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Job Title:

Elementary Teacher

Job Post ID:

20835

Posted Until:

12/31/2020

Salary:

DOE

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

1st Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Other

Job Description:

Elementary Teacher 4th grade @ Woodland Elementary

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direct supervision of the building principal, the classroom teacher is to create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provided a good foundation in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.

To implement all district policies as they relate to the classroom.
Guarantee every student shall receive an equal opportunity for an education.
Teach English Language Arts, social science, mathematics, science, health (art, music, and P.E. when applicable) to students in a classroom, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of School Inspectors, and other appropriate learning activities.

Job Requirements:


Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter.
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
Uses a variety of instructional strategies to present material to students.
Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares reports as needed and required.
Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping a student solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
To seek assistance from or through the building principal or other support personnel to improve the instructional program or to solve specific problems.
Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and learning centers.
Maintains professional competence through in-service professional development opportunities.
Requisition instructional materials and supplies as required.
Attend all meetings as required such as faculty, parent-teacher conferences, etc.
Prepare for, conduct, and attend parent-teacher conferences as required.
Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state and district testing protocols.
Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development.

Benefits:

Full-Time Benefits
See Joliet86.org
Salary and Benefits:
Bargaining Agreement Union Position: The salary schedules for the 2019-2022 school years click on the link: https://www.joliet86.org/file.aspx?DocumentId=9830
*Maximum 10 years full time Certified Teaching Experience

Company Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.



WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters when performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Employee experiences constant interruptions and inflexible deadlines. The noise level in this environment is quiet to moderate. Duties are performed primarily indoors and occasionally outdoors. In-district and out-of-town travel required as necessary for training and/or to carry out duties and responsibilities.

Application Instructions:

Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including 1) an online application, 2) unofficial copies of all college and/or university transcripts, and 3) list three recent references with an email address from past or current professional employment. The District uses an on-line application that will be available at www.joliet86.org. All required documents should be attached to your on-line application.
https://joliet86.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=162

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