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Gaia Democratic School is Hiring! (Job)

Job Title: Teacher/Teacher’s Aide 

Job description/responsibilities: To assist in daily activities of the including opening/closing, meal preparation, administrative duties, general cleaning, organizing, and attending meetings. To support K-12 grade students in academic, social and emotional growth through advising, teaching and tutoring students in our unique democratic environment. 

Required Qualifications: 4 year degree (preferred), direct experience with diverse youth and collective process or democratic education. A driver’s license and teacher’s license is not required but one or both is a plus! Background check, 3 references, and a one year commitment are also required. 

Qualities we are looking for in candidates: Fun, reliable, flexible, open, caring, compassionate, patient, able to “let go” of adult privilege, supportive of GDS mission and adult/youth partnerships 

Pay rate: $12.00/hourly 

Hours: 4 hours per day, weekdays (M-F) x 4 weeks per month, August-June. Hours are somewhat flexible, to be scheduled between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Morning availability preferred.

Location: Uptown/Lowry Hill, near downtown Minneapolis 

Please Note: Current GDS Volunteers are encouraged to apply.

Parents of current students are not eligible to apply. 

Deadline for applications: July 4, 2014 

No phone calls please. Send resume and cover letter to Starri Hedges, (Gaia Democratic School Executive Director) via email to OR Or by USPS to: 3754 Pleasant Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55409 More information about Gaia Democratic School can be found on our website: 

Gaia Democratic School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. GDS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, or national and ethnic origin