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Instruction and Integration
The STEAM teacher shall:
· Demonstrate the ability to model, deliver, and craft rich student-centered learning experiences
around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
· Demonstrate the ability to create and implement strategies for weaving STEAM experiences into
multi-disciplinary curricula.
· Work in partnership with teachers and staff, modeling consistent effective teaching with
technology, engagement, lesson plan design, use of technology, STEAM and online tools.
· Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the connection between technology, computer
science, and other fields of study.
· Understand and be able to design, develop, assess, and manage STEAM learning experiences.
Leadership and Professional Growth
· Identify and apply educational and technology-related research, the psychology of learning, and
instructional design principles in guiding use of technology in education.
· Identify, implement, and investigate software in both classroom and administrative
· The STEAM teacher will identify resources, plan, and design staff development activities to
support professional growth in learning technologies.
· Participate in professional development experiences that allow him or her to observe, evaluate,
and apply the use of technology to support instruction.
Preferred Qualifications
· PEL.
· Expert level of technology and 21st century learning understanding and application.
· Deep knowledge of content standards, effective instructional strategies, and assessment driven
· Strong Google Apps for Education skills (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, etc).
· Experience (or familiarity with) tools such as, but not limited to: 3D printing, autocad, laser
cutting, vinyl cutting, Arduino, Makey-Makey, Codecademy, Sphero, Tynker, BeeBot, Parrot
· Highly effective communication, listening, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
· Effective written, verbal, and technology-based communication skills.
Core Competencies:
In addition to the tasks outlined above, it is the responsibility of the STEAM teacher to:
· Understand and support Prairie-Hills School District #144 mission and vision and to promote a positive image of the
· Contribute to a harmonious school atmosphere by working cooperatively with all colleagues.

  • Minimum 2 years working in a primary setting
  • Knowledge of STEAM/STEM Model


  • To implement the course of study adopted by the Board of Education in the areas of language arts (reading, writing, listening, speaking, and English), social studies, mathematics, science, art, health and other appropriate learning activities


  • To instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter, as specified in state law and regulations, and as stated in district regulations, expectations, procedures and standards of performance


  • To develop lesson plans and instructional materials that provide in­dividualized and small group instruction needed to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil


  • To translate lesson plans into learning experiences that will best use the time available for instruction


  • To establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.


  • To evaluate each pupil's academic and social growth, keep appropriate records and prepare progress reports, as specified by the district


  • To communicate with parents, through conferences and other means, to discuss pupils' progress and interpret the school program


  • To identify pupils' needs and to cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping solve health, attitude and learning problems


  • To create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, interest centers and learning stations
  • To maintain professional competence through in-service education activ­ities provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities, and to meet the district's policies for continuing university study


  • To participate in the evaluation process with the appropriate adminis­trator to improve performance according to the district's evaluation plan


  • To participate with the principal in selecting appropriate texts, materials and instructional aids, and to maintain the required inventory records


  • To supervise pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the working day, as assigned


  • To administer group standardized tests, in accordance with the district's testing program

To participate, as appropriate, in the development of curriculum programs


Standard Professional Educator License, with appropriate subject matter endorsement to meet state regulations, and other qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Specific Functions:

  • To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment that is favorable to learning and personal growth


  • To establish effective rapport with pupils


  • To motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to pro­vide a good foundation for upper elem­entary grade education, in accordance with each pupil's ability


  • To establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members


  • Attend meetings, serve on committees, and perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned by the principal or designee in accordance with the contract and Board of Education

Additional Notes

Title:                STEAM Teacher                                    Location: Prairie Hills S.T.E.A.M. Academy
Supervisor:   Building Principal, Assistant Principal

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