Employment Opportunities

 

Position: Substitute Teachers (always hiring)

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Middle School and Upper School

 

Description: $120.00 per day 7:45am-2:15pm.

How to Apply: Fill out this Employment Application

 

Position: Nutritional Services Support Clerk (Part Time)

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Middle School and Upper School

 

Description: Handles point of sales, including operating Point of Sales terminal for students to record their meal purchases. Produces daily accounting reports. In addition, may assists with the food preparation, distribution and cleaning of the serving area.

How to Apply: Fill out this Employment Application

 

Position: ELL/ESL Teacher, Grades 5-12, 0.5 FTE

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Upper and Middle School

 

Expectations:  We are building the next generation of U.S. and global citizens and we’re looking for leaders to help architect, design, and reimagine the future of education. As a part of the teacher-leadership team, you will work directly with executive directors and school directors to make amazing experiences for our students. You’ll oversee the work of curriculum, classroom, and collaboration to engineer a scalable, and reliable experience across our 5-12 school platform and programs.

 

Responsibilities and Experience

  • To design, plan, and implement the key core strategies for a small group of 5-7 students across both campuses

  • Use and improve curriculum mapping content to provide the best educational opportunity

  • Work with staff and administration to seek best strategies to reach student learners, and to communicate expectations and accountability to all NLA stakeholders.

  • Plan, innovate and reflect on lessons throughout the year through admin observations, staff observations, and peer observations

  • Hold accountability and expectations high to demand the best performance possible from the student body and each other

Skills and Star Qualities

  • Demonstrable experience designing personalized language arts curriculum.

  • Ability to see the bigger picture while iterating strategically every day.

  • Direct experience helping kids learn by doing in innovative ways.

  • Collaboration within the department and between disciplines.

  • Growth mindset based on problem-seeing and problem-owning

 

Followup Questions to Expect (and/or respond to in your Cover Letter):

1. What was the last hard thing you taught yourself, either at work or in your non-work life? 

2. What leadership skills are you working on? What skills are you trying to develop to be more effective? What have you done to develop that skill?
 

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this Employment Application

2. Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to cstottler@northlakesacademy.org

 

Position: Educational Assistant, 1.0 FTE,  (2 positions available)

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Upper School

 

Position Summary: Provide the student necessary assistance and create an environment in which the individual can take full advantage of the available resources to help stay on task, complete assignments, maintain acceptable behavior and develop a sense of path and purpose.

Why NLA:

  • We help students discover their passions and stay confident learners throughout their lives.

  • We’re a fast-paced, collaborative working-environment that’s also thoughtful about designing reflection and resetting time for teachers and students.

  • We think about what we can do better and faster than other area schools on a daily basis and learn quickly from other models of innovation (See our Becoming Program for one example).

  • We’re a friendly and creative team with diverse backgrounds, who are all really kids, parents, coaches, and entrepreneurs at heart.

  • We’re a interesting school that feels more like a startup, a workshop, and a family.

  • We’re close to Highway 35 and easily accessible from the metro area or surrounding suburbs (Many teachers commute from the cities, surrounding suburbs, and even Wisconsin).

  • We design flexible professional development experiences.

  • We provide exceptional medical and dental benefits.

  • We work with teachers to choose a personalized technology setup.

Educational Requirements: ​ High School diploma or equivalent 

 

Contract Days: ​ 185.5 duty days per academic year 
 

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this Employment Application

2. Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to cstottler@northlakesacademy.org

 

Position: Science Teacher, Grades 9-12, 1.0 FTE

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Upper School

 

Expectations:  We are building the next generation of U.S. and global citizens and we’re looking for leaders to help architect, design, and reimagine the future of education. As a part of the teacher-leadership team, you will work directly with executive directors and school directors to make amazing experiences for our students. You’ll oversee the work of curriculum, classroom, and collaboration to engineer a scalable, and reliable experience across our 5-12 school platform and programs.

 

Responsibilities and Experience

  • Help lead the design of the science experience with colleagues on both campuses

  • Use and improve curriculum mapping content to provide the best educational opportunity

  • Plan, innovate and reflect on lessons throughout the year through admin observations, staff observations, and peer observations

  • Hold accountability and expectations high to demand the best performance possible from the student body and each other

 

Skills and Star Qualities

  • Demonstrable experience designing personalized language arts curriculum.

  • Ability to see the bigger picture while iterating strategically every day.

  • Direct experience helping kids learn by doing in innovative ways.

  • Collaboration within the department and between disciplines.

  • Growth mindset based on problem-seeing and problem-owning

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this Employment Application

2. Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to cstottler@northlakesacademy.org

Position: Science Teacher, Grades 9-12, 1.0 FTE

                                                                                    

School: North Lakes Academy Upper School

 

Expectations:  We are building the next generation of U.S. and global citizens and we’re looking for leaders to help architect, design, and reimagine the future of education. As a part of the teacher-leadership team, you will work directly with executive directors and school directors to make amazing experiences for our students. You’ll oversee the work of curriculum, classroom, and collaboration to engineer a scalable, and reliable experience across our 5-12 school platform and programs.

 

Responsibilities and Experience

  • Help lead the design of the science experience with colleagues on both campuses

  • Use and improve curriculum mapping content to provide the best educational opportunity

  • Plan, innovate and reflect on lessons throughout the year through admin observations, staff observations, and peer observations

  • Hold accountability and expectations high to demand the best performance possible from the student body and each other

 

Skills and Star Qualities

  • Demonstrable experience designing personalized language arts curriculum.

  • Ability to see the bigger picture while iterating strategically every day.

  • Direct experience helping kids learn by doing in innovative ways.

  • Collaboration within the department and between disciplines.

  • Growth mindset based on problem-seeing and problem-owning

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this Employment Application

2. Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to cstottler@northlakesacademy.org