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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:

 

English Teacher – High School

Job Description

Twin Cities Academy is seeking a full time English teacher for the 2022-2023 school year and beyond. The courses this position supports include 9th and 10th grade English and elective courses such as Journalism and Advanced Placement.

Twin Cities Academy is committed to serving an urban population of students on the eastside 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 both 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. Candidates currently holding a Bachelor’s degree or higher and have significant experience or coursework in English literature and communication are eligible for a Tier 1 license in Minnesota.

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.

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 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.

Application Instructions/Comments

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

 

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School Social Worker (Special Education)

Job Description

Twin Cities Academy (6-12) is seeking a full time school social worker in the special education department for the 2022-2023 school year. This person would be part of a team implementing high-quality programming for middle and high school students with a range of disabilities. Essential duties include providing direct mental health services, proactively teaching social and emotional skillshelping families connect with additional mental health resources, and assisting students who are in crisis or dysregulated. This is a new position working with at least one other social worker in the building.

Qualifications

Required: A Bachelor’s degree in social work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program. Social work licensure from the Minnesota Board on Social Work and the Minnesota Department of Education, or the ability to acquire licensure prior to beginning work

Preferred: Experience working with urban students who have experienced societal and mental health barriers to learning. Master’s degree. Knowledge of community physical and mental health resources. Experience with CPI de-escalation practices and trauma-informed services.

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 academics, justice, and leadership. We believe that all students can learn, and should have the opportunity to attend a post-secondary institution. We have a 20-year history of success providing a quality secondary school education, including being designated consistently as a “Reward” school by the Minnesota Department of Education. Excellent paraprofessional staff, cohesive teacher team, collaborative environment, ongoing coaching in specific special education requirements. Please visit the school’s website at www.twincitiesacademy.org to learn more about our school.

We are seeking a committed, flexible mental health professional dedicated to assisting students find success in school and in life.

Apply

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

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Special Education Teacher

Job Description

Twin Cities Academy (6-12) is seeking a full time special education teacher for the 2022-2023 school year, as part of a team implementing high-quality programming for middle and high school students with a range of disabilities. Caseload of around 15 students, substantial support with due process functions.

Qualifications

Required: Bachelor’s degree required, MN license or the ability to obtain a waiver (school will support a waiver for the best qualified person, if needed).

Preferred: EBD/SLD/ABS/DCD License. Experience working in education, particularly in an urban environment, Master’s degree. Experience with data-driven instructional practices. Experience with special education and accompanying due process. Elementary education experience is valued for this position.

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 academics, justice, and leadership. We believe that all students can learn, and should have the opportunity to attend a post-secondary institution. We have a 20-year history of success providing a quality secondary school education, including being designated consistently as a “Reward” school by the Minnesota Department of Education. Excellent paraprofessional staff, collaborative environment, significant support with due process protocols, organization, and paperwork. Please visit the school’s website at www.twincitiesacademy.org to learn more about our school.

We are seeking a committed, flexible educator dedicated to assisting students find post-secondary success.

Apply

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

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High School Biology Teacher 

Job Description

Twin Cities Academy is seeking a full time high school Biology teacher for the 2022-2023 school year and beyond.

Twin Cities Academy is committed to serving an urban population of students on the eastside 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 both caring and healthy relationships with students.

Qualifications

Required: MN teaching license, or the ability to obtain a waiver. TCA will support a teacher waiver for the most qualified candidate. Candidates currently holding a Bachelor’s degree or higher and have significant experience or coursework in Biology are eligible for a Tier 1 license in Minnesota.

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. AP Biology certification is preferred. If not certified TCA will cover expenses for AP training.

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 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.

Application Instructions/Comments

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