Foreign Language/Social Studies Teacher (2091)

Job | Posted 11 days ago
Start Date


This position starts with the 2020-2021 school year.

Reports to:   Building Principal                                                                                                    
Position Objective
The teacher creates a positive learning environment to facilitate the intellectual, personal and social development of all students. The teacher works collaboratively with all educators. The teacher uses data to determine learning priorities, monitor progress and assess instruction and student achievement. The teacher addresses the needs of students not achieving.
Essential Functions:
- Planning and Preparation
          - Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy
          - Demonstrates knowledge of students and plans instruction for individual students’ needs
          - Sets instructional outcomes as goals that can been assessed
          - Demonstrates knowledge of resources
          - Designs coherent instruction and differentiates with appropriate resources, groups and structure
          - Designs student assessments that are aligned with the instructional outcomes
- The Classroom Environment
          - Creates an environment of respect and rapport
          - Establishes a culture for learning
          - Manages classroom procedures
          - Manages student behavior by setting clear standards of conduct
          - Establishes a safe classroom that ensures the learning of all students
- Instruction
          - Communication with students is appropriate and expectations for the learning of content are clearly communicated
          - Uses questions that reflect high expectations
          - Engages students in their learning
          - Uses assessment to guide instruction
          - Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness and makes adjustment as needed to instruction
- Professional Responsibilities
          - Uses reflection to improve instruction
          - Maintains accurate records
          - Communicates with families frequently and tries to engage families in the instructional program
          - Participates in professional organizations and is involved in school and district events
          - Actively pursues professional development opportunities
          - Displays a high level of ethics and professionalism in dealing with students and colleagues
          - Adheres to district sick leave and personal leave policies and is punctual to job assignments and meetings
Additional Functions:
- Other duties as assigned
- State of Illinois Professional Educator License with appropriate endorsements required

Posted By

Dunlap C.U.S.D. 323

3020 W Willow Knolls, Peoria, IL 61614-8127
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,273 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246