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STEM & Innovation Teacher - Maranatha Christian Academy

Category: High School
State: Brooklyn Park, MN
Position: STEM & Innovation Teacher
Deadline: April 30, 2024
Posted: January 5, 2024

Job Description / Duties

The engineering and innovation Teacher provides instruction and direction in spiritual, academic, social, and physical skills by performing the following duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and competency satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior; models a consistent, daily walk with Jesus Christ in attitude, speech, and actions.
Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration.
Motivates students to accept God's gift of salvation and grow in their faith.
In an eight-period schedule, teaches six class periods (given two prep periods) plus advisory.
Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements/standards of state and school and submits weekly to principal.
Review and align curriculum with the school’s overall mission.
Lectures, demonstrates, and uses audiovisual technology teaching aids to present subject matter to class.
Prepares, administers, and corrects tests, and records results.
Assigns lessons, homework, corrects papers, and hears oral presentations.
Teaches rules of conduct
Maintains order in classroom and in auxiliary spaces on campus as well as off-site school sponsored activities.
Counsels students when academic and/or behavioral problems arise.
Discusses students' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents.
Keeps attendance and grade records as required by school.
Completes non-standard information requests for ISP Students (upper school only).
Coordinates class field trips.

Department Management
Supervise preparation, use, daily maintenance and security of engineering and innovation (EI) facilities, equipment, components and supplies.
Develop and supervise safety and security protocols and general use policies of EI facility, equipment, components and supplies.
Evaluate and supervise equipment and component maintenance and repairs.
Evaluate needs and make recommendations on the acquisition of new equipment and components.
Coordinate major facility maintenance with cooperation of the physical plant manager.
Maintain inventory of equipment, components and supplies.
Order replacement components and supplies as necessary.

Communicate EI growth and accomplishments associated with application of EI Endowment or restricted gift monies to ACS donors.
Provide hospitality and participate as needed with additional development initiatives, both EI and non-EI focused.

Public Relations
Participate in events that bring recognition to MCA and EI

Supervisory Responsibilities                  
This job has supervisory responsibilities over students, student interns, and volunteers.

Qualifications / Required Skills


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Spiritual Characteristics
Authentic Christ-followers who are spirit-led, displaying a genuine interest in pursuing spiritual growth.
Accomplished learners who are intelligent, wise, and discerning, being ever mindful of the Christian worldview.
Believers possessing self-awareness and integrity, willing to serve as role models to students seeking to live an abundant life of faith and love in the world without belonging to it.

Professional Characteristics
Passionate and enthusiastic about Christian education, about their academic discipline, professional expertise, and personal scholarship, as well as about the Maranatha community as a whole.
Intentional about their quest for excellence as well as for continuous improvement in all things, (and supportive of high, but not necessarily uniform, standards of performance appropriate to roles of peers, coaches, staff, administrators, and students).
Highly responsive to students and parents in order to promote the individual growth and healthy development of all students as unique physical, intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and relational beings.
Adaptable and flexible about teaching and instructional methods, including the use of technology and strategic approaches to preparation of students for assessment.

Personal Characteristics
Hopeful, optimistic, and graceful in their relationships and interactions with peers, colleagues, students, and families.
Supportive, nurturing, mentoring, consistent, and empathetic mindset with respect to their professional and student relationships.
Effective and clear communicators as well as active listeners.
Servant leaders in heart and attitude.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to set clear expectations and hold students accountable for performance.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgement; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Ability to think logically and define reason to administer effective lesson plans and course objectives.
Ability to maintain curriculum guidelines or requirements as established by state standards, and the school.
Skilled and adaptable in various forms of technology
Skilled in developing assessment methods appropriate for instructional decisions.
Skilled in administering, scoring, and interpreting assessment results.
Ability to adapt approach to the requirements of a situation and to change tactics or instruction methods based on student learning styles.
Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ability to interact with administration, co-workers, students, and parents effectively and positively; Responds to management direction; Keeps commitments; Takes responsibility for own actions; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Consistently arrives to work on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Ability to solve problems involving sensitivity or conflict.
Ability to work confidentially and with discretion.
Shows initiative; readily volunteers; sees self-development activities.
Ability to assess own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities.
Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas.
Excellent technology and reporting skills.

Additional Information

Education and/or Experience                               
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university

Contact Information

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Employer Profile

Maranatha Christian Academy is a private school serving Grades PK-12 in Brooklyn Park, MN. We are an influential school of collaborators, innovators, and explorers grounded in Christian faith empowering co-creators of tomorrow.