JobID 38141 : TEACHER - GRADE 1 (#1807472)

Job | Posted 20 days ago


REPORTS TO:  School Principal
DEPARTMENT NAME:  Leadership and Learning
JOB SUMMARY (2-3 sentences):  Instructs students individually and in groups using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations. This position teaches elementary grades.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:  List, in the order of time spent, the essential tasks performed by the position.  Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.

Job Responsibility 1: Plans daily lessons to meet the needs of all students and assists students needing additional support. Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Job Responsibility 2: Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and homework assignments. Communicates those objectives to students.
Job Responsibility 3: Establishes and enforces rules of behavior and procedures for maintaining order in their classroom.
Job Responsibility 4: Confers with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
Job Responsibility 5: Designs and implements assessments that measure progress towards academic standards and identifies gaps in learning. Uses assessment data to refine curriculum and adjust instructional practices.
Job Responsibility 6: Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities and homework assignments.  Creates a positive achievement-oriented learning environment.
Job Responsibility 7: Participates in collaborative curriculum development and grade-level and/or school activities.
Job Responsibility 8: Participates in ongoing professional development activities.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: “Education Requirements” refers to job specific training and education required for entry into the position.
Bachelors’ degree in education or related degree.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: “Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations” refers to professional, state, or federal licenses, certifications, or registrations required to enter the position.
Must have a current Tennessee Teaching certificate or be in an eligible alternative licensure program.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: “Experience Requirements” refers to the amount of work experience that is required for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the tasks required by the position.
Prior teaching experience preferred.
More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the position announcement as vacancies occur.
 Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Posted By

Metropolitan Nashville Public School District

2601 Bransford AVE, Nashville, TN 37204
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,003 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874