Snelling Connection Newsletter 

Written by elementary students, mentored by university students

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Spring, 2017 Newsletter

Articles:
Huskies head to the Lab
Dinosaurs Alive!
Huskies See the Judge
A New Addition to Hamline Elementary
Out with the Old in with the New
See Girls Run
Huskies Go Hungry
Hamline Welcomes a New Face
Saying Goodbye to an old Buddy
Hamline Promotes Parent Involvment
When One Door Closes
Huskies Turn the Pages

  
Open Position: Snelling Connection Co-Editor
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Job Description: The Snelling Connection is a bi-yearly newsletter that is published by a class of 4th-5th grade Hamline Elementary students. The class is co-taught by two Hamline University students. The class meets two days a week for an hour at Hamline Elementary where students might partake in roles as photographers, journalists, and illustrators. In addition to teaching the class about journalism, the Co-Editors engage in layout and website design in order to publish each issue of the newsletter for fall and spring.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching a class of 10-20 students (4th and 5th grade)

    • Bi-weekly lesson planning in collaboration with Co-Editor

    • Differentiating material according to students’ needs

    • Classroom management for students, including several students with special needs and/or gifted and talented students.

  • Publishing the Snelling Connection Newsletter

    • Communicating with members of the Hamline to Hamline Collaboration on a regular basis to be aware of recent collaborative efforts

    • Using Adobe InDesign to layout the newsletter

    • Distributing the newsletter to both of the Hamline campuses

  • Attending Hamline to Hamline Collaboration meetings once a month as a representative of Snelling Connection.

  • Reports to the Snelling Connection Advisor, Hamline Elementary Liaison, and Coordinator of the Collaboration.


Qualifications:

  • Federal or Hamline Work-Study required

  • First year, sophomore, or junior status

  • Education/Journalism/English/Creative Writing major/minor preferred

  • Excellent organizational and communications skills and work with a diverse group of people

  • Experience working in a school setting with young students

  • Experience with differentiated lesson planning and classroom management

  • Leadership and instructing experience highly preferred

  • Adobe InDesign experience is highly preferred


Number of hours per week: 5-10

Start date: Training/shadowing in Spring 2018. Officially start in September 2018.  

Positions available: 1


Application Form: http://tinyurl.com/SCeditorapply






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