JobID 1285 : Elementary Teacher (#2032249)

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Job Type
Full-time
Start Date
07/31/2020

Description

Must hold a valid MS Educator License with the endorsement code: 120
   

Job Title: Elementary Teacher
       

Reports To: Principals
FLSA Status: Exempt
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The primary function of a teacher is the instruction, care, and discipline of students. The teacher is the facilitator of learning for students in Grades 3-5 and is responsible for teaching skills and concepts that will enable students to function more successfully in contemporary society at the following levels: physically, intellectually, emotionally, and psychologically.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
·         Possess proper certification and current licensure (Class “A”) for the position as required by the Mississippi Department of Education in the field of instruction to which he/she is assigned
·         Have met other qualifications and requirements as established by the school district
 
ESSENTIALS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Works closely with administration and staff to develop an appropriate instructional program
·         Develops instructional lessons that align with the teaching assignment and consistent with adopted curriculum
·         Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of all students
·         Establishes appropriate plans for substitute teachers
·         Works with specific program and special education staff to best serve the educational needs of all students
·         Attends IEPs and/or 504 meetings as required
·         Creates an environment that is conducive to learning
·         Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior
·         Communicates expectations regarding student behavior to student and parent/guardian
·         Monitors progress and interpret evaluation results of students on a regular basis and provide appropriate progress reports
·         Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and Board policy
·         Attends staff meetings, serves on committees, and participates in professional development activities
·         Keeps a current inventory of classroom curriculum materials, supplies, and equipment
·         Provides learning experiences for student aligned with their abilities and interest levels which promote high expectations for all students
·         Develops daily written lesson plans containing specific performance objectives
·         Monitors student performance by becoming thoroughly familiar with the student’s records
·         Provides a safe and orderly atmosphere conducive to learning
·         Develops and maintains a classroom discipline plan aligned with School Board policies and procedures
·         Be responsible for the supervision of students inside and outside of the classroom as required by school board policy
·         Assists in the selection of supplies, materials, textbooks, and equipment to enhance the learning environment
·         Strives for excellence in all school related endeavors
·         Cooperates with local and district staff in planning and implementing system-wide goals and objectives
·         Attends regular and called faculty meetings
·         Keeps accurate records, utilizing test data to improve instruction, and provides students with feedback on completed assignments
·         Maintains a current teaching certificate as required by state certification standards and local district policy
·         Be punctual and conscientious in school attendance and participate in related functions as assigned by the principal
·         Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules and regulations, administrative procedures, and School board policies
·         Maintains good public relations with parents and students
·         Assists in continuing the development of subject area curriculum objectives
·         Maintains flexibility and be available to students and parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day or when requested to do so under reasonable terms
·         Be cognizant of the rules and regulations, policies, and procedures governing special education programs within the school district
·         Be knowledgeable of the district’s curriculum, Mississippi Curriculum frameworks, Mississippi assessment System in his/her subject area(s)
·         Participates cooperatively in the supervision-evaluation process for the purpose of improving instruction and student achievement
·         Assists other teachers, as needed, in the instructional process
·         Works collectively  with other teachers in the sharing of ideas and skills
·         Performs all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the principal in order to contribute to an effective school operation
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 35 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The work environment is a standard office setting and school/classroom combined with a server room. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.

Posted By

Madison County School District

476 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, MS 39157
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,914 (USD)

State Average: $9,093 (USD)

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 2%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.00

State Average: 15.14

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 14%

FTE

1,599

State Average: 429