Teacher - Mild Moderate Needs

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Start Date
08/01/2020

Description

SALARY INFORMATION: SEE CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE
STANDARD HOURS PER WEEK: 40

FTE: 1.0
MONTHS PER YEAR: 9
JOB CODE: 176099

POSITION TYPE: REPLACEMENT 
LOCATION: THORNTON, CO.

 
SUMMARY:  A teacher will perform effective teaching methods to ensure student success and promote an exemplary educational program which fosters achievement for all students. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
- Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
- Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
- Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
- Participate in ongoing training sessions.
- Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
- Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
- Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
- Utilize various curriculum resources and technologies to enhance student learning.
- Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
- Utilize District curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
- Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities. - Prepare and distribute parent communications.
- Observe and evaluate student's performance.
- Manage student behavior in the classroom creating appropriate behavior strategies.
 
EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher.
- Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
 
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
- Criminal background check required for hire.
- Must possess, or be able to obtain from, or be in process with, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) for a valid Colorado Educator License within 30 days of hire.
- Must possess the required license and endorsement.  If highly qualified by content test or semester hours, with no endorsement: applicant must posses a Colorado educator license license with a passing score on a CDE approved content test or 24 semester hours in specific core content classes as determined by Human Resources.
 
Preference given to candidates with ELL Training and/or an ESL or (LDE) Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement.
 
SALARY INFORMATION (FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES):

  • Salary placement on our Certified Salary schedule is dependent on the employees’ education and/or work experience
  • Certified/licensed employees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experience up to a maximum of ten (10) years, which includes in-district and out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.
  • For further explanation of salary placement please refer to our Certified Master agreement that can be found on our district website. 
  
THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.