K-8 Teacher

Lapwai School District North Central / Lewiston Elementary Middle Full Time Apply no later than 8/12/2022Posted 1M ago

About this job

TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS:
A. Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsements.
B. Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction.
C. Works well with students, staff, and the public.
D. Excellent organizational skills.
E. Excellent public relations and communication skills.
F. Strong background in effective classroom management.
G. Strong background in curriculum and state standards.
H. Able to work under deadlines.
I. Maintains confidentiality.

PRIMARYRESPONSIBILITY TO:
Building Principal

JOB SUMMARY:
To provide for students a daily and ongoing instructional program that will provide for them the best possible academic and educational knowledge and skills.

MAJOR DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the location and at the times designated.
B. Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of available resources.
C. Prepares for assigned classes.
D. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
E. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
F. Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
G. Implements the Idaho State Standards in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments.
H. Prepares students academically for all district, state, and federal testing.
I. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
J. Evaluates student progress on a regular basis.
K. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by laws, district policy, and administrative regulations.
L. Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policy.
M. Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
N. Attends and participates in faculty meetings.
O. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods.
P. Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
Q. Provides for his/her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework through institutions of higher learning.
R. Follows modifications/accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans. Attends IEP meetings and collaborates with special education teachers as needed.
S. Adheres to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education.
T. Keeps immediate supervisor informed of activities and problems.
U. Maintains discipline in the classroom consistent with district policy and guidelines.
V. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

EVALUATION:
Performance of this position will be evaluated periodically by the building principal in conformance with district policy.

Education required

Must meet the Idaho certification requirements. Employment contingent upon school board approval and candidate must pass a criminal background check.

Benefits

$2500 sign on bonus, competitive wages and benefits, $40,000 life insurance benefit, paid health insurance for employee and 401K.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Lapwai School District 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.