Title I Teacher

Job | Posted 18 days ago
Position Areas


Title 1  Classroom Teacher - 

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing Utah State Board of Education Core Standards and Tooele County School District approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Essential Functions

  • Abides by Utah statutes, school board policies and regulations.  
  • Upholds school rules and administrative regulations.  
  • Attends meetings and performs duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.  
  • Participates in faculty, grade level and subject area committees and sponsorship of pupil activities.  
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship with staff, students, and community.  
  • Implements a variety of assessment instruments to determine eligibility, instructional needs, and progress of students (including but not limited to Acadience Reading & Math, ACCESS 2.0, SAGE, KEEP). 
  • Provide a variety of situational appropriate instructional techniques and methods for students with.  
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use research-based principles of effective instruction.  
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to communicate these objectives to students.  
  • Collaborates and supports Literacy and develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective student learning.  
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret school program.  
  • Strives to improve professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.  
  • Understand students on an individual level and differentiate instructional based on student needs. Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.  
  • Supports the total school program by observing curricular and extra-curricular student activities.  
  • Exhibits dependability and punctuality in assigned duties.  
  • Strives to achieve the objectives and expectations of the Teacher Performance Evaluation Plan. 
  • Displays appropriate personal and professional traits that exhibit a positive role model for students  
  • Employs a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives that meet the individual needs, interest, and abilities of the students.  
  • Evaluates student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.  
  • Recognizes the teacher responsibility for monitoring student progress and adjusting instruction accordingly.  
  • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.  
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.  
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.  
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.  
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Performs basic computer functions such as word processing and internet use.  
  • Uses district software for recording grades and finding student information.  
  • Utilizes smart boards, projectors and other instructional technology provided by the district 
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position.  

Additional Duties

1. Teachers will teach reading comprehension and six trait writing.
2. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. 12/10 Teacher-Title 1
3. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
4. Participates as a member of an IEP team, 504 team or other student assistance team as requested.
5. Prepare lesson plans for use by a substitute teacher.
6. Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
7. Support district/school decisions in a positive manner with the public, other staff, etc.
8. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
9. Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, dress, and appropriate professional manner for the work setting.
10.Read, analyze and interpret professional journals, state data, state standards, Board policy, administrative procedures and forms, and governmental regulations and guidance.
11. Maintains strict confidentiality.
12. Adheres to good safety practices
 13. Adheres to all district rules, regulations, and policies.
14. All other duties as required or assigned. 

                Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Uses standard and current electronics, technology and equipment such as personal computers, printer, LCD, Smartboard, document camera, voice enhancement equipment, etc.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Work Environment
Works in classroom and school building environments.

Qualifications Profile

Applicants must have a current Utah teaching license in Elementary Education or have the ability to obtain a current Utah teaching license in Elementary Education as outlined by the guidelines of the Utah State Board of Education.

USBE License Area: Elementary Education.

Note for Teachers licensed outside of Utah: Reciprocity with other states regarding licensure is not guaranteed and is contingent on fulfilling minimum license and endorsement requirements for Utah. For more information about obtaining a Utah license go to Educator Licensing (utah.gov)

  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment preferred.

Successful prior teaching or student teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Application Procedure
Internal Applicants:
  Please complete online application 
External Applicants: Please complete online application


Full time, 187 days, paid over 12 months

Certified Salary Schedule

Benefit eligible at a full-time certified rate, retirement eligible

8 days sick leave and 4 days personal leave per fiscal year


Posted By

Tooele County School District

92 So. Lodestone , Tooele, UT 84074

At the following locations

Anna Smith Elementary School

P.O. Box 879 , Wendover, UT 84083

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338