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12 Nov 2019

Full-Time 1st Grade Teacher

 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

Risen Christ Catholic School is seeking a 1st grade classroom teacher for the English classroom in our dual immersion school who will:

  1. Fully implement the components of Responsive Classroom instruction across all academic areas.
  2. Create a classroom environment of intellectual rigor and accountability.
  3. Carry out the mission and goals of the school.
  4. Embrace the Catholic faith and its teachings, including the virtues of peace and social justice.
  5. Model professionalism and ethical leadership in all things.

Risen Christ Catholic School is a bilingual, multicultural and financially accessible school of excellence, educating children in mind, body, and spirit to live and lead in the example of Jesus Christ.

We are proud to be the only Catholic School in Minnesota providing a quality dual language education to a diverse community of learners. The dual immersion program began in 2014 and next year will serve students in grades K-5. In dual immersion, students receive fifty percent of their instruction in Spanish and fifty percent in English every day.

Risen Christ is locally and nationally recognized as a high-performing school with a history of serving low-income students of color and achieving extraordinary outcomes. Risen Christ serves more children in poverty and more Latinos than any other Catholic school in the Archdiocese and is funded primarily through the generosity of foundations, parishes, individuals and businesses who believe that Catholic education should be accessible to all children who desire it.

Teaching experience and certification in the area you teach (or willing to pursue certification immediately).
Working knowledge of second language acquisition, bilingual and dual-language methodology and sheltered English instructional strategies.
Active, participating Catholic with a deep commitment to Catholic schools and the mission of the Church.
Authentic support of culturally rich and linguistically diverse learning communities.

Organizational Name: Risen Christ Catholic School

Organizational City: Minneapolis

Position Contact Name: Joelynn Sartell

Position Contact Title: Principal

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 612-822-5329

Benefits: Included

Experience: Preferred

Setting: Urban

School Enrollment: 251-400

Minnesota Teacher's License: Required

Number of Classrooms: 11-25

Number of Faculty: 1-25

How to Apply

The interview process will begin immediately. To apply for this position please send the following documents as PDF attachments to Principal Joelynn Sartell at
  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. 3 letters of recommendations

Job Categories: Elementary School. Job Types: Full-Time.

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