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Adolescent Health, Sex & Sexuality Educator

Home Careers Adolescent Health, Sex & Sexuality Educator
Submitted: May 1
Closing: July 1


Maiya Yang
HR Manager

Phone: 6513052780

Location Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108
Categories Licensed
Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Negotiable
To Apply

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Job Description

Job Title: Adolescent Health & Sex and Sexuality (SAS) Educator
Level: Adolescent (grades 7-12)
Classification: .5 FTE (position can be combined with elective courses for full-time employment)
Licensure or Certification: Valid MN Teaching License in Health Education 5-12
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Reports to: Adolescent Program Director
School Year: 2024-2025, starting August 2024

General description:
This position serves as the Adolescent Health and Sex Sexuality Educator that prepares the learning environment for students to engage in a culturally responsive and relevant context and facilitate workshops on sex positive & fact based on Human Sexuality programming and education.

Essential Responsibilities Include:
Understand developmental tendencies of the adolescent student, implement student centered and inquiry based learning opportunities and curriculum writing, and systematic best practices in humanities teaching with a diverse perspective
Interest and willingness to engage in trips and expeditionary and experiential learning with students, desire to be part of a team of professional educators who collaborate and create an environment that serves students holistically.
Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects using formal and informal assessment data obtained from students.
Uses a variety of culturally relevant practices to support content standards and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
Creates a classroom environment and research-based program of study that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required school guidelines.
Implements all policies and rules governing student life and conduct both in the school and on field trips.
Conducts or participates in needed parent conferences and telephone conferences.
Creation or working with established curriculum in Sex and Sexuality (Our Whole Lives Curriculum)
Facilitate sex positive fact-based human sexuality education for adolescent age groups on such topics as communication, consent, sexual identity, anatomy/physiology/endocrinology, sexually transmitted infections, contraception, healthy relationships, and other various sexual topics.

Professional Development responsibilities:
Strives to maintain and improve professional competence through professional development activities.
Participates in discussions or activities focused on using research to improve literacy.
Participates in staff development focused on delivery of literacy intervention and assessment.
Works toward continuous learning in Anti-bias, Anti-racist teaching and learning, culturally relevant pedagogy, and standards-based grading.
Participate in appropriate Montessori training, as needed. May involve travel.
Other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Supervisor


Bachelor’s Degree
Valid Minnesota Teaching License in Health Education (grades 5-12)
Experience working with students individually and in small groups
Understanding of Anti-Racist and Anti Biased knowledge, practices, and competencies
Must pass a background check
Preferred qualifications:
Montessori experience
Experience with standards-based grading

Institution Description

Great River School (GRS) is a public Montessori school serving students grades 1st through 12th with the International Baccalaureate program in 11th & 12th grades. Our community is committed to an engaging environment which prepares students for their unique roles as responsible and engaged citizens of the world. Our vision is world peace through education. We specifically seek to deconstruct systems of bias and oppression that interrupt relationships and access to education. We welcome applications from all backgrounds, racial justice, gender inclusion, and accessibility of education is central to our core values as a school community.

Application Instructions/Comments

Great River School provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Great River School will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis until successful candidate(s) are hired.

Please send a letter of interest, resume and three professional letters of reference (email of application materials is preferred) to:


Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108

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

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