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Employment Opportunities at Minnehaha Academy



Working at Minnehaha Academy is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. The Minnehaha community is committed to integrating the Christian faith with academic excellence, and this mission is lived out through our faculty and staff. To actively participate in the education of youth is our privilege and responsibility. With exceptional academics as one of our core values, we seek the very best faculty to educate our students along with the very best staff to support the faculty, students, parents and alumni of Minnehaha. Minnehaha is dedicated to excellence in all that we do, while striving to be a caring community in which to work where we strive to cultivate the potential, not only of our students, but also our employees. Minnehaha seeks to maintain a diverse body of students and employees that is a reflection of the community in which we live and work. We take pride in being part of an educational environment committed to the development of the whole child, academically, socially, physically and spiritually.

Open Positions

Minnehaha Academy is seeking candidates to fill the following positions. To apply, locate the on-line application in the right side column of this page and click on the appropriate application to complete and submit online. Follow any additional requirements for application based on the individual job posting. If you have questions, contact the person listed within each job posting.

Faculty

Upper School (9-12)

Middle School (6-8)

Lower School (P-5)

Staff

North Campus

South Campus

Institutional Advancement

Administration

Extended Day and Summer

Extended Day

Summer

Athletics

Director of Admission and Enrollment

Minnehaha Academy is seeking a full-time Director of Admission and Enrollment to lead the Admission team at our school.

Qualifications include:

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills with supervisory experience
  • Excellent people skills and effective team building
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, including public speaking
  • Previous experience in admission or recruiting in a school environment
  • Past marketing or public relations experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree in related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Ability to relate the Christian faith with learning and life and to passionately promote the school mission

If interested, apply on-line and send a resume to:

Sara Jacobson, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Minnehaha Academy
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Fax: (612) 728-7787
jacobsonsara@MinnehahaAcademy.net


Lower School Spanish Teacher

Minnehaha Academy has an opening for a full-time Spanish teacher in the Lower School, serving students in Preschool through Grade 5

Qualifications include:

  • Previous teaching experience; Spanish teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to engage learners and deliver rigorous curriculum across PreK through 5th Grade students
  • Demonstrated ability to assess student progress and differentiate instruction accordingly
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with students, colleagues, and families
  • Minnesota K-12 Spanish teaching license or commensurate license from another state
  • Ability to relate the Christian faith to learning and life

If interested, apply on-line and send a resume to:

Karen Balmer, Prek-8 School Principal
Minnehaha Academy
4200 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Fax: (612) 728-7777
balmerkaren@MinnehahaAcademy.net


First Grade Teaching Assistant

Minnehaha Academy has an opening for a First Grade Teaching Assistant beginning in January 2015. The position is for 4-6 hours per day, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications include:

  • Previous successful experience working with elementary students and families
  • Demonstrated ability to positively engage students and understand the developmental and academic needs of learners
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a critical support role
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with students, colleagues, and families
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a lead teacher in maintaining a safe, structured, and engaging environment for students
  • Ability to relate the Christian faith to learning and life

If interested, apply on-line and send a resume to:

Karen Balmer, Prek-8 School Principal
Minnehaha Academy
4200 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Fax: (612) 728-7777
balmerkaren@MinnehahaAcademy.net


Pre-K-K Teacher – Extended Day Program: Our program is open Monday through Friday during the school year. The hours for this position are 2:30pm to 6:00pm. During school breaks, there are also opportunities to work 4 to 6 hour shifts.

Qualifications include:

  • Elementary Education or Early Childhood license required
  • Passion for working and playing with children
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Strong people skills to interact with the children, parents, and staff
  • Ability to plan and implement age appropriate activities
  • Support and implement the mission of the school and Extended Day Program
  • CPR/First Aid Certification preferred

If interested, apply on-line and send a resume to:

Michelle Olson, Extended Day and Summer Programs Director
Minnehaha Academy
4200 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Phone: (612) 728-7745 x2
Fax: (612) 728-7777
olsonmichelle@MinnehahaAcademy.net


Minnehaha Academy seeks substitute teachers for the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools:

Substitute Teachers:

Qualifications include:

  • College degree, educational background preferred
  • Dedication to students’ learning
  • Positive relationships with students, colleagues and parents
  • State Certification preferred, not mandatory
  • Ability to support our mission by relating the Christian faith to learning and life

You can learn more about Minnehaha Academy by visiting our web site at www.minnehahaacademy.net. If interested, please complete the online Substitute Teaching Application and send a resume to:

Bonnie Anderson, HR
Minnehaha Academy
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
andersonbonnie@MinnehahaAcademy.net


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