4th Grade Teacher

Deadline: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019
District/Organization: 
Potterville Public Schools
Position Details: 

Position: 4th Grade Teacher
Location: Potterville Elementary
Salary range : Salary commensurate with the credentials and experience of the
candidate, per the current contract with an employee association
Reports To: Elementary Building Principal
Qualifications:
● At minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
● Possess a Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate
● Strong base in the subject area content, common core standards, and Michigan
Merit Curriculum standards
● Ability to develop and sustain positive working relationships with students, staff,
parents, and district colleagues
● Demonstrated ability to sustain and improve student achievement outcomes
● Capability for designing curriculum and establishing pacing guide to utilize
instructional time
● Collect and analyze data to make effective decisions that promote student
learning
● Willingness to contribute to a safe school climate of high expectations and strong
collaboration, high staff and student morale, and positive community involvement
Responsibilities:
● Implements and administers school elementary curriculum consistent with school
district goals and objectives.
● Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized
and small group instruction, and student learning.
● Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans
into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
● Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional
methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs;
conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
● Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject
matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and
procedures of the school system.
● Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping,
grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as
required by district procedures and applicable laws.
● Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective
communication with students and parents.
● Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school
district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior
needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
● Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within
grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty
meetings and committees.
● Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies
and equipment and maintains inventory records.
● Administers benchmark assessments and summative tests in accordance with
District testing program.
● Perform other duties as assigned by building principal.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
● Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as
differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
● Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.
● Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of
action plans.
● Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and
students.
● Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
● Ability to organize and coordinate work.
● Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
● Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional
growth.
● Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others
contacted in the course of work.
Send or Email:
Please send or email a letter of interest, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, copy of
university transcripts, copy of state certificate and other pertinent information:
Potterville Elementary Schools
Attn: Patrick O’Rourke
426 North High Street
Potterville, MI 48876
ORourkPT@pps.k12.mi.us
Nondiscrimination: The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation and transgender identity),
disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry,
genetic information or any other legally protected category, (collectively, "Protected
Classes"), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Email: 
ORourkPT@pps.k12.mi.us
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