Foster Elementary Fifth Grade Teacher

Friday, June 22, 2018
Ludington Area Schools
Position Details: 

Foster Elementary Fifth Grade Teacher

This position will focus on teaching reading, writing and science to fifth grade students at Foster Elementary School. Must be Michigan Teacher Certified and be Highly Qualified.            

Duties and Responsibilities:                

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate learning.    
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.            
  • Incorporate STEAM activities within the curriculum.            
  • Establish classroom structure that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of the district curriculum and support the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports system.
  • Support non-academic needs through the student support network district system of all students in order to remove barriers that interfere with academic success.    
  • Exhibit an ability to work within the Professional Learning Communities method of curriculum development.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Additional Qualifications: Qualified candidate should skillfully demonstrate the following competencies:                                       

  • The strong desire to achieve outstanding results in a short amount of time;
  • The strong desire and ability to build meaningful, caring relationships with students in order to exert academic press and influence;
  • The skill and willingness to leverage the student support network to ensure that students’ social, emotional, nutritional and health needs are addressed;
  • The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear, logical instructional plans that produce strong results in student learning;
  • The capacity to rigorously create and sustain a well- orchestrated system of on-going data collection and analysis to inform a continuously responsive and adaptive system of tiered instruction attentive to student’s specific academic needs;
  • The capacity to align curriculum, instruction and assessments while responding to individual needs of students;

The ability to seek out knowledgeable peers, coaches or administrators for instructional support in the never- ending quest to deliver the vision of high quality subject- specific instruction in every class period of every day.                        

Required Professional Qualification:                

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Education
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education
  • Valid state licensing to meet Highly Qualified requirements                           

Apply in writing with a letter of interest, copies of certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Brian Dotson, Principal, Foster Elementary School, Ludington Area School District, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 by 3 PM Friday, June 22, 2018. Application materials should be submitted as one (1) PDF attachment to:

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