Elementary Teacher (Grades K-5) (#236910)
Nature of Position • Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science to pupils in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the appropriate authorities. • Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides differentiated instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil. • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction. • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports. • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program. • Identifies pupil 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 learning centers. • Maintains professional competence through educational in-service activities provided and/or self-selected and through other professional growth activities. • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator in the implementation of the personnel evaluation process. • Maintains required inventory records. • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day. • Administers standardized tests in accordance with established procedures. • Participates in curriculum development programs as required. • Participates in faculty committees and the support or sponsorship of pupil activities. • Above-average amount of walking, bending, standing, stooping, lifting. • Work involves exposure to normal everyday hazards encountered in a school. • Work is performed in a classroom and involves no unusual demands.