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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3942963
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 24, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 10, 2022

Job Description



Position:                          Grade 4 -6 Literacy/Numeracy Teacher


Reports to:                      Principal or Designee


Employment Status:       Regular/Full-time


FLSA Status:                   Exempt


Description:                    Instruct students in the specific area of specialty; help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to set realistic expectations; establish proper rapport and effectively communicate with parents; create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; guide the process towards the achievement of curricular goals; participate in professional development activities 


NOTE:                               The below lists are not ranked in order of importance



Essential Functions:

  • Ensure safety of students
  • Effectively manage the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain a good learning environment
  • Prepare clear and timely lesson plans
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required
  • Provide guidance to students to promote their educational development
  • Attend parent/teacher conferences
  • Collaborate with colleagues
  • Distribute course-related assignments
  • Ensure students are learning all subject material by appropriately assessing on a regular basis
  • Provide complete lesson plans for substitute
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
  • Assist the administration in implementing all procedures and rules governing student life
  • Follow the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined in the Board of Education approved courses of study
  • Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and present clear, complete and accurate explanations utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and media suitable to the level of learners
  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information
  • Attend meetings and in-services as required per negotiated agreement
  • Teach students using sound instructional practices
  • Attend educational field trips
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with parents through effective use of interim reports, report cards, and conferences
  • Refer students suspected of learning difficulties to the intervention assistance team
  • Notify parents if student is not meeting classroom goals
  • Observe ethics of the teaching profession


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the selection of textbooks, equipment, and other educational materials
  • Promote good public relations
  • Respond to routine questions and requests in a timely, appropriate manner
  • Serve as a role model for students
  • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships
  • Participate in committees, study teams, and cocurricular activities as agreed upon
  • Participate in intervention assistance team meetings
  • Maintain and improve professional competence by attending professional seminars, workshops, etc. to keep current on relevant issues
  • Supervise student teachers
  • Counsel, advise, encourage, and motivate students
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal or designee



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university
  • Appropriate state of Ohio certifications/license 
  • Prior teaching experience is preferable
  • Such alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of academic area and teaching methodology
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Training in varied instructional design
  • Knowledge of child development and an understanding of age appropriate tasks
  • Background/knowledge base in methodology and supervised practice
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Computer/word processing skills


Equipment Operated:

  • Various office machines
  • Computer
  • Calculator
  • Telephone
  • Overhead projector
  • Tape recorder
  • Compact disc player
  • Printer
  • TV
  • VCR or DVD player
  • Copy machine
  • Fax machine


Additional Working Conditions:

  • Occasional requirement to travel daily and overnight
  • Occasional interaction among unruly children
  • Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue
  • Frequent requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, climb, and stoop
  • Frequent operation of a vehicle in inclement weather conditions, i.e., being prepared to come to work on all scheduled work days, except calamity days
  • Frequent weekend/evening/summer work
  • Requirement to lift and/or carry up to a maximum of 75 pounds, and push/pull up to a maximum of 300 pounds, various supplies and/or equipment



This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority.



Canton City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Rhonda Conrad
    • 1312 - 5th St., SW
    • Canton, Ohio 44707-1118

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