7-12 Grade Language Arts Teacher

Minatare Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for a 7th-12th Grade Language Arts Teacher for the 2024 – 2025 school year.

The English Language Arts teacher is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to literate citizenship; the ELA teacher supports the development and appreciation of good literature of all types; motivates students to read widely for information and recreation; develops standards for critical judgment of written and oral communications; discovers and develops special talents of students and is attentive to student special needs.


• Bachelor’s degree or higher

• Flexibility and a team-spirit work ethic

• Well developed interpersonal skills


• Nebraska Certification

• Knowledge of the Nebraska State Standards

• Experience in differentiating instruction, and supporting students with learning challenges

• Experience in ELA instruction in a middle or secondary school setting


The duties of the English Language Arts teacher may include, but are not limited to the following tasks: Instruction

• Providing instruction to students in 7th-12th Grade

• Ability to perform essential functions of the position

• Willingly assisting the instructional process in its many forms

• Supporting school-wide instructional initiatives

• Gathering student data through observation, dialogue, testing tools, etc., and designing strategies to meet student needs

• Remaining current with Nebraska State Standards and other instructional requirements

• Supporting student learning through thoughtful planning and preparation and sound classroom management practices

• Attending Professional Development sessions

• Staying informed on the latest trends in English language education

• Assessing student progress

• Maintaining updated gradebooks, tracking the data, drafting report cards

• Assisting in conducting school-wide benchmark assessments when needed

Other Duties

• Effectively communicating with school administrators, teachers, student service personnel, parents regarding student performance and plans for improvement

• Participating in Student Assistance Team (SAT) meetings as needed

• Assisting students in adopting a behavior conducive to success in the classroom setting

• Participating in faculty meetings and professional learning community meetings

• Assisting in orientation and open houses as needed

• Modeling nondiscriminatory practices in all activities

• Performing other job-related functions as may be assigned

• Serving as Team Leader if requested

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Additional Information

Minatare Public Schools is a Class D-2 school with small class sizes.  The district has also approved a 4-day week calendar.  Students will attend Monday-Thursday, with Fridays being used as either professional development time for staff or district scheduled leave time.  Salary, contracted days, and benefits will be shared during an interview.

Contact Information

Minatare Public Schools
1107 7th Street
PO Box 425
Minatare, Nebraska 69356

Jodi Wolf
(p) (308) 783-1255

How to Apply

Please email MPS Certified Application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to rocky.schneider@minatareschools.org