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     Posting Date:                   October 1, 2021
     Closing Date:                   Open Until Filled
     Reports to:                       School Director
     Terms of Employment:    1.0 FTE School Year
     Compensation:                 DOQ
 
Akii-gikinoo'amaading is seeking an individual who is passionate about learning, students, and innovative teaching that will help students reach their full potential within our school and community through meaningful, equitable, and targeted educational experiences that affirms and values their unique cultural identities. Akii-gikinoo'amaading is a 6-12th grade project-based learning (PBL) school that will engage youth in indigenous science learning experiences that motivate them to be engaged global citizens through critical thinking and analysis of environmental issues and to explore STEM careers that meet future workforce needs for managing tribal resources.
 
Akii-gikinoo'amaading is a teacher-powered school, where management of the learning, program, and school is the responsibility of the instructional team. Applicants must be willing to accept nontraditional teacher duties as this is a non-traditional school. Applicants must be risk takers, comfortable with change, and show evidence of creative problem solving. This position is for an individual who is excited to teach outside the walls of a classroom and be comfortable outside year-round and the candidate should have the ability to guide, facilitate, coach, and create, rather than lecture and use prepared curriculum.
 
We are seeking an active learner, not afraid to tackle new ideas and tasks. The candidate should have the ability to guide, facilitate, coach, and create rather than lecture and use a prepared curriculum. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a strong desire to collaborate in project based learning, student-centered education, and the ability to make school look a lot less like school. Experience in outdoor education or expeditionary learning is highly desired.
 
Educational Program and Curriculum
    • Develop, implement, and facilitate all curricular projects
    • Advise small group projects, regardless of subject area
    •  Maintain communication through emails, texts, & phone calls with students
    • Develop and maintain outside contacts for student projects, internships, job shadows.
    • Maintain HeadRush accounts with students, approve, advise, and close projects
    • Coordinate Student Personal Learning Plans
      • senior students' classes on transcripts to be sent for applications
      • double check credit/graduation requirements for seniors
      • double check all ACT status of junior & senior students
      • encourage college visits/applications/scholarships...
      • youth options applications/deadlines
      • develop course/credit plan with all students
    • Arrange Standardized Testing - WKCE, ASVAB, Explore/Plan/ACT, ITBS
    • Newsletter Advisor (3 to 4 publications per year)
    • Yearbook Advisor
    • Service-Learning Opportunity Coordinator
    • Arrange large-scale city field trips
    • Advise and co-lead field experience trips, backcountry trips, and PE trips.
 
Community Outreach
    • Coordinate & facilitate open houses & student showcase nights
    • Coordinate Akii-gikinoo'amaading Senior Graduation
    • Coordinate fundraising opportunities for school
 
Facilities
    • Co-manage equipment and supplies
 
Enrollment, Students, Student Records, Clerical
    • Coordinate open enrollment, notify accepted students & maintain waiting list
    • Compile and send enrollment packet to accepted students
    • Manage student records system
    • Manage project-based learning internet system
    • Maintain record keeping systems, and school documents file structure
    • Handle day to day student discipline
    • Keep communications and correspondence up during the summer (limited)
 
Parent Communication
    • First line of communication with parents
      • Update parent email database & list                                                  
    • Coordinate and schedule parent teacher conferences
    • Global reminder emails to parents
    • Coordinating the updates to Google and Website Calendar
    • Update Facebook/social media
    • Coordinate parent volunteers for different events
  
 

 

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit completed LCO Employment Application including Release and Authorization Form (from download link above) along with a cover letter, resume and at least three (3) letters of reference. Certificate of Good Standing in each jurisdiction where licensed and any other supportive documents. Tribal Member applicants must provide a signed official document from a federally recognized Tribe acknowledging enrollment.

 

MAIL, FAX OR EMAIL ALL INFORMATION TO:

Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Government

ATTN: Human Resource Department

13394 W. Trepania Road

Hayward, WI 54843

Fax (715) 634-4797

HR Fax (715) 699-1209

 

debrot@lco-nsn.gov

yellowthunder@lco-nsn.gov

 

 

 

Preference will extend to Tribal Members, second to Non-Tribal Members with dependents who are Tribal Members, third to other American Indians and fourth to Non-Native Americans who meet the minimum qualifications of the position. This is in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and Federal Regulations on “INDIAN PREFERENCE”.