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Duties

Position:  Classroom Teacher 

Reports To: Principal
Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning

OBJECTIVES

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 provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade education, in accordance with each student ability; and to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1.   Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, and health to students in a    

      classroom, using the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate 

      learning activities.

  1.   Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative 

      regulations and procedures of the school district.

  1.   Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group 

      instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.

  1.   Translates lesson plans into learning experiences to as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  2.   Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning 

      atmosphere in the classroom.

  1.   Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate and timely records, and prepares 

      progress reports.

  1.   Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss student progress and 

      interpret the school program.

  1.   Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping 

      students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

  1.   Creates and effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin 

      boards, and interest centers.

  1. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and  

       self-selected professional growth activities.

  1. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district 

       and self-selected professional growth activities.

  1. Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
  2. Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  3. Administers group-standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
  4. Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  5.   Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.

 

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

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit.  The employee must regularly life and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently life and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally life and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

EMPLOYMENT TERMS

  • Work year – 185 days
  • Sick days – 12
  • Personal days - 4

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with:
  • K-9 endorsement

Salary/Benefits

Will follow the CBA agreement

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.sd194.org/groups/57663/human_resources/Current_Jobs

Email Address

aball@sd194.org

Job Posting Date

7/17/2024

Start Date

8/19/2024