Licensed | Art | Columbia Academy | Available: ASAP | Closing: Until Filled


Art Teacher  (Columbia Academy)
Posting # 4075

Columbia Heights Public Schools is seeking an Art Teacher to work at Columbia Academy

Position is a 1.0 FTE (benefit eligible).
External Posting Dates: 10/13/23 – until filled

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Duane Berkas CA Principal, 763-528-4705, or
Interested applicants should apply online
Interviews will be scheduled at the request of the School District. 

Major Responsibilities:

Work as an Art Teacher at Columbia Academy. Performs difficult professional work teaching in a secondary school instructional program and class environment favorable to learning; teaching a broad range of subjects or specialized subject matter(s); teaching special needs students; motivating students to achieve maximum potential, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Principal.


  • Properly licensed to teach Art by MDE.
  • Experience working in a multi cultural setting and with diverse groups of people preferred.
  • Alternatives to the qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable will also be considered.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in teaching, or related field teaching and working with children, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of subject(s) taught; thorough knowledge of elementary, secondary or special education principles, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching; thorough knowledge of district rules, regulations and procedures; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and parents.
Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing and speaking or hearing, frequently requires walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and exposure to bodily fluids; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).