Want to teach where we do things a little differently?

Upper Mississippi Academy believes that learning is a lifelong, collaborative experience that teachers should embark on every day. Employment at UMA encourages “teachers as designers” and looks for teachers who are interested in embracing new challenges without fear of failure and who encourage their students to do the same. We look for teachers and staff members who are active, continuous learners and want to grow in their practice with input from students, colleagues, and community. UMA offers a competitive salary structure and benefits package, collaborative planning time every other Friday (student release days), the opportunity to design and publish your own curriculum, the chance to be outside every day of the year, and the ability to make a difference in how our children are educated. Join us at our new location in downtown St. Paul!

People seeking employment at UMA are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status. Cover letter, resume and references should be sent to:  opportunities@umissacademy.org

Current Employment Opportunities

Special Education Paraprofessional

We are currently seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional to work with middle and high school students and teachers.  We seek someone who is passionate about being part of a collaborative team to ensure that students succeed in a general education curriculum. Our team works with all teachers, via a push-in model, to create differentiated learning experiences in the general education setting to the greatest extent possible. We want to add individuals to our team who are flexible, creative, and adaptable to multiple student learning styles and environments.  Position would start as soon as possible. Competitive pay and benefits. To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume, and references (list or letter) to: opportunities@umissacademy.org

Complete job description below. 

Position open until filled.