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2nd Grade Teacher/Crew Leader

Home Careers 2nd Grade Teacher/Crew Leader
Submitted: May 6
Closing: July 31


Executive Director

Phone: 6126233309

Location New City School
1500 6th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Categories Administrative, Licensed
Grades 2
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

New City School
2nd Grade Teacher/Crew Leader for the 24-25 School year

As a member of an equity-oriented school staff and teaching team and with the guidance of instructional coaches, a New City Teacher plays a pivotal role in fostering students' self-development, relationship-building, and community-creating skills and attitudes. Embracing the values of individuality and diversity within the community, teachers at New City are tasked with thoroughly preparing students for academic excellence in high school.

New City Teachers are encouraged to infuse creativity into their instructional approach and are empowered to enhance their skills using the best available curricular, technological, and other tools. In alignment with the belief that academic and social learning complement each other and are rooted in the Responsive Classroom approach, New City School employs the EL Education English Language Arts and the Eureka (Engage NY) Math Curricula as robust, high-standard foundations for learning. This approach ensures a comprehensive educational experience that integrates academic and social development.


K-6 MN Teaching License
Bachelor's degree
Start Date: April 2024
As a Teacher:
- Plan and Implement Effective Instruction: Develop and execute instructional plans aligned with state standards and the guiding curriculum.
- Participate in Professional Development: Actively engage in professional development activities to enhance teaching skills and stay current with educational trends.
- Utilize Assessment Data: Analyze data from formal and informal assessments to make informed adjustments to instruction.
- Tailor Instruction: Customize teaching approaches to address individual student strengths, needs, and interests.
Collaborate with Stakeholders: Collaborate with advisors, administrators, students, and families to ensure each student receives appropriate support.
Maintain Records: Keep accurate, comprehensive, and factual records for each student.

As a Crew Leader:
- Facilitate Morning Meetings: Lead morning meetings that foster a positive learning community, enhance student connections, promote social-emotional development, and prepare for student-led conferences.
- Build Relationships: Develop caring and supportive relationships with students and their families.
- Celebrate Accomplishments: Acknowledge and celebrate student accomplishments while holding them accountable to goals and standards.
- Advocate for Students: Serve as an advocate for students and their families.
- Maintain Records: Keep accurate, comprehensive, and factual records for each student and share relevant progress information with parents, students, and staff.
General Responsibilities:
- Collaborate for Teacher Excellence: Work collaboratively with directors and colleagues to achieve teacher excellence and maximize student learning.
- Student Monitoring: Supervise and monitor students when on school property.
Attendance and Engagement: Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings and actively participate in ongoing learning opportunities.
- Seek and Apply Feedback: Actively seek and learn from feedback to improve performance and professional competence.
- Support School Administration: Assist in the administration and operation of the school, contributing to its overall success.

Institution Description

Institution Description:
Non-discrimination Notice:
New City School does not discriminate in employment or any of its programs and activities based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status concerning public assistance, familial status, membership, or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, age or genetic information.

New City School Mission:
New City Charter School is an innovative K-8 public charter school in its seventeenth year in Northeast Minneapolis. Guided by its mission to effectively integrate social, emotional, and academic learning and to honor the diversity and individuality of each student, New City meets daily in “Crew” with a teacher guide for support, team-building, and anti-racist/exclusion work, limits class sizes, integrates arts, intentionally cultivates both the student and staff community and, through a pervasive growth orientation, aspires to launch students to high school and beyond to foster a new and better city.

Student day is from 9:15-3:45
Staff day is typically from 8:00 to 4:00 with flex.

Application Instructions/Comments


Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience + comprehensive benefits package

Start Date: August 2024

Send current resume, cover letter, and three references to

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