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Secondary Art Teacher

Home Careers Secondary Art Teacher
Submitted: April 12
Closing: none


Julie Vang
Operations Manager

Phone: 763-450-1388

Fax: 763-401-1200


Location Prairie Seeds Academy
6200 West Broadway Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Categories Licensed
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

Job Description

The art teacher creates a classroom environment which fosters creativity and language development. They establish strong relationships with multilingual students, building a classroom community in which all learners feel comfortable, and motivating students to develop the language skills and vocabulary knowledge necessary to succeed in academic settings. Candidates should guide students through a host of art mediums including drawing, clay, paper-mache, and digital expressions. In addition, candidates should demonstrate the ability to plan developmentally appropriate learning experiences and lessons, establish an engaging classroom environment for multilingual learners, and work collaboratively with content teachers, administration, and parents/guardians.

Essential Functions:
-Deliver robust instruction that models analytical thinking and is engaging
-Monitoring inventory and sourcing art supplies, as needed
-Develops rigorous curriculum for middle and high school students based on the art standards
-Applies reading practices that are aligned with the Science of Reading within the art curriculum
-Collaborate with EL and Sped teachers on instruction and assignment accommodations.
-Establishes a positive, supportive and engaging classroom environment for students
-Analyzes student data to adjust instruction to meet student needs and to share and discuss at data PLCs
-Works collaboratively with teaching partners, other colleagues, and parents/guardians
-Regularly communicates with and plans cooperatively with grade level teams and academic leaders
-Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, e-mails, conferences, etc
-Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, and professional meetings.
-Participates in PLCs (professional learning communities) including data PLCs, committees, and curriculum planning PLCs
-Maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by school procedures
-Collaborate with other departments to host exhibitions


-Hold a MN teaching license in the appropriate subject matter and age group
-Have knowledge of best practices, instructional strategies, classroom management and behavior management
-Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, students, and families
-Demonstrate respect for children, colleagues, parents and school leadership
-Can establish rapport and trusting relationships with people from diverse identities and cultural backgrounds
-Has the ability to build deep understanding of data and implement strategies for classroom data integration
-Having knowledge of Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports (PBIS) and Science of -Reading is a plus
-Believe in and support the vision and mission of PSA

Institution Description

We are a K-12 public charter in Brooklyn Park serving nearly 850 students in Minneapolis and the smaller surrounding suburbs. Founded in 2004, PSA has grown and prospered to give thousands of students an outstanding education, and more importantly, to help students gain the knowledge and skills to become, in the words of PSA’s mission, “inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring citizens who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.” Our community prides itself on providing a welcoming, safe and caring atmosphere where staff and students have a strong sense of belonging, feel engaged in our shared work around academic, cultural and social emotional learning, and where everyone can continue to learn and grow in a healthy school environment.

Application Instructions/Comments

To apply, email the following to Crystal Vang at and Julie Vang at
1. Letter of interest
2. Updated Resume

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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