Elementary Teacher

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Elementary

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Cleveland School District
Job Description
Teacher


Title: Classroom Teacher 
Qualifications:
1. Certificate, license, or other legal credential required
2. Degree(s) required and area of major study
3. Kind and amount of prior job experience as required by the Board
4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the State Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Reports To: Superintendent of Education, the Assistant Superintendent, Principal, Assistant Principal and other designated 
supervisor
Job Goal: To provide students with academic skills necessary to function in daily living, for achieving success on state and national achievement tests, and to serve as a foundation for learning at the next grade level

Lesson Plans
• Utilizes and references districts and/or state mandated competencies, objectives, and/or benchmarks 
• Uses a variety of effective teaching procedures, materials/media, and assessments appropriate for learners
• Documents and reports to the principal (by grading period) completion of and progress on state benchmarks, frameworks, blueprints, and writing rubrics

Classroom Management
• Attends to routine tasks during initial minutes of class 
• Uses instructional time effectively / time on task
• Promotes a positive and safe classroom environment conducive to learning 
• Provides for smooth transition from one activity to another
• Maintains appropriate classroom behavior
• Maintains poise and self control
• Establishes high expectations for learners
• Promotes active learner participation
• Shows evidence of appropriate and positive student – teacher interaction
• Monitors access and usage of the internet

Delivery of Instruction
A. Follows Lesson Cycle
• Shows evidence of student growth based on the Mississippi State-Wide Testing Program over a two year period
• Provides guided practice activities for students
• Uses interest approach to introduce lesson
• Motivates students with the purpose and importance of the lesson
• Provides instruction appropriate for the level of the learner
• Presents lesson in an appropriate scope and sequence
• Provides learners with appropriate practice on lesson content 
• Adjusts instruction / re-teaches as necessary 
• Provides appropriate lesson closure

A. Effective Teaching Practices
• Demonstrates knowledge of subject matter
• Accommodates individual differences and learning styles
• Uses a variety of instructional techniques or methods
• Communicates directions clearly
• Uses correct oral and written communication
• Uses technology and instructional aides effectively
• Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching and learning
• Addresses the varied achievement levels of students
• Demonstrates concern for students as individuals
• Documents instruction based on state frameworks

Evaluation of Student Progress
• Links state assessments to classroom instruction
• Uses a variety of evaluation methods 
• Provides appropriate evaluation feedback to student, parents, and administrators in a timely manner
• Maintains records of student performance (grade books, progress reports, rubrics, benchmarks, etc.) 
• Shows evidence of student growth based on the Mississippi testing program
• Incorporates test items that mimic the format of state test items
• Utilizes state writing rubrics to evaluate progress on written assignments
• Administers and reports progress on state practice tests as required

Professional Responsibility
• Dresses in an appropriate and professional manner
• Arrives on time and remains until the designated time to leave for all assignments
• Complies with school policies, State Department of Education regulations, School Board policies, and supports the school system.
• Attends all meetings, workshops, and in-service training programs required by the school or district
• Demonstrates professional behavior at all times with the community, administrators, teachers, parents, and students
• Maintains equipment and fixed assets according to district policy
• Seeks professional development activities to address personal professional growth
• Promotes the district’s vision, mission, and goals

• Performs others duties as assigned by the Principal, Assistant Principal, Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and other supervisor

 

Terms of Employment: Salary and work year will be established by the Board.

 

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on 
Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

 

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Teach Mississippi

359 North West Street , Jackson, MS 39201
 

At the following locations

Pearman Elementary

359 North West Street , Jackson, MS 39201