Notus School District 135 (learn more)
Notus, Idaho (map)
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To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary grade education.
Supervises classroom, students, teaching assistants, and volunteers.
Hold a valid Idaho Standard Elementary Teaching Certificate endorsed K-8.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
• Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
• Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
• Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
• Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
• Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
• Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals.
• Plans and coordinates the work of teaching assistant, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
• Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.
• Possesses computer skills necessary for this position.
SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to read and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, students, parents, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students.
Ability to work in a friendly manner and to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and parents. Ability to perform duties in accordance with Board of Education policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently stands and sometimes walks and sits. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.
SALARY and BENEFITS:
1. Base salary for 170 day contract at Full Time plus any negotiated increase for the school year.
2. Comprehensive benefit package.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The physical demands and work environment described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Equal Opportunity Employer
Notus School District 135 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
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