-Teaches age-appropriate subject matter based on Common Core State Standards to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the School, and other appropriate learning activities.
-Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
-Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
-Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
-Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
-Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
-Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupils’ progress and interpret the school program.
-Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
-Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
-Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
-Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.
-Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
-Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
-Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
-Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
-Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
-Knowledge of best practice teaching strategies
-Knowledge of best practices in classroom management
-Knowledge of data assessment and disaggregation
-Knowledge of general safety rules and techniques.
-Knowledge of school rules of conduct and ethics
-Knowledge of relevant Policies
-Skill in monitoring and correcting student behavior.
-Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.
-Professional communication skills effectively (verbal and written); ability to instruct; and maintain emotional control under stress.
A valid certification/endorsement from a school of Education teacher preparation program.
Must pass a CRB.