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  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students. 
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • 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. 
  • Employees instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting state objectives in the program application.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required both to the Principal, Superintendent, and federal government. 
  • Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
  • Counsels parents on a regular basis. 
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct for the whole school and the teacher will develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedures as well as maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide (s) and/or volunteers and evaluates their job performance. 
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings, regional conferences, and serves on staff committees as required.


Candidate must be student-centered, high energy, flexible, possess a strong work ethic, and be able to build positive relationships within our school community.  In addition, the candidate should be passionate about teaching and learning; self-directed and self-motivated.  They should have a strong sense of responsibility and the capacity to accommodate the various learning needs and styles of students.  It is important to be well versed in elementary curriculum content areas, skills and concepts and capable of planning comprehensive lessons that demonstrate knowledge of differentiated instruction along with alignment to Common Core Standards.  The candidate must have excellent writing and oral communication skills.  The candidate must demonstrate a classroom management plan that is aligned with district expectations and provides for a learning environment that is conducive for student growth and learning.

Candidate should hold current Professional Education License and be properly endorsed for the position which requires a K-12 Reading Specialist endorsement.


Salary per salary schedule.  Extra curricular opportunities may also be available. 

Additional Notes

Position may remain open until filled.

How to Apply

How to Apply:  Please complete the online application, including a letter of interest, resume, copy of transcripts, copy of certificates along with 3 letters of reference.  Questions may be directed to Karen Keneway, District Administrative Assistant, Hiawatha CUSD #426 at:  karen.keneway@d426.org.

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