Elementary Classroom Teacher

Deadline: 
Friday, October 4, 2019
District/Organization: 
Roscommon Area Public Schools
Position Details: 

TITLE:             Elementary Teacher    

 

REPORTS TO:             Katie Fuelling, Building Principal

 

JOB FUNCTION:             The Teacher shall serve as the educational leader in his/her

            classroom.

 

DISTRICT DESCRIPTION:   The District has approximately 900 students and is located in north central Michigan. Currently, 17% of our students qualify for special education services and about 2/3 of our students qualify for free and reduced lunch. Roscommon Elementary School serves early childhood preschool students aged 3 -5 years old and students in kindergarten through third grade.  Roscommon Middle School has students in grades 4 through 7. Roscommon High School has students in 8th through 12th grades.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Develop schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with the district provided curriculum. Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Establish classroom a structure that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of the district curriculum.
  • Support non-academic needs, through the student support network district system, of all students in order to remove barriers that interfere with academic success.
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations.
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities.
  • Participate in department, school, district and parent meetings.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • 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.
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance and development.
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.

 

Additional Qualifications:

As a Blueprint district, we are seeking a turnaround teacher that is committed to leading

the systemic reconfiguration of the district at the classroom level, while sustaining the

organization’s sense of urgency in realizing dramatic improvement in student and teacher

performance in a short amount of time.

 

Qualified candidates should skillfully demonstrate the following turnaround competencies:

  • the ability to prioritize student-learning needs over the customs, routines, and established relationships that can stand in the way of necessary change;
  • the strong desire to achieve outstanding results in a short amount of time;
  • the strong desire and ability to build meaningful, care 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 ongoing data collection and analysis to inform a continuously responsive and adaptive system of tiered instruction attentive to students’ 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 every day.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

            Required:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education

Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education

Valid state licensing to meet Highly Qualified requirements

 

Preferred: Previous classroom teaching experience

 

Starting Date:    ASAP

 

Letters of interest and any supporting materials should be sent to:

    Katie Fuelling

    Roscommon Area Public Schools

    P.O. Box 825

    Roscommon, MI 48653

    fuellingk@rapsk12.net

 

Posting Closes:    Until filled

 

Email: 
fuellingk@rapsk12.net
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