College and Career Ready Elementary Teacher
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Computers, Art, Theater, Music (General).
The license must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Complete Job Description: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jwtKwG18pX_EcYbDoYPZWNuoCw_3HETPEvu_gjlNgrI/edit?usp=sharing
Classification: Certified Terms of Employment: 149 Day Teaching Contract FLSA Status: Exempt Terms: Salaried position assigned to the Licensed Employee Salary Schedule Supervisor: CCR teachers report to the elementary principals
Personal Qualities Embodies passion, persistence, grit, and strives for the just right balance of empathy and firmness. Exemplifies integrity in all interactions with students, parents, and staff. Strives to abide by the qualities described in the SEL Pillars portion of the district’s World Class Relationships framework.
Professional Qualities Services special needs children with love and compassion Utilizes IEP goals to efficiently and effectively help students find success. Researches, models, and supports successful practices in special education. Professional performance in regards to timeliness and adherence to work expectations. Professional performance with respect to the district’s and school’s values. Demonstrates urgency in moving towards the vision of world class learning. Constantly champions the work of students in daily, intentional conversations. Contributes positively to the school culture.
Commitment to the School Academics. Implements an appropriate educational curriculum based on the Nevada Academic Content Standards, STAR program, and Attainment Curriculum as appropriate for student needs into daily student instruction. Serves as teacher of record for students with disabilities as assigned. Adheres to the WPCSD Professional Domains and Standards for Licensed Employees and reports directly to the school site administrator. Develops measurable personal goals as well as student IEP goals aligning to the School Performance Plan as outlined in the District Performance Plan. Maintains student records with accuracy, timeliness, and confidentiality as per Nevada NRS, IDEA compliance, etc. Plans and provides for student success with continual data tracking, revision based student needs, and annual IEP meetings with parents. Attends and participates in collaborative team meetings. Provides a calendar of student needs for accountability each year including parent contact, 10-day notifications, testing needs, IEP meetings, etc. Advocates, supports, and models high levels of rigor through collaboration with gradeband teachers to support student needs. Deeply understands special education and uses multiple data points to inform practice and guide decisions. Comprehensive Life Skills Room Creates and maintains an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school and district programs and goals. Supervises paraprofessional teachers’ assistants while in the CLS room by providing necessary lesson plans, activities, and servicing to support student needs. Collaborates with grade band teachers to understand current teaching and provide differentiated instruction for students on their caseload as needed to support students learning and IEP needs. Coordinates with classroom teachers to ensure student schedules are as efficient and effective as possible. Pushes into general education classrooms as much as possible for student social/emotional and academic needs. Coordinates room schedules including visual student schedules for student success. Approaches behavior issues with patience and calm allowing for smooth transitions and de-escalation as needed. Able to lift 50 pounds and has the mobility to move freely as this is a busy, active room.
Commitment to the Student and Family Strives to know each student’s name, interests, and needs. Positively interacts with students on a daily basis. Encourages and stretches students--both in the individual and group setting--to achieve academically and conduct themselves with honor and dignity. Champions students by being constantly visibly engaged during the school day and performs all duties as assigned. Utilizes restorative practices combined with disciplinary practices, creating security for CLS room and the school as a whole balanced with meeting students’ specific needs. Provides 3-year evaluations through professional testing of students and reporting during meetings. Provides professional and efficient 1-year IEP meetings. Maintains confidentiality for all students and parents. Maintains 2-way communication with parents, working as a partner in the education of their children.