Great River Charter School, St. Paul, Minnesota, is a 1-12 Montessori charter school culminating in the IB diploma program. We serve 420 students and maintain a healthy waiting list for students. In the last 5 years, we have had excellent student and faculty retention. A strong sense of community pervades the school environment.
The cooperative pedagogy and operations leaders will provide a depth of complementary skills, experience, and passion. The pedagogy leader will be a proven expert in Montessori elementary and innovator in Montessori adolescent education experienced implementing authentic Montessori programs in a full-spectrum school. The operations leader will be a proven education business leader experienced promoting stability and efficiency in the operations of a large school, with an understanding of issues facing Montessori charter schools. Interested candidates who meet either of these profiles are invited to request an application package at searchcommittee@
Social Studies Guide
.75-1.0 FTE, MN Licensed Social Studies Teacher who has completed the NAMTA/AMI Montessori Adolescent Orientation. IB training and/or experience is a plus. Duties include collaborating with the English guide to provide humanities lessons for 100 7-8 graders, chaperoning a week-long trip in the fall and a 5-day bike trip in the spring and working with a team of teachers to provide a comprehensive, holistic educational experience.
Salary dependent on experience, training and education. Excellent benefits.
Apply by April 15, 2014.
Please send resume, letter of interest and two letters of reference to Christina Beck, Head of School.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail to: Great River School, 1326 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, MN 55108
High School chemistry teacher
Opening for a 1.0 FTE chemistry teacher. Responsibilities include teaching 10th grade chemistry and 1 high school elective tbd. Teachers at the 10th grade level also serve as advisors for a group of 17 students, chaperone an overnight farm trip at the beginning of the year and offer a weekly creativity/action/service block and spring intensive in June.
A valid MN State license is required. To be considered for this position, one must have Montessori training or experience or be willing to undertake a five-week summer Montessori Adolescent Orientation in Ohio. Please email your resume, letter of interest and three letters of reference to: Christina Beck, Head of School 1326 Energy Park Drive St. Paul, MN 55108 or email to: email@example.com
Long-term Special Education Aide Substitute
The position is M-F 8:30-3:30 from Feb 20-March 17.
This paraprofessional would work with 7/8th graders and likely 1-1 with a lower elementary student part of the time.
Qualified candidates will hold a B.A. and enjoy working with 1st-8th graders in an academic setting. Responsibilities include: providing direct services to students with ieps, helping in the general education classroom and resource room as needed, tracking classroom assignments, and coaching organizational and social-emotional skills. The ideal candidate will be extremely organized and demonstrate excellent communication skills, patience and care with children and adolescents.
Hourly wage is $17.00/hr. Candidates need not hold a teaching license.
Please send a letter of interest along with two professional references to: Christina Beck, Head of School via email to firstname.lastname@example.org