Grade 5 Teacher

Job | Posted 24 days ago
Position Areas


Position Title:  Teacher

Employment Terms:189 Days per year

Meets all qualifications and behavior standards as set by the State of New Hampshire
The minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
A valid New Hampshire Teacher Certificate
Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience
Ability to work collaboratively to achieve the overall purposes of the school program
Valid Highly Qualified Teacher status

Reports to: Building Principal

Classroom and Special Education Paraprofessionals assigned to his/her room

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Agreement between the FMRSD and the Fall Mountain Teachers Association, Inc.

Job Goals:
  • The teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for academic, artistic, athletic, and social growth.
  • Make knowledge accessible to all students
  • Develop students' cognitive capacity and respect for learning
  • Foster students' academic, artistic, athletic and social skills

Performance Responsibilities:
1.  Instructional Program
  • Incorporate the New Hampshire Frameworks and Grade Level Expectations into daily and long term planning.
  • Plan for children with different learning styles and abilities
  • Utilize data from standardized and teacher made assessments to drive instruction
  • Exhibit a deep and accurate understanding of subject area knowledge
  • Utilize research based teaching strategies
  • Work collaboratively with specialists and colleagues to plan effective instruction for all children
  • Clearly communicate the learning objective and the importance of the learning to all students
  • Prepare plans for substitute teachers
  • Implement prescribed instructional programs
  • Communicate with parents/guardians of all students as necessary
  • Work to improve student performance and supports the district goal of improving standardized testing results by 5-7 percentage points each year
  • Integrate technology into the curriculum for all students

2.  Classroom Management
  • Provide for adequate protection of students
  • Maintain appropriate student records
  • Administer testing situations according to state and local guidelines
  • Engage parents to assist in discipline
  • Teach effectively and with professional demeanor

  1. set high expectations for students
  2. praise academic achievement
  3. use clarity of explanation and presentation
  4. supervise group work effectively

3.  Interaction
  • Maintain an atmosphere where students feel free to participate
  • Create an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • Build students' self-esteem and confidence
  • Sets an appropriate example for students in personal hygiene and appearance
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching

4.  School Organization
  • Assume responsibility for carrying out school/district rules and regulations
  • Serve on at least one committee every three years
  • Make positive suggestions for school improvement
  • Complete paperwork and student records accurately and on time

5.  Professional
  • Act on constructive criticism to improve professionally
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Attendance is regular and consistent

Fall Mountain Regional School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
Fall Mountain Regional School District does not, and will not, tolerate discrimination or harassment of students because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, age, marital status, familial status, economic status, physical or mental disability, national origin, ancestry, or sexual orientation. Fall Mountain Regional School District does not, and will not, tolerate discrimination or harassment of school employees because of age, sex, race, religion, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, national origin, ancestry or sexual orientation.  Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, in education programs and activities. All public and private educational institutions that receive any federal funds must comply with Title IX.

Posted By

Fall Mountain Regional School District

159 East St. P.O. Box 600, Charlestown, NH 03603

At the following locations

Charlestown Primary School

159 East St. , Charlestown, NH 03603