TEACHER - KINDERGARTEN (2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR) (#1311)

RIVERDALE GRADE SCHOOL ( learn more )

RIVERDALE SD 51J

Portland, Oregon ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3876507
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 15, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

 

Riverdale School District complies with the Oregon Health Authority mandate that requires all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved religious or medical exception. New hires will be required to provide proof of their vaccination status or receive approval on a submitted OHA exception request form for a qualifying medical or religious reason before their first day of employment.

 

THE RIVERDALE VISION

Students learn to use their minds well, engage creatively and act compassionately.

 

THE RIVERDALE MISSION

Riverdale develops inquisitive, imaginative, and eager learners. Our students demonstrate academic mastery through the exhibition to become effective communicators and responsible leaders.

 

EQUITY STATEMENT

The Riverdale School District strives to create an inclusive and racially affirming environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. Riverdale School District believes that having a diverse faculty and staff reflective of the demographics of the community, country, and world provides significant value to students of color and all students and adults and will commit to putting practices in place that will lead to a more diverse workforce.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Riverdale School District recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of the Riverdale School District that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, veterans’ status, genetic information or disability in any educational programs, activities, or employment.

 

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact 503.262.4840 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the District for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

 

 

JOB TITLE/ASSIGNMENT

 

JOB TITLE:  TEACHER—GRADE SCHOOL

LOCATION:  Grade School

CHARACTERISTICS:  Certified employee, contract dependent on full- or part-time status

REPORTS TO:  Site Principal

SUPERVISES:  In some cases, instructional assistants, tutors, and/or teacher interns

EVALUATION:  Evaluated annually by the site Principal

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

To provide excellence in education by establishing an environment that facilitates student learning encourages the realization of personal potential and contributes to students’ development as mature, able, and responsible adults. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Possesses knowledge of District policies and regulations relating to areas of responsibility.
  2. Develops and implements activities that encourage students to be lifelong learners.
  3. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  4. Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students with special attention given to TAG, special education, ESL and other students, who require modified programs of study. The classroom curriculum should adhere to State standards and School Board policy.
  5. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the developmental maturity and interests of the students.
  6. Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  7. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  8. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicates these objectives to students.
  9. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent to meet the needs and capabilities of individuals or student groups, recognizing the physical limitations of the space provided.
  10. Strives to implement by instruction and action the District’s philosophy of education, instructional goals and other objectives.
  11. Assesses students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  12. Seeks the assistance of District specialists as required for referrals related to exceptional education services, such as special education, gifted and talented education, ESL, and the like.
  13. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  14. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, District policy, and administrative regulation.
  15. Assists administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct. Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and maintains order in the classroom.  All classroom rules should be consistent with School Board and building policies.

 

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Plans and supervises the job performance of educational assistants in cooperation with the administration.
  2. Works with classroom volunteers to provide enhanced learning opportunities for students.
  3. Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as requested or needed.
  4. Supervises students both in and out of the classroom.
  5. Maintains professional competence through participation in District provided in-service activities and/or self-selected professional growth activities related to job responsibilities.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned within contractual agreements.
  7. Adheres to all provisions of the currently negotiated Certified Contract.

 

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATES/LICENSES

  1. Valid Oregon Teaching License with appropriate subject and/or level endorsements.
  2. Valid First Aid/CPR-AED Cards are preferred.

 

EDUCATION/VOCATIONAL PREPARATION

  1. Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  2. Successful student teaching, intern teaching, or past teaching experience.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

A moderate degree of physical stamina with occasional lifting of 10 to 50 pounds.  Ability to move freely to various locations within the classroom and other supervisory settings (cafeteria/playground).  Frequent standing, walking, sitting, and bending.  Frequent repetitive activities including hands, arms, and legs for clerical related work.  Exposure to noise and activity of a school setting.  Exposure to outdoor weather conditions.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary, fringe benefits, working conditions, and the like are negotiated every three years between the Riverdale School Board and Riverdale Teachers’ Association. 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE AN OVERVIEW OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION.  AS SUCH, IT IS NOT NECESSARILY ALL-INCLUSIVE, AND THE JOB MAY REQUIRE OTHER ESSENTIAL AND/OR NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, TASKS, DUTIES, OR RESPONSIBILITIES NOT LISTED HEREIN. THE DISTRICT RESERVES THE SOLE RIGHT TO ADD, MODIFY, OR EXCLUDE ANY ESSENTIAL OR NON-ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENT AT ANY TIME WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE.  NOTHING IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION, NOR BY THE COMPLETION OF ANY REQUIREMENT OF THE JOB BY THE EMPLOYEE, IS INTENDED TO CREATE A CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT OF ANY TYPE.

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 11733 SW BREYMAN AVE
    • Portland, Oregon 97219

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