Are you interested in becoming a Guide at Acton Academy Sioux Falls?

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Our mission is to inspire each child who enters our doors to find a calling that will change the world.

Acton Academy Sioux Falls is seeking a Middle School Studio Guide who is ready to change the world of education. This is an opportunity to be an integral part of designing the foundation of our Middle School Studio and be a part of one of the most innovative schools of the 21st Century.

As a Guide, you too will begin a Hero's Journey.

You/You are:

  • Both warm-hearted and tough-minded.
  • A curious, independent, lifelong learner
  • Discover and develop your most precious gifts and use them to solve difficult problems.
  • Understand the importance of strong character
  • Value a healthy lifestyle of mind and body

You believe:

  • Each child has a gift that can change the world in a profound way
  • In a closely connected family of lifelong learners
  • In Learning to Learn, Learning to Do, and Learning to Be
  • Children are fully capable of self-governance and accountability
  • Asking great questions is far more important than memorizing correct answers
  • In economic, political, and religious freedom

You will:

  • Lift your eyes to the horizon
  • See with fresh eyes
  • Start on time, end on time, every time
  • Provide challenges, frameworks, processes, tools, and world-class examples
  • Shepherd the energy of the learning community
  • Showcase a Growth Mindset
  • Model behavior that leads to self-directed learning
  • Let learners choose
  • Master Key Learning Skills
  • Equip and inspire others to guide, create curriculum, and nurture a powerful learning environment
  • Always listen first
  • Only respond to questions with another question or choice
  • Embrace failure in the studio
  • Ask “Is that the best you can do?” and invite a student to try again if the answer is “no”

You will not:

  • Teach
  • Lecture
  • Grade
  • Shame
  • Condescend
  • Exhibit fixed mindset language
  • Make announcements in front of the studio

If your goal is to instill your love of learning in others while advancing your professional growth, this is your chance to become a part of one of the world’s most innovative schools.

Apply now for more information!

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Hi, I'm Aaron Johnson. 👋

I'm Co-Founder & Head of School at Acton Academy Sioux Falls

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