Thank you for your interest in employment at Mounds Park Academy! The environment here is diverse, collaborative, creative, and innovative for students, faculty, and staff. Here, you will be challenged to become your best self while simultaneously encouraging all those around you to dream big and do right.

 

Mounds Park Academy seeks an Executive Assistant to the Head of School. This position provides a full range of administrative and strategic support to the head. The Executive Assistant also holds the responsibility for oversight of the head’s office, functioning as both an extension of the head and ensuring both responsiveness, efficiency, and warmth, so that everyone feels welcomed, respected, and well served. In addition, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Board of Trustees, limited support to administrators, and manages a variety of special projects.

 It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Have an associate degree or equivalent experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Five years of experience as an executive assistant or office manager
  • Familiarity with software and technical applications including Microsoft Office 365, Outlook, calendars, MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Advance the mission, vision and values of Mounds Park Academy.
  • Provide administrative support to the Head of School
  • Provide administrative support to the Board of Trustees, including correspondence, agendas, and all logistics for meetings, retreats, and events.
  • Provide strategic and logistical support and management of special projects and institutional priorities identified by the Head.
  • Manage personnel files and documents.
  • Maintain and update the Employee Handbook.
  • Coordinate the building of the school calendar and schedule all required meetings.
  • Be an active, positive, and contributing member of Mounds Park Academy.
  • Display high integrity at all times and be a role model for students.
  • Communicate respectfully and effectively following the Respectful Discourse Policy with parents, students, teachers, staff, administration, visitors, and volunteers.
  • Support and facilitate the initiatives of the MPA strategic plan and positively contribute to school-wide committee work.

In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and customer service skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Substantial organization and project management skills
  • Openness to lifelong learning
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and prioritize workload; Flexibility

Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply as Mounds Park Academy is dedicated to better reflecting our student body and the Twin Cities area through this addition to our exceptional faculty and staff.   Information about our school can be found at www.moundsparkacademy.org.

Please submit a letter of interest, professional resume, and three professional references to: hoshire@moundsparkacademy.org

Applications are due by the end of the day June 28, 2019

Mounds Park Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Mounds Park Academy accepts international students in grades 9-12 and is seeking host families of all kinds to open their hearts and homes to these international students for one semester, one year, or a student’s entire MPA experience. A $9,000 annual stipend is available to cover the cost of room, board, and transportation from August to June. Mounds Park Academy’ International Student Program Coordinator and Homestay Coordinator will actively support the student and the host family through the entire MPA experience. Additional information about the MPA International Student Program and the MPA Host Family Application can be found on our website.

Position Begins: August 2019
Status: Part-time, Exempt
Department: Instructional Faculty, Middle and Upper School (grades 5 -12)

Mounds Park Academy seeks a part-time Middle and Upper School Physical Education teacher for the 2019–2020 school year. The ideal candidate should exhibit a wide range of teaching skills, have significant Physical Education and Health content knowledge and have the ability to engage motivated students to learn.

In addition to the Physical Education teaching position, MPA currently has the following coaching opportunities for the 2019-2020 academic year:

  • Boys’ Varsity Soccer Coach (fall)
  • Boys’ Varsity Assistant Soccer Coach  (fall)
  • Upper School Girls Basketball Coach (winter)
  • Middle school boys’ soccer (fall) and basketball coach (winter)

Qualified candidates may be considered for open coaching opportunities.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Teach multiple sections of Middle and Upper School Physical Education classes through the use of age appropriate lessons.
  • Motivate students of varying ability
  • Differentiate instruction for skill development and fitness
  • Inspire an enjoyment for lifetime physical fitness
  • Supervise, encourage, counsel, and evaluate students
  • Foster and sustain an effective learning and fitness environment
  • Utilize and incorporate available resources and activities for instruction
  • Communicate and meet with students and parents during scheduled conferences and as necessary
  • Participate in Physical Education Department and staff development activities
  • Collaborate as a member of a team
  • Show a willingness to contribute to the life of the school outside of the classroom
  • Perform additional duties as needed (serve on school-wide committees, advise a student club, etc.)

In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills
  • Admirable leadership skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Substantial organization skills
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • Flexibility

To Apply:

Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply as Mounds Park Academy is dedicated to better reflecting our student body and the Twin Cities area through this addition to our exceptional faculty and staff. Information about our school can be found at www.moundsparkacademy.org.

Please submit a letter of interest, professional resume, and three professional references to: ushire@moundsparkacademy.org before June 15, 2019.


Mounds Park Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.