seeking passionate, dedicated teachers who provide best-practice instruction to diverse learners in Grades K-8.

Responsibilities:

  • Articulate the mission and vision of Global Academy to students, parents, and the greater community.
  • Create a classroom environment in which every child can succeed and which established high academic and behavior standards
  • Teach spoken and written Standard Modern Arabic
  • Follow Minnesota school law as it pertains to teaching
  • Motivate each student to develop his/her full potential
  • Create a positive rapport with students and parents
  • Demonstrate high proficiency and expertise in content areas
  • Create effective lesson plans and instructional materials
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Provide individualized and small group instruction as needed
  • Teach all approved curricula
  • Translate lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences
  • Maintain a safe classroom environment
  • Implement and support the School-Wide Positive Behavior System established by the school
  • Assess the progress of each student
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate records and progress reports
  • Communicate with parents during the school day and outside the normal classroom days as required
  • Identify student needs and make appropriate referrals for students services
  • Collaborate with the Student Support Team to write IEPS
  • Help to promote and maintain a professional environment
  • Supervise and direct paraprofessionals and volunteers as necessary
  • Be supportive and collaborative with colleagues and administrators
  • Demonstrate the attributes of a life-long learner
  • Stay current with best teaching practices
  • Successfully participate in the faculty professional development and evaluation system
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the administration

Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid Minnesota teaching license in Arabic language
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Standard Modern Arabic and English
  • Knowledgeable about Minnesota school law
  • Native Arabic speaker preferred
  • Elementary teaching experience (Grades K-8) preferred
  • Proficient in educational technology
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employed is regularly required to talk, hear, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach for objects, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, and use hands to grasp and feel. The employed must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally being required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Global Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate among applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.

Interested candidates should submit the following:

  • a cover letter
  • resume
  • 3 signed letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
  • a copy of teaching license, and
  • a teaching video

Submit to:

helen.fisk@globalacademy.us
or

Mail to Global Academy

Helen Fisk, Director
Global Academy
3000 5th Street NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

Applications due: Position open until filled Position begins: 8/15/20

 

 

Teachers and paraprofessionals who are interested in working at Global Academy may apply at any time, even if we do not have a specific opening. We will hold your application materials and notify you when a position becomes available.

Teachers should submit the following materials:

Cover letter indicating the type of job you are seeking

Resume

College Transcript

Copy of Teaching License

Three references or signed letters of reference

Teaching video or link to video (if available)

 

Paraprofessionals should submit the following materials:

Cover letter indicating the type of job you are seeking

Resume

College transcript (must have two years of college)

Three references or signed reference letters

 

Global Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate among applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.

Submit job applications to:

helen.fisk@globalacademy.us