Fifth or Sixth Grade Regular Classroom Teacher Position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities •plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences •develop schemes of work and lesson plans •establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities •prepare classroom for class activities •provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities •identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs •instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment •use relevant technology to support instruction •observe and evaluate student's performance and development •assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments •provide appropriate feedback on work •encourage and monitor the progress of individual students •maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development •update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law, district policies and school regulations •prepare required reports on students and activities •manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures •maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school •apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary •perform certain pastoral duties including student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement •participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations •participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings •communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs •keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities Education and Experience •Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution •Meet professional teacher education requirements •State certification •Relevant teaching experience •Knowledge of relevant technology Key Competencies •self motivation •high energy level •verbal and written communication skills •attention to detail •high work standards •problem solving •decision making •organizing and planning •learning orientation •critical thinking •stress tolerance •flexibility and adaptability •initiative
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATION: • Valid and Proper Arizona Certification KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: • To perform the job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Computer Skills – Demonstrated competency in computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and typing. • Communication Skills – Ability to read and interpret general documents such as employee handbooks and safety/training manuals. Ability to write general correspondence and speak effectively with others. • Math Ability – Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. • Reasoning Ability – Ability to interpret assortment of instructions furnished in variable forms. Ability to apply reason to research and solve moderately complex issues with little or no assistance. • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.