Elementary Teacher (K-6) (#284448)

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Establishing a flexible elementary grade program and class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; teaching a broad range of subjects. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials; Translates lesson plans into learning experiences; Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in State law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district; Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, music and other subjects based on approved course of study; Establishes and maintains standards of behavior; Evaluates students' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, prepares progress reports; Communicates with parents through conferences and other means; Identifies student needs, assists with assessment of needs; Maintains professional competence through in-service education and self-selected professional growth activities; Selects and requisitions books and instructional materials; Administers group standardized tests in accordance with established procedures; Participates in curriculum development programs, faculty committees and student activity sponsorship as required; Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of elementary education principles, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching; thorough knowledge of school division rules, regulations and procedures; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, students and parents; ability to operate a personal computer.

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Portsmouth Public Schools

801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3822
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,463 (USD)

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801