Kindergarten Teacher

Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center Southeast / Pocatello Classroom Teacher Primary Full Time Posted 19D ago

About this job

Looking for a Rockstar!

Blackfoot Charter is a growing, mid-sized school of 400 students located in Blackfoot, ID. Outdoor opportunities abound and we are a short drive from two larger cities of Idaho Falls and Pocatello. We are located in a new facility built in 2023, we operate an internal Child Nutrition Program, have our own transportation/bussing department, as well as participating in the East Idaho Charter Sports League. Blackfoot Charter encourages accountability, positive support and kindness when interacting with stakeholders, students, peers and staff. Our students take the Knights Oath (Ownership, Attitude, Teamwork, and Honor) each day and we work to create a positive supportive learning environment for our students and staff through PBIS, along with a strong focus on academics and remediation. We operate on a 4 day school week, with 1 Friday a month set aside for staff development, planning and team building. Our staff is a supportive group of tight-knit educators with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences that make Blackfoot Charter an excellent place to work!

We are looking for a strong team member with a record of student academic success or who is able to work closely with their team and build those successes through Professional Learning Communities. Strong communication skills, data analysis skills and knowledge of PBIS are a plus.


TITLE: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION TEACHER

QUALIFICATIONS
Idaho teaching certificate with an appropriate endorsement, such as Standard Elementary Certificate, Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate (K-3 only), or Generalist Endorsement (K-12)
Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
Strong background in curriculum and Idaho Core Standards
Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction
Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
Works well with students, staff, and the public
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Able to work under deadlines
Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO
Building Principal

JOB SUMMARY
To provide an elementary education program to help pupils develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for continued education. To promote academic, social, and citizenship development through leadership and classroom supervision.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Instruction
Prepare for assigned classes
Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty which provide content in a logical and sequential manner
Employ 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
Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructional activities
Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments
Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
Prepare students academically for all district, state, and federal testing
Display command of the subject matter
Budget class time effectively

To apply, please submit a complete application package to Ashley Bartausky, abartausky@bcclc.com.
Application package should include:
Professional Resume, including unofficial or official transcripts
District employment application found at: https://bcclc.com/employment
3 letters of reference

Posting to remain open until filled or under the discretion of the Chief Administrator.

Questions may be directed to:
Ashley Bartausky
abartausky@bcclc.com

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
By contract as determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.


NOTE
All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center 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.