High School Teaching | English | Hiawatha Collegiate High School


Job Summary
HCHS teachers will be charged with providing a rigorous, fast-paced, and inspiring learning environment for all of their students. In addition to leading courses in their content area, HCHS teachers will also be advisors:  adults committed to supporting a small group of students as they work to develop their academic and social-emotional selves.  Advisors will be critical in the HCHS model of student support, and those who stay for all four years of their advisees’ high school career will have the amazing privilege of handing their advisees their diplomas and wishing them well as they head off to college.

The ELA Teacher will work under the guidance of the Instructional Leadership Team and in close collaboration with fellow classroom teachers and advisors.

Why Hiawatha?
Hiawatha Academies is a network of college-preparatory schools focused on closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis. We seek to create a K-12 school experience for scholars that empowers them with knowledge, character, and leadership skills. At Hiawatha Academies, we are committed to making our city and our world a more inclusive, equitable, and just place. 
Our equity vision: to honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world. Hiawatha Academies permanently disrupts educational inequity by ensuring a great school for every child. 

Core Value and Beliefs
All Hiawatha Staff must demonstrate a passionate belief in and commitment to the following core values:
1) Children are at the center of everything we do.
2) Our mission requires bold thought and action.
3) We choose optimism.
4) We push ourselves to improve.
5) We are stronger together.
6) We create fun and a little weirdness.

Perks: Professional Development is scheduled into the calendar year and provides a time for all campuses to come together and celebrate our success.  

Hiawatha Employment Logistics

  • Hiawatha Collegiate High School students’ school day is from 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Friday.  Staff hours are 8:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 2:15 p.m.  – 4:15 p.m.
  • All Hiawatha staff are expected to attend and participate in relevant evening family events to be held at the school.

Application Timeline: This Notice of Vacancy will be posted until filled.  

Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity
We believe that diversity is strength, and we are committed to maintaining an inclusive, multicultural network. We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants.