Kindergarten Teacher

Molalla Elementary School

 

 

Positions are 1.0 FTE

Anticipated start day: August 28, 2020

 

 

JOB GOALS:

  1. Create a classroom environment which is safe and conducive to learning.
  2. Implement instructional strategies and programs which meet the needs of a diverse student population.
  3. Assist students in the acquisition of skills and knowledge necessary to achieve the State Benchmark Standards.
  4. Develop a positive working relationship with students, staff, administration, parents, and community.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. 1. Holds a valid Oregon Elementary Teaching license.
  2. Knowledge of child growth and development at each level of instruction.
  3. Understands the instructional and assessment requirements necessary to assist students in reaching the content and performance standards as established by Oregon's Educational Act For The 21st Century.
  4. Possesses knowledge of effective behavior management methods.
  5. Possesses functional computer literacy, knowledge of word processing and an understanding of how computers can assist instruction.
  6. Maintains satisfactory attendance as defined in District policy and regulations.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides instruction in reading writing, speaking, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music utilizing a course of study which focuses on the state content and performance standards and is adopted by the Board of Education.
  2. In preparation for instruction, addresses both short- and long-term learning goals and demonstrates an understanding of the state content and performance standards. Shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  3. Provides developmentally appropriate learning experiences, including activities which challenge, motivate, and actively involve all students.
  4. Adapts and modifies instructional strategies and materials, as necessary, to support all students' academic progress.
  5. Maintains professional competence through inservice education activities provided by the District and/or in self-selected professional growth activities ..
  6. Uses a variety of formal and informal assessments to monitor student progress and achievement of the instructional objectives.
  7. Documents student learning through the use of portfolios, which may include student work samples, test scores, anecdotal records, tapes, computer disks, video recordings, etc.
  8. Prepares and maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy.
  9. Maintains professional confidentiality concerning individual student data and achievement.
  10. Identifies and refers students who need additional services and support.
  11. Communicates to students and parents the level of student achievement and progress towards established classroom, district, and state standards.
  12. Works constructively and communicates regularly with colleagues and others for the purpose of improving the quality of a student's behavior and academic success.
  13. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning environment. Notifies and involves parents/guardians regarding a student's behavior as outlined in school and District policies.
  14. Takes all reasonable precautions to provide a safe, secure learning environment.
  15. Encourages parents to volunteer on a regular basis and provides them with a variety of constructive tasks to perform.
  16. Maintains a high level of professional integrity by adhering to the Teacher Standards and Practices requirements for an Ethical Educator, (as written in the Staff Handbook) as well as Board Policy and State Law.
  17. Participates in various meetings (e.g.; staff, team, parent conferences, in-service training, curriculum etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information or sharing expertise.
  18. Performs such other tasks as may be assigned by the Board or Administration.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, BONDING, AND/OR TESTING REQUIRED:

* Teaching credential for level of Instruction

* Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance