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CVA keeps growing! To meet our increasing needs, we are currently looking to fill the following positions with highly qualified and dedicated individuals.
 
Maintenance & Custodial Professional, K-12 Music, ADSIS Behavior Specialist, Social Worker, Student Advocate (Academic & Behavior), Student Advocate (Special Education), Special Education Teacher, Culture & Climate Specialist, 100% Online Contracted Teachers ( Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, Science), Paraprofessionals and Substitute Teachers!
 
Cyber Village Academy sets out each day to Inspire, Challenge and Prepare students daily. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community, committed to the individual needs of our students.  Our core principles are Restorative Practices, Culturally Relevant Teaching and Engagement leading to Empowerment!  We take these core principles seriously, focused on a growth mindset and knowing that each and every day we all have something to learn and contribute to the greater good.
 
Our staff is highly collaborative; developing, creating and tweaking curriculum to the needs of our students all guided by MN Standards.  As a hybrid and online school we are able to offer a variety of professional development opportunities that allow teachers additional time for PLC's, collaboration, creative thinking and individual development each and every week. staff are on campus 5 days a week, teaching in person (3 days a week) and online (2 days a week).
 
CVA strives to have a diverse workforce, BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply.  All applicants are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical and mental disability and veteran status.
 
Positions are for the current and/or the 2022-2023 school year.
 
Must love quirky kids!
 
CVA provides:
  • Competitive charter school salary and benefits package.
  • Positive, collegial and motivating working environment.
  • Involved and supportive families.

Technology Teacher (0.2FTE)
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Cyber Village Academy has an opening for .2 FTE Technology teacher. The preferred license is a Business or Computer Science license.  The ideal candidate is familiar with a variety of face-to-face and online instructional techniques, and is interested in a flexible, small school environment working with a
close team of teachers, paraprofessionals and service providers. 

Please visit www.cybervillageacademy.org for more information. 
 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and references to Nicole Rasmussen
Director, as soon as possible. BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.

Special Education Teacher
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Cyber Village Academy has an opening for a full time Special Education teacher for the current and continuing for the 2022 - 2023 school  year. The ideal candidate is licensed in ABS, ASD, SLD or EBD , is familiar with a variety of face-to-face and online instructional techniques, and is interested in a flexible, small school environment working with a close team of teachers, paraprofessionals and service providers. Other licensure areas are welcome to apply.  Strong skills in organization and Due Process is preferred. 

 
Pay: Based on salary schedule and experience.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and references to Elizabeth Knoll, Special Education Director, as soon as possible.  BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.

Social Worker
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Cyber Village Academy is seeking a full time school social worker for the 2019-2020 school year. Under the supervision of the Director of Special Education, the school social worker is responsible for delivering special education minutes to students with IEP's and general education students. In addition, the social worker will assist students in crisis, collaborate with school staff and parents, and participate in community building and restorative justice practices.

 

 Licensure Requirements: Masters of Social Work with current Minnesota Board of Social Work licensure and current Minnesota Department of Education licensure (LGSW or LICSW). 

To apply: Send resume to Elizabeth Knoll, Director of Special Education, Cyber Village Academy - Minneapolis, 651-523-7170, eknoll@cybervillageacademy.org.

SCHOOL CLIMATE & CULTURAL SPECIALIST (Behavior & Academic Support)

 
Job Description
2022-23 School Year
 
To manage day-to-day school climate and culture within the school. To support all students and families in navigating school resources in and out of the school environment. To work with general education and special education staff and studnets on learning strategines, behavior management, and other systems that are in place witihin the school and community.  Provide behavior intervention strategies to special education students and others as necessary in all on-campus, online school environments, buses, and off-site activities, including but not limited to the below responsibilities.
 
Responsibilities
Develop an equitable climate within the school by partnering with school staff to ensure interventions, behavior, and academics, are done with fidelity as an active member in the school's leadership groups including but not limited to:
  • Restorative Practices team, Problem Solving Teams and Child Study
  • Equity and Social Justice Committee leader to ensure effective implementation and continuous improvement of the school-wide programs and policies to improve school climate and culture
  • Aim to establish healthy relationships between school staff and all families by encouraging communication between teachers and parent/guardian(s), help facilitate family meetings and provide resources as needed.
  • Develop an understanding and be able to help implement initiatives around Restorative Practices, Culturally Relevant Teaching and Student Engagement.
  • Provide and participate in culturally relevant professional development for school leaders, family, and staff designed to increase their skill level in developing equitable academic, social, and emotional supports for students
  • Work with building teams designated to analyze academic, behavior, and attendance data to develop action plans to ensure the use of equitable academic and social-emotional supports for special education students
  • Work with building teams to analyze academic, behavior, and attendance data through a cultural lens (factors involving racial, gender, socioeconomic, etc.) to provide accurate consultation and develop action plans to ensure educational equity for all students and make appropriate and achievable goals toward eliminating the achievement gap.
  • Provide individualized student/family services and resources.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Art or Science (Education, Social Work, Sociology) or experience of 7+ years working in similar position
  • Experience working in K-12 systems and a demonstrated history of advocating for racial equity with proven results
  • Demonstrated experience in working with racial, ethnic, students of color, international and domestic students, low income students and Special Education students
  • Experience working in organizations working towards educational equity
  • Knowledge of culture, heritage and background of students and families
  • Profound understanding of educational equity, equity, racism and institutional racism, and the achievement gap
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently and produce results.
  • Confident to engage in courageous conversations that lead to action oriented results.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
 
Pay: Dependent on qualifications
Work hours: 8am – 4pm (School calendar)
Position is for the 22-23 School Year

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Apply by sending resume and references to nrasmussen@cybervillageacademy.org

POSTING OPEN UNTIL FILLED
 

Paraprofessional
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Paraprofessional (Special Education & General Education)
 
Full-time position available for the current and 2022-2023 School Year.
 
Reports to: Special Education Director
Pay: $20 - 21.50/hour

Full-time schedule: 8 am - 4 pm Monday thru Friday
Full-time calendar: Academic calendar: all staff days
 
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Knoll, Special Education Director as soon as possible. Positions open until filled.

Substitute Teachers
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CVA is looking for a dynamic and flexible substitute teachers to teach any grade level and subject area in our K - 12 hybrid environment. The ideal candidate is skilled in building relationships and working with students.  Teacher should always be seeking new ways to motivate and challenge students, and loves to explore instructional strategies to support students growth.
 
Job Duties and Specifications:
Appliants should have a Minnesota teacher license and/or substitute license issued by PELSB. 
 
Reports to: Director and Assistant Director
Pay: $150 a day
Schedule: 8am - 4pm Monday - Friday, an an as needed basis.
 
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Nick Rice, Assistant Director as soon as possible. 

Student Behavior Interventionist
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CVA is looking for a full-time Behavior Interventionist. This person will work witih students directly to support their overall Social Emotional Learning and provide them opportunity to develop and build skills to support their overall success in life. They will also support the day-to-day student discipline and behavior management issues for general education students and others as necessary in on-campus and online school environments.  Supports building behavior and attendance concerns with specific interventions.
 
The successful candidate is a licensed teacher and has experience in classroom and school-wide behavior management programs such as responsive classroom, PBIS, culturally responsive behavior management, restorative practices or similar.
 
Interested candidates should review the complete job description here, then send a cover letter and resume to Nicole Rasmussen.  Position will be filled as soon as possible. 

Student Advocate (Academic, SEL & Behavior)
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Full-time position available for the current and 2022-2023 School Year.
 
Reports to: Executive Director
Pay: $20 - 21.50/hour

Full-time schedule: 8 am - 4 pm Monday thru Friday
Full-time calendar: Academic calendar: all staff days
 
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Nicole Rasmussen, Director as soon as possible. Positions open until filled.

Student Advocate (Academic & Behavior - Special Education)
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Full-time position available for the current and 2022-2023 School Year.
 
Reports to: Special Education Director
Pay: $20 - 21.50/hour

Full-time schedule: 8 am - 4 pm Monday thru Friday
Full-time calendar: Academic calendar: all staff days
 
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Knoll, Special Education Director as soon as possible. Positions open until filled.

K - 12 Music Teacher (0.6 - 1.0 FTE)
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CVA is looking for a  dynamic and flexible teacher to teach a variety of music courses for grades K-12 in our hybrid and online learning environments. The ideal candidate is skilled in both face-to-face and online instruction techniques, is always seeking new ways to motivate and challenge students, and loves exploring new instructional technologies. Ideal candidates are interested in helping students express themselves through music as they learn the content and techniques.  Music class focuses on music appreciation, music performance and instrument exploration.
 
Click here for full job posting.
 
Interested candidates should review the school’s website then send a cover letter, resume and references to Nicole Rasmussen, Director, at nrasmussen@cybervillageacademy.org as soon as possible. BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
Additional course work in technology, arts or other areas may be part of a full time contract to meet the demands of the student centered course offerings.

100% Online Teachers: Science, Math, Language Arts & Social Studies
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Position is paid per class as an independent contractor. Pay is dependent on the number of students enrolled in the course. Curriculum is provided by Cyber Village Academy, teacher is responsible for supplementing curriculum based on student needs, supporting student understanding through scheduled office hours or scheudled meetings and grading assignments as appropriate.  Curriculum is deliver asynchronously, so flexibility is paramount in being successful with this position.  Internet access and appropriate licensure is required.
 
Interested candidates should review the school’s website then send a cover letter, resume and references to Nicole Rasmussen, Director, at nrasmussen@cybervillageacademy.org as soon as possible. BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.  

Maintenance & Custodial Professional
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Cyber Village Academy has an opening for a maintenance & custodial staff person to work in our K – 12 learning environment. The ideal candidate is skilled in light maintenance, repair and custodial services.
 
This is a 12-month full-time position; Monday-Friday.  Rate of pay is $20-25 per hour based on experience, plus health and dental options, PERA, Life Insurance, STD, and LTD.
 
Job Summary
The maintenance & custodial person performs general maintenance and cleaning tasks to provide a clean, pleasant and safe environment for employees, students, and the general public, and provides general oversight to overall building care. Someone who is personable, friendly with students and staff, is self motivated and has the ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision is a must.  Pride in the school environment and a proactive approach to ensuring a safe, secure and inviting environment is a key component of the job.
 
 
Applicants please submit a resume and references ot Nicole Rasmussen, Executive Director at nrasmussen@cybervillageacademy.org.