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Teacher, 4th Grade

Company: New Naschitti Elementary School
Location: Shiprock
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition: Teacher, ElementarySupervisor: PrincipalWork Site: Assigned SchoolSummary:To provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to the classroom.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Demonstrate knowledge of the content area(s) and approved curriculum.* Differentiate instructional methods and resources in each area taught.* Recognize student diversity and create an atmosphere conducive to the promotion of positive student involvement and self-concept.* Demonstrate a willingness to examine and implement change.* Communicate accurately and effectively in the content area and maintain a professional rapport with students.* Comprehend the principles of student growth, development and learning, and apply them appropriately.* Obtain feedback from and communicate with students in a manner that enhances student learning and understanding.* Utilize a variety of teaching methods and resources for each area taught. Use appropriate techniques, strategies, and materials to achieve the desired instructional goal. Understand and apply learning theories.* Encourage the development of student involvement, responsibility, and critical thinking skills.* Manage classroom to ensure the best use of instructional time. Develop and implement appropriate classroom management strategies while maintaining high expectations for student behavior.* Create an atmosphere conducive to learning, self-discipline, and development of realistic and positive self-concepts. Encourage cooperation among students.* Maintain accurate and complete records as required by the school district, and report progress or lack thereof to parents in a timely manner.* Take precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.* Work productively with administration, colleagues, parents, and community.* Prepare for instruction and show written evidence of preparation (lesson plans)* Complete duties (hall, bus, etc.) as assigned.* Leave adequate preparations for a substitute.* Use current technology for instruction and management.* Use diagnostic data to improve instructional programs.* Report suspected child abuse and neglect.* Be responsible for students on field trips.* Act as a good role model within the context of the school.* Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as necessary.* Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence as available.* Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the supervisor, in accordance with board policy and New Mexico state statues.* Comply with all Board of Education policies, administrative regulations, Public Education Department guidelines and local, state and federal laws.* Support district and school efforts to keep CCSD safe and secure* Support and comply with grant, program and/or funding source requirements* Adhere to NM Code of Ethical Responsibility of the Education Profession (NMAC 6.60.9.8)* Perform additional tasks as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:* Bachelor's Degree in Education or related program, Master degree in Education preferred* Valid New Mexico teaching license* NM PED Endorsements as requiredKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:* Knowledge of Dine language, culture, and history preferred* CPR/First Aid certification within the first 3 months of employment* CPI Training certification within the first 6 months of employment preferred* Ability to work well with children, parents and administrators* Ability to remain calm and be professional at all times* Ability to work well under pressure* Ability to multi-taskPhysical/Job Requirements:Standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying up to 50 pounds, climbing, bending, reaching, kneeling, driving a vehicle, traveling long distances, writing, typing, work processing, reading, researching information and effective communication skills.Safety and Health:* Completed and cleared background check* Pass drug test if required for position* Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions* Knowledge and compliance with district and school safety plansEquipment/Material Handled:* Multimedia equipment, including current technology* Equipment/materials relevant to job responsibilities* Valid driver license and insurable by district if necessaryWork Environment:* Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature and air quality* Work interruptions* Flexibility* Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision* Must complete applications and assignments within the timeframes allowed* Extended work hours, on occasionTerms of Employment:* Exempt* One-year contract______________________________________________________________________My signature signifies that if selected for the position:* I have reviewed the contents of the job description and I am aware of the expectations of the position.* The job description is meant as a guideline and, in the absence of specific direction, I understand that I must make reasonable decisions and must act on those decisions to ensure that the District, school and department goals are met.* I understand that I will be evaluated in accordance with the District's evaluation guidelines and the job description will be included in the evaluation process.* I am able to perform all the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation(s) and agree that I will notify the Human Resources Department if I wish to request reasonable accommodation(s).Employee Signature DatePrint Employee Name

Keywords: New Naschitti Elementary School, Rio Rancho , Teacher, 4th Grade, Education / Teaching , Shiprock, New Mexico

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