Elementary School Teaching Position Special Education-Resource Room

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Ovid-Elsie Area Schools
Position Details: 

Elementary School Teaching Position
Special Education-Resource Room
Primary purpose:
To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to
learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate
students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for
upper elementary grade education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish
good relationships with parents and other staff members.
An elementary school teacher at Ovid-Elsie Area Schools reports directly to the building
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
A. Teaching reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, and
reading to students in a classroom, utilizing the course of study adopted by
the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.
B. Instructing students in citizenship and basic subject matter.
C. Developing lesson plans and instructional materials and provides
individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum
to the needs of each student.
D. Using a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion,
lecture, discovery, etc.
E. Translating lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the
available time for instruction.
F. Establishing and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve
a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
G. Evaluating students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records,
and prepares progress reports.
H. Communicating with parents through conferences and other means to
discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
I. Identifying student needs and cooperates with other professional staff
members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and
learning problems.
J. Creating an effective environment for learning through functional and
attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
K. Maintaining professional competence through in-service education activities
provided by professional growth activities.
L. Participating cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop
the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with
M. Selecting and requisitioning books and instructional aids; maintains
required inventory records.
N. Supervising students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
O. Administering group standardized tests in accordance with state testing
P. Participating in curriculum development programs as required.
Q. Participating in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
A. A Bachelor’s Degree in related subject from an accredited university.
B. Michigan Teacher Certificate and Highly Qualified Status in Special Education
C. Knowledge of Michigan Common Core and Grade Level Content Expectations
D. First Aid and CPR
E. Michigan Health Model Certified preferred, but not required
Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salaries and benefits under the Ovid-Elsie Teachers’ Contract
Application Process:
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Dr. Ryan Cunningham, Superintendent, Ovid-Elsie Area Schools
8989 E. Colony Rd., Elsie, MI 48831
Until Filled

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