Summary

Middle School Teaching | Science | CPA Middle School | Available: 08/12/2024

Description

Community of Peace Academy is an urban public charter school located on the East Side of St. Paul Minnesota serving nearly 850 students in grades PreK to 12.  We take pride in being a multicultural community of students and staff committed to educating the whole person –  mind, body and will – for peace, justice, freedom, compassion, wholeness and fullness of life for all.   
 
We are seeking a Middle School Science Teacher to join our 7th and 8th Grade team for the 2024-2025 school year.  In addition to teaching Science, the Teacher will serve as the Advisory/Ethics Teacher.
  
The qualified applicant will hold a Minnesota Teaching license in Science, have a strong understanding of the Minnesota Academic Standards in Science, possess the ability to develop rapport with learners of diverse backgrounds, and demonstrate an unyielding commitment to helping all students attain high academic and ethical standards of performance.
 
We place great emphasis upon building community and encouraging character development through positive relationships.  Home Visits have been a key component of the CPA tradition for over 20 years. Each fall, Teachers visit the homes of their students after school, usually in pairs or teams of three.  
 
Developmental Designs is implemented across grades 5-8. All of our teachers are required to be trained in DD1. Training opportunities are available for new staff in the summer months and during the school year, and internal coaching and support is provided in implementing DD practices.  In addition, all teachers are supported in their professional growth through weekly PLCs, structured common planning, and frequent observation and coaching.  All new teachers are also supported by a Mentor.