Elementary Specialist Teacher

Notus School District 135 Southwest / Boise Elementary Primary Full Time Posted 8D ago

About this job

Supervises classroom, students, assigned educational paraprofessionals and volunteers.

Hold a valid Idaho Standard Elementary Teaching Certificate endorsed K-8.

Administers and develops subject specific assessments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
Demonstrates and Differentiates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addressing individual student requirements.
Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study.
Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, school grounds, hallways, restrooms, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
Participates in a variety of meetings and professional development activities for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, lesson plans following scope and sequence, correspondence with parents and students, examinations and quizzes, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, harassment, zero tolerance offenses etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to state law and board policies.
Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
Performs other tasks as assigned by the Superintendent.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently stands and sometimes walks and sits. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes of books, AV/VCR carts, and supplies. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

To apply, candidates must submit a letter of interest along with a current resume and a completed application. Applications will be accepted as follows:-by email: mathewsm@notusschools.org- by fax: (208) 453-1027- by mail: Notus School District 135 Attn: Michelle Mathews 25257 Notus Road Caldwell, ID 83607- or, drop by the District Office. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.

Education required

Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent

Hold a valid Idaho Standard Elementary Teaching Certificate endorsed K-8.

Experience required

Knowledge of School Board policies/procedures
Ability and willingness to spend time before/after school hours

Skills required

Ability to read and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, students, parents, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program
Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students.
Ability to work in a friendly manner and to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and parents.
Ability to perform duties in accordance with Board of Education policies.


Comprehensive benefit package
Salary based on negotiated certified salary schedule

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Notus School District 135 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.