Elementary Teacher

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Glen Lake Community School
Position Details: 

Position Description
Glen Lake Community School
Elementary Teacher
POSTED:                     August 5, 2019 – Until Filled
POSITION TITLE:              Elementary Teacher - Initial assignment projected to be upper elementary
DEPARTMENT:                 GLFT - Teacher Union Position
REPORTS TO:                    Elementary Principal
SALARY RANGE:               $41,888 - $77,378
Responsible for the day-to-day planning, delivery and, record keeping of instruction to students.  Provide sound education for students in order to develop a student’s cognitive capacity, respect for learning, self-esteem, motivation and sense of civic responsibility.  Responsible for implementing best practices in order to increase student achievement and achieve the goals set out in the district’s strategic plan.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
• Valid State of Michigan Teaching Certificate or alternative vocational certification per State of Michigan.
• Highly qualified (K-6) Elementary subject areas.
The following statement of duties and responsibilities is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. Actual duties, responsibilities, and frequency may vary based on assignment.
• Teach the district approved curriculum and use district approved resources.
• Plan, prepare and deliver instructional lessons, with clear objectives, that facilitate active learning experiences in line with the district’s academic goals. 
• Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
• Prepare classroom for class activities and creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.
• Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs, including appropriate referrals and strategies for individual education plans.
• Use relevant technology to support instruction.
• Observe, encourage, monitor and evaluate student's performance and development.
• Assign and grade class work, homework and tests.
• Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
• Update and/or complete all necessary records and reports accurately as required by state and federal laws, district policies and school regulations.
• Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
• Coordinate the work of teacher assistants, parents and volunteers in various classroom settings as needed.
• Participate in identification of possible learning or behavioral disabilities of a student.
• Participate in team meetings, school meetings and parent meetings.
• Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
• Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities.
• May assist or directly provide medical assistance to students or provide aid to sick or injured students.
• Attend appropriate professional development opportunities, conferences, workshops and seminars as required.
• Work with colleagues in the implementation of the curriculum to obtain the developmental goals and student outcomes in the various K-12 curriculum areas.
• Attend special events held to recognize student achievement, and school sponsored activities as necessary.
• Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

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