Elementary Teacher (Lower Grades), Term of Project (TOP)
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 1), Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 2), Elementary Education (1-8) (Level 3), Elementary Education (1-8) (ARL), Elementary Education (K-6) (Level 1), Elementary Education (K-6) (Level 2), Elementary Education (K-6) (Level 3), Elementary Education (K-6) (ARL).
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Computers, Elementary Teacher, Success for All, Title I.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th.
The license status must be active.
Working from your home office within Utah or from our office in Salt Lake City, Utah, certified Teachers will virtually manage instructional programs. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.
TOP: Based on potential student enrollment changes, this position is anticipated to work until the end of the 2020-2021 school year as a full time teacher. At that time, the school and department leadership will evaluate the status of this position and could extend it for the following school year if they deem it necessary. Full time positions are eligible for most employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision.
The Elementary Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:
Support the instructional program with asynchronous web conferencing sessions and synchronous instruction; Complete all grading, create progress reports and conduct parent conferences in a timely manner; Communicate with parents, students and other teachers on a regular basis to develop and update Personal Learning Plans and schedules, score assessments, provide feedback on student work, suggest instructional approaches and strategies, monitor completion of assignments and coach special projects; Develop a general knowledge of the entire program’s K-12 curriculum and a very detailed knowledge of the grades for which responsible; Review curriculum and devise alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding (working directly with students and parents); Support students and parents with alternate strategies and provide additional assistance with daily assignments and projects; Communicate regularly with parents, students, and curriculum specialists through use of computer and telephone; Keep student records and data up-to-date, including cumulative files, online student and family information, attendance accounting, and logging of all student and parent contacts; Consult with other teachers, team members and staff learning specialists to develop alternate enrichment activities and modifications to students’ programs to increase student understanding; Work with other teachers to coordinate social activities and relevant field trips for students; Communicate with Parent Community Coordinators to suggest social activities and relevant field trips for students; Manage regional field trips and make efforts to integrate trips into the curriculum; Devise and implement virtual methods of creating and maintaining a “school community”; Participate in the organization and administration of the State Testing, as directed; Participate in student recruiting sessions and other marketing efforts that require teacher representation. Attend field trips and other community activities implemented for families; and Other duties as assigned.