JobID 1031 : Teacher, Physical Education- Kindergarten for 2019-2020 (#1559758)

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THE CLASSICAL ACADEMY
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
 

TITLE: Classroom Teacher                                       DEPARTMENT: Elementary
 
 
DAYS:  180                                                                Last updated  -  March 2013
 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:   
Implements a school program which encourages a positive learning environment and supports The Classical Academy’s mission statement and Core values
 
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP: 
Reports to the Principal
 
The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required.  The description may not include all functions performed by incumbents in various locations.  The Classical Academy reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this job at any time.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Works with peers and administration to engage in relational learning and accomplish the following:
  • Creates a positive atmosphere in the classroom to help ensure success for individual student learning
  • Sets a plan for classroom management
  • Models and instructs virtuous character traits and promotes growth in wisdom, virtue, and compassion in self and students
  • Develops curriculum and lesson plans in line with The Classical Academy philosophy
  • Creates and administers assessments to monitor progress
  • Works with parents to ensure success for each student in the classroom
  • Communicates progress with parents and works together to ensure tasks are completed
  • Attends meetings, conferences, and in-services as required
  • Coordinates special events and field trips to enrich curriculum
  • Facilitates character coaching opportunities between secondary and elementary students 
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
Performs other duties as required
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and passing PRAXIS or any state content test in subject area
  • Degree and classroom teaching experience is preferable 
NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: 
Complete Spalding training
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
  • Energetic inquisitive curiosity about learning, teaching, growth and development, The Classical Academy’s philosophy, procedures, and practices
  • Knowledge and continuous search for growth and development in the content for grade level or subject area, commitment to education and profession
  • Ability to demonstrate strong conceptual grasp and implementation of the directions and lessons of the principals and instructional philosophy directors
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work and plan with a team of several teachers
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, co-workers, and volunteers
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to reflect a warm and caring attitude toward students, parents, and staff
  • Ability to work well with students and parents from diverse populations 
SCOPE OF INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: 
  • Requires contact with students, parents, volunteers, tutors, support staff, peers, and supervisors
  • Contacts are generally of a nature requiring disseminating and discussing routine information, but may occasionally involve sensitive issues or situations 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 
  • Work is generally performed in a classroom setting with occasional supervision duties such as carpool line, field trips, special activities, playground, or lunchroom
  • Sometimes works in inclement weather
  • Work normal school hours and other times as needed 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.  They are included for informational purposes and are not all inclusive.
  • Stoops, kneels, crouches, bends, reaches, and balances while working or helping students
  • Spends some time sitting but the majority of time standing and walking while performing job duties
  • Oral, visual, and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication 
FLSA STATUSExempt

Conditions of Employment:
Per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the selected applicant shall be required to verify, within 72 hours of employment, her/his legal right to be employed in the United States.
 
The Classical Academy does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability, gender, or any other protected status in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment).