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ELEMENTARY TEACHER - 2ND GRADE [LIC2611] (#LIC2611)

Heritage Elementary

Ogden City School District

Ogden, Utah

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Job Description

Classroom Teacher - 2nd Grade

 

 

The teaching position will vary according to the school, subject, and/or grade being taught. However most school teacher jobs contain elements of each of these typical responsibilities including teaching, student management, administrative tasks and extracurricular activities. All employees agree to follow Board Policy, as well as abide by the rules of the District’s Procedural Manual and Common Contract.

 

General Purpose

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences - this may include explaining new ideas and unfamiliar concepts with authority, and in a clear and concise way so that students can understand
  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans
  • 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
  • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance and development
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law, district policies and school regulations
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  • Clearly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

 

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, state
  • Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject
  • State certification
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge of relevant technology

Key Competencies:

  • Self motivation
  • High energy level
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Organizing and planning
  • Learning orientation
  • Critical thinking
  • Stress tolerance
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Creativity
  • Patience

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Be familiar with and abide by school district policies, and stay current in changes in such policies through procedures described by the Board
  • Establishes and fosters a cooperative working relationship with the staff of the building to which the teacher is assigned, as well as with other District personnel
  • Exercise mature and professional judgment in teaching and associations with staff and students
  • Demonstrates high standards of professionalism and ethical conduct
  • Maintains current certification in appropriate teaching areas
  • Teaches the District standards in the assigned area, utilizes effective planning for each day’s teaching/learning activities, clarifies goal and objectives of lessons and assignments, diagnoses and prescribes for student academic and effective strengths and weaknesses, evaluates student progress and achievement, and continually seeks to motivate students for the learning tasks at hand
  • Provides for reasonable care and safety of students who are assigned to them at all times - Responsible for the daily safekeeping of students in their charge; must have the ability to safely escort assigned students off school premises or otherwise manage students while in emergency situations - This includes following all appropriate crisis management protocol used by the District
  • Provides proper care and reasonable security for all District property in their custody
  • Seeks to establish a school climate, which will promote appropriate student discipline
  • Consistently supports and assists the building staff in maintaining order and discipline among students
  • Actively participates in Professional Learning Community discussions at grade and subject levels
  • Utilizes instructional materials and other educational resources in a competent and effective manner
  • Makes use of technology for instructional purposes as well as for record keeping, administrative and other non-instructional uses as may be required
  • Performs such other tasks and duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
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