Elementary Teachers (2020-2021 School Year) (#2007530)
Under the direction of the principal, the teacher’s responsibility is to guide students toward the fulfillment of their intellectual, physical, and psychological potential.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Humanizes instruction by planning a program of study that meets the individual needs of students. Secures and prepares instructional materials in advance and shows written evidence of preparation. Demonstrates knowledge of subject matter. Diagnoses and develops plans for the learning problems of students appropriate to the level of achievement. Refers students to specialists when deficiencies are detected or suspected. Implements all curriculum programs adopted system wide in a positive and efficient manner. Participates in curriculum development appropriate to assignment. Establishes clear objectives for all learning experiences and communicates these objectives to students. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with students. Makes use of a variety of resources, materials, and methods in an effort to improve the effectiveness of instruction. Speaks clearly using fluent and appropriate language in well-modulated tones. Evaluates pupil accomplishments on a regular basis. Exhibits interest in what is being taught and in the needs of the student. Confers with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis. Promptly and accurately handles routine matters involving reports, records and moneys. Takes all necessary precautions to protect and to maintain facilities, equipment, and materials. Emphasizes and enforces safety factors within the classroom, building, and throughout school property. Maintains a disciplined atmosphere appropriate to the teaching environment. Establishes reasonable classroom rules with consistent enforcement occurring in a positive way.