Lower Elementary Teacher

Deadline: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019
District/Organization: 
Kenowa Hills Public Schools
Position Details: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must hold valid State of Michigan elementary teaching certificate with ZA endorsement preferred

• Must be highly qualified per ESSA

• High level of understanding about personalized learning and competency-based education systems preferred

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote a personalized approach to education, including advancing supportive strategies such as flipped classrooms, student-led assignments and assessments, portfolio development, student voice and choice, etc.
  • Must be a collaborative team member with a strong work ethic.
  • Prepare course objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Establish and enforce classroom management procedures consistent with building and district protocol.
  • Observe and evaluate student performance, behavior, social development, and physical health and report to parents as needed and required.
  • Prepare materials and classroom for class activities.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate.
  • Use a variety of media and methods in order to motivate students and best utilize available time for instruction.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects and communicate those objectives to the students.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework, adhering to building and district protocols.
  • Prepare, administer and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students’ progress.
  • Collaborate with other professional staff to enhance instruction and adapt and modify curriculum in order to meet individual student needs.
  • Participate in the development and revision of goals and performance objectives for students, course content and learning activities, evaluates procedures and instructional materials.
  • Keep attendance and academic records as required by the district.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Email: 
jhaisma@khps.org
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