Elementary Reading Teacher (#248470)
BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK: Under the general supervision of a principal and or other designated administrator, plans and implements an instructional program and provides related educational services for students in grades K-5. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities as required; carries out a variety of student monitoring and control activities; performs related duties as assigned. Positions covered by this specification serve as general education, elementary classroom teachers (K-5); classes taught may be single or team or departmental setting, but teachers might work independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions are assigned to reading or technology labs. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK: • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a World-Class Education. • Implement an instructional program, which provides appropriate learning for each student by differentiating instruction. • Plan and deliver instruction in adherence to the Prince William County Curriculum documents regarding specific teaching assignments. • Assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes. • Plan appropriate instructional and/or learning strategies and activities, including determination of appropriate principles of learning, classroom organizational structures, and kind and level of materials. • Responsible for student accounting. • Manage the behavior of learners in an instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process, and assist and participate in management of student behavior in other parts of the school, school grounds, and during lunch. This will not include the duty-free lunch, except in emergency situations. No student should be left alone. • Cooperate with and participate in the planning and the evaluation of the school program. • Request the assistance of resource personnel as needed, and work cooperatively to ensure an appropriate learning environment for all students. • Participate in the professional development program of the schools and School Division. • Coordinate instructional activities and collaborate with other professional staff both school and non school-based, as required, to maximize learning opportunities. • Follow the ethics of the profession. • Support actively a parent/teacher or parent/student organization and promote parent/teacher partnerships. • Enforce policies and regulations as established by the Prince William County School Board and staff in accordance with any program guidelines. • Supervise pupil activities in buildings and on grounds during and after school hours and be responsible for the conduct and safety of students in the classroom and on school grounds. No group of students should be left unattended. • Demonstrate prompt and accurate written communications and reports. • Adhere to county and school disciplinary procedures. • Complete other duties as assigned.