Elementary School Teachers

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Pontiac Academy for Excellence
Position Details: 

Summary:  Instructs students in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth in the subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  (other duties may be assigned)


  • Teaches District approved curriculum
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students
  • Prepares for classes assigned
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals –establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom, for a fair and just manner
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
  • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialist as required
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations
  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day


Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Students, student aides and parent helpers


Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate

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