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Employment Opportunities at TCA

We are always looking for great people to join the TCA family. Listed below are current openings:


Special Education Teacher

Job Description

Twin Cities Academy (6-12) is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) special education teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

Qualifications

Required: Bachelor’s degree, MN license or the ability to obtain a waiver (school will support a waiver for the best qualified person, if necessary). TCA would consider a teacher with an elementary education background.

Preferred:  Background in special education academic programming in math & science. EBD/LD/ABS/DCD License. Experience working in education, particularly in an urban environment, Master’s degree. Experience with data-driven instructional practices and work in due process.

Institution Description

Twin Cities Academy is an urban, college preparatory, public charter school located in East Saint Paul, and serving students in grades 6-12. The school’s mission emphasizes academic rigor, leadership development, character building, and community engagement. We believe that all students should have the opportunity to attend a post-secondary institution. We have a history of success including being designated consistently as a “Reward” school by the Minnesota Department of Education. TCA is a twenty year old, well established charter school, with a history of providing a quality secondary school education. Please visit the school’s website at www.twincitiesacademy.org to learn more about our school.

We are seeking a committed, flexible educator willing to believe that all students can achieve post-secondary success if properly prepared in middle and high school.

Apply

If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and file folder number to hr@twincitiesacademy.org to apply for the position.


High School Biology/AP Biology Teacher

Job Description

Twin Cities Academy is seeking a full time permanent high school biology/AP biology teacher beginning in the 2020-2021 school year..

Twin Cities Academy is committed to serving an urban population of students on the east side of St. Paul to be prepared for the rigor of college. Twin Cities Academy has a commitment to educational equity and the qualified candidate would share our passion for serving students of all backgrounds to reach their highest potential through creating caring and healthy relationships with students.

Qualifications

Required: MN K-12 teaching license, or the ability to obtain a waiver. TCA will support a teacher waiver for the most qualified candidate.

Preferred: Experience working in an urban secondary public school program. Commitment and passion for educational equity and ensuring that all students have equal access to rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. Willingness to work collaboratively with other teaching professionals and administration to be creative in finding solutions to the ever changing needs of students and families.

Institution Description

Twin Cities Academy is an urban, college preparatory, public charter school located in East Saint Paul, MN serving students in grades 6-12. The school’s mission emphasizes academic rigor, leadership development, character building, and community engagement through the lens of educational equity. We believe that all students should have the opportunity to attend a post-secondary institution. We have a history of success including being designated consistently as a “Reward” school by the Minnesota Department of Education for our work in closing the educational opportunity gap. TCA is a twenty year old, well established charter school, with a history of providing a quality secondary school education. 85% of our graduates complete post secondary education, and we graduate between 95-100% of all seniors each year. Twin Cities Academy has consistently earned the recognition of a high-quality charter school from the Department of Education. Please visit the school’s website at www.twincitiesacademy.org to learn more about our school.

We are seeking a committed person willing to believe that all students can achieve post-secondary success if properly prepared in middle and high school.

Compensation TCA offers extra compensation for high needs licensure areas, advanced degrees and teaching experience.  Biology qualifies as a high needs licensure area. The position is salaried and is eligible for a full benefits package.

Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, references and file folder number (if applicable) to hr@twincitiesacademy.org


School Psychologist

Job Description

Twin Cities Academy is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) school psychologist for the 2020-2021 year. This position will be a salaried position with benefits.

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: Supervises Teachers, related service providers, and any other personnel for the purpose of evaluation planning and implementation.

Qualifications

Required: Minimum of Master’s degree, licensed school psychologist at Tier 2 or higher, or ability to obtain tiered license

Preferred: 3 years or more years experience in school psychology, experience with urban education and/or secondary education.

Job Duties

  • Oversee and coordinate the evaluation process for all special education students and new referrals

  • Schedule, obtain parental permission, and complete evaluations and reevaluations for students holding or seeking Individual Educational Plans

  • Participate as a member of the Student Support Team in the implementation of the school wide Multi-Tiered System of Support.

  • Participate in the special education team through bi-monthly Child Study meetings.

  • Participate in the school’s mental health Professional Learning Community.

  • Consult with general education teachers seeking to implement interventions for students whose behavior or academic need interferes with academic progress.

  • Assist Director of Special Education and Coordinator of Education with programmatic decisions associated with the position.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director, Special Education

  • Member of the School Crisis Planning Team

  • Member of the Restrictive Procedures Oversight Committee

Institution Description

Twin Cities Academy is an urban, college preparatory, public charter school located in East Saint Paul, serving students in grades 6-12. The school’s mission emphasizes academic rigor, leadership development, character building, and community engagement. We believe that all students should have the opportunity to attend a post-secondary institution. We have a history of success, including being designated consistently as a “Reward” school by the Minnesota Department of Education. TCA is a twenty year old, well established charter school, with a history of providing a quality middle and high school education. Please visit the school’s website at www.twincitiesacademy.org to learn more about our school.

We are seeking a committed staff member willing to believe that all students can achieve post-secondary success if properly prepared in middle and high school.

Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, reference letters, and file folder number to hr@twincitiesacademy.org.