Kindergarten Teacher

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Start Date
08/23/2021

Description

EEO Statement
The LaGrange School District 102 in accordance with federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

LaGrange District 102 is committed to building and sustaining a multicultural school community that fosters equity, diversity and inclusion.
                                   
Qualifications:             

  • Illinois certification appropriate to assignment
  • BA in elementary education or related field
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable for a particular assignment
                                  
Responsibilities:
  • Learn and teach the district curriculum and best instructional practices for each content area as approved by the Board of Education.
  • Continuous professional development by completing a master's degree and by participating in district and building professional growth activities.
  •  Follow the policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Education and the Illinois School Code.
  • Actively participate in the implementation of the district's mission and strategic plan and the school's site plan. 
  • Create an effective and attractive learning environment for students. 
  • Communicate regularly with parents and work cooperatively with parents for the best interests of the student.
  • Teach reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education and music to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter specific in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establish and maintain standards and student behavior needed to achieve an effective learning atmosphere in the classroom appropriate to the grade level of the students.
  • Regularly evaluate pupils' academic and social personal growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
  • Identify student needs and work cooperatively with other building and district personnel to assess and help student solves health, attitude and learning problems.
  • Maintain professional competence through inservice education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aides; maintains required inventory records. 
  • Supervise students in out of classroom activities during the assigned work day.
  • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participate in staff committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
  •  Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. 

Application Procedure
Online applications only, please.

Posted By

School District 102

333 North Park Road , LaGrange Park, IL 60526
 

At the following locations

District 102 Administration Center

333 North Park Road , LaGrange Park, IL 60526