Start Date: Immediate Need

Location: Minneapolis Campus

Reports to: Principal

OVERVIEW
Prodeo Academy, a network of public charter schools serving the Twin Cities, is a meaningful education solution that is closing the opportunity gap through data driven instruction in a culture based on a foundation of five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development and Enthusiasm. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

VISION FOR POSITION

Prodeo Academy Minneapolis, a Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade public charter school serving the Twin Cities, is a meaningful education solution that is closing the opportunity gap through data driven instruction in a culture based on a foundation of five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development and Enthusiasm. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Instruction

  • Assists teacher to provide targeted instruction to students
  • Utilizes play to teach toward curriculum
  • Works hard to be an expert in most effective, play-based instructional practices

Classroom Management

  • Radiates warmth; is a positive presence with students
  • Speaks with leadership and confidence
  • Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students
  • Supports Pre-K Classroom Teacher’s methods of classroom management
  • Values school-wide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices; follows school’s Common Picture routines, procedures and expectations

Data Analysis

  • Works with Classroom Teacher every 6 weeks to understand role in Data Driven plans

Professional Development

  • Attends all professional development offered by the school, including a 2-week training in August
  • Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback
  • Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions

Grade Team Participation

  • Attends and participates in weekly meetings
  • Approaches team work with humility and offers help even when it hasn’t been asked for
  • Shares resources, plans and ideas openly
  • Has a “whatever-it-takes” mentality to the support their team and Classroom Teacher

Communication

  • Takes direction from Classroom Teacher; asks for feedback regularly
  • Advocates for students regularly, does not allow for time to pass when a student is in need
  • Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 hours
  • Speaks kindly of others at all times
  • Stays solutions-orientated when faced with complex challenges

EDUCATION, REQUIREMENTS, AND SKILLS

General Requirements

  • Education required: HS Diploma

Other Desired:

  • Experience related to Early Childhood Education preferred
  • Experience working with children between the ages of 3 and 5

Knowledge & Skills

  • Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • 4-year college degree preferred, but not required