Prodeo Academy

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Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Special Education| Administrative and Other Roles

Position 1:

Elementary Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Start Date: 2022-2023 School Year

Reports to: Principal

Overview

Prodeo Academy, a network of public charter schools serving the Twin Cities, is a meaningful education solution closing the opportunity gap through data-driven instruction in a culture based on a foundation of five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Engagement. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

VISION FOR POSITION

Classroom Teachers are committed members of a grade-level team closing the opportunity gap for the students in their classroom and grade and the school. A Prodeo Academy Classroom Teacher is intensely focused on each student’s growth. To do this, the Classroom Teacher provides a loving, structured classroom rooted in high expectations for behavior and learning. The Classroom Teacher will report to the Principal and work in partnership with all members of the school team and Grade Team Leader. This opportunity is ideal for someone energized by challenging work, hungry for feedback, and can work collaboratively across lines of difference with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Instruction

Provides targeted instruction to students
Adopts and articulates the most effective instructional practices
Works hard to be an expert in the curriculum
Classroom Management

Radiates warmth; is a positive presence when standing in front of students
Speaks with leadership and confidence
Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students
Values schoolwide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices, follow school’s Common Picture routines, procedures, and expectations
Data Analysis

Sets and achieves ambitious goals with students
Manages and shares data regularly
Identifies strengths and growth areas in classroom/ grade level/schoolwide data and gets “granular” – will pinpoint trends in small group and individual students’ data
Develops Data-Driven plans every six weeks for small groups and individuals
Professional Development

Attends all professional development offered by the school, including a 2-week training in August
Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback
Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions
Follows through on next steps from professional development
Works hard to achieve professional goals
Grade Team Participation

Attends, participates, and presents during weekly meetings
Approaches teamwork with humility and offers help even when it hasn’t been asked for
Shares resources, plans, and ideas openly
Communication

Recognizes when a student’s situation is urgent and prioritizes accordingly
Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 business hours
Speaks kindly of others at all times
Stays solutions-orientated when faced with complex challenges

SKILLS

Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done
Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
Able to multitask and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education required: BA/BS degree
Certification/Licensure Required: Licensure in area of teaching assignment
Record of exemplary results with students
Knowledge and application of assessment tools and data management
COMPENSATION

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Prodeo Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Teaching Licenses:

Elementary Education

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 2:

Special Education Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Start Date: 2022-2023 School Year

Reports to: Principal / Director of Special Education

OVERVIEW
Prodeo Academy, a network of public charter schools serving the Twin Cities, is a meaningful education solution closing the opportunity gap through data-driven instruction in a culture based on a foundation of five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Engagement. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

VISION FOR POSITION
Educate, plan, teach, facilitate and evaluate students with special education needs according to local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines.

POSITION FUNCTIONS

% of time

30%-65%

Select, plan, and deliver appropriate instructional activities for special education students that will meet IEP goals and objectives, and align with state standards.

Monitor student progress according to IEP goals and make instructional changes when appropriate; regularly report student progress to parents.
Coordinate curriculum and teaching procedures with other general and special education staff members.
Attend and participate in scheduled activities such as open houses and parent conferences.
Supervise students according to an established schedule.
Work with support staff, classroom teachers, and administration to deal with student concerns in and outside the teacher classroom.

20%-50%

Ensure Due Process requirements are met.

Participate on the interdisciplinary child study team and make appropriate recommendations on referrals, assessments, eligibility, and diagnosis.
Accurately administer and interpret diagnostic assessment instruments, behavioral observations, and/or reports appropriate for area of training.
Case manages students with disabilities and coordinates the development of Individual Education Program (IEP) evaluation plans, positive behavior support plans, and assessments for special education eligibility.
Complete and distribute due process paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.

5%-15%

Communicate and collaborate with parents, teachers, support staff, administrators, and outside professional agencies in a professional manner.

Communication occurs regarding the needs of students with disabilities, including but not limited to student progress, curriculum and instructional needs, and concerns.
Engage in department, site, and district initiatives through building staff meetings, department meetings, and grade-level meetings.

5%

Professional Development. Attend and participate in staff meetings for staff development, administrative details, and curriculum projects.


JOB OUTCOMES

Project a positive, cooperative, and respectful attitude with community members, parents, students, and other employees.
Maintain a positive and professional education environment at all times
Educate students to reach their full potential academically, emotionally, physically, and socially.
Case manage special education students according to their IEP’s and state and federal regulations, rules, and laws.

SKILLS

Demonstrated flexibility and experience in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
Expert-level written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal and team-building skills
Excellent organization skills and consistency in meeting deadlines
Demonstrated initiative and skills in the following areas: relationship and community building, educational leadership, communication, conflict resolution, creativity, problem-solving, decision-making, and time management
Entrepreneurial outlook and commitment to Prodeo Academy’s mission

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education required: BA/BS degree
Certification/Licensure Required: Licensure in area of teaching assignment
Record of exemplary results with students with disabilities
Experience in behavior management techniques
Knowledge and application of assessment tools and due process procedures

COMPENSATION
Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Prodeo Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Teaching Licenses:

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategist (mild to moderate only)| Special Education: Developmental Disabilities| Special Education: Early Childhood| Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders| Special Education: Learning Disabilities

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 3:

Middle School Science Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Start Date: 2022-2023

School: Columbia Heights Middle Academy

Reports to: Principal

Overview

Prodeo Academy, a network of public charter schools serving the Twin Cities, is a meaningful education solution closing the opportunity gap through data-driven instruction in a culture based on a foundation of five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Engagement. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

VISION FOR POSITION

Classroom Teachers are committed members of a grade-level team closing the opportunity gap for the students in their classroom and grade and the school. A Prodeo Academy Classroom Teacher is intensely focused on each student’s growth. To do this, the Classroom Teacher provides a loving, structured classroom rooted in high expectations for behavior and learning. The Classroom Teacher will report to the Principal and work in partnership with all members of the school team and Grade Team Leader. This opportunity is ideal for someone energized by challenging work, hungry for feedback, and can work collaboratively across lines of difference with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Instruction

Provides targeted instruction to students
Adopts and articulates the most effective instructional practices
Works hard to be an expert in the curriculum
Classroom Management

Radiates warmth; is a positive presence when standing in front of students
Speaks with leadership and confidence
Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students
Values schoolwide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices, follow school’s Common Picture routines, procedures, and expectations
Data Analysis

Sets and achieves ambitious goals with students
Manages and shares data regularly
Identifies strengths and growth areas in classroom/ grade level/schoolwide data and gets “granular” – will pinpoint trends in small group and individual students’ data
Develops Data-Driven plans every six weeks for small groups and individuals
Professional Development

Attends all professional development offered by the school, including a 2-week training in August
Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback
Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions
Follows through on next steps from professional development
Works hard to achieve professional goals
Grade Team Participation

Attends, participates, and presents during weekly meetings
Approaches teamwork with humility and offers help even when it hasn’t been asked for
Shares resources, plans, and ideas openly
Communication

Recognizes when a student’s situation is urgent and prioritizes accordingly
Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 business hours
Speaks kindly of others at all times
Stays solutions-orientated when faced with complex challenges

SKILLS

Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done
Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
Able to multitask and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education required: BA/BS degree
Certification/Licensure Required: Licensure in area of teaching assignment (seeking ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies)
Record of exemplary results with students
Knowledge and application of assessment tools and data management
COMPENSATION

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Prodeo Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Teaching Licenses:

Science: General Science (Science 5-8)| Science: General Science: Middle Level (Science 5-8) (Endorsement)

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 4:

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Start Date: 2022-2023

School: Columbia Heights Middle Academy

Reports to: Principal

Overview

Prodeo Academy is a network of public charter schools serving the Twin Cities. It is a meaningful education solution closing the opportunity gap through data-driven instruction in a culture based on five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Engagement. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

VISION FOR POSITION

Classroom teachers are committed members of a grade-level team closing the opportunity gap for the students in their classroom and grade and the school. A Prodeo Academy classroom teacher is intensely focused on each student’s growth. To do this, the classroom teacher provides a loving, structured classroom rooted in high expectations for behavior and learning. The classroom teacher will report to the principal and work in partnership with all members of the school team and the grade team leader. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is energized by challenging work, hungry for feedback, and is able to work collaboratively across lines of difference with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Instruction
Provides targeted instruction to students
Adopts and articulates the most effective instructional practices
Works hard to be an expert in the curriculum

Classroom Management
Radiates warmth; is a positive presence when standing in front of students
Speaks with leadership and confidence
Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students
Values schoolwide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices, follow school’s Common Picture routines, procedures, and expectations

Data Analysis
Sets and achieves ambitious goals with students
Manages and shares data regularly
Identifies strengths and growth areas in classroom/ grade level/schoolwide data and gets granular – will pinpoint trends in small group and individual students’ data
Develops data-driven plans every six weeks for small groups and individuals

Professional Development
Attends all professional development offered by the school, including a 2-week training in August
Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback
Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions
Follows through on next steps from professional development
Works hard to achieve professional goals

Grade Team Participation
Attends, participates, and presents during weekly meetings
Approaches teamwork with humility and offers help even when it hasn’t been asked for
Shares resources, plans, and ideas openly
Communication

Recognizes when a student’s situation is urgent and prioritizes accordingly
Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 business hours
Speaks kindly of others at all times
Stays solutions-orientated when faced with complex challenges

SKILLS

Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done
Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
Able to multitask and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education required: BA/BS degree
Certification/Licensure Required: Licensure in area of teaching assignment (seeking ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies)
Record of exemplary results with students
Knowledge and application of assessment tools and data management

COMPENSATION

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Prodeo Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Teaching Licenses:

Social Studies

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Position 5:

ESL Teacher

Listing/Application Link:

Location

Type:

Minnesota

Full-Time

Position Description:

Start Date: 2022-2023

Reports to: Principal

Overview

Prodeo Academy is a network of public charter schools serving the Twin Cities, is a meaningful education solution closing the achievement gap through data-driven instruction in a culture based on five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Engagement. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

VISION FOR POSITION

Multilingual Development Teachers are committed members of a school team that is closing the achievement gap. A Prodeo Academy ML Teacher is intensely focused on each student’s English language growth, as measured by ACCESS. The ML Teacher provides loving, structured instruction rooted in high expectations for behavior and learning. The ML Teacher will report to the Principal and will work in partnership with all members of the school team. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is energized by challenging work, hungry for feedback, and is able to work collaboratively across lines of difference with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Instruction
Provides targeted instruction to students
Adopts and articulates the most effective instructional practices
Works hard to be an expert in the curriculum
Most frequently teaches for short bursts of time (20-40 minutes) in small groups; maximizes every second of instruction

Classroom Management
Radiates warmth; is a positive presence when standing in front of students
Speaks with leadership and confidence
Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students of all language levels
Values school-wide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices, follows school’s Common Picture routines, procedures and expectations

Data Analysis
Sets and achieves ambitious goals for language development with students
Manages and shares data regularly
Identifies strengths and growth areas in a variety of data (by class, grade, school) and gets “granular” – will pinpoint trends in small group and individual students’ data
Develops Data Driven plans every 6 weeks for small groups and individuals

Professional Development
Attends all professional development offered by the school, including a 2-week training in August
Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback
Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions
Follows through on next steps from professional development
Works hard to achieve professional goals

School Team Participation
Approaches team work with humility and offers help even when it hasn’t been asked for
Shares resources, plans and ideas openly
Follows Prodeo Academy’s ML Plan of Services

Communication
Recognizes when a student’s situation is urgent and prioritizes accordingly
Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 business hours
Speaks kindly of others at all times
Stays solutions-oriented when faced with complex challenges

SKILLS

Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done
Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
Able to multitask and work in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge and application of WIDA English Language Development standards
Education required: BA/BS degree
Certification/Licensure required: Licensure in area of teaching assignment

QUALIFICATIONS

Record of exemplary results with students
Advanced training beyond minimum license requirement
Knowledge and application of assessment tools and data management
Experience related to students who have experienced trauma
Experience in behavior management techniques
Knowledge of ACCESS administration

COMPENSATION

Salary for this position is very competitive and commensurate with experience. Prodeo Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Teaching Licenses:

English as a Second Language

Career and Technical Education:

Special Education:

Administrative and Other Roles:

Contact Information

Mary

Koslig

Director of Talent

404-308-3033

Prodeo Academy

4141 University Ave NE

Columbia Heights

Minnesota

55421

United States